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Primeur weekly 2017-09-11

Focus

In Europe applications are driving the hardware developers towards exascale ...

Airbus needs HPC capacity to stay competitive ...

PPI4HPC procurement of 4 European supercomputers - what is it all about? ...

Crowd computing

BOINC community active in new version release, project management change and welcoming new sites ...

Quantum computing

Quantum detectives in the hunt for the world's first quantum computer ...

Flip-flop qubits: Radical new quantum computing design invented ...

Microsoft establishes quantum center at the University of Copenhagen ...

High-speed quantum memory for photons ...

Focus on Europe

Asetek announces new OEM, channel partner, and HPC installation ...

Fast magnetic writing of data ...

e-IRG Workshop to address European Open Science Cloud governance ...

Middleware

Univa releases open source Universal Resource Broker for Kubernetes ...

TACC supports parallel data analysis using popular software package, adapts R for co-processors ...

Avitas Systems, a GE venture, partners with NVIDIA to enhance AI for robotic inspection and automated defect recognition ...

Letting programmes manage their own processing resources ...

Hardware

Supermicro accelerates software-defined storage with VMware vSAN hyper-converged solution ...

Launch of the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment supported by CoolIT Systems Liquid Cooling ...

Cray signs solutions provider agreement with Vanguard Infrastructures ...

Solarflare XtremeScale NICs accelerate performance of NGINX application delivery ...

Applications

Ohio Supercomputer Center releases open-source HPC access portal ...

Improving cancer surgery with real-time image processing ...

CureMatch co-founders study molecular alterations of genes to develop personalized cancer therapy options ...

IBM and MIT to pursue joint research in artificial intelligence and establish new MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab ...

AA-ALERT project detects Fast Radio Burst ...

Particle physicists on a quest for new physics ...

Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology for Healthcare Forum at the Basel Life Conference ...

The Cloud

Huawei releases FusionServer G series heterogeneous computing platform ...

Army re-ups with IBM for $135 million in Cloud services ...

Cray signs solutions provider agreement with Vanguard Infrastructures

5 Sep 2017 Seattle - Cray Inc. has signed a solutions provider agreement with Vanguard Infrastructures in order for Vanguard to develop, market, and sell on premise and Cloud-as-a-Service cybersecurity solutions that fuse supercomputing technologies with an open, enterprise-ready software framework for Big Data analytics. Vanguard has also purchased a Cray Urika-GX system.

Headquartered in Frisco, Texas, Vanguard Infrastructures offers hosting services and custom-built cybersecurity solutions that utilize the unique capabilities of graph analytics. With its new Cray Urika-GX agile analytics platform and the integrated Cray Graph Engine, Vanguard can offer advanced cybersecurity solutions that can analyze billions of data points and behavioral mannerisms of both human and machine to help customers combat cybersecurity and insider threats.

"The unprecedented combination of speed and versatility of the Cray Urika-GX system makes it a powerful component of a comprehensive cybersecurity solution for threat detection", stated Fred Kohout, Cray's senior vice president of products and chief marketing officer. "Vanguard can now provide its customers with differentiated and customized cybersecurity solutions that combine the strengths of Cray's Big Data analytics infrastructure with Vanguard's security expertise."

"Vanguard is honored to work with Cray to enrich the Urika-GX and utilize its large-scale processing capabilities to solve mission-critical security threats across industry verticals", stated Vijay Richard, Executive Vice President, Vanguard Infrastructures. "The Urika-GX platform powers Vanguard’s Intelligence to not only detect, but also mitigate data exfiltration attempts. In addition, the Cray Graph Engine rapidly and intuitively offers visualization of networks, threats and interdiction activity in near real-time."

The Cray Urika-GX agile analytics platform features a scalable analytics software environment designed to support large-scale data science activity. An exclusive feature of the Cray Urika-GX system is the Cray Graph Engine, which leverages the high-speed Aries network interconnect, to provide unprecedented, large-scale graph pattern matching and discovery operations across complex collections of data. Also supported is the Apache Spark cluster engine and the Apache Hadoop software library, both included to provide the tools necessary for large-scale analytics and machine learning operations. When combined, the three environments - Spark, Hadoop and the Cray Graph Engine - enable customers to build complete end-to-end analytics workflows and avoid unnecessary data movement.
Source: Cray

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Primeur weekly 2017-09-11

Focus

In Europe applications are driving the hardware developers towards exascale ...

Airbus needs HPC capacity to stay competitive ...

PPI4HPC procurement of 4 European supercomputers - what is it all about? ...

Crowd computing

BOINC community active in new version release, project management change and welcoming new sites ...

Quantum computing

Quantum detectives in the hunt for the world's first quantum computer ...

Flip-flop qubits: Radical new quantum computing design invented ...

Microsoft establishes quantum center at the University of Copenhagen ...

High-speed quantum memory for photons ...

Focus on Europe

Asetek announces new OEM, channel partner, and HPC installation ...

Fast magnetic writing of data ...

e-IRG Workshop to address European Open Science Cloud governance ...

Middleware

Univa releases open source Universal Resource Broker for Kubernetes ...

TACC supports parallel data analysis using popular software package, adapts R for co-processors ...

Avitas Systems, a GE venture, partners with NVIDIA to enhance AI for robotic inspection and automated defect recognition ...

Letting programmes manage their own processing resources ...

Hardware

Supermicro accelerates software-defined storage with VMware vSAN hyper-converged solution ...

Launch of the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment supported by CoolIT Systems Liquid Cooling ...

Cray signs solutions provider agreement with Vanguard Infrastructures ...

Solarflare XtremeScale NICs accelerate performance of NGINX application delivery ...

Applications

Ohio Supercomputer Center releases open-source HPC access portal ...

Improving cancer surgery with real-time image processing ...

CureMatch co-founders study molecular alterations of genes to develop personalized cancer therapy options ...

IBM and MIT to pursue joint research in artificial intelligence and establish new MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab ...

AA-ALERT project detects Fast Radio Burst ...

Particle physicists on a quest for new physics ...

Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology for Healthcare Forum at the Basel Life Conference ...

The Cloud

Huawei releases FusionServer G series heterogeneous computing platform ...

Army re-ups with IBM for $135 million in Cloud services ...