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Megware in Germany Celebrates 25 Years of Computing

Today MEGWARE in Germany announced that the company will celebrate its 25th anniversary in Februray. And while the company is now known for its HPC know-how, it’s humble beginnings actually go back to a garage-based business that got it’s start a few months after the fall of the Berlin wall.

DDN Dominates TOP500 Storage

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Today DDN announced continued growth in the HPC market. For the sixth consecutive year, DataDirect Networks has landed more than two-thirds of identifiable sites among the world’s 500 fastest computers.

Amax Expands Manufacturing to Ireland

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Today AMAX announced the grand opening of its European manufacturing facility at Western Business Park in Shannon, Ireland.

TOP500 Site Gets New Look and Expands Content

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Today the Prometeus GmbH group in Germany re-launched the TOP500 site. The website has been redesigned to provide readers with year-round content regarding events and news in the HPC community as well as provide insights into industry and technology trends.

IDC Breakast Briefing Returns to New Orleans on Tuesday, Nov. 18

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IDC returns to New Orleans Nov. 18 with their complimentary Analyst Briefing and Breakfast at SC14.

Radio Free HPC: The Day the Cloud Died

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team discuss the possibility of a future where the Big 3 (Amazon, Google, and Microsoft) figure out that Cloud is not profitable and pull the plug. If that Cloud Apocalypse sounds far fetched, a look at recent AWS revenue numbers may prompt you to stock up your bomb shelter.

This Week in HPC: HP Splits Up While AMD CEO Steps Down, Plus a Fall Conference Recap

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss the split of HP and the new CEO at AMD. After the break, they look back on their recent travels to a series of Fall HPC conferences.

Agenda Posted: StartupHPC Meetup at SC14

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The StartupHPC Meetup at SC14 has published their agenda. Entrepreneurs interested in high performance computing are encouraged to attend the event, which will take place at the Royal Sonesta in the French Quarter in New Orleans on Monday, Nov. 17 from 9:00am-3:30pm.

HP to Split into Enterprise & Consumer Companies

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In a rather cryptic announcement today, HP has confirmed that the company will split into two entities, separating its PC computer and printing business from its enterprise technology services such as software and data storage.

Interview: Why You Shouldn’t Miss the StartupHPC Meetup at SC14

Cydney Ewald Stevens, Director, StartupHPC

“The toughest challenge of being an HPC startup is credibility – building it or having it. And acceptance. Breaking into the (mind) space is hard. Think about a disruptive technology, like virtualization, and the years it took to champion the idea that it could be applied to ‘some’ workloads. Now it’s companies like DWave or ConnectX or even the Cloud, still. Or GPU or ARM, right. Ideas or companies challenging the current convention.”