Huawei Showcases HPC Cloud at SC13

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This week at the SC13 conference, Huawei announced a wide array of next-generation server, storage and networking products for HPC. Designed for HPC architects building HPC clouds — the new products support a wider range of HPC applications than purpose-built clusters deployed in the past.
The Huawei strategy for HPC infrastructure is to lead the transition from HPC cluster silos to HPC clouds, which host a diverse set of applications shared by a variety of users. The Huawei portfolio of products represent a new generation of HPC infrastructure that is more flexible. Huawei servers for HPC can scale processors, GPUs, storage and embedded networks to record-breaking bandwidth. Huawei storage for HPC can simultaneously scale-out, scale-up, scale-deep and scale-in.  And carrier-class Huawei networks are designed from the ground up for the future of software defined networking in the HPC data center.
At Supercomputing 2013, Huawei will be showing for the first time in the US our servers, networks and storage for HPC clusters,” said Jane Li, COO, Huawei Enterprise USA. “But we’re most excited about hearing feedback from the SC13 attendees about our new generation of products for the HPC cloud.”
Products on display at SC13 include:
  • OceanStor 18000 EnterpriseStorage System – Scale-out, scale-up, scale-deep, and scale-in for HPC application flexibility.
  • Tecal E9000 Blade Server – Scale CPUs, GPUs, storage and network capacity to record-breaking bandwidth for a single chassis. The version will be presented at SC13 with new compute node, Tecal CH242, based on four Intel® Xeon® E7-4800 series processors, with up to ten cores each, a L3 cache capacity of 30 MB, 6.4 GT/s QPI, hyper-threading, and Turbo acceleration technology. It best suits core business areas such as enterprise ERP, CRM and data centers.
  • OceanStor 9000 NAS Storage Solution – Store data with the fastest NAS system in the world, and the largest file system in the industry.
  •  Tecal X8000 High Density Server – Configure CPU, memory and storage to form high density cluster compute nodes, fat compute nodes, GPU nodes or storage nodes.
  • CloudEngine Data Center Switches – Build elastic, virtualized, high quality and integrated cluster networks.
Drop by Huawei Booths #4018/19 at SC13.