Green HPC Firm SiCortex Shutting Down

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SiCortex, which specializes in energy-efficient systems for high-performance computing, shut down its engineering operations Wednesday and is selling its assets and intellectual property. The company’s customers include the Department of Energy and many major universities.

HPC Wire reports that SiCortex ran out of funding when its venture capital firms balked at additional financing. There’s additional coverage from GigaOm, and perspective from SciCortex insiders on blog posts by¬†Jeff Darcy and Matt Reilly.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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