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2010-03-09 08:24:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Supply Chain International, LLC (ASCI) and BP Exploration (Alaska), Inc., (BPXA) have signed a new contract for supply chain management services, ASCI announced today. The contract will replace an existing agreement that expires next month, under which ASCI has provided supply chain management support to BPXA since 1999. Supply chain management is the process by which goods are acquired, transported, received, stored and delivered to...

2010-03-02 02:00:00

HANNOVER, Germany, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a global leader in application-optimized, high-performance server solutions, is showcasing the very latest innovations in server technology, including its breakthrough TwinBlade solution, at CeBIT 2010 in Hannover, Germany (Hall 17, Stand D70, booth B1). The innovative TwinBlade(TM) system doubles the number of dual-processor (DP) compute nodes per 7U enclosure to 20 (28), for an incredibly...

2010-02-25 07:00:00

SEATTLE and ZURICH, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) Research today unveiled a breakthrough method based on a mathematical algorithm that reduces the computational complexity, costs, and energy usage for analyzing the quality of massive amounts of data by two orders of magnitude. This new method will greatly help enterprises extract and use the data more quickly and efficiently to develop more accurate and predictive models. (Logo:...

2009-11-20 14:08:28

At the 2009 Supercomputing Conference in Portland, Oregon (USA), the high-performance computer QPACE (QCD Parallel Computing on the Cell) was recognized today as the most energy-efficient supercomputer in the world. QPACE is at the head of the Green500 list, which provides a global ranking of energy-efficient supercomputers. QPACE was developed by an academic consortium of universities and research centers as well as the German IBM research and development center in Böblingen within the...

2009-11-17 07:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SC09 -- LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that 23 LSI(TM) Engenio® 7900 HPC storage systems will be installed at the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) as part of a next-generation Cray supercomputing system. NERSC will augment their facility and the existing 352 teraflop Cray XT4(TM) system with a new Cray supercomputer. The first phase of the...

2009-11-16 08:45:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high-performance server solutions, is unveiling its new TwinBlade(TM) the latest addition to its SuperBlade® family of blade servers at SC '09, Oregon Convention Center in Portland (booth 2355). With superior processing power and performance-per-watt, TwinBlade(TM) Supermicro's new breakthrough in blade system design, doubles the number of...

2009-10-26 14:29:28

World's fastest supercomputer used to create first-of-a-kind computer codes and simulations of the biggest of the big and smallest of the small The world's fastest supercomputer, Roadrunner, at Los Alamos National Laboratory has completed its initial "shakedown" phase doing accelerated petascale computer modeling and simulations of a variety of unclassified, fundamental science projects.   The Roadrunner system is now beginning its transition to classified computing to assure the...

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2009-10-09 13:45:44

The National Institute for Computational Sciences' (NICS's) Cray XT5 supercomputer"”Kraken"”has been upgraded to become the first academic system to surpass a thousand trillion calculations a second, or one petaflop, a landmark achievement that will greatly accelerate science and place Kraken among the top five computers in the world. Managed by the University of Tennessee (UT) for the National Science Foundation (NSF), the system came online Oct. 5 with a peak performance of 1.03...

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2009-09-09 12:10:33

Officials said on Wednesday that South Korea has signed a $45 million deal for a supercomputer that will update the country's weather forecasting system. The supercomputer, manufactured by U.S. firm Cray, will replace the five-year-old system the country is currently relying on, according to the officials. The $44.6 million computer will give the country more accurate weather forecast, the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) and the Public Procurement Service said in a joint statement....

2009-09-08 08:00:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Supply Chain International (ASCI), a global leader in supply chain management, announced today the completion of a year-long rebranding effort which includes a fully redesigned website, along with a new company name, logo, and corporate slogan. This enhanced website and brand identity, reflects the strength of ASCI (originally founded as Alaska Supply Chain Integrators) along with their growing international clientele and...