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2009-11-19 16:12:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) supercomputers are the most energy efficient in the world, according to the latest Supercomputing 'Green500 List' announced today by Green500.org.

2009-07-23 17:40:00

A supercomputer that just started operating at the University of Florida is likely the fastest of its kind, its designer says. The Novo-G is a reconfigurable computer, meaning it can rearrange its internal circuitry to suit the task at hand. Traditional computers use so-called fixed-logic devices to

2009-06-23 08:30:00

Declares Intent to Break the Exaflop Barrier; Develops Exascale Research Collaboratory in Dublin ARMONK, N.Y., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM's number one system nearly three times more energy efficient then Number 2 systemIBM tops List in aggregate processing powerMost powerful supercomputers in U.S., Canada, Europe and Middle East are IBM Systems19 of 20 most energy-efficient systems from IBM For a record-setting tenth consecutive time, an IBM (NYSE: IBM) system holds the number...

2009-06-18 08:26:44

Canada's fastest supercomputer was powered up and put online Wednesday north of Toronto to conduct research in planetary physics, aerospace and medicine. The University of Toronto's IBM System x iDataPlex can perform more than 300 trillion calculations a second on 30,240 processors and is among the 15 fastest computers in the world, and the fastest outside the United States, the Globe and Mail reported Thursday. The $50 million system's internal data transfer rate is roughly equivalent to two...

2009-06-18 08:10:00

IBM iDataPlex System to predict future risks such as accelerating decrease in Arctic sea ice; regional climate change for Province of Ontario and Great Lakes watershed region TORONTO, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The University of Toronto's SciNet Consortium, Compute Canada, and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the completion of a new supercomputer facility at SciNet that has a peak processing power of more than 300 trillion calculations per second, making it Canada's most powerful...

2009-02-03 11:15:00

Seven months ago IBM delivered the world's fastest supercomputer, and Tuesday the company has already announce an even faster one, with the computer power of 2 million laptops.

2008-11-11 11:10:53

If everyone in the world performed one mathematical calculation per second, it would take 650 years to do what the new supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory could do in one day.

2008-09-11 09:00:18

IBM (NYSE: IBM) will today celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stretch supercomputer -- a machine that was not a commercial success in its era, but helped revolutionize the computer industry by pioneering technologies that power everything from today's laptops and cellphones to the world's largest supercomputers.

2008-09-11 06:00:21

The Bulgarian State Agency for Information Technology and Communications, SAITC, and IBM have announced the installation of an IBM supercomputer at SAITC's computing center in Bulgaria.

2008-08-19 03:00:21


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