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Primeur weekly 2015-07-20

Special

HPC is a strong growth market but power, cooling and parallel software issues need to be solved ...

Focus

Fortissimo to offer HPC simulation for SMEs and manufacturing industry ...

Exascale supercomputing

SmartRack appeared at International Supercomputing Conference 2015 ...

Crowd computing

IBM's virtual supercomputer finds clean water clue - crowd computing privided by citizens ...

BOINC has launched a new governance model ...

Focus on Europe

EU open source software project receives green light ...

ETP4HPC, EXDCI and SESAME Net - new HPC initiatives in Europe's Horizon 2020 ...

Middleware

Big PanDA and Titan merge to tackle torrent of LHC's full-energy collision data ...

OpenMP ARB announces line-up of world-class keynotes, speakers, tutorials and panel sessions for Annual OpenMPCon Developer Conference ...

Hardware

Geoff Lyon, CoolIT Systems, is Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year industry finalist ...

Intersect360 Research restructures access to reports ...

HP and NEC collaborate to advance adoption of network functions virtualization technology ...

SGI broadens access to 8-socket plus configurations with Dell for customers running SAP HANA ...

IBM Research Alliance produces industry's first 7nm node test chips ...

Cutting cost and power consumption for Big Data ...

Tsubame KFC and plans for Tsubame-3 supercomputer explained by Satoshi Matsuoka ...

Applications

Neptune's badly behaved magnetic field ...

IBM and Mubadala to bring Watson to the Middle East & North Africa ...

Tsinghua University named ISC Cluster Competition Champion for the second time ...

Rolls-Royce first company to join supercomputing initiative that breaks down barriers between industry and academia ...

The Cloud

IBM Cloud delivers supercomputing power to fuel innovation ...

OVH.com launches world's first ARMv8-based public Cloud powered by Cavium's ThunderX workload optimized processor ...

Researchers call for support for data in the cloud to facilitate genomics research ...

i-Virtualize strengthens its Cloud offerings in North America with VersaStack solution by Cisco and IBM ...

Oracle introduces Oracle Order Management Cloud and Oracle Global Order Promising Cloud, enabling order fulfillment in the Cloud ...

OVH.com launches world's first ARMv8-based public Cloud powered by Cavium's ThunderX workload optimized processor

13 Jul 2015 Roubaix - OVH.com, a large Internet hosting company, has launched the world's first ARMv8 based public Cloud for scalable compute and storage powered by Cavium's flagship 48 core 64-bit ARMv8-A ThunderX workload optimized processor. Cavium is a provider of products that enable secure and intelligent processing for enterprise, data centre, wired and wireless networking. These platforms will be available to OVH.com customers starting this quarter.

OVH.com offers a vast range of IT services for businesses and technophiles in particular. From web hosting to virtual data centres, dedicated servers and storage solutions, all of their services benefit from continuous innovation and are regularly enriched with new features. With 700,000 customers across 16 countries, 17 Data Centers, hosting a total of 200,000 servers, 18M web applications hosted, OVH.com is one of the largest Internet hosting providers in the world. The ThunderX powered Cloud service will be offered on RunAbove, an OVH brand that delivers public Cloud on steroids combining the power of bare metal with the flexibility and high availability of the public Cloud.

OVH.com is an expert in delivering innovative technologies to their customers. OVH is constantly looking for opportunities to reduce customer costs while improving user experience. Cavium's ThunderX processors provide an ideal building block for RunAbove public Cloud. RunAbove ThunderX customers benefit from the fine-grained control of a large number of cores, integrated standard low latency Ethernet fabric, 10/40/100 GbE networking, end-to-end virtualization enabled through virtSoC technology, and powerful integrated accelerators for packet processing, security, deep packet inspection and virtualization. OVH will leverage both ThunderX_CP and ThunderX_ST workload optimized processor SKUs to deliver fast and scalable compute and storage services seamlessly provisioned by OpenStack.

"This deployment is an example of OVH.Com's leadership in delivering latest industry leading technologies to our customers", stated Miroslaw KLABA, VP R&D of OVH.Com. "With RunAbove ThunderX based instances, we can offer our users breakthrough performance at the lowest cost while optimizing the infrastructure for targeted compute and storage workloads delivering best in class TCO and user experience", he added.

"Cloud service operators are looking to gain the benefits and flexibility of end to end virtualization while managing dynamically changing workloads and massive data requirements", stated Rishi Chugh, Director Marketing, Cavium Inc. "ThunderX based RunAbove instances provide exceptional processing performance and flexibility by integrating a tremendous amount of IO along with targeted workload accelerators for compute, security, networking and storage at the lowest cost per VM for RunAbove - into a power, space and cost-optimized form factor."

RunAbove Cloud services powered by ThunderX will be available in early August 2015.
Source: Cavium

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2015-07-20

Special

HPC is a strong growth market but power, cooling and parallel software issues need to be solved ...

Focus

Fortissimo to offer HPC simulation for SMEs and manufacturing industry ...

Exascale supercomputing

SmartRack appeared at International Supercomputing Conference 2015 ...

Crowd computing

IBM's virtual supercomputer finds clean water clue - crowd computing privided by citizens ...

BOINC has launched a new governance model ...

Focus on Europe

EU open source software project receives green light ...

ETP4HPC, EXDCI and SESAME Net - new HPC initiatives in Europe's Horizon 2020 ...

Middleware

Big PanDA and Titan merge to tackle torrent of LHC's full-energy collision data ...

OpenMP ARB announces line-up of world-class keynotes, speakers, tutorials and panel sessions for Annual OpenMPCon Developer Conference ...

Hardware

Geoff Lyon, CoolIT Systems, is Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year industry finalist ...

Intersect360 Research restructures access to reports ...

HP and NEC collaborate to advance adoption of network functions virtualization technology ...

SGI broadens access to 8-socket plus configurations with Dell for customers running SAP HANA ...

IBM Research Alliance produces industry's first 7nm node test chips ...

Cutting cost and power consumption for Big Data ...

Tsubame KFC and plans for Tsubame-3 supercomputer explained by Satoshi Matsuoka ...

Applications

Neptune's badly behaved magnetic field ...

IBM and Mubadala to bring Watson to the Middle East & North Africa ...

Tsinghua University named ISC Cluster Competition Champion for the second time ...

Rolls-Royce first company to join supercomputing initiative that breaks down barriers between industry and academia ...

The Cloud

IBM Cloud delivers supercomputing power to fuel innovation ...

OVH.com launches world's first ARMv8-based public Cloud powered by Cavium's ThunderX workload optimized processor ...

Researchers call for support for data in the cloud to facilitate genomics research ...

i-Virtualize strengthens its Cloud offerings in North America with VersaStack solution by Cisco and IBM ...

Oracle introduces Oracle Order Management Cloud and Oracle Global Order Promising Cloud, enabling order fulfillment in the Cloud ...