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Silicon Mechanics steps up with Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

Today Silicon Mechanics announced immediate availability of Intel’s new family of processors, the Intel Xeon Scalable platform, formerly code-named Purley. Intel’s newest processing platform features a selection of Intel Xeon processors designed to scale with a business as it grows, from an entry-level Bronze processor to the Intel Xeon Platinum processor for maximum performance, hardware-enhanced security, and advanced RAS (reliability, availability, and serviceability). “As a long-term Strategic OEM partner with Intel, we are excited to bring the Intel Xeon Scalable platform to our customers on day one,” said Silicon Mechanics Chief Marketing Officer Sue Lewis. “Our customers have been excited about the expected improvements in memory bandwidth and performance, and through our close-working partnership with Intel, we are ready to help them deploy systems based on the new processors now.”

Cal Poly Wins Silicon Mechanics Research Cluster Grant

Today Silicon Mechanics announced that California Polytechnic State University is the recipient of its sixth annual Research Cluster Grant. As a result of its successful application, Cal Poly will receive a High-Performance Computing cluster with the latest high-performance processing, networking, storage and GPU technologies, valued at over $130,000 for use in demonstrated research and educational purposes going forward.

Silicon Mechanics: HPC Built for You at SC16

In this video from SC16, Silicon Mechanics CTO Daniel Chow describes how the company brings value and performance to its HPC customers. “When looking for a leading solutions integrator to couple disparate hardware and software products into a “HPC Built For You” solution, that will keep up with the evolution and disruptive forces in technology – the Experts at Silicon Mechanics are here to help you.”

Win a Cluster for your Institution with the 2017 Research Cluster Grant

Today Silicon Mechanics announced the opening of the 6th Annual Research Cluster Grant (RCG) program. “We hope you will consider this opportunity to support your research by submitting a proposal or by forwarding this to others in your department who could benefit from this grant. The RCG is open to all United States and Canadian qualified post-secondary institutions, university-affiliated research institutions, non-profit research institutions and researchers at federal labs with university affiliations. Submissions will be reviewed for merit and related impacts. Further details on the grant rules and the technical specifications of the cluster itself are available on our Research Cluster Grant website.”

Slidecast: Silicon Mechanics – An Open-Technology Solutions Integrator

In this slidecast, Silicon Mechanics CTO Daniel Chow describes how the company brings value and performance to its HPC customers. “When looking for a leading solutions integrator to couple disparate hardware and software products into a “HPC Built For You” solution, that will keep up with the evolution and disruptive forces in technology – the Experts at Silicon Mechanics are here to help you.”

Silicon Mechanics is Intel’s ‘Channel Cares’ Partner of the Year

Today Silicon Mechanics announced that the company was recently named one of the Intel Corporation’s 2015 ISS Partner’s of the Year, specifically with Intel’s Channel Cares program. TheISS Partner of the Year award is given out each year at the company’s Intel Solutions Summit to 16 different partners across 16 different categories ranging from retail to security to healthcare, cloud solutions and more. This is the first time that Silicon Mechanics has appeared on the prestigious list.

University of New Orleans Wins Silicon Mechanics Research Cluster Grant

Today Silicon Mechanics announced that the University of New Orleans is the recipient of the company’s fifth annual Research Cluster Grant (RCG). Each grant awardee will receive a High-Performance Computing cluster with the latest high-performance processing and GPU technologies, valued at over $100,000 for use in demonstrated research purposes going forward. This is the second year that Silicon Mechanics has made the award to two institutions.

Silicon Mechanics Awards Research Clusters

Today Silicon Mechanics announced the recipients of its fourth annual Research Cluster Grant (RCG). Dordt College and The City College of New York will receive HPC Clusters with a combined value of over $175,000 to support growing research programs.