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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...

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...


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