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LBNL, Cornell Researchers Push Towards Low Power Devices

Sep 28, 2016 |

Pairing paired ferroelectric and ferrimagnetic materials so that their alignment can be controlled with a small electric field at near room temperatures has long been challenging. In the latest issue of Nature, a group of researchers from Lawrence Berkley National Lab and Cornell University reports progress that could lead to ultra low-power microprocessors, storage devices Read more…

Seagate Showcases Latest Enterprise SSD and HDD Portfolios at Open Data Center Summit 2016

Sep 27, 2016 |

BEIJING, China, Sept. 27 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today showcased its latest and most advanced enterprise solid state drives at the Open Data Center Summit 2016 which is being held at the Beijing International Convention Center on September 27, 2016. The full range of products displayed includes the Read more…

Mellanox Introduces Windows Server 2016 Storage Solution

Sep 27, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Sept. 27 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high performance cloud and storage networking solutions, today announced a high performance Windows Server 2016 storage solution that delivers 1.2Tb/s data communication bandwidth, maximizing cloud infrastructure performance at the lowest possible cost. This solution eliminates the traditional bottlenecks associated with software-defined data center deployments, Read more…

University of Tokyo and JCAHPC to Deploy DDN’s IME14K for New Systems

Sep 26, 2016 |

Sept. 26 — DataDirect Networks Japan (DDN Japan) today announced that the University of Tokyo and the Joint Center for Advanced High Performance Computing (JCAHPC) decided to deploy DDN’s burst buffer solution “IME14K” for their new systems. New System of the Information Technology Center, The University of Tokyo: “Reedbush” It was decided that “Reedbush”, which is a Read more…

Quantum Provides Petascale Data Storage and Management for Major European Research Institutions

Sep 26, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 26 — Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that two of Europe’s premier research institutions are using the company’s StorNext workflow storage as the foundation for managing their growing data and enabling a range of scientific initiatives. GWDG — the computing center for the University of Göttingen and computing and IT competence center for the Max Planck Society — deployed Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup (Sept. 22, 2016)

Sep 22, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. The Tweet of the Week goes to @InspurServer for Read more…

New Genomics Pipeline Combines AWS, Local HPC, and Supercomputing

Sep 22, 2016 |

Declining DNA sequencing costs and the rush to do whole genome sequencing (WGS) of large cohort populations – think 5000 subjects now, but many more thousands soon – presents a formidable computational challenge to researchers attempting to make sense of large cohort datasets. No single architecture is best. This month researchers report developing a hybrid Read more…

Supermicro and DataCore Partner to Create Hyper-Converged Solution

Sep 22, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif. and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 22 — DataCore Software, a leading provider of Hyper-converged Virtual SAN, Software-Defined Storage and Adaptive Parallel I/O Software, today announced that it has partnered with Supermicro to create an enterprise-class Hyper-converged solution that delivers the benefits of ultra-high performance and web-scale simplicity. While priced to provide a cost-effective option for traditional Hyper-converged use Read more…

DDN Announces Latest Generation of EXAScaler

Sep 19, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 19 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced the latest generation of EXAScaler, the company’s high performance Lustre solution. Ideal for HPC and data-intensive Enterprise environments, EXAScaler 3.0-based solutions combine the industry’s fastest storage platforms from DDN with the Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre 3.0 to deliver the world’s most advanced Lustre appliances. Developed Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup (Sept. 15, 2016)

Sep 15, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. The Tweet of the Week goes to @StefanHabel for Read more…

Dell EMC Unveils ScaleIO Ready Node

Sep 15, 2016 |

Sept. 15 — Dell EMC today announced Dell EMC ScaleIO Ready Node, a software-defined, all-flash offering running on Dell EMC PowerEdge x86 servers, designed to help customers transform and modernize their data centers by utilizing Dell EMC ScaleIO. A key component of the Dell EMC Software-Defined Storage (SDS) portfolio, ScaleIO is scale-out, software-defined storage for Read more…

Latest DDN Launch Fills out its WOS Object Storage Line

Sep 13, 2016 |

DataDirect Networks (DDN) today introduced a third member to its WOS object storage product line, the WOS 8460, aimed at active archive and collaboration use cases. Object storage, once mainly restricted to ‘cold’ archives for large quantities of unstructured data – think content delivery networks (CDN) used in conjunction with the web – has been slowly expanding its footprint into other application areas. The new DDN product fills out the company’s object storage portfolio and is positioned between DDN’s WOS 9660 offering, intended more for traditional ‘cold’ archives, and WOS 7000, which is well suited for embedded applications such as use with S3.

Weekly Twitter Roundup (Sept. 8, 2016)

Sep 8, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. The Tweet of the Week goes to @hpcnotes for Read more…

Merged Dell-EMC Targets Hybrid Cloud

Sep 7, 2016 |

If bigger is better, the new IT behemoth Dell Technologies Inc. that combines the holdings of Dell and storage leader EMC Corp. fits the bill with the completion a $60 billion merger of cloud, storage, virtualization and hardware components that will seek to be all things to all enterprise IT customers.

University of Queensland Deploys DDN Storage Solutions

Sep 7, 2016 |

Sept. 7 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that the University of Queensland has deployed DDN high-performance storage solutions to improve data access between its main campus and its off-site data center. Leveraging DDN GRIDScaler parallel file system appliances integrated with IBM Spectrum Scale (built upon GPFS), the Australian research university has rolled out an innovative new data storage Read more…

Spectra Logic Expands BlackPearl Family With Two New Products

Sep 7, 2016 |

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 7 — Spectra Logic, the deep storage experts, today announced a major expansion of the Spectra BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway family with two new products, including the entry-level BlackPearl V Series that lowers the financial barrier for a hybrid cloud solution, and the BlackPearl P Series, which more than triples the throughput and number of tape Read more…

NEC Introduces New Energy Storage Platform

Sep 6, 2016 |

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. and TOKYO, Japan, Sept. 6 — NEC Energy Solutions (NEC ES), a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, today introduced the DSS, a new distributed energy storage platform and a significant step into the commercial and industrial (C&I) energy storage segment, enabling its partners to offer distributed energy management services. As one of the most trusted Read more…

DDN Storage Offering Selected by Filmlance

Sep 1, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 1 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that Filmlance, one of Sweden’s largest independent media production companies, is replacing its entire Quantum StorNext file system and storage infrastructure with DDN’s MEDIAScaler workflow management and end-to-end storage solution. The new solution, based on DDN’s MEDIAScaler offering, is designed to work with increasingly higher-resolution formats Read more…

Supermicro Introduces Latest Virtualization Optimized Server and Storage Systems at VMworld 2016

Aug 29, 2016 |

Aug. 29 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in compute, storage, and networking technologies and green computing is introducing the very latest virtualization optimized server and storage systems at VMworld 2016 in booth 2170, Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center. The new all-NVMe flash VSAN solution is based on the 1U Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Aug 25, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Prof. Keyes, director of @KAUST_ECRC mentoring #KAUST #VSRP students Read more…