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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…

Western Digital SanDisk InfiniFlash Platform Adopted by SoftBank

Aug 25, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 25 — Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a global storage technology and solutions leader, today announced that SoftBank Corp. (head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo) has adopted the SanDisk InfiniFlash all-flash storage platform for its software-defined storage solution. Previously, SoftBank was running an in-house traditional storage system combining hard disk drives (HDD) and solid Read more…

IBM Expands All-Flash Storage Offerings for Cloud and Cognitive Computing

Aug 23, 2016 |

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 23 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new, cost-conscious, enterprise class, all-flash storage designed to provide small, midsized organizations and global enterprises with primary storage for cloud or cognitive applications and workloads. Also announced today is IBM’s “Flash In,” a storage migration program designed to help companies looking to leverage IBM’s expertise, like Dell Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Aug 18, 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. Innovative HVDC feeding system of #Hikari for energy saving Read more…

TYAN Exhibits NVMe Based Server and Storage Platforms at IDF

Aug 17, 2016 |

Aug. 17 — TYAN, an industry-leading server platform design manufacturer and subsidiary of MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation, exhibits its latest NVMe optimized server and storage platforms this week at IDF 2016 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Featuring high IOPS (input/output operations per second) and storage density, TYAN delivers high performance with support Read more…

Micron, Intel Prepare to Launch 3D XPoint Memory

Aug 16, 2016 |

Micron Technology used last week’s Flash Memory Summit to roll out its new line of 3D XPoint memory technology jointly developed with Intel while demonstrating the technology in solid-state drives. Micron claimed its Quantx line delivers PCI Express (PCIe) SSD performance with read latencies at less than 10 microseconds and writes at less than 20 microseconds.

Latest Supermicro Innovations on Display at IDF

Aug 16, 2016 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 16 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in compute, storage, and networking technologies and green computing is demonstrating the very latest server and storage technologies and unveiling its new Supermicro Rack Scale Design (Supermicro RSD) at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) today in booth 600. Supermicro is also hosting a Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Aug 11, 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. President Jean-Lou Chameau with @KAUST_HPC team in front of Read more…

OSS Introduces the FSAe-4 With Mangstor MX6300 NVMe SSDs

Aug 10, 2016 |

Aug. 10 — One Stop Systems, Inc. (OSS), the leader in PCI Express (PCIe) expansion technology, introduces the 1U Flash Storage Array with Mangstor MX6300 NVMe SSDs. OSS’ FSAe-4 can accommodate 32 of the MX6300 providing up to 172TB of shared Flash storage. The FSAe-4 is a fully redundant, hot serviceable configuration with 4 independent Read more…

Mellanox Launches Integrated Networking Solutions

Aug 9, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 9 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high performance cloud and storage networking solutions, today announced a family of end-to-end networking solutions and software for connecting solid-state storage to the fabric. The Mellanox ConnectX-4 adapter, ConnectX-5 adapter and BlueField family of programmable processors support smart offloads that connect solid state drives Read more…

Seagate Unveils Two New Flash Products, Including 60TB SAS SSD

Aug 9, 2016 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 9 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) announced today at the Flash Memory Summit conference two new flash innovations that extend the limits of storage computing performance in enterprise data centers to unprecedented levels. The new products include a 60 terabyte (TB) Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) solid-state-drive (SSD) — the largest SSD ever demonstrated — Read more…

Mellanox Demonstrates Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct at Flash Memory Summit

Aug 9, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, Aug. 9 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that the company will be showcasing a new Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct Demo at the Samsung Booth No. 307, at this week’s Flash Memory Summit. The demo runs over Read more…

E8 Storage and Mellanox Partner to Deliver NVMe Offering for Storage Applications

Aug 8, 2016 |

Aug. 8 — E8 Storage and Mellanox Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX) today announced a technology partnership designed to deliver an end-to-end shared NVMe solution for high-performance enterprise storage applications. The integration of E8 Storage’s rack scale flash architecture with the Mellanox Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) network adapters enables converged networking with very low latency Read more…

OSS to Exhibit the OCP Flash Storage Array at the Flash Memory Summit

Aug 8, 2016 |

Aug. 8 — One Stop Systems (OSS), a leading provider of PCI Express (PCIe) computer expansion products exhibits the OCP Flash Storage Array (OCP-FSA), supporting up to 500TB of Flash storage in a 2U form factor. The OCP-FSA is one of the first 500TB Flash Storage Arrays in 2U rack space. The OCP-FSA supports up Read more…

Seagate Introduces New Energy-Efficient SATA SSD for Enterprise Cloud Applications

Aug 5, 2016 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 5 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, announced the release of the Nytro XF1230 SATA solid-state drive (SSD), an energy-efficient drive specifically designed to meet the performance and reliability requirements of today’s cloud data centers. The Nytro XF1230 SATA SSD features a 6 gigabit-per-second interface, making it Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Aug 4, 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. A theoretical laboratory – you have supercomputers, equations and Read more…

Panasas Introduces ActiveStor 20

Aug 1, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 1 — Panasas, the leader in performance scale-out network-attached storage (NAS), today introduced ActiveStor 20, its latest generation hybrid scale-out NAS appliance, featuring a 65 percent increase in flash and a 25 percent increase in hard drive capacity. High-density flash drives and 10 terabyte (TB) HGST Ultrastar He10 helium-based hard drives deliver superior unstructured sequential file and Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jul 28, 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. All 52 cabinets of @NERSC Cori #HPC (phase-2) arrive Read more…

Seagate Unveils New NVMe SSD

Jul 26, 2016 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 26 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), today unveiled a first-of-its kind, high-capacity drive that can help data centers more easily accommodate exponential data growth, while still maintaining high levels of computing power and performance. The two terabyte (TB) version of its Nytro XM1440 M.2 non-volatile memory express (NVMe) Solid State Drive (SSD) Read more…

vCompute Partners With R Systems to Provide Additional Supercomputing and Cloud Resources

Jul 26, 2016 |

HOUSTON, Tex., July 26 — vCompute announced today that it has completed a partnership agreement with R Systems NA Inc. to host additional HPC and Cloud infrastructure in the Houston vCompute data center facility. This high density, non-blocking infiniband configuration allows vCompute clients to immediately benefit from the power of our high performance computing services and deliver reliable and Read more…