E4 Computer Engineering Joins OpenPOWER Foundation

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e4This week at SC15, E4 Computer Engineering from Italy announced its active participation in the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open technical community based on the POWER architecture, enabling collaborative development and opportunity for member differentiation and industry growth.

E4 Computer Engineering has been developing innovative platforms for a number of years, specifically focused on solutions applied to HPC environments. E4 Computer Engineering’s participation in OpenPOWER is a natural next step in the company’s commitment to next generation technology. POWER architecture-based products enable customers to boost performance of their infrastructure while increasing efficiency and scalability.

Joining the OpenPOWER Foundation and the ability to be part of a thriving ecosystem along with companies like IBM, Mellanox, Google and NVIDIA is an exciting time for E4,” said Vincenzo Nuti, CEO, E4 Computer Engineering. “Joining the OpenPOWER Foundation allows us to collaborate with differentiated technology and innovations that pivotal in driving forward solutions built for the future of high performance and data center computing.”

E4 is collaborating with fellow OpenPOWER members, including Wistron Corporation and Nvidia, to configure a system to configure a system that can achieve unprecedented performances thanks to the NVIDIA Tesla Accelerated Computing Platform and the flagship NVIDIA Tesla K80 GPU accelerators .

When it comes to today’s technology landscape, it is critical that companies approach IT infrastructure with purpose-built systems that can capture insight from data of all different types from a variety of sources,” said Sumit Gupta, Vice President and Business Line Executive of High Performance computing and OpenPOWER Operations, IBM. “The OpenPOWER Foundation brings designs and ideas from companies like E4 Computing Engineering and combines it with the rich innovation happening around the POWER processor.”

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