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2009-09-21 08:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high performance server solutions, today launched a full range of A+ Server, SuperBlade(R) and workstation platforms optimized for Six-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processors and based on the new AMD SR5690 and SP5100 chipsets. This comprehensive new line of Supermicro solutions boosts performance with PCI-Express 2.0 to double I/O throughput and reduce total cost of...

2009-09-18 07:37:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- President Obama recognized IBM (NYSE: IBM) and its Blue Gene family of supercomputers with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the country's most prestigious award given to leading innovators for technological achievement. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090918/NY78058 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) President Obama will personally bestow the award at a special White House ceremony...

2009-09-08 10:04:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. High-End Enterprise Servers http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131237/High-End-Enterprise-Servers.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for High-End Enterprise Servers in Millions of US$. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the...

2009-08-27 06:00:00

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...

2009-08-25 12:49:24

Iowa State University says its new Cystorm supercomputer is capable of doing 28.16 trillion calculations per second at peak performance. Professor Srnivas Aluru, leader of the Cystorm project, said the supercomputer -- the university's second -- will help Iowa State researchers advance their work in materials science, power systems and systems biology. It is also earning Iowa State recognition as a Sun Microsystems Center of Excellence in Engineering Informatics and Systems Biology. Cystorm,...

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2009-08-21 10:50:00

Srinivas Aluru recently stepped between the two rows of six tall metal racks, opened up the silver doors and showed off the 3,200 computer processor cores that power Cystorm, Iowa State University's second supercomputer.And there's a lot of raw power in those racks.Cystorm, a Sun Microsystems machine, boasts a peak performance of 28.16 trillion calculations per second. That's five times the peak of CyBlue, an IBM Blue Gene/L supercomputer that's been on campus since early 2006 and uses 2,048...

2009-08-10 08:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high performance server and workstation solutions, today announced availability of its dual Intel(R) Xeon(R) 5500 Series (Nehalem) processor-based 7046GT-TRF SuperWorkstations. These powerful SuperWorkstations are the first to support four NVIDIA Tesla C1060 GPUs as well as three additional PCI-e add-on cards for high-bandwidth I/O. These new systems also...

2009-07-23 14:06:05

A supercomputer named Novo-G described by its lead designer as likely the most powerful computer of its kind in the world became operational this week at the University of Florida.Novo-G gets the first part of its name from the Latin term for "make anew, change, alter," and the second from "G" for "genesis." A "reconfigurable" computer, it can rearrange its internal circuitry to suit the task at hand. Applications range from space satellites to research supercomputers "” anywhere size,...

2009-07-07 10:45:00

LONDON, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) was awarded the prestigious Coffey International Award for its application of technical expertise in innovative ways to address the greatest societal challenges of our time at the annual Business in the Community (BITC) Awards for Excellence yesterday. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) IBM earned the award for World Community Grid, in essence the virtual equivalent in processing power to a Top 10...

2009-06-24 17:38:00

Shaheen System to enable scientific, economic and social advances through development and application of high performance computing solutions JEDDAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the high-performance computing (HPC) system, named Shaheen, has placed 14 among the world's most powerful supercomputers, according to the latest TOP500 List of Supercomputers. (Logo:...


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