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.

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.

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.

High performance servers

CIARA has introdued a completely redesigned portfolio of high performance servers for High Frequency Trading and HPC (ORION HF) as well as standard and customized rackmount servers for enterprise, hyperscale and hybrid cloud (ORION RS). These next generation systems are based on the latest generation of Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable family (code name Skylake-SP) and Intel® Core™ X-Series (code name Skylake-X).

NIIT Technologies appoints Sudhir Singh as CEO Designate

NIIT Technologies Limited has appointed Sudhir Singh as CEO designate. He joins the company from Genpact where he was the Chief Operating Officer of the IT Services & Capital Markets Business. He played a key role in the acquisition and subsequent integration of Headstrong Technologies between 2012-2014 as Sr. VP and Managing Director of the integrated Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets business.

Cray delivers production-ready AI

Global supercomputer leader Cray has launched two new Cray® CS-Storm™ accelerated cluster supercomputers – the Cray CS-Storm 500GT and the Cray CS-Storm 500NX. Purpose built for the most demanding artificial intelligence (AI) workloads, the new Cray systems will provide customers with powerful, accelerator-optimized solutions for running machine learning and deep learning applications.

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