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Quantum computing

Atos delivers world's highest performing quantum simulator to Argonne National Laboratory  ...

Focus on Europe

Barcelona Supercomputing Center releases COMPSs version 2.4 at SC18 ...

Middleware

Spectra7 technology now available from 10Gtek  ...

ScaleMP to showcase broad product line-up and innovations at SC18 ...

OpenMP 5.0 is a major leap forward ...

Excelero announces support for Mellanox's BlueField, taking web-scale storage with NVMesh to a whole new level ...

Mellanox HDR InfiniBand solutions accelerate new supercomputer for advanced research computing at the University of Michigan ...

Hardware

Ciphertex debuts two new servers at Supercomputing'18 ...

TYAN highlights AMD EPYC processor-based HPC and storage server platforms at SC18 ...

Liqid delivers NVIDIA GPU supercomputer rack as it ramps innovation in bare-metal composable infrastructure ...

Liqid enables industry's first composable FPGA platform as it broadens composable infrastructure leadership ...

Applications

Mellanox and Los Alamos National Laboratory join forces to develop ultra-large scale mission-centric computing infrastructure ...

TOP500

Mellanox InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions accelerate the majority of TOP500 platforms on the November TOP500 supercomputers list ...

The Cloud

Cray partners with Microsoft and Intel to deliver early-access programme for running mission-critical supercomputing workloads in Microsoft Azure ...

Univa accelerates enterprise migration of HPC workloads to the Cloud ...

WekaIO and Univa partner to simplify the on-ramp of HPC workloads to the Cloud ...

Company news

Atos launches new BullSequana hybrid supercomputer for AI-augmented simulation ...

Asetek Liquid Cooled Intel Compute Modules installed by Ace Computers in HPC cluster for U.S. Defense contractor ...

Asetek to showcase liquid cooling technology for AI and HPC at SC18 ...

Verne Global introduces Arm architecture via Marvell ThunderX2 processor-based servers to hpcDIRECT ...

Cray turbocharges AI model development with new algorithms and frameworks ...

Solarflare, Smart IOPS and Wistron showcase high performance NVMe over TCP storage appliance at Supercomputing 2018 ...

Latest version of Bright Cluster Manager deployed at Binghamton University by Data In Science Technologies ...

DDN unveils professional support for Lustre clients on Arm-based platforms ...

Panasas introduces ActiveStor Ultra featuring PANFS 8, the industry's only plug-and-play portable parallel file system ...

Verne Global introduces Arm architecture via Marvell ThunderX2 processor-based servers to hpcDIRECT

13 Nov 2018 London, Dallas - Verne Global, a provider of advanced data centre solutions for high performance computing (HPC), has expanded hpcDIRECT, its optimised bare-metal infrastructure solution, to include servers with Arm-based Marvell ThunderX2 processors.

High performance computing applications work with high volumes of complex and varied data that demand vast improvements in capacity, capability and efficiency in order to facilitate rapid processing at scale. The second generation of Marvell's Arm v8-A based server processors, ThunderX2, is optimised to drive high computational performance by delivering outstanding memory bandwidth and memory capacity. This, in combination with the low cost, energy efficiency and optimised performance of the Arm architecture, creates an environment that is well suited to run computationally intensive HPC workloads.

Offering multiple processor architectures in the hpcDIRECT solution further expands Verne Global's commitment to delivering a genuine, TrueHPC environment. In the world of HPC, one size does not fit all. This power-intensive form of compute requires optimised infrastructure and specialist DevOps support. As a result, entrepreneurial technology teams are looking for modern HPC solutions that can be highly attuned to their specific needs, and those of the applications they are deploying.

"Intensive, industrial HPC workloads require data center solutions offering higher performance, greater compute density, and scalability to meet elastic demand. They also require specialised support in order to fully optimise the HPC environment", stated Brent Gorda, senior director of HPC, Infrastructure Line of Business, Arm. "By combining the capabilities of hpcDIRECT with Marvell's Arm-based servers, we're delivering powerful and efficient bare-metal solutions that address the compute requirements of today's data-driven industries."

"The high performance computing market is rapidly expanding the adoption and deployment of the Arm-based architecture with Marvell ThunderX2 64-bit Arm v8-A processors leading the way", stated Larry Wikelius, vice president Ecosystem and Partner Enabling at Marvell Semiconductor Inc. "hpcDIRECT is an excellent offering to further accelerate commercial ISV development, customer validation and end user optimisation and deployment. We are excited to see Verne Global join us in driving this critical ecosystem for the HPC market."

"Together, Arm and Marvell have taken an innovative approach in the market by looking at the needs of applications and HPC users to build an architecture to fully support that. This mirrors our own TrueHPC methodology that ensures optimal accessibility, flexibility and security in order to deliver peak processing power, speed and application performance", stated Tate Cantrell, CTO, Verne Global.

For any organisation interested in testing hpcDIRECT with Arm-based servers powered by Marvell ThunderX2 processors, they can request a free trial via the Verne Global website. Alternatively, SC18 delegates can visit Verne Global at the Arm stand (#2639) at SC18 in Dallas, Texas, between the 12-15 November, 2018.

Source: Verne Global

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Primeur live 2018-11-14

Quantum computing

Atos delivers world's highest performing quantum simulator to Argonne National Laboratory  ...

Focus on Europe

Barcelona Supercomputing Center releases COMPSs version 2.4 at SC18 ...

Middleware

Spectra7 technology now available from 10Gtek  ...

ScaleMP to showcase broad product line-up and innovations at SC18 ...

OpenMP 5.0 is a major leap forward ...

Excelero announces support for Mellanox's BlueField, taking web-scale storage with NVMesh to a whole new level ...

Mellanox HDR InfiniBand solutions accelerate new supercomputer for advanced research computing at the University of Michigan ...

Hardware

Ciphertex debuts two new servers at Supercomputing'18 ...

TYAN highlights AMD EPYC processor-based HPC and storage server platforms at SC18 ...

Liqid delivers NVIDIA GPU supercomputer rack as it ramps innovation in bare-metal composable infrastructure ...

Liqid enables industry's first composable FPGA platform as it broadens composable infrastructure leadership ...

Applications

Mellanox and Los Alamos National Laboratory join forces to develop ultra-large scale mission-centric computing infrastructure ...

TOP500

Mellanox InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions accelerate the majority of TOP500 platforms on the November TOP500 supercomputers list ...

The Cloud

Cray partners with Microsoft and Intel to deliver early-access programme for running mission-critical supercomputing workloads in Microsoft Azure ...

Univa accelerates enterprise migration of HPC workloads to the Cloud ...

WekaIO and Univa partner to simplify the on-ramp of HPC workloads to the Cloud ...

Company news

Atos launches new BullSequana hybrid supercomputer for AI-augmented simulation ...

Asetek Liquid Cooled Intel Compute Modules installed by Ace Computers in HPC cluster for U.S. Defense contractor ...

Asetek to showcase liquid cooling technology for AI and HPC at SC18 ...

Verne Global introduces Arm architecture via Marvell ThunderX2 processor-based servers to hpcDIRECT ...

Cray turbocharges AI model development with new algorithms and frameworks ...

Solarflare, Smart IOPS and Wistron showcase high performance NVMe over TCP storage appliance at Supercomputing 2018 ...

Latest version of Bright Cluster Manager deployed at Binghamton University by Data In Science Technologies ...

DDN unveils professional support for Lustre clients on Arm-based platforms ...

Panasas introduces ActiveStor Ultra featuring PANFS 8, the industry's only plug-and-play portable parallel file system ...