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Intersect360 Research Announces Nov. 4 Pre-SC20 HPC and AI Market Update Webinar

SUNNYVALE, CA—October 29, 2020 — HPC and hyperscale analyst firm Intersect360 Research has announced that CEO Addison Snell will present the latest research and insights for the HPC market at a free webinar on Wednesday, November 4 at 12pm EST / 9am PST. This pre-SC20 webinar will include an up-to-date overview of the latest data and […]

GIGABYTE Releases Motherboards for AMD Platform

  Taipei, Taiwan, October 29, 2020 – GIGABYTE Technology, (TWSE: 2376), a high-performance servers and workstations company, today announced two new server motherboards extending the diversity of boards for dual 2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ 7002 series processors allowing for demanding multi-threaded applications used in AI, scientific computations, and more. The MZ71-CE0 and MZ71-CE1 are very similar to the MZ72-HB0, […]

Zero to an ExaFLOP in Under a Second

In this sponsored post, Matthew Ziegler at Lenovo discusses today’s metric for raw speed of compute. Much like racing cars, servers do “time trials” to gauge their performance relative to a given workload.  There are more Spec or Web benchmarks out there for servers than there are racetracks and drag strips.  Perhaps the most important measure is the raw calculating throughput that a system delivers: FLOPS, or Floating-Point Operations Per Second. 

Schneider Electric Partners with EdgePresence and Accu-Tech to Deploy Edge Data Centers

Boston – Oct. 28, 2020 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced its partnership with EdgePresence and Accu-Tech to deploy edge points-of presence (PoPs) to help businesses utilize the power of the edge to drive digital business forward. Through this partnership, EdgePresence will nationally deploy edge data centers that include a […]

WekaIO Announces Cloud-Native, Unified Storage Solutions for Data Lifecycle

CAMPBELL, Calif. – October 27, 2020 –  WekaIO (Weka), the leader in high-performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, today announced a transformative cloud-native storage solution underpinned by the world’s fastest file system, WekaFS, that unifies and simplifies the data pipeline for performance-intensive workloads and accelerated DataOps. Weka has developed reference architectures (RAs) with leading […]

Sellafield Nuclear Site Extends Atos Contract

London, 28 October 2020 — Sellafield Ltd has signed a contract extension with Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, for a further two years, extending the long term relationship which started in 2012 into 2022. In support of Sellafield Ltd, which is responsible for the safe and secure operation and clean-up of the Sellafield […]

AMD’s Su on Xilinx Acquisition: ‘We Can Define the Future of High Performance Computing’

Marking a new phase in in the re-resurgence of AMD in its eternal struggle with Intel, and as reported here October 9, AMD has agreed to buy FPGA chip maker Xilinx, for $35 billion – another in a series of recent  technology industry acquisitions with direct bearing on HPC. “The acquisition brings together two industry […]

RISC-V International Announces Agenda for the 3rd Annual RISC-V Summit

The RISC-V International Association has announced the online program for the RISC-V Summit 2020 to be held Tuesday, Dec. 8 to Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. Here’s a link for conference registration. The RISC-V Summit brings together innovators, academics and business leaders to discuss the latest developments in the RISC-V ecosystem and dive deeper into collaboration and commercialization […]

Transform Your Business with the Next Generation of Accelerated Computing

In this white paper, you’ll find a compelling discussion regarding how Supermicro servers optimized for NVIDIA A100 GPUs are solving the world’s greatest HPC and AI challenges. As the expansion of HPC and AI poses mounting challenges to IT environments, Supermicro and NVIDIA are equipping organizations for success, with world-class solutions to empower business transformation. The Supermicro team is continually testing and validating advanced hardware featuring optimized software components to support a rising number of use cases.

SoftIron Appoints Greg Bruno Chief Architect

San Diego – Oct. 21, 2020 – SoftIron Ltd., the leader in task-specific data center solutions, continues on its growth trajectory in both technical and geographic reach with the opening of two new offices, and the appointment of Greg Bruno to the role of Chief Architect. Bruno, who joins SoftIron from Teradata, will lead the […]