Tag Archives: HPC

Bicameral Bill Seeks to Boost Investments in Emerging Tech to Maintain US Science & Tech Leadership

Four lawmakers have proposed a bicameral bill to strengthen U.S. scientific and technological edge through increased investments in the development and commercialization of emerging technologies. The bipartisan Endless Frontier Act would change the name of the National Science Foundation to National Science and Technology Foundation and create a technology directorate within NSTF to advance research in 10 tech focus areas, including artificial intelligence and machine learning; high-performance computing; cybersecurity and data storage; and robotics, automation and advanced manufacturing.

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White House, Tech Firms to Leverage Supercomputers for COVID-19 Research Via New Consortium

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy partnered with the Department of Energy, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and other technology companies to launch a new consortium to advance research into the new coronavirus using supercomputers, TechCruch reported Monday. The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium also includes Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Google as well as NASA, National Science Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and national laboratories, including Lawrence Livermore National Lab and Sandia National Laboratory.

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HPE Strikes $1.3B Cash Deal for Cray; Antonio Neri, Peter Ungaro Quoted

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has agreed to acquire Cray (Nasdaq: CRAY) for approximately $1.3B in cash, or $35 per share, in a move to expand high-performance computing technology offerings. HPE said Friday it expects the deal to conclude by the first quarter of its fiscal year 2020 and to …

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NVIDIA Strikes $6.9B Deal to Buy Mellanox; Jensen Huang, Eyal Waldman Quoted

NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) agreed to acquire Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) for approximately $6.9B in a push to expand its footprint in the high-performance computing market. NVIDIA said Monday it will pay $125 in cash for each share of Mellanox through a deal, which is expected to close by the end of …

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NVIDIA to Host Forums, Hands-On Training in AI, Deep Learning at GPU Tech Conference

NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) will hold a three-day conference series to provide participants an opportunity to undergo training and gain insights about artificial intelligence and deep learning. The third-annual GPU Technology Conference to be held from Oct. 22 to 24 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., will …

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Engility to Provide HPC Software Services for NOAA Research Lab; Lynn Dugle Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has secured $14 million in task orders from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for high-performance computing software to support the agency’s climate and weather research, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 2. The company said Oct. 2 NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory will utilize …

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Intel’s Neil Green: High-Performance Computing Supports Research, Government Initiatives

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2016 — Neil Green, president of Intel‘s (Nasdaq: INTC) federal business, has stated that high-performance computing has supported new research and government technology programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. He wrote in an FCW opinion piece published Tuesday that the development and availability of computing technology has allowed HPC …

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CSRA Looks to Boost Gov’t Info Processing Speeds with New HPC Service Model

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2016 — CSRA will incorporate its new high-performance computing service with information technology platforms in an effort to boost the information processing speeds of government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said on Nov. 2,  taking into account the requirements of its users its HPC service …

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