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Mellanox to Host Special Events at ISC 2015

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The countdown to ISC 2015 continues with news that Mellanox will host a set of special events at the conference.

New OpenPOWER Acceleration Center Opens in France

Europe’s second POWER Acceleration and Design Center is located at the IBM Client Center in Montpellier, France where developers can get hands-on, technical assistance for creating OpenPOWER-based high performance computing apps.

Today IBM announced the establishment of a new POWER Acceleration and Design Center in Montpellier, France. Launched in collaboration with Nvidia and Mellanox, the new center will advance the development of data-intensive research, industrial, and commercial applications.

Ancillary Events Line up for ISC 2015 in Frankfurt

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With ISC 2015 coming up in July, a number of ancillary events have been scheduled in Frankfurt to take advantage of this annual gathering of over 2500 supercomputing professionals. On deck are special events from DDN, HP, IDC, Intel, and Mellanox.

Video: Mellanox Launches Spectrum 25/100 Gigabit Open Ethernet Switch

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In this video, Mellanox launches their new 100G end-to-end Ethernet solutions in New York City.

Mellanox Announces ConnectX-4 Lx 25/50 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

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Today Mellanox announced its ConnectX-4 Lx 10/25/40/50 Gigabit Ethernet adapter, delivering optimal cost-performance and scalable connectivity for Cloud, Web 2.0 and storage platforms. As the first adapter designed to serve as a direct replacement for commonly deployed 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters, the ConnectX-4 Lx allows businesses to migrate to higher-performance technology as their bandwidth requirements increase without demanding an infrastructure overhaul or added operating expense.

Mellanox Spectrum: World’s First 25/100 Gigabit Open Ethernet Switch

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Today Mellanox announced the industry’s first 100 Gigabit Ethernet, Open Ethernet-based, non-blocking switch. Spectrum, the next generation of its Open Ethernet-based switch IC, overcomes current data center challenges by providing a highly flexible and scalable solution that allows businesses to deploy the hardware-software combinations best suited to meet their unique needs. With Spectrum, Mellanox is the first to offer end-to-end 10/25/40/50 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity.

Artemis Cluster Powers Research at University of Sydney

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The University of Sydney in Australia has deployed a new Dell supercomputer. Known as “Artemis,” the 1512-core system is powered by Intel Haswell processors, 10 Terabytes of DDR4 memory, Mellanox FDR InfiniBand, and 480 Terabytes of Lustre file storage.

UK Hartree Center Partners with IBM on Big Data

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Today the UK government announced a £313 million partnership with information technology leader IBM to boost Big Data research in the UK.

Slidecast: UCX – Unified Communication X Framework

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In this slidecast, Pavel Shamis from ORNL and Gilad Shainer from Mellanox announce the UCX Unified Communication X Framework. “UCX is a collaboration between industry, laboratories, and academia to create an open-source production grade communication framework for data centric and HPC applications.”

HPC People on the Move: May Edition

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Dr. Lewey Anton reports on who’s jumping ship and moving on up in HPC. In this edition, Sumit Gupta leaves Nvidia for a new post as VP of HPC & OpenPOWER Operations at IBM.