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Bionimbus Applies Cloud Power to Genetic Data-Crunching

An ambitious project at the University of Chicago aims to lead the nation in biomedical computation, by making the region the largest hub in the world for genetic and medical information. At the forefront of the effort is Bionimbus, an open source cloud-based system for managing, analyzing and sharing genomic data. Read More

Cray Offers Air-Cooled Version of its XC30 Supercomputer

Cray announced a new addition to its XC30 systems, with the XC30-AC (air-cooled) supercomputer. The new model includes all of the advanced high performance computing (HPC) technologies offered in the Cray XC30 system, and features aggressive price points intended to attract a new a class of HPC users — the technical enterprise. Read More

Brocade Integrates with EMC ViPR

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At EMC World, Brocade announced that its SAN solutions are integrated with EMC’s new ViPR platform, and Dimension Data adds tiered EMC storage to its Public Compute-as-a-Service offering. Read More

EMC Unveils ViPR Software-Defined Storage Platform

EMC World kicked off with the announcement of EMC ViPR Software-Defined Storage Platform, which is built for cloud environments and service providers, and designed to serve as the foundation for a modern storage architecture for future application deployments. Read More

USPS Leverages Big Data To Fight Fraud

As it processes more than 528 million pieces of mail each day, the USPS has become an active participant in the big data revolution, and operates one of the most powerful non-classified supercomputing databases in the world. Read More

What is a FLOP?

Ever wonder about the meaning of a FLOP? This video from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, explores what FLOP means for computing, and more specifically, supercomputing. It also gives an overview of trends in supercomputing and how they impact this measure of computing speed. Read More

Converging the Data Center Infrastructure: Why and How

More organizations are looking for way to optimize their data enter environments in an effort to meet industry demands. Through advanced technologies including virtualization, and high-density computing – your company can revisit the data center infrastructure conversation. Read More

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