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CycleCloud V5 Enables Single Dashboard for Major Cloud Service Providers

Today Cycle Computing unveiled the latest version of its flagship product CycleCloud v5. This version contains a number of enhancements including a single dashboard for quickly and securely accessing and managing workloads on each of the world’s leading Cloud Service Providers (CSPs): AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Compute Engine.

World’s First Data-Aware Cloud Storage Gateway Coming to SC15


Today ArcaStream and General Atomics introduced Ngenea, the world’s first data-aware cloud storage gateway. Ready for quick deployment, Ngenea seamlessly integrates with popular cloud and object storage providers such as Amazon S3, Google GCS, Scality, Cleversafe and Swift and is optimized for data-intensive workflows in life science, education, research, and oil and gas exploration.

X-ISS to Bring ManagedHPC to Europe


Today eXcellence in IS Solutions (X-ISS) announced plans for European expansion. With details to be unveiled at the SC15, X-ISS will expand its signature ManagedHPC service into the European market.

Critical Requirements for HPC in the Cloud

HPC Cloud

Users in HPC environments have requirements for using a cloud provider that are different than typical enterprise applications. Learn about the key considerations for ensuring maximum performance for running HPC applications in the cloud.

Cycle Computing’s Rob Futrick to Keynote DataCloud 2015 in Austin

Rob Furtrick, Cycle Computing

Today Cycle Computing announced that their CTO, Rob Futrick will be the Keynote speaker at DataCloud 2015, the 6th International Workshop on Data Intensive Computing in the Clouds. The event takes place Nov. 15 in conjunction with SC15 in Austin. In his talk, Futrick will pose the question, “Why would you NOT use public clouds for your big compute workloads?”

How to Move HPC Forward in Europe


“With a differentiated strategy, sufficient investment, and political will, Europe has what it takes to be a global player and to achieve this ambitious goal. We believe that, with a common effort by all public and private actors in HPC – including EU member states, industry, academia, and the European Commission – Europe can make it happen.”

UberCloud Delivers CAE as a Service with Univa Grid Engine Container Edition


Today the UberCloud announced a complete management and execution environment for UberCloud Application Containers powered by Univa Grid Engine Container Edition. Now, popular commercial and open source technical applications are available in ready-to-execute packages of software designed to deliver the tools that engineers need to complete their task in hand.

Job of the Week: Lead Specialist for HPC at Celgene


Celgene in San Diego is seeking a Lead Specialist for HPC in our Job of the Week.

Agave Platform Provides Science as a Service


Work began recently on the Agave Platform, an open ‘Science-as-a-Service’ (ScaaS) cloud platform for reproducible science. Funded by a $4 Million NSF grant, the Agave Platform will leverage the success of what originated in 2011 as a set of hosted, web-based application programming interfaces (APIs) for plant biologists under the NSF iPlant project.

Why HPC in a Cloud Environment

HPC Cloud

A recent IDC survey indicated that about 25 percent of sites that ran HPC workloads are using some sort of cloud computing, and that just over 30 percent of the HPC workloads were being performed at cloud sites. There are a number of reasons to consider HPC in the cloud. Here are 5 good ones.