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@HPCpodcast: What’s New in HPC-class Storage and a New Feature: Top of the News

Join us for this episode – episode 20, be it noted – of the @HPCpodcast. It includes a new segment, Top of The News, offering a look at the top HPC developments of the week. Our discussion features federal funding for PsiQuantum and Global Foundries’ quantum computing research in upstate New York, along with AMD’s proposed acquisition of Pensando and Fujitsu’s new HPC cloud offerings that includes supercomputing technology used in the world’s most powerful HPC system, Fugaku.

$25M Federal Funding for Quantum R&D for GlobalFoundries and PsiQuantum

Federal funding of $25 million has been awarded to semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries and quantum development company PsiQuantum for quantum computing research and development. This funding, secured as a part of the recently passed Fiscal Year 2022 spending package, is intended to expand research conducted by the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, New York to […]

Ranovus Claims 1st Monolithic 100G Optical I/O Cores

San Diego – March 7, 2022 — Ranovus Inc. (“RANOVUS”) today announced the availability of its protocol-agnostic Odin 100G optical I/O cores based on GF Fotonix, GlobalFoundries’ recently announced monolithic platform. The company said GF Fotonix is the first in the industry to combine its differentiated 300mm photonics and RF-CMOS features on a silicon wafer, delivering […]

Ansys in Silicon Photonics Partnership with GlobalFoundries

PITTSBURGH March 7, 2022 – Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) announced it is collaborating with GlobalFoundries to deliver silicon photonics solutions., using photons — instead of electrons — to transfer and move data, supporting GF’s position in the optical networking space. GF Fotonix is GF’s monolithic platform, “the first in the industry to combine its differentiated 300mm photonics […]

Report: Intel Weighing Acquisition of GlobalFoundries

New Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger’s vow earlier this year to move the company into the foundry business – making chips not just for itself but also for others – may take the form of acquiring GlobalFoundries in a deal that could be worth $30 billion, according to a story in the Wall Street Journal. The […]

PsiQuantum and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Claim Quantum Computing Breakthrough

PALO ALTO, Calif. and Malta, New York – May 5, 2021 – PsiQuantum, the quantum computing company focused on delivering a 1 million-plus qubit quantum computer, and GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF), a feature-rich semiconductor manufacturer, today announced what they said is a major breakthrough in their partnership to build the world’s first full-scale commercial quantum computer. The […]

Ayar Labs Demonstrates Optical Interconnect Solution on GlobalFoundries’ Silicon Photonics Manufacturing Process  

Santa Clara, CA, Dec. 2, 2020 –Ayar Labs announced it has successfully demonstrated its patented monolithic electronic/photonic solution on GlobalFoundries’ (GF) next generation photonics technology based on its 45nm platform. This is an industry first and key milestone in providing chip-to-chip optical connectivity at scale, according to Ayar Labs, and is suited for data-hungry applications […]