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Mellanox Rolls Out LinkX Cables and Transceivers


Today Mellanox announced its new line of LinkX cables and transceivers supporting interconnect speeds of 10, 40 and 56 gigabit per second for both Ethernet and InfiniBand data center networks.

Caterham Formula 1 Team Works With Dell for Supercomputing

In the fast-paced world of Formula One, technology is king. Designing, optimizing and racing the world’s fastest sports cars requires specialized equipment, including the best supercomputing power your budget can buy. Teams need  the basics required to run any business, as well as powerful workstations and track-side equipment they can lug around the world. Smaller competitors such […]

Fovia Showcases High Definition Volume Rendering at SC13

This week Fovia presented “Diagnosis is Painless” as part of Intel’s exhibit at SC13. The company showcased High Definition Volume Rendering, an advanced solution that uses off-the-shelf Intel CPUs for real-time visualization, analysis and distribution of large, three-dimensional datasets.

Cray Provides Cray Compiler Environment (CCE) to Its Line of Cluster Supercomputers


At SC13, Cray announced that the latest release of the Cray Compiler Environment (CCE) is now available on the Cray CS300 line of cluster supercomputers.

NAG Broadens 64-bit ARM Ecosystem

This week the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) announced a new technical collaboration with ARM.

RSC from Russia Achieves 1 Petaflop per Rack

This week the RSC Group from Russia demonstrated a “world record” computing density of 1 PFLOPS peak performance per rack.

Penguin Computing Launches Arctica 3200xl Open Switches

This week Penguin Computing announced the new Arctica 3200xl open network switch based on the Broadcom StrataXGS Trident II chipset.

OpenMP 4.0 Showcased at SC13

At SC13 this week, the OpenMP Consortium showcased OpenMP 4.0, a major upgrade of the OpenMP standard language specifications.

INCITE Grants to Spur Computational Research Projects


The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 59 projects that will share nearly 6 billion core hours on two of America’s fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science, promising to accelerate scientific discovery and innovation.

CloudSigma Beefs Up with Zadara Virtual Private Storage Array

  This week CloudSigma announced a strategic partnership offering Zadara’s Virtual Private Storage Array service alongside the company’s all-SSD compute service. Through this new partnership, CloudSigma customers gain access to Zadara’s private block and file SAN and NAS services at hourly rates, serving as either primary or secondary storage. In cooperation with CloudSigma and Equinix, […]