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AMAX Accelerates AI Supercomputing Build Outs With NVIDIA DGX™ A100

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 3:00pm

DGX A100 provides twotimes the performance at half the price as compared to the previous generation DGX-2 system.

Key Points: 
  • DGX A100 provides twotimes the performance at half the price as compared to the previous generation DGX-2 system.
  • A DGX SuperPOD rack cluster using 20 DGX A100 interconnected nodes in a five rack footprint obtains 48 petaflops of AI computing power.
  • AMAX offers advanced cooling options and matching Gen4-based building blocks for network and storage to unleash the full performance of DGX A100.
  • AMAX creates value for clients through three operating groups: OEM Manufacturing Solutions, HPC and AI Solutions, and Smart Manufacturing Solutions.

Fujitsu Employee Wins Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon in the 2020 Spring Conferment for Inventing Technology for Supercomputers

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 7:10am

- Fujitsu employee Yuichiro Ajima to receive a national honor, the Medal with Purple Ribbon, for significantly contributing to the development of science and technology in Japan with the invention of high-dimensional interconnect technology.

Key Points: 
  • - Fujitsu employee Yuichiro Ajima to receive a national honor, the Medal with Purple Ribbon, for significantly contributing to the development of science and technology in Japan with the invention of high-dimensional interconnect technology.
  • In such a system, each processor exchanges data including calculation results with each other to realize large-scale simulation processing.
  • To overcome such challenges, Fujitsu invented high-dimensional interconnect technology(1) which makes more processors adjacent to each other by increasing communication paths.
  • Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services.

New HLRS Flagship Supercomputer System "Hawk" to Deliver Unparalleled Performance, Capacity and Density for Science and Innovation

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 7:15am

"Using the power of computational science and engineering, Hawk will enable cutting-edge academic and industrial research, from complex tectonic interaction to weather patterns, to all be explored.

Key Points: 
  • "Using the power of computational science and engineering, Hawk will enable cutting-edge academic and industrial research, from complex tectonic interaction to weather patterns, to all be explored.
  • Without the collaboration of our technology partners, such as DDN, a system of this caliber would have never been possible."
  • With a peak performance (approximately 26 petaflops) that is 3.5 times faster than HLRS's previous flagship computing system, Hawk is expected to be in the top 10 of the fastest supercomputers worldwide and the fastest general-purpose system in Europe.
  • Users of HLRS computing systems are active across a wide range of disciplines, with an emphasis on computational engineering and applied science.

Samsung to Advance High Performance Computing Systems with Launch of Industry's First 3rd-generation (16GB) HBM2E

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 12:24pm

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced the market launch of 'Flashbolt', its third-generation High Bandwidth Memory 2E (HBM2E).

Key Points: 
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced the market launch of 'Flashbolt', its third-generation High Bandwidth Memory 2E (HBM2E).
  • The new 16-gigabyte (GB) HBM2E is uniquely suited to maximize high performance computing (HPC) systems and help system manufacturers to advance their supercomputers, AI-driven data analytics and state-of-the-art graphics systems in a timely manner.
  • "Samsung will continue to deliver on its commitment to bring truly differentiated solutions as we reinforce our edge in the global memory marketplace."
  • Ready to deliver twice the capacity of the previous-generation 8GB HBM2 'Aquabolt', the new Flashbolt also sharply increases performance and power efficiency to significantly improve next-generation computing systems.

Samsung to Advance High Performance Computing Systems with Launch of Industry's First 3rd-generation (16GB) HBM2E

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 11:00pm

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced the market launch of 'Flashbolt', its third-generation High Bandwidth Memory 2E (HBM2E).

Key Points: 
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced the market launch of 'Flashbolt', its third-generation High Bandwidth Memory 2E (HBM2E).
  • The new 16-gigabyte (GB) HBM2E is uniquely suited to maximize high performance computing (HPC) systems and help system manufacturers to advance their supercomputers, AI-driven data analytics and state-of-the-art graphics systems in a timely manner.
  • "Samsung will continue to deliver on its commitment to bring truly differentiated solutions as we reinforce our edge in the global memory marketplace."
  • Ready to deliver twice the capacity of the previous-generation 8GB HBM2 'Aquabolt', the new Flashbolt also sharply increases performance and power efficiency to significantly improve next-generation computing systems.

Huawei and PCL Build Cloud Brain II, Embarking on a New Chapter for AI Clusters at 1000 PFLOPS Scale

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 12:26pm

Running at the bedrock of Cloud Brain II is the Huawei Atlas 900 AI cluster, powered by the Huawei Kunpeng and Ascend processors.

Key Points: 
  • Running at the bedrock of Cloud Brain II is the Huawei Atlas 900 AI cluster, powered by the Huawei Kunpeng and Ascend processors.
  • The computing power of Peng Cheng Cloud Brain is currently 100 PFLOPS, planned to scale to 1000 PFLOPS and higher next year.
  • We also released Atlas 900, the world's fastest AI training cluster," said Hou Jinlong, Senior VP of Huawei, and President of Huawei Cloud & AI Products and Services.
  • Currently it boasts an AI computing power of 100 PFLOPS, and is expected to reach 1000 PFLOPS scale in the Cloud Brain II project next year.

Fujitsu is the Latest OpenChain 2.0 Conformant Company

Friday, November 29, 2019 - 8:00am

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that Fujitsu, a Platinum Member of the OpenChain Project, is the latest OpenChain 2.0 Conformant company.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The OpenChain Project is delighted to announce that Fujitsu, a Platinum Member of the OpenChain Project, is the latest OpenChain 2.0 Conformant company.
  • This activity is a continuation of Fujitsu's long-standing commitment to excellence in open source governance and represents one of the larger OpenChain conformant programs.
  • Fujitsu is the first company in Japan and the eighth globally to achieve OpenChain 2.0 conformance.
  • OpenChain Conformance demonstrates our commitment to open source compliance," says Fujiwara Takashi, SVP, Head of Software Business Unit, Fujitsu Limited.

Fujitsu Selects InfiniBand to Accelerate Their New Arm-Based PRIMEHPC FX700 Supercomputer Platform

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 1:30pm

SUPERCOMPUTING CONFERENCE Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for datacenter servers and storage systems, today announced that Fujitsu has selected Mellanoxs InfiniBand interconnect technology and solutions to boost their new Arm-based PRIMEHPC FX700 supercomputer platform.

Key Points: 
  • SUPERCOMPUTING CONFERENCE Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for datacenter servers and storage systems, today announced that Fujitsu has selected Mellanoxs InfiniBand interconnect technology and solutions to boost their new Arm-based PRIMEHPC FX700 supercomputer platform.
  • Fujitsu PRIMEHPC FX700 system is powered by the Fujitsu A64FX Arm-based processor with high bandwidth memory (HBM) and the Scalable Vector Extension (SVE).
  • By utilizing InfiniBands high data throughout, extremely low latency, and smart In-Network Computing engines, the PRIMEHPC FX700 platform delivers leading performance and scalability for the most demanding research, scientific, and commercial applications.
  • We are proud to have our InfiniBand solutions boost the Fujitsu PRIMEHPC FX700 supercomputer system, offering a leading high performance computing and artificial intelligence platform to our mutual customers, said Gilad Shainer, senior vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies.

Eideticom and Los Alamos National Laboratory announce collaboration on World's First NVMe-based computational storage compressed parallel filesystem using NoLoad® Computational Storage Processor

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 1:00pm

LOS ALAMOS, NM AND CALGARY, Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/- Eideticom and Los Alamos National Laboratory have announced the results of a collaboration to develop the world's first NVMe-based compressed parallel filesystem.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ALAMOS, NM AND CALGARY, Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/- Eideticom and Los Alamos National Laboratory have announced the results of a collaboration to develop the world's first NVMe-based compressed parallel filesystem.
  • This high-performance Lustre/ZFS-based parallel filesystem leverages Eideticom's NoLoad, a first-to-market, NVMe-based, Computational Storage Processor (CSP) that offers breakthrough performance and efficiency benefits for High Performance Computing (HPC).
  • World's first NVMe-based computational storage compressed parallel filesystem built using Eideticom's NoLoad CSP and deployed in LANL's Lustre/ZFS-based HPC parallel filesystems.
  • Eideticom's NoLoad Computational Storage Processor (CSP) technology is accelerating data center infrastructure, enabling greater scalability and dramatically lowering cost.

Southern Kansas Telephone Company Deploys 100G Solution from Fujitsu and Power & Tel

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 1:15pm

Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. and Power & Tel today announced that Southern Kansas Telephone Company (SKT) has successfully deployed the Fujitsu 1FINITY platform and Virtuora Network Management solutions, evolving their existing network to 100G technology.

Key Points: 
  • Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. and Power & Tel today announced that Southern Kansas Telephone Company (SKT) has successfully deployed the Fujitsu 1FINITY platform and Virtuora Network Management solutions, evolving their existing network to 100G technology.
  • By deploying the Fujitsu 1FINITY S100 Switch and L100 Lambda blades, SKT will benefit from improved network speed and scalability in a minimal footprint.
  • Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services.
  • Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo, 1FINITY, Virtuora, FLASHWAVE, shaping tomorrow with you are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fujitsu Limited in the United States and other countries.