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James River Technical, Inc. (JRTI) and Velocity Micro(R) Announce An Expansion of Their ‘Accelerated Computing’ Initiative Through the Release of VelocityHPC and the VSC 135+ and VSC255 Visual Supercomputing Workstations

August 27, 2009

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ — James River Technical, Inc. (JRTI), and Velocity Micro today announced the release of VelocityHPC, a website offering one-stop-shopping for Accelerated computing platforms ranging from workstations to servers featuring the NVIDIA line of Tesla GPU’s. This venture signals the latest in the expansion of their joint Accelerated Computing initiative and product offerings. In conjunction with this announcement came the news of the immediate availability of their latest Visual Supercomputing (VSC) Workstations, the VSC135+ and the VSC255. The VSC135+ offers an entry-level price point into Accelerated Computing featuring the Core i7 CPU Accelerated Edition at 4GHz and supporting up to three NVIDIA GPU’s. The VSC255 is our most robust Tesla workstation featuring Dual Nehalem Xeon 5500′s processors and supporting up to four Tesla C1060′s.

“JRT and Velocity Micro are pleased to introduce VelocityHPC, the latest evolution in our High Performance Computing initiative focused on Accelerated Computing solutions for the marketplace,” stated Leo Iantosca, CEO of JRTI. “The VelocityHPC web site (http://www.velocitymicro.com/hpc) now provides customers with a single web resource for all their Accelerated HPC solution needs from stand-alone Tesla GPU’s, to Accelerated Workstations to GPU optimized applications and GPU clusters, VelocityHPC is the industry’s new one-stop shop resource.”

The new VSC135+ CPU Accelerated Edition represents the combination of Velocity’s best-in-class engineering and the industry’s fastest Core i7 at 4Ghz. This, coupled with GPU acceleration with up to two NVIDIA Tesla C1060′s, provides over 2 Tera-Flops of Personal Supercomputing Performance (PSC). The VSC255 marks the introduction of JRT’s and Velocity Micro’s first Dual Nehalem Xeon 5500 based platform capable of supporting up to four NVIDIA Tesla C1060′s for over 4 Tera-Flops of PSC performance in a customized and meticulously hand built machine.

“We’ve leveraged our renowned engineering for high-end computing and graphics to deliver a truly revolutionary new level of performance and affordability,” said Chip Lowell, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Velocity Micro. “VelocityHPC and the latest VSC offerings bring unprecedented computational power within the reach of a wide new audience of scientists, researchers, educators, and designers. JRTI is the perfect partner to bring these innovations to those communities which require this level of power.”

“JRTI is pleased to further extend the Accelerated Computing Initiative with Velocity Micro and VelocityHPC, adding to the full line of high performance, Visual Super Computing workstation and host server platforms accelerated by the Tesla parallel computing engine from NVIDIA. VelocityHPC solutions will deliver unprecedented computational power to a user’s compute intensive environments, providing solutions to a much broader market across all industries and scientific research disciplines,” stated Leo Iantosca, CEO of James River Technical. “Our goal is to accelerate the pace of discovery across all areas of research from life sciences, medical imaging, oil & gas, product design and beyond.”

About Velocity Micro, Inc

Velocity Micro, Inc. is the premier high-performance personal computer provider in North America. Founded in 1992, Richmond, Va.-based Velocity Micro custom builds award winning gaming, mobile, multimedia, home office, small business, pro workstation, and visual supercomputer solutions. Velocity Micro consumer systems are available at Frys, Best Buy, and select Staples retail stores nationwide, as well as online vendors Amazon.com, Newegg.com, TigerDirect.com, CompUSA.com, and many others. Velocity Micro is the manufacturer of the ProMagix VSC series, and JRTI is the exclusive global distributor for the series. For more information on Velocity Micro, please visit www.velocitymicro.com or call (800) 303-7866.

About James River Technical, Inc

James River Technical, (JRTI) delivers High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions to the Academic, Government, and Commercial marketplaces. JRTI has delivered HPC solutions to a diverse customer base over the last 10 years, making JRTI one of the most successful VARs in the HPC arena. JRTI is focused on delivering HPC solutions that provide the most cost effective path to research discovery and insight. JRTI’s coverage model serves clients throughout North America. JRTI works with its clients from early stage needs assessment and specification; grant and budget preparation; delivery, integration, and tuning; through ongoing support, consulting, and training. For more information on JRTI, please visit www.jrti.com or call (800) 296-0027.

About Velocity Micro HPC

VelocityHPC (VelocityHPC) is an exclusive joint venture between James River Technical, Inc. and Velocity Micro, Inc. focused on providing Accelerated High Performance Computing solutions. For more information on VelocityHPC’s products please visit http://www.velocitymicro.com/hpc.

View the entire VelocityHPC product portfolio at: http://www.velocitymicro.com/hpc

    Contact:
    Jeff Fettig
    James River Technical, Inc
    P: (800) 296-0027 or vsc@jrti.com

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