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HPC: Stop Scaling the Hard Way

…today’s situation is clear: HPC is struggling with reliability at scale. Well over 10 years ago, Google proved that commodity hardware was both cheaper and more effective for hyperscale processing when controlled by software-defined systems, yet the HPC market persists with its old-school, hardware-based paradigm. Perhaps this is due to prevailing industry momentum or working within the collective comfort zone of established practices. Either way, hardware-centric approaches to storage resiliency need to go.

Chenbro Launches 2U Compact JBOD for High-Density Storage

Taipei, Taiwan, October 7, 2021 – Chenbro (TWSE: 8210), designer and manufacturer of own-brand rackmount systems, has announced the compact 2U JBOD, the DS25224, which supports 24 x 2.5” tool-less SAS or SATA drives, with the 12Gbps redundant expanders, designed for the big data era. Big data and data analytics are driving a continuous demand […]

Quantum Corp. Launches Long-Term Archiving with Object Storage Services

SAN JOSE, October 5, 2021 — Quantum Corporation (NASDAQ: QMCO) today announced two breakthrough innovations aimed at organizations generating, storing, and managing huge amounts of data. Quantum is introducing ActiveScale Cold Storage, a new class of storage that combines advanced object store software with hyperscale tape technology to provide secure, highly durable, and extremely low-cost storage for archiving cold […]

HPE’s HPC and AI Solutions for the Energy Industry: Driving the Transition from Fossil Fuels to a Renewables Future

{SPONSORED CONTENT]   The oil & gas industry has been a high-rev engine driving HPC growth for more than 40 years. It’s a sector with insatiable demand for supercomputing processing power and high performance, high capacity data storage – demand continually intensified as fossil fuel reserves have become harder to find. In fact, one reason the […]

CATALOG Secures $35M in Series B Funding, DNA-Based Computation Expected Next Year

Boston, Sept. 30, 2021 — CATALOG, a startup developing automated DNA-based digital data storage, announced it secured $35 million in Series B funding led by Hanwha Impact. This funding will spur the development of a computing platform where both data management and computation occur through the manipulation of synthetic DNA. In addition, CATALOG will use the […]

Quantum Appoints Data Scientist Emily White to Board of Directors

SAN JOSE, Calif. — September 29, 2021— Quantum Corporation (NASDAQ: QMCO) today announced that Emily White has joined the company’s Board of Directors. White’s extensive experience in data science and analytics will be instrumental in Quantum’s mission to help organizations manage and enrich their data in order to drive their businesses forward. White joins Quantum’s board as […]

HPC as a Service to Accelerate Transformational Growth

[SPONSORED POST] This whitepaper discusses how HPC delivered as a service through HPE GreenLake combines the power and compliance of on-premises systems, with cloud-like financial flexibility, ease of management, and consumption-based pricing. HPE managed services and support help accelerate HPC time to value. Without upheaval, customers get a smoother, faster path to better business through HPC.

Scality Awarded U.S. Patent for Hyperscale Data Protection  

SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 22, 2021 – Scality, maker of distributed file systems and object storage solutions, has been awarded a patent designed to empower customers to recover from disasters or ransomware attacks with increased precision. It provides the technical basis for enabling snapshots at massive scale, with the ability to capture billions of files […]

Qumulo Launches Recover Q Ransomware Defense

SEATTLE – Sept. 22, 2021 – Qumulo, maker of enterprise file data management across hybrid cloud environments, today unveiled Qumulo Recover Q, a business continuity and disaster recovery solution that bolsters existing strategies to help guard against and react to ransomware threats. The new solution helps customers minimize the attack surface threat actors target and […]

GigaIO Adds to Executive Sales Leadership

San Diego, California — (August 24, 2021) — GigaIO, the creators of data center rack-scale architecture for artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing (HPC) solutions, announced today that it has expanded its leadership team, hiring Eric Oberhofer as Vice President North American Sales and Matt Demas as Chief Technical Officer, Global Sales. Oberhofer joins the company […]