Tag Archives: supercomputers

HPE Secures $57M in Contracts to Provide Air Force, Navy Supercomputers

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has won two contracts worth a combined $57 million to provide supercomputers to the U.S. Navy and Air Force Research Laboratory as part of the Defense Department‘s High Performance Computing Modernization Program. HPE said Tuesday it will deliver four HPE SGI 8600 computer systems to AFRL’s DoD Supercomputing Resource Center and …

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Cray Lands German National Meteorological Service Contract for Supercomputer Update & Expansion

Cray has secured an $11 million contract from Germany’s national meteorological service to update and expand the agency’s supercomputers and storage systems used at its weather prediction centers. The company will provide updates for the agency’s two XC30 supercomputers and two Sonexion storage systems in an effort to address weather forecast …

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Seagate, Los Alamos Lab Enter Supercomputer Data Archiving Tech R&D Agreement

Seagate Technology and Los Alamos National Laboratory have entered a cooperative research-and-development agreement to study a new storage tier both entities believe could help supercomputers at the lab house data at reduced energy usage rates. Seagate said Monday it will collaborate with LANL to create a power-managed disk and software system and design the …

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IBM Supercomputers Top Green List

The supercomputing “Green500 List”, sponsored by Green500.org, has named next-generation IBM prototype Blue Gene to be the most energy-efficient supercomputer on the market. The acclaim mirrors many tech companies’ new emphasis on sustainable technology, both for industrial and commercial customers. The next-generation Blue Gene is 77 percent more energy efficient …

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