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Intel’s Infrastructure Processing Unit Targets Hyperscaler Data Centers

Intel has unveiled a programmable networking device for hyperscalers and their massive data center infrastructures. Called the Infrastructure Processing Unit and announced at Intel made the announcement during the Six Five Summit, it’s a networking device is intended to help cloud and communication service providers cut overhead and free up performance for CPUs, to better utilize […]

EPA Awards ENERGY STAR Certification to Stream Data Centers’ Chicago I Facility

Dallas — May 13, 2021 — Stream Data Centers, a turnkey, powered shell and build-to-suit data center company, has announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the company’s Chicago I data center with a 2021 Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR certificate of achievement. This certification highlights the facility’s sustainable design, which helps to limit […]

Molex Scales Deployments of High-Speed Interconnect for Hyperscale and Data Centers

LISLE, IL – April 29, 2021 – Molex, a leading global connectivity and electronics solutions provider, is scaling global deployments of its high-speed copper and optical interconnects and modules to help customers better address demands for higher bandwidth. Molex’s broad portfolio of next-generation connectivity solutions leverage the latest advancements in copper and optics to deliver high signal integrity, lower […]

Fabless Semiconductor Startup Xsight Labs Closes Series D Led by Valor and Atreides, Joined by Fidelity

TEL-AVIV and SAN JOSE — March 3, 2021— Xsight Labs, a fabless semiconductor startup company, today announced the closing of its Series D funding. The round was led by Valor Equity Partners and Atreides Management and was joined by new investor Fidelity Management & Research Company. Existing investors Battery Ventures, Intel Capital, M12 Microsoft’s Venture Fund […]

EdgeConneX Increases Interconnection Options at Atlanta Data Center Campus with Bandwidth IG

Herndon, VA, – December 15, 2020 – ​EdgeConneX​, developer of edge data centers, has announced Bandwidth Infrastructure Group (Bandwidth IG) is now available at its Atlanta data center campus, ATL01 and ATL02. This addition increases high capacity connectivity options for enterprises and service providers, offering them more speed and scalability to meet their expanding network needs. […]

Inspur Launches Server for Mobile Liquid Cooling Cluster

Data center infrastructure provider Inspur Information has announced a plate liquid-cooling 2U 4-node server, the i24M5-LC, that the company said is optimized for large-scale water-cooling server data centers with PUE<1.2. Inspur said the i24M5-LC, built for HPC and cloud data centers, adopts a liquid cooling design based on....

Innovium High Performance Networking Solutions Move Big Data at SC19

Innovium is showcasing their TERALYNX-based high performance switches SC19 this week. These switches deliver the industry’s highest performance, lowest latency, and highest port radix with flexibility for 10G – 400G connectivity and breakthrough telemetry using Innovium’s programmable TERALYNX switch silicon.

High Performance Systems: An “Open Plan” for HPC

In this special guest feature from the SC19 Blog, Ryan Quick from Providentia Worldwide calls for a conference program that reflects more sharing across disciplines. “For me, HPC is about delivering answers to hard questions – right now. It’s about an inclusive and integrative approach to computing. And it’s exciting. If we can put aside our differences and allow ourselves to learn a little. We will gain a lot. I promise. See you in Denver.”

‘AI on the Fly’: Moving AI Compute and Storage to the Data Source

The impact of AI is just starting to be realized across a broad spectrum of industries. Tim Miller, Vice President Strategic Development at One Stop Systems (OSS), highlights a new approach — ‘AI on the Fly’ — where specialized high-performance accelerated computing resources for deep learning training move to the field near the data source. Moving AI computation to the data is another important step in realizing the full potential of AI.

NVIDIA to Purchase Mellanox for $6.9 Billion

Today NVIDIA announced plans to acquire Mellanox for approximately $6.9 billion. The acquisition will unite two of the world’s leading companies in HPC. Together, NVIDIA’s computing platform and Mellanox’s interconnects power over 250 of the world’s TOP500 supercomputers and have as customers every major cloud service provider and computer maker.