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2009-05-13 11:05:00

iWARP RDMA Ethernet Clustering Enables Large Scale Computing SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications Inc., the leading provider of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) adapters and ASIC solutions, today announced it has completed a major contract with Purdue University to deliver more than 1000 of its Unified Wire 10Gb Ethernet adapters to the Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP) department for the build-out of its high performance computing (HPC) infrastructure, including...

2009-03-30 14:05:00

Massive Data Volumes No Match for Scalable, I/O-Centric Altix ICE Platform and New Memory-Optimized Xeon Processors SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) today unveiled another solution for enterprises and businesses with data-intensive computing environments who are struggling to derive timely results and insights from ever-larger volumes of data. Coinciding with today's worldwide launch of the Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor 5500 series (code-named...

2009-03-30 14:37:00

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coates International, Ltd. "The Company" (OTC Bulletin Board: COTE) is pleased to announce that on March 24, 2009 the Company signed an agreement with the Executive Director, Secretary of Commerce of the State of Oklahoma for a cash incentive package of $787,526,057 US Dollars for setting-up the Coates International Manufacturing and Production Operations and for the creation of new quality jobs in that state. Senior management of the...

2009-03-16 07:10:00

DENVER, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstPass Engineering, a Colorado-based Custom ASIC Design company, today announced that global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. has selected FirstPass Engineering for logic design and verification services critical to Cray's next generation supercomputing platform. FirstPass will work with Cray to develop ultra-complex ICs that will support the performance, power, and time-to-market goals for Cray's supercomputers. "FirstPass Engineering provides highly...

2009-02-24 08:05:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Department of Defense (DOD) selected Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC), through its wholly owned subsidiary Silicon Graphics Federal, Inc., for six of seven awards as part of the agency's Technology Insertion 2009 (TI-09) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP). The multi-year $40 million agreement engages Silicon Graphics to provide world-class compute and storage solutions, along with options for...

2009-02-17 08:05:00

Pioneering Studies of 'Cellular Networks' to Put Unprecedented Demands on Compute, Storage and Visualization Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of a multi-year collaboration, Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC) today announced it will provide the high-productivity solutions needed to outfit a new world-class cancer research facility in the United Kingdom. Silicon Graphics has been selected to equip, over the next five or more years, an initiative...

2009-02-10 08:05:00

Silicon Graphics Ultra Large Shared Memory Capability Enables New Algorithms and Boosts Productivity for Critical Applications SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC) is in a category all by itself when it comes to massive globally shared main memory and globally addressable memory on SGI(R) Altix(R) 4700 systems. With numerous installations in the 4 TB range, and a number more in the 8 TB range, the groundbreaking scalability of SGI...

2009-02-09 08:05:00

Russia's National Weather Service Boosts Computing Power by 10,000 Times to Model Weather and Climate in Greater Detail SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Around the world, efforts are intensifying to provide early and accurate warning of severe weather systems. In Russia, meteorologists are pursuing this potentially life-saving goal with world-class computing and storage solutions from Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC). Russia's Federal Service for...

2009-02-05 16:00:00

At Irish Centre for High-Performance Computing, New SGI Altix ICE System Powers Climate Change and Life Sciences Research SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ireland's most powerful computer was installed in three hours and powered up in just one day, thanks to a rapidly deployable computing platform from Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC) that is transforming what users can expect from supercomputer deployments. Installed in November at the Irish Centre for...

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2009-02-03 11:15:00

Seven months ago IBM delivered the world's fastest supercomputer, and Tuesday the company has already announce an even faster one, with the computer power of 2 million laptops.IBM said that it is developing the technology for its new Sequoia computer, which will be available to the Department of Energy for use at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 2011.Sequoia grabs speeds up to 20 petaflops per second.  Its predecessor, which was delivered in June to the Energy Department, only...