Latest Supercomputers Stories

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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 EthernetSUNNYVALE, 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 and...

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 systemIBM tops List in aggregate processing powerMost powerful supercomputers in U.S., Canada, Europe and Middle East are IBM Systems19 of 20 most energy-efficient systems from IBM For a record-setting tenth consecutive time, an IBM (NYSE: IBM) system holds the number...

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.

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