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Interview with Maciej Besta & Torsten Hoefler – Authors of Best Student Paper at SC14

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In this video, Maciej Besta and Torsten Hoefler describe their work on Slim Fly: A Cost Effective Low-Diameter Network Topology, which was honored as the Best Student Paper at SC14.

Largest European Bioinformatics Center Selects Mellanox InfiniBand

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Today Mellanox announced that the Center for Biological and Sequence Analysis (CBS) at the Risø Campus of Denmark Technical University (DTU) has selected Mellanox’s end-to-end FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand solution for the center’s new supercomputer, making Denmark a global leader in bioinformatics.

Gigamon Enables SCinet Threat Detection at 100Gb Rates During SC14

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Last week at SC14, Gigamon announced that it will support visibility into SCinet, one of the fastest, most powerful and advanced networks in the world for the fastest computers in the world.

Data Vortex Technologies Introduces Scalable Fine-Grained Gather-Scatter Parallel Computer at SC14

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Data Vortex, introduced its first commercially available HPC system, the DV206, consisting of 32 commodity dual processor servers.

Mellanox Speeds InfiniBand at SC14

In this video from SC14, Gilad Shainer summarizes the latest InfiniBand technology advancements from Mellanox.

Solarflare Rolls Out 40Gb Ethernet Server Adapter

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This week at SC14, Solarflare announced the general availability of the Solarflare Flareon Ultra SFN7042Q dual-port 40 Gigabit Ethernet (40GbE) QSFP+ PCIe 3.0 server I/O adapter. It provides hardware-assisted features that economically and efficiently distribute I/O processor workloads and optimize CPU utilization and bandwidth for 40Gb Ethernet applications.

Review: Dell PowerEdge VRTX Appliance

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Designed specifically for remote and small office environments, the Dell PowerEdge VRTX Appliance, which is also based on Intel Xeon processors, integrates servers, storage, networking and management in a single compact chassis with office-optimized dimensions, acoustics and security.

ConnectX-4 Adapter Enables End-to-End 100Gb/s Networking

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Today Mellanox announced the ConnectX-4 single/dual-port 100Gb/s Virtual Protocol Interconnect (VPI) adapter.

Ethernet Alliance Has Big Plans for SC14

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Today the Ethernet Alliance unveiled details of its demo and presence at booth #3539 during SC14,

Mellanox Achieves World-Record ANSYS Performance

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Today Mellanox announced world-record performance for ANSYS Fluent 15.0.7, exceeding previous results submitted by more than 25 percent.