US Energy Department funds two huge machines that combine IBM and Nvidia chips with Mellanox networking. A further $100 million goes toward making faster next-gen supercomputers.
Buying Qlogic's high-end server interconnection products and hiring its employees supports Intel's supercomputing goal for 2018.
Researcher Jeremi Gosney has used five servers, 25 Radeon GPUs, Infiniband and Virtual OpenCL to crack passwords at a scary rate.
Intel's high-speed communications technology is pitted against strong incumbent interfaces -- and the nascent PCI Express Cable could provide more competition.
The chipmaker is bulking up its interconnect portfolio by purchasing technology from the supercomputer pioneer in a $140 million deal.
Today's IT world is changing dramatically because of the convergence of cloud computing, mobility, and everything else associated with running apps on the Web, and big data.
The tech once touted as a faster and more efficient way to connect to servers may not have lived up to early promises, but it's got a solid niche.
Jack Dongarra, an expert at the University of Tennessee, discusses the potential threat China poses with its new supercomputer and the state of supercomputing in the U.S.
Do gesture recognition, tablets, and cloud computing--whether public or private--deserve their spots on Gartner's 2010 Hype Cycle?
A new transatlantic cable will shave 5 milliseconds off communications times for financial traders aiming for the very speediest transactions.