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2012-03-30 02:24:48

HOUSTON, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice University and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a partnership to build the first award-winning IBM Blue Gene supercomputer in Texas. Rice also announced a related collaboration agreement with the University of Sao Paulo (USP) in Brazil to initiate the shared administration and use of the Blue Gene supercomputer, which allows both institutions to share the benefits of the new computing resource. (Logo:...

2012-03-27 02:29:15

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rutgers today formally launched a high-performance computing (HPC) center at the university focused on the application of "Big Data" analytics in life sciences, finance, and other industries. The center is aimed at improving the economic competitiveness of New Jersey's public and private research organizations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120327/NY77059 ) The HPC center will be part of the newly created Rutgers Discovery...

One Terabit-Per-Second Transfer Speed Available With Holey Optichip
2012-03-08 11:27:08

IBM researchers have developed a prototype optical chip, called Holey Optochip, with the ability to transfer a terabit of data per second, which could enhance the power of supercomputers, such as those found in the Power 775 and Blue Gene systems from IBM. The chip is a parallel optical transceiver consisting of both a transmitter and a receiver that is designed to handle the large amount of data created and transmitted over corporate and consumer networks as a result of new applications...

2012-03-06 12:53:00

ARMONK, N.Y., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new server solutions designed to expand cloud and analytics capabilities across its entire portfolio, helping make Smarter Computing a reality for x86 clients. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) The new offerings include high-performance systems, networking and software products aimed at helping clients optimize data center operations with flexible, easy-to-deploy solutions to help reduce...

2012-03-06 11:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology and green computing unveils its new generation server platforms supporting the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600/1600 families at CeBIT 2012 in Hannover, Germany this week. This comprehensive product launch showcases the vast array of systems, serverboards and computing solutions Supermicro has deployed delivering higher...

2012-01-25 05:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Samplify Systems, Inc., today announces APAX(TM) application acceleration technology which improves the performance of multi-core processors. Samplify's APAX technology scales up to accommodate installations as large as supercomputing and cloud data centers, and scales down for seamless integration into application processors used in smart phones and mobile devices. Samplify will deliver APAX as both software for high-performance computing...

2012-01-04 08:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology innovation and green computing, officially opens its Science and Technology Park in Taiwan on January 6 with a formal Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at the new facility. The celebration will be attended by VIPs and government officials as the project is one of the largest business park developments in the...

2011-12-21 15:45:00

New five-year agreement for technology development includes HPC, data storage, cyber security, cloud computing, analytics, materials science and data sharing, and mobility LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Alamos National Laboratory today announced the signing of a new Umbrella CRADA (Cooperative Research and Development Agreement) with EMC Corporation. Together, LANL and EMC will enhance, design, build, test, and deploy new cutting-edge...

2011-12-19 08:05:00

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia and ARMONK, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the Slovak Academy of Science has chosen IBM technology to launch an important high-performance computing project in Slovakia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Working with local business partner DATALAN, IBM will provide a 96 teraflop supercomputer based on IBM's Power 775 and 755 systems and DS5300 storage. The supercomputer will be deployed...

2011-12-01 14:32:39

Berkeley Researchers Say Co-design May Be the Answer to Modeling Clouds and Other Big Problems As sophisticated as modern climate models are, one critical component continues to elude their precision–clouds. Simulating these fluffy puffs of water vapor is so computationally complex that even today´s most powerful supercomputers, working at quadrillions of calculations per second, cannot accurately model them. “Clouds modulate the climate. They reflect some sunlight back...