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CoolIT Systems in Agreement with nVent for High Density Rack-level Liquid Cooling

Calgary, Alberta – March 3, 2020 – CoolIT Systems Inc., a global leader in modular, scalable data center liquid cooling technology, has announced a strategic agreement with nVent Electric plc (NYSE:NVT) (“nVent”), a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions. As part of the commercial agreement, CoolIT will be able to provide customers with a larger, more effective product […]

Intel Achieves AWS High Performance Computing Competency Status

Intel has announced it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) High Performance Computing (HPC) Competency status. This designation recognizes that Intel has demonstrated deep experience helping customers optimize their HPC workloads for performance and efficiency using AWS’s elastic and scalable cloud infrastructure. “HPC has been key to solving the most complex problems in every industry and […]

Ungaro Departs: New HPC Leadership at HPE and Dell as Companies Vie for Server Top Spot

HPE and Dell, engaged in a neck-and-neck struggle for superiority in HPC servers, also are engaged in a reshuffling of their HPC leadership teams that may reflect similar visions of HPC’s evolving position across IT. Last week, we reported on Dell’s newly installed HPC management group following the departure in early February of Thierry Pellegrino, […]

Getting More Quantitative Analysis Modeling and Backtesting by Fixing Your Storage

HPC storage is under strain to deliver fast, shared dataset access for backtesting quantitative trading strategies. One solution is Panasas’ ActiveStor Ultra – a scalable, parallel, data storage system for reduced backtest times and higher accuracy modeling.

Panasas Expands Senior Team with Addition of Tech Veterans Todd Ruff and Brian Reed  

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – March 1, 2021 – Panasas announced today that Todd Ruff, vice president of marketing, and Brian Reed, vice president of product and alliances, have joined the company’s senior management team. Richio Aikawa has also joined Panasas as director of vertical solutions, a key role as the company looks to expand its focus […]

Fending off Bitcoin Mining HPC Thieves – Idaho National Lab’s Cryptojacking Detector

Demand for HPC resources from cryptocurrency miners has only increased with the explosion in the Bitcoin’s price – up 65 percent year-to-date. But with that demand has come mining malware, such as Monero and Lighting, algorithms that embed themselves into HPC applications. Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has announced development of a machine translation-based cryptocurrency mining […]

10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI – Part 4

In this insideHPC Guide, “10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI,” our friends over at WEKA offer 10 important questions to ask when starting with AI, specifically planning for success beyond the initial stages of a project. Reasons given for these failures include not having a plan ahead of time, not getting executive or business leadership buy-in, or failing to find the proper team to execute the project. Chasing the hot technology trend without having a proper strategy often leads companies down the path of failure.

Hyperion HPC User-Buyer Study: Demand for Sim-Analytics Systems, a Throughput Boom, FPGAs and AMD GPUs on the Move and Other Findings

Industry analyst firm Hyperion Research has completed its latest study of high performance computing buyers and users, it’s first since 2017, and the report reveals a quickly evolving and innovating industry in which, among other findings, end users are figuring out how to leverage the variety of compute architectures while also calling for HPC systems […]

Xilinx Alveo Platform for Networking and AI Video Analytics

SAN JOSE, Feb. 23, 2021 – Addressing the demands of the modern data center, Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced a range of new data center products and solutions, including a new family of Alveo SmartNICs, Smart World AI video analytics applications, an accelerated algorithmic trading reference design for sub-microsecond trading, and the Xilinx App […]

AIOps Company ScienceLogic Raises $105M from Goldman Sachs, Intel Capital and NewView Capital

Reston, Virginia – February 23, 2021 – ScienceLogic, provider of AI-driven monitoring solutions for hybrid cloud management, announced today that it has raised $105 million in growth financing. Silver Lake Waterman led the company’s Series E round with participation from existing investors Goldman Sachs, Intel Capital and NewView Capital. The investment will support the company’s […]