Buying Qlogic's high-end server interconnection products and hiring its employees supports Intel's supercomputing goal for 2018.
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.
While Infiniband once enjoyed wide industry support, it seems to have gone the way of Betamax, a mere footnote in the annals of technology.
Researcher Jeremi Gosney has used five servers, 25 Radeon GPUs, Infiniband and Virtual OpenCL to crack passwords at a scary rate.
The chipmaker is bulking up its interconnect portfolio by purchasing technology from the supercomputer pioneer in a $140 million deal.
SC08 conference in Austin was one of the highest-energy shows in awhile, says Gordon Haff.
The new Top500 list of the world's largest supercomputers suggests that "commodity clusters" for high-performance computing aren't so commodity after all.
Chipmaker announces the acquisition of NetEffect, a company specializing in Ethernet products and technologies for server compute clusters.
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.