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2009-08-31 11:07:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Intalio, Inc., The Private Cloud Company, announced a strategic partnership with Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage. Through this partnership, Mellanox Technologies will supply its world leading InfiniBand adapters and switches used by the Intalio|Cloud Appliance as a unified networking fabric. The Intalio|Cloud Appliance integrates in a single rack all the hardware and...

2009-07-23 17:40:00

A supercomputer that just started operating at the University of Florida is likely the fastest of its kind, its designer says. The Novo-G is a reconfigurable computer, meaning it can rearrange its internal circuitry to suit the task at hand. Traditional computers use so-called fixed-logic devices to perform tasks. The Novo-G can be used in applications from space satellites to research supercomputers, said Alan George, director of the UF National Science Foundation Center for High-Performance...

2009-07-23 10:59:45

Singapore's main science and technology university, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), receives a significant boost in its research efforts with the installation of a green supercomputer at its new High Performance Computing (HPC) Centre on campus. This achievement is in partnership with Jardine OneSolution (2001) Pte Ltd, IBM (NYSE: IBM) - maker of nearly half of the world's 500 fastest computers, Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, and Red Hat, the world's leading open...

2009-07-22 08:00:00

More than 1,000 Chelsio iWARP RDMA Adapters Enable The First Internationally Ranked Academic Supercomputer Wired Solely For 10Gb Ethernet SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications Inc., the leading provider of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) adapters and ASIC solutions, today announced that Purdue University's Coates Cluster, which is expected to be the world's first internationally ranked academic supercomputer wired solely with high speed 10 GbE, was fully assembled...

2009-06-23 08:30:00

Declares Intent to Break the Exaflop Barrier; Develops Exascale Research Collaboratory in Dublin ARMONK, N.Y., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM's number one system nearly three times more energy efficient then Number 2 system IBM tops List in aggregate processing power Most powerful supercomputers in U.S., Canada, Europe and Middle East are IBM Systems 19 of 20 most energy-efficient systems from IBM For a record-setting tenth consecutive time, an IBM (NYSE: IBM) system holds the...

2009-06-22 07:00:00

LSI Engenio 7900 HPC storage systems meet performance and budget requirements of Switzerland's most powerful supercomputer installation HAMBURG, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISC09 -- LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that five LSI(TM) Engenio(R) 7900 HPC storage systems have been installed by the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) as part of an upgrade from its current Cray XT3(TM) supercomputer to the new, faster Cray XT5(TM) system. The massively parallel Cray XT5...

2009-06-18 08:26:44

Canada's fastest supercomputer was powered up and put online Wednesday north of Toronto to conduct research in planetary physics, aerospace and medicine. The University of Toronto's IBM System x iDataPlex can perform more than 300 trillion calculations a second on 30,240 processors and is among the 15 fastest computers in the world, and the fastest outside the United States, the Globe and Mail reported Thursday. The $50 million system's internal data transfer rate is roughly equivalent to two...

2009-06-16 06:00:00

Appro enables Intel(R) Cluster Ready Certified 40Gb/sec HPC Systems MILPITAS, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of high-performance computing systems, today announced its updated Appro Xtreme-X(TM) Supercomputer based on Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor 5500 series to be the first to offer two QDR 40Gb/sec InfiniBand (IB) ports with two independent QDR chips per server on board providing excellent network bandwidth and low latency to many HPC...

2009-06-16 01:00:00

PARIS, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Bull Today Announces the Launch of bullx, a New Environmentally Efficient, Ultra-Dense and Ultra-High Performance Family of Supercomputers - Designed for Unlimited Innovation, the bullx Supercomputers Benefit From the Know-how and Skills of Europe's Largest Center of Expertise Dedicated to Extreme Computing - Delivering Anything From a Few Teraflops to Several Petaflops of Power, bullx Supercomputers...

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2009-05-26 14:55:23

A new supercomputer was unveiled in Germany on Tuesday that has the power of 50,000 home PCs, which makes it the fastest in Europe and the third fastest worldwide. Kosta Schinarakis from the Juelich research center, which is where the computer is located, said that the "Jugene" is capable of 1,000,000,000,000,000 calculations per second.  It also ranks behind the "Roadrunner" and "Jaguar" computers in the U.S. The supercomputer will be used in research on fuel cells for electric cars,...