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Primeur weekly 2011-09-12

Exascale supercomputing

Stevens researchers pioneer novel technique to make plasmonic nanogap arrays ...

The Cloud

Contrail introduces new PaaS service ...

IBM to power "smarter citizens" Cloud in China with System z ...

Chinese Government and Businesses continue to embrace IBM smarter computing ...

IBM broadens efforts to prepare small and medium businesses for growth ...

Platform Computing named best of VMworld finalist in "Private Cloud Computing" category ...

UC4 announces collaboration with Red Hat to enhance automated open source solutions for virtual and Cloud infrastructure ...

Aneka Platform for Grid and Cloud Computing finalist for Telstra Innovation Challenge ...

Desktop Grids

World Community Grid targets Leishmaniasis ...

EuroFlash

AMD FirePro Professional Graphics certified for New OpenCL compliant 3D modelling application ...

CWI Database Architecture Group wins VLDB 2011 C&V best paper award ...

Mellanox provides high speed connectivity for UK-based Grid computing project ...

NVIDIA enables dramatic new video processing and I/O capability for Quadro and Tesla GPUs ...

USFlash

AMD ships first "Bulldozer" processors ...

Top scientists head for Australia to talk SKA ...

C-DAC announces first-of-its-kind industry relevant Global Certification Programme for HPC professionals ...

Magnetic fields keep Milky Way's central black hole hungry - for now ...

"Culturomics 2.0" forecasts human behaviour by supercomputing global news ...

Emerson Network Power launches first fanless embedded computer featuring second generation Intel processor ...

UC San Diego invention saving consumers trillions of watt hours and millions of dollars ...

3M and IBM to develop new types of adhesives to create 3D semiconductors ...

Strong growth continues in the worldwide disk storage systems market in the second quarter, according to IDC ...

Ongoing infrastructure investments carry storage software revenues to seventh consecutive quarter of growth in 2011, according to IDC ...

Special report highlights 'greatest hits' of scientific supercomputing ...

Oracle delivers Oracle Application Testing Suite 9.3, simplifies testing for Oracle's Siebel CRM ...

Mellanox provides high speed connectivity for UK-based Grid computing project

6 Sep 2011 Sunnyvale - Mellanox Technologies Ltd.'s end-to-end 40Gb/s InfiniBand and 10GbE connectivity products have been selected by High Performance Computing Wales (HPC Wales), a five year project that is providing advanced computing technology access to businesses and universities across Wales.

HPC Wales chose Mellanox's state-of-the-art computing technology and infrastructure to increase its high-level skills development and training, and provide tailor-made support services to businesses. The availability of this technology is expected to have a significant impact on the Welsh economy, business competitiveness, innovation, job sector, high value R&D in higher education institutions and skills development.

"The HPC Wales project will provide Wales with a world-class supercomputing network, a research and innovation institute, and a skills academy which will have commercial and economic impacts and outputs", stated David Craddock, Chief Executive Officer of HPC Wales. "When deciding on our technologies, we immediately went with Mellanox for their top performing end-to-end connectivity products. Their

latency-reducing and performance-boosting InfiniBand and 10GbE offerings are the perfect solution to our high-performance computing needs."

"HPC Wales is an ambitious project that plans to provide user-focused services and training in high-performance computing for researchers in businesses and universities", stated John Monson, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. "Mellanox is pleased that HPC Wales has chosen our 40Gb/s InfiniBand and 10GbE connectivity products to support their high-performance computing efforts to speed up the innovation of regional products and services."

Mellanox's end-to-end InfiniBand and 10GbE connectivity solutions, consisting of the ConnectX-3 line of I/O adapter products, comprehensive SwitchX family of fixed and modular switches, management and acceleration software and cables, deliver industry-leading performance, efficiency and scalability for the best return-on-investment for performance interconnects.

Source: Mellanox

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2011-09-12

Exascale supercomputing

Stevens researchers pioneer novel technique to make plasmonic nanogap arrays ...

The Cloud

Contrail introduces new PaaS service ...

IBM to power "smarter citizens" Cloud in China with System z ...

Chinese Government and Businesses continue to embrace IBM smarter computing ...

IBM broadens efforts to prepare small and medium businesses for growth ...

Platform Computing named best of VMworld finalist in "Private Cloud Computing" category ...

UC4 announces collaboration with Red Hat to enhance automated open source solutions for virtual and Cloud infrastructure ...

Aneka Platform for Grid and Cloud Computing finalist for Telstra Innovation Challenge ...

Desktop Grids

World Community Grid targets Leishmaniasis ...

EuroFlash

AMD FirePro Professional Graphics certified for New OpenCL compliant 3D modelling application ...

CWI Database Architecture Group wins VLDB 2011 C&V best paper award ...

Mellanox provides high speed connectivity for UK-based Grid computing project ...

NVIDIA enables dramatic new video processing and I/O capability for Quadro and Tesla GPUs ...

USFlash

AMD ships first "Bulldozer" processors ...

Top scientists head for Australia to talk SKA ...

C-DAC announces first-of-its-kind industry relevant Global Certification Programme for HPC professionals ...

Magnetic fields keep Milky Way's central black hole hungry - for now ...

"Culturomics 2.0" forecasts human behaviour by supercomputing global news ...

Emerson Network Power launches first fanless embedded computer featuring second generation Intel processor ...

UC San Diego invention saving consumers trillions of watt hours and millions of dollars ...

3M and IBM to develop new types of adhesives to create 3D semiconductors ...

Strong growth continues in the worldwide disk storage systems market in the second quarter, according to IDC ...

Ongoing infrastructure investments carry storage software revenues to seventh consecutive quarter of growth in 2011, according to IDC ...

Special report highlights 'greatest hits' of scientific supercomputing ...

Oracle delivers Oracle Application Testing Suite 9.3, simplifies testing for Oracle's Siebel CRM ...