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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.

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:...

2009-06-23 13:17:00

1,440 Processor Cores per 42U Rack with 4-Way SuperBlade(R) Optimized for Six-Core AMD Opteron(TM) Processors, QDR InfiniBand, Gold Level Power Efficiency HAMBURG, Germany, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc.

2009-06-23 13:12:00

2U Twin2 ("Twin Squared"), SuperBlade(R) and Other Innovative Servers Featuring Intel(R) Xeon(R) 5500 (Nehalem) Processors & Gold Level Power Supplies HAMBURG, Germany, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc.

2009-06-23 13:06:00

2-Teraflop SuperServer 6016GT-TF-TM2 with Two Tesla GPUs plus a new 4U System that supports Four Tesla GPUs HAMBURG, Germany, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc.

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...

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2009-05-20 06:50:00

The world's largest and longest-running volunteer computing project, SETI@home, celebrates its tenth anniversary this month with 140,000 participants and 235,000 computers powering the search for intelligent signals from space.

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2009-05-06 09:29:45

A report by the World Technology Evaluation Center shows U.S. competitiveness in a number of computer simulation-driven fields is being eroded. Science and engineering are advancing rapidly worldwide, due in part to increasingly more powerful computer simulations.

2009-04-28 06:00:00

New Quad-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processors Power up HPC Applications in the Oil and Gas Industry MILPITAS, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announced the award of a mid-sized Appro HyperGreen(TM) Intel(R) Cluster Ready certified solution for Rice University's Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology in Houston.


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