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Penguin Computing Extends Open Networking with Artica Switches

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Today Penguin Computing announced the Arctica 4804ip switch and a collaboration with Cumulus Networks.

PBS Pro Becomes Cray’s Preferred Workload Manager

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Today Altair announced an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Cray Inc. PBS Professional is now Cray’s preferred workload manager and job scheduler.

PSC Brings Big Bandwidth to Eight Pennsylvania Schools

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The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is using Comcast Business Ethernet for secure, private network connections to eight associated colleges.

SGI Powers Earthquake Research in Japan

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Today SGI announced that the Earthquake and Volcano Information Center of the Earthquake Research Institute (ERI) at the University of Tokyo, has deployed a large-scale parallel computing solution from SGI for leading-edge seismological and volcanological research.

Accelerating the Piz Daint Supercomputer with Allinea

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Today Allinea Software released details on partnership that is helping scientists in research and industry to exploit Piz Daint – Europe’s most powerful supercomputer.

PRACE Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

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Today the PRACE Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe celebrated its fifth anniversary. In the past five years, PRACE has come a long way, growing from a project-based consortium into a fully-fledged international association of 25 countries.

Univa Rolls Out Universal Resource Broker

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Today Univa announced the Universal Resource Broker, an enterprise-class workload optimization solution for high performance, containerized and shared data centers.

Asetek Lands Largest Order Yet for RackCDU with Fujitsu

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Asetek has announced its first production order for its RackCDU Direct-to-Chip data center liquid cooling system under the previously announced OEM purchase agreement with Fujitsu.

Intel’s Diane Bryant on Bringing Diversity to the Tech Sector

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How does a woman break through the glass ceiling? In this video from the Re/Code Conference, Intel’s Diane Bryant discusses the pathway to diversity in the tech sector.

NERSC to Install Cori Phase 1 Supercomputer this Summer

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Today NERSC announced that their Cori Phase 1 system will be the first supercomputer installed in the new Computational Research and Theory Facility, which is now in the final stages of construction at LBNL. Expected to be delivered this summer, the Cray XC40 supercomputer will be powered by Intel Haswell processors and Cray’s DataWarp burst buffer technology.