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2011-08-10 00:00:29

Apollo enterprise storage system debuts at SIGGRAPH 2011; combines extreme performance, massive scalability, power efficiency and cost effectiveness in small footprint "“ complements Hyperion Enterprise HPC System Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 BlackSky Computing, providing leading High Performance Computing (HPC) and storage system solutions purpose-built by users for users, unveiled their new Apollo enterprise storage system for HPC at SIGGRAPH 2011 in Booth 1020. The...

2010-12-10 00:00:37

Hartree Innovative Research Centre appeals to innovative supercomputing software companies and the companies who need them. Roswell, GA (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 John Bancroft, Head of Business Development for the Science & Technologies Facility Council (STFC) located in the North of England, has been working in the U.S. this month to identify and develop strategic partnerships for the much anticipated Hartee Centre. The Centre is a key component of the UK's premier supercomputing...

2010-06-01 03:00:00

LONDON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Platform Computing, the leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software, today announced that Lancaster University has selected its Platform HPC Enterprise Edition solution for High Performance Computing (HPC), through its key UK partner, Viglen, a leading British manufacturer and provider of IT solutions to the education and public sector. Lancaster University is one of the UK's top research institutions so having access to enterprise-class HPC power...

2008-10-24 09:00:22

SES has shelved plans for a coal-based, methanol-to-gasoline (MTG) project in Benwood, WV, blaming the move on the US credit crisis. On Oct. 23, SES and Consol Energy terminated the jointly-funded FEED package for the synthetic-gasoline project. "Given the current state of the US credit markets, SES is proactively reevaluating domestic capital investments at this time, consistent with our commitment to restrict equity capital investment in U-GAS projects until debt financing is secured,"...

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