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Primeur weekly 2016-03-07

Focus

Azerbaijan e-infrastructure is developing fast thanks to project partnership with European Community ...

Quantum computing

Quantum leap for new UK centre ...

British minister announces GBP 204 million investment in doctoral training and Quantum Technologies science ...

Surrey's GBP 3 million grant puts the UK in pole position in the race to quantum technologies ...

Focus on Europe

Highly realistic virtual neurons fruit of an Allen Institute and Blue Brain collaboration ...

Middleware

Bright Computing announces partnership with France-based Alineos ...

Adaptive Computing launches high productivity remote visualization ...

Hardware

Mellanox delivers next generation network processor to key telco customers ...

TE Connectivity signs enterprise license agreement with ANSYS ...

OCF delivers new 181 Teraflop/s HPC resource for University College London ...

Cray appoints Fred Kohout as Chief Marketing Officer ...

The University of Rijeka takes a leap and unveils the most powerful supercomputer in the Adriatic region, designed by Bull ...

DDN continues run as global leader in 2015 TOP500 list of global supercomputing centres ...

Applications

SKODA AUTO drives innovation and automotive advancements powered by new SGI supercomputer ...

IBM and New York Genome Center to create comprehensive, open cancer data repository to tap cognitive insights from Watson ...

Updated workflows for new LHC ...

Cornell opens $25 million NSF platform for discovering new materials ...

World-leading supercomputer instrumental in discovery of proof point for Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity by Cardiff University ...

World's first parallel computer based on biomolecular motors ...

The Cloud

American Sleep Apnea Association and IBM launch SleepHealth app ...

Oracle unveils first data protection solution with seamless Cloud tiering ...

DDN continues run as global leader in 2015 TOP500 list of global supercomputing centres

2 Mar 2016 Santa Clara - DataDirect Networks has continued its leadership as the dominant storage provider of the world's fastest supercomputers for the seventh consecutive year with storage solutions that power two-thirds of identifiable sites on the most recent TOP500.org rankings list. The TOP500 list ranks the largest supercomputing environments by performance capabilities, highlighting the vendors and technologies that can uniquely deliver the capabilities to power the most data intensive environments on the globe.

"DDN's leadership position on the TOP500 list is consistent with our market research studies, which show that high performance computing users identify DDN as their storage provider more than any other vendor", stated Addison Snell, CEO of Intersect360 Research, the market research partner of TOP500.org. "DDN is also well-positioned to continue to grow, based on its product offerings that are in-line with forward-looking technology trends to address the ever-growing scalability and performance needs of HPC users, such as burst buffers for greater storage throughput."

High performance computing environments, like those in the TOP500, are under intense pressure to accelerate insights and research results as their end users seek to solve the questions of the universe, medicine, physics and the atmosphere quickly, efficiently and at ever-increasing scale. According to a recent DDN end user survey, HPC end users cited mixed I/O as the most difficult performance problem to solve and burst buffers as the most likely technology to take storage to Exascale levels.

With major HPC and Big Data deployments worldwide, DDN is meeting the needs of HPC and Enterprise storage users with its series of Solid State Storage arrays, hybrid storage arrays with flash acceleration, and IME file system acceleration and burst buffer technologies and massively scalable centralized storage that serves multiple clusters, lowers TCO and simplifies management and administration.

"DDN's selection for seven consecutive years as strategic partner and storage vendor of choice by the overwhelming majority of supercomputer centers on the TOP500 list is a testament to the continuous innovation and performance leadership we bring to the HPC space", stated Alex Bouzari, CEO and founder, DDN. "From SSD to Persistent Storage and Archive, File Systems to Object Stores and Burst Buffers, DDN's comprehensive end to end data lifecycle solutions continue to power the most data-intensive workflows in the world - generation after generation."
Source: DataDirect Networks

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2016-03-07

Focus

Azerbaijan e-infrastructure is developing fast thanks to project partnership with European Community ...

Quantum computing

Quantum leap for new UK centre ...

British minister announces GBP 204 million investment in doctoral training and Quantum Technologies science ...

Surrey's GBP 3 million grant puts the UK in pole position in the race to quantum technologies ...

Focus on Europe

Highly realistic virtual neurons fruit of an Allen Institute and Blue Brain collaboration ...

Middleware

Bright Computing announces partnership with France-based Alineos ...

Adaptive Computing launches high productivity remote visualization ...

Hardware

Mellanox delivers next generation network processor to key telco customers ...

TE Connectivity signs enterprise license agreement with ANSYS ...

OCF delivers new 181 Teraflop/s HPC resource for University College London ...

Cray appoints Fred Kohout as Chief Marketing Officer ...

The University of Rijeka takes a leap and unveils the most powerful supercomputer in the Adriatic region, designed by Bull ...

DDN continues run as global leader in 2015 TOP500 list of global supercomputing centres ...

Applications

SKODA AUTO drives innovation and automotive advancements powered by new SGI supercomputer ...

IBM and New York Genome Center to create comprehensive, open cancer data repository to tap cognitive insights from Watson ...

Updated workflows for new LHC ...

Cornell opens $25 million NSF platform for discovering new materials ...

World-leading supercomputer instrumental in discovery of proof point for Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity by Cardiff University ...

World's first parallel computer based on biomolecular motors ...

The Cloud

American Sleep Apnea Association and IBM launch SleepHealth app ...

Oracle unveils first data protection solution with seamless Cloud tiering ...