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Image 1 - NSF's Most Powerful Computing Resource Opens Its Doors To Science Teams
2012-03-24 02:44:00

From climate change to the HIV infection to the evolution of the universe, tool enables researchers to address some of the world's most challenging scientific questions Six research teams have started to use the first phase of the Blue Waters sustained-petascale supercomputer to study some vexing problems in science and engineering from climate change to the HIV infection. It's the first use of Blue Waters, which is on its way to becoming one of the most powerful supercomputers in the...

2012-03-02 09:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications, a leading provider of 10Gb Ethernet Unified Wire Adapters, ASICs and Unified Storage solutions, today announced the availability of Network Direct (ND) Driver for Windows Server 2008 R2 on the Chelsio T4 Unified Wire adapters. The Chelsio T4 Unified Wire adapters are the only Internet Wide Area RDMA (Remote Direct Memory Access) Protocol (iWARP) cards in the industry that are fully tested and certified for ND...

2012-02-17 15:15:00

Amphenol bandwidth-optimized QSFP cable and connector technology offers QDR (Quad Data Rate) InfiniBand connectivity in a low-profile package. Amphenol QDR InfiniBand QSFP Cables are engineered to meet or exceed the strict performance standards set forth by the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA), thereby ensuring compatibility with all QDR 4X InfiniBand hardware equipped with SFF-8436 compliant QSFP ports. Passive copper 40G-IB-QDR 4X InfiniBand Cables (QSFP Cables) are now available for...

2012-02-09 08:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Microsystems, a leading provider of high performance networking solutions, today announced that dacoso GmbH is a Bay Microsystems Authorized Reseller. dacoso is a high performance network design and systems integration company whose services will enhance Bay Microsystems technology solutions. With this new agreement in place, dacoso will offer solutions based on Bay's next-generation IBEx platform, which extends native 4X InfiniBand QDR at 10...

2012-01-23 16:30:00

Software as a Service (SaaS) Will Be File Transfer Solution For All Blue Waters Users CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Globus Online team announced today that the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) has chosen Globus Online as the data movement solution for the Blue Waters supercomputer, which will be used by researchers across the country. A secure, reliable service for high-performance file transfer, Globus Online will be used by Blue Waters...

2012-01-04 06:00:00

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coates International, Ltd. (OTCBB: COTE) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received confirmation that S.W.T. has agreed with the proposed revised terms of an agreement in principal for Coates to acquire a 45% ownership interest in S.W.T. This is a strategic acquisition that would enable Coates to quickly ramp up large scale production by utilizing S.W.T.'s existing available manufacturing capacity. The Company...

HokieSpeed Is A New Powerful Supercomputer For The Masses
2011-12-22 05:15:09

Virginia Tech crashed the supercomputing arena in 2003 with System X, a machine that placed the university among the world's top computational research facilities. Now comes HokieSpeed, a new supercomputer that is up to 22 times faster and yet a quarter of the size of X, boasting a single-precision peak of 455 teraflops, or 455 trillion operations per second, and a double-precision peak of 240 teraflops, or 240 trillion operations per second. That's enough computational capability to place...

2011-11-29 08:30:00

HAVANT, England, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xyratex Ltd (Nasdaq: XRTX), a leading provider of enterprise class data storage solutions and hard disk drive capital equipment, today announced that Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) is using Xyratex' innovative HPC data storage architectures as the basis for the Cray Sonexion(TM) storage system - a new family of integrated Lustre® High Performance Computing (HPC) data storage solutions. Xyratex will also be providing level-3 Lustre...

2011-11-15 00:20:01

Achieving world's fastest processing speed of 10.51 petaflops and 93.2% operating efficiency. Tokyo, Nov 15, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - RIKEN and Fujitsu have taken the No. 1 position for the "K computer" on the 38th TOP500 list announced today in the United States (November 14, PST), for a consecutive two terms in a row. The K computer, currently under joint development, was designated as being the world's fastest supercomputer. The TOP500 was previously announced in...

2011-11-14 16:00:00

LLNL, LANL and Sandia initiate 2PetaFlop/s Xtreme-Xâ“ž¢ Supercomputer deployment based on the Intel® Xeon® processor E5 Family Seattle, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, announces today that the three U.S. national laboratories under contract with the US Department of Energyâs National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) initiated deployment of the next-generation,...