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2011-04-15 00:00:29

40Gb/s interconnect AOC cable assemblies tested and accepted by the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) as compliant to the InfiniBand Architecture Specification Watertown, Connecticut (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011 Siemon, a leading global manufacturer of IT network cabling and infrastructure systems, today announced that its QSFP+ (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable Plus) high speed active optical interconnect cable assemblies have been tested and accepted by the InfiniBand Trade Association...

2011-03-31 00:00:29

The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) today announced two new membership levels that will be available beginning from the 2011 OpenFabrics Alliance International Workshop taking place in Monterey on April 3-6, 2011. The Alliance now has five membership levels "“ Promoter, Adopter, Supporter, Academic and Individual "“ and is a growing community of leading chip manufacturers, database providers, national laboratories, network equipment manufacturers, server and storage vendors, ISVs, and...

2010-12-08 00:00:42

Appro 1U-Tetraâ“ž¢ Supercomputers Chosen by Lockheed Martin for Five US Department of Defense Locations Appro to Support High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) to Improve Supercomputing Capabilities Milpitas, CA (Vocus) December 7, 2010 Appro (http://www.appro.com ), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a subcontract for a 147.5TF Appro 1U-Tetraâ“ž¢ supercomputers...

2010-11-19 13:14:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) supercomputers are the most energy efficient supercomputers in the world, according to the latest Supercomputing 'Green500 List' announced by Green500.org. A prototype of IBM's next generation Blue Gene supercomputer is #1 on the list. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) The list shows that 15 of the top 25 most energy efficient supercomputers in the world are built on IBM high-performance computing...

2010-11-17 14:13:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Microsystems, Inc., an innovative leader and expert in the design and development of high-performance communications solutions, will be showcasing its new IBEx family of InfiniBand range extension appliances at SC10 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Bay's next-generation IBEx G40 platform extends native InfiniBand at 40 Gbps data rates to any point on the globe. The IBEx G40 utilizes Bay Microsystems' proprietary packet and transport-processing...

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2010-11-16 14:35:00

The Department of Energy's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) announced on Tuesday that it is now home to the fifth most powerful supercomputer in the world. The new supercomputer can perform 1.05 petaflops (quadrillions of calculations per second) running the Linpack benchmark.  The machine is named Hopper after Admiral Grace Hopper, a pioneer in software development and programming languages. The Hopper is funded by Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of...

2010-11-15 12:44:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SC10 -- The Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Research (FIAS) at the Goethe University Frankfurt today announced a 285.2 TeraFLOPS Linpack score at 736 MegaFLOPS per watt at a PUE of only 1.1, a key milestone toward the "Landes Offensive zur Entwicklung Wissenschasftlich okonomischer Exzellenz (LOEWE)." Professor Lindenstruth, who holds a Helmholtz International Center (HIC) for the international large-scale Facility for Antiproton and Ion...

2010-11-15 08:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SC10 -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), the global leader in server technology innovation and green computing, is exhibiting an impressive selection of high-performance computing (HPC) solutions at the SuperComputing 2010 (SC10) Conference (booth 3829) held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, November 15-18, including a first peek at the SuperServer 5086B-TRF that supports eight next-generation...

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2010-11-15 11:30:00

China overtook the United States recently to become the world leader of supercomputing on Sunday after a www.top500.org survey ranked the country's Tianhe supercomputer the fastest machine on the planet. The Tianhe, meaning Milky Way, is, in theory, able to complete more than 1 quadrillion calculations per second -- or one petaflop -- when running at peak speed. By comparison, one day of tasks for Tianhe might take a top-notch personal computer 160 years to complete, working non-stop. The...

2010-11-15 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications, Inc., the leading provider of 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) adapters, ASICs, and storage solutions, today announced that it has released Version 2.0 of its Unified Storage Server (USS) software, Chelsio's 10Gb Ethernet enterprise-ready, high performance iSCSI SAN, NAS and RDMA storage solution. USS is designed to meet the storage performance and return on investment (ROI) challenges faced by data center cluster...


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