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2014-09-11 23:03:56

Features a well-rounded balance of cost, performance, and energy use. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it now offers servers powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3 product family, which features more cores, more cache, faster memory, and an updated chipset with numerous I/O enhancements. The new processors deliver increased performance and power management features, increasing server speed and efficiency. Silicon Mechanics...

2014-02-19 23:01:39

More cores and more cache boosts performance for fast processing of data-intensive systems. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces it now offers the Rackform iServ R456, a server equipped with Intel® Xeon® E7-4800v2 processors, formerly named Ivy Bridge-EX. The Rackform iServ R456 features four Intel Xeon E7-4800v2 processors and up to 96 DDR3 DIMMs, triple the memory of previous products based on Intel Xeon E7-4800 processors. A huge memory capacity – up...

2014-02-18 08:38:51

Industry veterans Craig Forrest, Dave Parry and Benoit de Lescure join system-on-chip (SoC) interconnect IP pioneer CAMPBELL, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arteris Inc., the inventor and only supplier of silicon-proven commercial network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced that Craig Forrest, Dave Parry and Benoit de Lescure have joined Arteris to perform critical leadership roles on the Arteris engineering leadership team. Forrest joins Arteris as Chief...

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2011-06-21 08:20:00

NASA's largest supercomputer is seventh on the TOP500 list of the world's most powerful, high-performance computers. The announcement was made at the 26th International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg, Germany. Pleiades, located at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., supports more than 1,000 active users around the country who are advancing our knowledge about the Earth, solar system and the universe. Pleiades is used to meet the computing needs on NASA's most demanding...

2010-09-22 09:00:00

TROY, Mich., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation and advanced computing software solutions, reported today that licenses of PBS Professional scheduling-optimization software are being shipped by SGI (Nasdaq: SGI) with SGI Altix UV, the world's fastest, most scalable supercomputer. PBS Professional makes it easy for SGI Altix UV users to create intelligent policies to manage their most complex workloads, optimizing use of the system's...

2010-06-15 07:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Itanium® Solutions Alliance today announced Spain's La Fundacion Computacion y Tecnologias Avanzadas de Extremadura (COMPUTAEX) as the winner in the Humanitarian Impact category of its 2010 Itanium Innovation Awards. COMPUTAEX, a non-profit founded to support a wide variety of social, environmental and scientific improvement projects for the Extremadura region of southwestern Spain, relies on an Itanium-based supercomputer to...

2009-07-27 09:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Itanium(R) Solutions Alliance today announced Kiwok Nordic AB as the winner in the Humanitarian Impact category of its 2009 Itanium Innovation Awards. Judges selected Kiwok for its BodyKom Series remote ECG monitor. Deployed in conjunction with caregivers and health systems, BodyKom allows heart patients to live independently while their heart is monitored through a reliable wireless network powered by Itanium-based hardware. The Kiwok system...

2009-03-30 14:05:00

Massive Data Volumes No Match for Scalable, I/O-Centric Altix ICE Platform and New Memory-Optimized Xeon Processors SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) today unveiled another solution for enterprises and businesses with data-intensive computing environments who are struggling to derive timely results and insights from ever-larger volumes of data. Coinciding with today's worldwide launch of the Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor 5500 series (code-named...

2009-02-24 08:05:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Department of Defense (DOD) selected Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC), through its wholly owned subsidiary Silicon Graphics Federal, Inc., for six of seven awards as part of the agency's Technology Insertion 2009 (TI-09) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP). The multi-year $40 million agreement engages Silicon Graphics to provide world-class compute and storage solutions, along with options for...


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