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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 […]

PSC’s HPE-Cerebras ‘Neocortex’ AI Supercomputer Starts Early User Access Program

March 29, 2021 — The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has deployed Neocortex, an HPC system PSC said is designed to revolutionize scientific AI research.  Funded by a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation last June, Neocortex utilizes new hardware with the goal of accelerating AI research. PSC, a joint research organization of Carnegie […]

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Unveils Portfolio of AMD EPYC-based Solutions

HOUSTON – March 15, 2021 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced what the company said is record-breaking performance on a wide range of demanding workloads, surpassing competitors by up to 39 percent with its new computing solutions as part of its set of AMD EPYC processor-based offerings. By using the new AMD EPYCTM […]

AMD Launches 7nm ‘Milan’ EPYC Chips, Ups Price/Performance Ante for HPC, Data Center CPUs

Striving to continue on its path back to HPC and data center processor market prominence, AMD this morning introduced a new series of EPYC “Milan” CPUs that industry analysts and customers say looks to be a price/performance juggernaut. The EPYC 7003 series (SKUs below), designed by AMD and fabricated using Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.’s 7-nanometer […]

Radio Free HPC:  Cerebras AI Computing at EPCC and HPE’s Chippewa Falls Remodel

We have a full crew for this wide-ranging episode of RFHPC. We start with a discussion of the new Cerebras and HPE-based supercomputer slated for the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Center in, well, Edinburgh. We talk some feeds-and-speeds for the new boxes, particularly about the 400,000-core wafer Cerebras box, along with some of the workloads that will be […]

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., […]

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, […]

HPE to Build Research Supercomputer for Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology

HPE’s string of HPC contract wins has continued with the company’s announcement today that it’s building a supercomputer for KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. Funded by Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing (SNIC), the HPE Cray EX system will target modeling and simulation in academic pursuits and industrial areas, including drug design, renewable energy […]

Core Scientific Partners with HPE on Greenlake HPC-as-a-Service Offering

Bellevue, WA – Core Scientific, an infrastructure and software solutions provider for artificial intelligence and blockchain, today announced a partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to deliver its software solutions in the new HPE GreenLake cloud services for high performance computing (HPC). HPE GreenLake cloud services for HPC will allow customers to combine the power of an agile, […]

HPE Supercomputer Installed at Oak Ridge for U.S. Air Force

HPE has delivered a two-systems-in-one supercomputer to support weather modeling and forecasting for the U.S. Air force and Army. The HPC system, powered by two HPE Cray EX supercomputers, is now operational at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where it is managed by ORNL. HPE said that at 7.2 petaflops peak performance, the combined systems are […]