Huawei releases HPC Cloud Solution 2.0

Huawei has released the public-cloud-based HPC Cloud Solution 2.0. Compared with the previous version, this update has been enhanced in performance. HPC Cloud Solution 2.0 is co-developed by Huawei and Mellanox based on InfiniBand and is the first HPC public cloud solution providing 100 Gbit/s EDR computing network capabilities in the industry.

NVMe revised

NVM Express, Inc., the organization that developed the industry standard NVM Express (NVMe™) specification for accessing solid-state drives (SSDs) on a PCI Express (PCIe®) bus as well as across Fabrics, has released its NVMe 1.3 specification.

Improving Mac productivity

Acronis Files Connect improves productivity in mixed Mac/Windows environments by addressing the problem areas associated with connecting Mac computers to Windows file shares, DFS resources, NAS and networked printers.

MSA selects Kaminario

Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) has selected Kaminario K2 all-flash storage array to power its internal marketing analytics applications and support its hosted infrastructure services.

High performance server platforms

Penguin Computing, a provider of high-performance computing, enterprise datacenter and cloud solutions, has announced availability of its Tundra™ Extreme Scale (ES) server platforms based on Cavium, second generation ARMv8-based ThunderX2 processors. Tundra ES Valkre servers powered by ThunderX2 processors are now available for public order, and a standard 19” rack mount models will ship in 3rd Calendar Quarter 2017.

TUI Cruises’ Fleet stays on course

DataCore Software's software-defined storage platform, SANsymphony, has been implemented on the cruise ship fleet of TUI Cruises, a joint venture between German TUI AG and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., the world’s second-largest cruise company. The SANsymphony storage platform delivers highly-available and high-performance storage capacity for VMware, Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange.

Atos expands range of supercomputers to include ARM processors

Atos has introduced the Bull Sequana X1310, said to be the first productized supercomputer to use ARM processors. This new model is part of its Bull Sequana X1000 supercomputer range. Bull Sequana is an open range of supercomputers that is ready to support future Exascale technologies – which will make it possible to process a billion billion operations per second.

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