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QLogic and Huawei Collaborate

Sep 22, 2015 |

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 22 — Last week, at Huawei Cloud Congress 2015, Huawei and QLogic announced plans to collaborate on the delivery of 25Gb Ethernet (25GbE) for Huawei’s scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) system. Leveraging QLogic’s 25GbE technology, the next generation offering of Huawei’s OceanStor 9000 system will consolidate data storage, archiving and analyzing capabilities using Read more…

SC15’s Multi-Technology Network, SCinet, Tested With Spirent Federal

Sep 15, 2015 |

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, Sept. 15 — Spirent Federal Systems, a leader in network, services and devices testing for federal agencies and critical infrastructure providers, announced today that SCinet, is using its high-speed Ethernet solutions to test the performance of its wide-area-network infrastructure. SCinet, the powerful network that is providing more than 1 Terabits per second (Tbps) of capacity Read more…

Knowm Snaps in Final Piece of Memristor Puzzle

Sep 9, 2015 |

Adaptive computing company Knowm Inc. says it has cleared a major technological hurdle in the pursuit of practical artificial neural network (ANN) chips that has stymied deeper-pocketed competitors, including IBM and HP. As the first to develop memristors capable of bi-directional incremental learning capability, the Santa Fe, NM-based startup can move forward with its ANN chip architecture, the intended substrate Read more…

Mellanox to Showcase Ethernet Technology at VMworld

Aug 31, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 31 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions, announced today that it will showcase cloud connectivity over 25, 50 and 100Gb/s Ethernet at the Mellanox booth during VMworld 2015. The demonstration utilizes VMware vSphere 6, VMware Virtual SAN 6 all flash and network virtualization platform, and VMware NSX, Read more…

Mellanox Ethernet Switch Solutions to be Featured in Demonstration

Aug 19, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, Aug. 19 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the participation of its Ethernet switch solutions in a large Azure Cloud Switch (ACS) with SAI demonstration at the London SIGCOMM conference. Mellanox, Microsoft, Dell, Metaswitch and other companies will demonstrate Read more…

Altera to Display FPGA Acceleration Solutions at IDF15

Aug 12, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 12 — Altera Corporation today announced it will showcase at the Intel Developers Forum (IDF) how FPGA accelerators are being used to enable networking, security and machine learning workloads in a power and cost efficient way. Altera’s participation at IDF15 includes in-booth demonstrations (booth #359) and technical presentations. IDF15 takes place in San Francisco, Calif., August Read more…

XSEDE Panel Highlights Diversity of NSF Computing Resources

Jul 31, 2015 |

A plenary panel at the XSEDE15 conference, which took place this week in St. Louis, Mo., highlighted the broad spectrum of computing resources provided by the National Science Foundation, including several new and testbed projects and an effort to help more people use cyberinfrastructure to advance their research. “I don’t think there has been a Read more…

QLogic Provides 10Gb Ethernet and 16Gb Fibre Channel Connectivity for EMC Storage Arrays

Jul 28, 2015 |

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 28 — QLogic Corp., a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced that its latest 10Gb Ethernet and 16Gb Fibre Channel technologies are now available for EMC’s VNX Series hybrid flash storage arrays. The latest QLogic offerings provide Fibre Channel, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), iSCSI and network connectivity for the EMC VNX Series. Read more…

QLogic and Inspur Deliver 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel Solutions

Jul 22, 2015 |

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 22 — QLogic Corp., a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced that it is the exclusive provider of 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology for Inspur AS520 series storage systems. Inspur AS520 storage, in combination with Inspur servers also powered by QLogic Gen 5 technology, enable Inspur customers to Read more…

HPC Industry Leaders Develop Network Communication Framework for Next Generation Programming Models

Jul 14, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, July 14 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced a collaboration with the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), IBM, the University of Tennessee, NVIDIA, and industry leaders, laboratories and academia to develop a new open-source network communication Read more…

ISC Twitter Roundup

Jul 13, 2015 |

To celebrate ISC 2015, we’ve decided to bring back our ISC Twitter Roundup. For those unable to attend the event in beautiful Frankfurt, Germany, we hope this list will shed some light onto some of the excitement that’s occurring. The tweets that grabbed our attention are provided below. The current Top 10 Supercomputers released this morning by @top500supercomp Read more…

Momentum Builds for Intel’s HPC Scalable System Framework

Jul 13, 2015 |

At a press conference on Friday, Intel delivered a progress report on the state of its unfolding HPC portfolio. With key products like Omni-Path and Knights Landing set to launch later this year, Intel is focusing on the momentum that is building for its HPC Scalable System Framework. The company also announced that it is entering into a deeper alliance Read more…

Workshop Aims to Engage and Inspire Africa’s HPC Professionals

Jul 9, 2015 |

In Africa, high performance computing and related technologies are needed to battle issues no-less-urgent than climate change, food security, fresh water, poverty, disease and energy. Over the last few years a collaborative effort to bolster Africa’s HPC and networking infrastructure has hit its stride with grassroots and international support. The non-profit organization STEM-Trek is a prominent partner Read more…

Digital Reasoning Trains World’s Largest Neural Network

Jul 7, 2015 |

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 7 — Digital Reasoning, a leader in cognitive computing, today announced that it has trained the largest neural network in the world to date with a stunning 160 billion parameters. Google’s previous record was 11.2 billion, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently trained a neural network with 15 billion parameters. The results of Read more…

Altera FPGAs Selected by Secturion Systems

Jun 29, 2015 |

June 29 — Altera Corporation today announced that network security pioneer Secturion Systems, Inc., has chosen Arria 10 FPGAs for its DarkStor secure network storage appliance product lines. Secturion Systems and Altera are showcasing the appliance at the NSA IAS 2015 from June 29 to July 1 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Secturion booth #524). The Read more…

New Mellanox Performance Benchmarks Released

Jun 25, 2015 |

BOSTON, Mass., June 25 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-end cloud and storage networking solutions, today announced it has produced a set of storage performance benchmark results working with partners and customers—that demonstrate an increase in performance for Red Hat Ceph Storage and Red Hat Gluster Storage with network connections at speeds Read more…

Pluribus Networks Partners With Supermicro and Red Hat

Jun 25, 2015 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 25 — Pluribus Networks, the company that advances software-defined networking (SDN) through the industry’s most programmable, open source-based operating system, Netvisor, announced today that following up on its Red Hat certification announced in May 2015, it has partnered with Red Hat, Inc. and Super Micro Computer, Inc. to demonstrate the industry’s most open Read more…

Brocade and Sugon Partner

Jun 24, 2015 |

BEIJING, China, June 24 – Brocade today announced a new OEM partnership with Dawning Information Industry Co Ltd (“Sugon”), one of the leading high-performance computing vendors formed under the purview of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The partnership is focused on incorporating Brocade VCS Fabric technology with Sugon’s data center solutions, specifically for the Chinese market. The Read more…

ISC Session Preview: I/O in the Post-Petascale Era

Jun 23, 2015 |

Improving data communication performance in HPC has turned out to be one of the most difficult challenges for system designers. As a result, the topic is getting a lot of attention from academic researchers around the world. Some of that work will be presented at this year’s ISC High Performance conference in Frankfurt, Germany, where Read more…

Japan Preps for HPC-Big Data Convergence

Jun 18, 2015 |

The task of drawing discrete boundaries around the tech spheres known as HPC and big data is getting more complicated with each passing year. Many are anticipating convergence between these camps. One prominent HPCer waving the convergence flag is Satoshi Matsuoka, a professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology’s Global Scientific Information and Computing Center. In his Read more…