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HPE and Ayar Labs Partner to Bring Optical I/O to Slingshot Fabric for HPC and AI

HPC systems leader Hewlett Packard Enterprise and startup Ayar Labs, maker of chip-to-chip optical I/O connectivity, today announced a strategic collaboration to integrate silicon photonics within HPE’s high performance Slingshot fabric. Longer term, HPE envisions future generations of HPC systems interconnects significantly enhanced by optical I/O, which is a silicon photonics-based technology that uses light instead of electricity to transmit data. The technology addresses both the need for higher data rates and improved energy efficiency (see “Composable HPC-AI at Scale: The Emergence of Optical I/O Chiplets”).

Altair Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

TROY, Mich., Jan. 6, 2022 — Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) signed a multi-year agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to offer Altair’s HPC solution suite for job scheduling and management with HPE’s HPC systems. The solution suite includes Altair PBS Professional, a scalable workload manager. “Altair and HPE have a strong, nearly 20-year relationship anchored in […]

HPE Launches GreenLake Edge-to-Cloud Platform for Analytics and Data Protection Cloud Services

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced new cloud services for the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform that the company said signify HPE’s entry into two software markets – unified analytics and data protection. “Together, these innovations further accelerate HPE’s transition to a cloud services company and give customers greater choice and freedom for their business […]

National Security Agency Awards HPE $2B HPC-as-a-Service GreenLake Contract

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced it has been awarded a $2 billion contract over 10 years with the National Security Agency (NSA) to deliver HPE’s high performance computing (HPC) technology as a service through the HPE GreenLake platform. The collaboration will be designed to enable the NSA to harness growing AI and data […]

HPE Buys Startup Open Source ML-HPC Platform Determined AI

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced that it has acquired Determined AI, a San Francisco-based startup with a software stack designed to train AI models faster using its open source machine learning (ML) platform. HPE will combine Determined AI’s \software solution with its AI and high performance computing (HPC) offerings to enable ML engineers to […]

Qumulo Extends to Asia Pacific; Expands Partnership with HPE

SEATTLE — April 20, 2021 — Qumulo, focused on enterprise file data management across hybrid-cloud environments, today announced the expansion of its global operations to Asia-Pacific (APAC). Driven by increased regional demand, Qumulo also announced expansion of its strategic partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to deliver simplicity and performance to customers across the region […]

HPE Adds Greenlake Cloud Services, Expands Ecosystem

HPE has announced updates to its GreenLake cloud services and additional partnerships within the Greenlake ecosystem. Updates include: New HPE GreenLake cloud services for bare metal management and scalable, modular, entry point HPE GreenLake cloud services for virtual machines and containers specifically tailored for mid-market businesses. New agreements with ALSO Group, Arrow, Ingram Micro Inc., […]

Reading the Intel Tea Leaves: Pat Gelsinger’s HPC Paradox

As he takes charge of Intel, CEO Pat Gelsinger faces a paradox: his new company is both troubled and a revenue geyser; if Intel is to continue its historical growth rates, he’ll need the skills of a corporate turnaround artist. These contradictions surely apply to Intel’s position in HPC/AI/data center server processors, where the company […]

HPE Launches HPC-as-a-Service via Greenlake Cloud Platform

HPE this morning announced an HPC-as-a-service offering that sits at the confluence of two well-established market trends: broadening adoption of HPC in the enterprise, and accelerating demand for cloud-based HPC. The pay-per-use HPE GreenLake cloud services for HPC runs on-premises or in a colocation facility and is designed to avoid the complexity and cost of […]

Altair Extends Strategic HPC OEM Agreement with HPE

Troy, Mich., Sept. 3, 2020 – Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR), a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high performance computing (HPC), and data analytics, extended its multi-year OEM agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to offer the newly enhanced version of Altair® PBS Professional® workload manager and job scheduler across HPE’s industry-leading HPC systems, including HPE Apollo Systems and […]