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  • Indian Institute of Science Adopts Cray's Petaflop Supercomputer; Nick Gorga Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Indian Institute of Science Adopts Cray's Petaflop Supercomputer; Nick Gorga Comments

    Cray has installed a petaflop supercomputer at the Indian Institute of Science Supercomputing Education and Research Center in Bangalore to aid SERC research initiatives focused on high-performance computing. The company said Monday the Cray XC40 supercomputer, dubbed SahasraT, is equipped with Intel Xeon processors, Dragonfly topology, Aries interconnect technology, DataWarp optional platforms, cooling systems and NVIDIA Tesla graphic processing unit accelerators. […] More

  • Peter Ungaro: Cray to Continue DoD Supercomputing Program Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Peter Ungaro: Cray to Continue DoD Supercomputing Program Support

    Cray will provide the Defense Department with two XC40 supercomputers and two Sonexion storage systems to support the military’s High-Performance Computing Modernization Program under a $30 million contract. The company said Monday the U.S. Navy DoD Supercomputing Resource Center at the John C. Stennis Space Center will house the Cray systems intended to support the production of coastal-ocean circulation and wave-model oceanography data. “[DoD HPCMP] remains […] More

  • IBM Launches Crowdsourced Supercomputer to Analyze Genomic Big Data - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Launches Crowdsourced Supercomputer to Analyze Genomic Big Data

    IBM has introduced a crowdsourced supercomputing system in an effort to help scientists develop new medicinal compounds based on genomic data analysis. The World Community Grid supercomputer works to access the computer power of thousands of volunteers worldwide in order to compare 200 million proteins registered from the genes of various life forms, IBM said Wednesday. […] More

  • IBM Partners With Florida University on Supercomputing Center; Tom Hull Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Partners With Florida University on Supercomputing Center; Tom Hull Comments

    IBM, Florida Polytechnic University and Flagship Solutions are set to build a new supercomputing center equipped with cloud-based storage and to be used for STEM education, IBM said Wednesday. The newest addition to the State University System of Florida will house an IBM supercomputer designed to provide students with hands-on training opportunities using high performance computing systems. […] More

  • IBM Research Develops Watson Tech for Physicians - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Research Develops Watson Tech for Physicians

    IBM Research has developed two new Watson-based technologies designed to shorten the gap between human and machine interaction. Both cognitive computing projects from a yearlong collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, IBM said Tuesday. WatsonPaths seeks to present physicians with disparate data and help them test a hypothesis or arrive at a […] More

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    Oak Ridge's Titan Tops Fastest Supercomputer List

    U.S. national laboratories operate five out of the 20 fastest supercomputers in the world, Information Week reports. Citing a survey from Top500.org, Patience Wait writes Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Titan supercomputer takes the top spot in this year's list. Titan is used for nuclear power research and development of materials used for manufacturing and modeling […] More

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    CSC Chooses ReadVerify Appliance for NOAA Supercomputer Contract; Tracey Wilson Comments

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has begun using Crossroad Systems Inc.‘s ReadVerify Appliance to monitor archived environmental data on tape.  In a release, Crossroad Systems Inc., said that CSC‘s North American Public Sector, the primary contractor for the project, has chosen the RVA to proactively validate the tape library systems of NOAA. Tracey Wilson, CSC’s North […] More

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    IBM's Sequoia Supercomputer Deemed World's Fastest

    An IBM-built supercomputer now holds the title of the world’s fasted computing system, the Energy Department announced Monday. Sequoia resides at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif. and the National Nuclear Security Administration uses the supercomputer to help manage the country’s nuclear weapons stockpile. Technology website Top500.org released its list of the world’s 500 […] More

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    Science Agency Grants Supercomputer Use to Space Research

    The National Science Foundation plans to give a group of research teams access to its supercomputer, which may be able to execute more than 1,000 trillion arithmetic operations per second at full operational capacity. The University of Illinois’ National Center for Supercomputing Applications and NSF awarded more than two dozen research teams access to the collaboratively […] More

  • Noblis Moves Forward with High Computing Center, Receives Supercomputer - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Noblis Moves Forward with High Computing Center, Receives Supercomputer

      Noblis recently announced that a next-generation Cray XMT supercomputer has been delivered to the Noblis Center for Applied High Performance Computing in Danville, Va. The CAHPC is a collaborative effort between Noblis and Cray and was created to accelerate the development and commercialization of applications requiring graph analytics, as well as an effort to […] More

  • IBM Says New Platform Decodes Genetic Sequences, Simulates Nuclear Weapons - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Says New Platform Decodes Genetic Sequences, Simulates Nuclear Weapons

    IBM announced its next generation supercomputing project, Blue Gene/Q, to be housed in the Energy Department. It will will provide an ultra-scale technical computing platform to solve the most challenging problems facing engineers and scientists. Blue Gene/Q is expected to predict the path of hurricanes, analyze the ocean floor to discover oil, simulate nuclear weapons performance […] More

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