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2011-07-11 12:57:00

COLUMBIA, Md., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurotech, a leading company in embedded and supercomputing technologies, announces that it has received a $5.6 million USD order from Selex Elsag for supply of a HPC (High-Performance Computing) system of the Aurora family. Delivery is scheduled to take place in some steps during the next 9 months. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/PH75840LOGO) Selex Elsag, strategic unit of the Finmeccanica group in the defence and security...

2011-06-22 07:00:00

HAMBURG, Germany, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Supercomputing Conference Stand 850 -- Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO), provider of a next-generation shared data decentralization platform, today announced that its technology has been utilized to realize significant performance improvements in MySQL database queries for bioinformatics research. The Protein Data Bank (PDB) research is being conducted at the University of California, San Diego, in collaboration with the San Diego...

2011-06-21 10:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Force10 Networks, Inc., a leader in high-performance data center networking, today announced that its ExaScale® E-Series(TM)40 Gigabit Ethernet (40 GbE) line card has been certified to interoperate with IBM's iDataPlex servers and clusters and its new Intelligent Cluster BOM components. The certification of the 40 GbE line card will enable IT managers to leverage IBM clustering technology with up to 56 ports of 40...

2011-06-20 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and HAMBURG, Germany, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Int'l Supercomputing Conference - Panasas, Inc., the leader in high performance parallel storage for technical computing applications and big data workloads, today announced the Panasas ActiveStor 11 parallel storage system appliance. Powered by the PanFS(TM) operating system, ActiveStor 11 seamlessly scales to 6PB of capacity and 115GB/s of throughput from a single global namespace. Its advanced blade architecture...

2011-06-15 09:05:00

TROY, Mich., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation and advanced computing software solutions, announced today that PBS Professional, Altair's EAL3+ security certified commercial-grade high-performance computing (HPC) workload management solution, is celebrating its 20th anniversary on June 17. During the month of June, the company also will exhibit at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Hamburg, Germany June 19-23,...

2011-06-01 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasas, Inc., the leader in high performance parallel storage for technical computing applications and big data workloads, today announced that the University of Leicester has consolidated its HPC capabilities into a private cloud infrastructure with Panasas ActiveStor, a high performance parallel storage system running over 10GbE and InfiniBand. The centralized supercomputer, Advanced Leicester Information and Computational Environment...

2011-05-30 20:00:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 30, 2011 - Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), the global leader in server technology innovation and green computing, shows off its newest SuperServers this week at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110530/AQ10697) "Supermicro is excited to unveil our latest state-of-the-art server innovations at Computex 2011," said Charles Liang, President and CEO of Supermicro. "Shaping the Future is the theme at Computex and our...

2011-05-20 00:00:31

Appro Supercomputers will Support DOE's Missions in Nuclear and Energy Research Milpitas, CA (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announced the final installation of a new 12,512-processor core Appro Xtreme-Xâ“ž¢ supercomputer at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The system is known as "Fission." The acquisition of Fission enables INL researchers to build more complete scientific models and...

2011-05-11 08:01:00

WARSAW, Poland, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interdisciplinary Center for Mathematical and Computational Modeling (ICM) of University of Warsaw announced today that it will be the first scientific center in Poland to use the IBM (NYSE: IBM) Blue Gene/P system. This supercomputer technology will enable researchers to calculate a wide range of complex problems with advanced scalability and energy efficiency, ultimately enlarging the Center's computational operations. (Logo:...

2011-05-09 12:34:00

NEW YORK and HILLSBORO, Ore., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reservoir Labs, Inc. and Intel Corporation have signed a subcontracting agreement that brings Reservoir Labs research scientists and technologies to Intel's team developing Extreme Scale computing technologies in DARPA's Ubiquitous High Performance Computing (UHPC) research program. The goal of the UHPC program is to develop 1 PFLOPS (HPL) single cabinet systems, including self-contained cooling, that overcome significant energy...


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