Researchers at the University of Maryland are getting a computer upgrade. The computing cluster that's been in place since 2006 is being replaced with a new Dell-powered cluster that's 10 times more powerful.
Oxford University has implemented a hybrid scale-out network-attached storage system to support its high-performance computing center for research.
A 300-teraflop supercomputer named Deepthought2 will now power research at the University of Maryland.
Syracuse University is amping up its resources for compute-intensive academic research with upgrades to its OrangeGrid and Academic Virtual Hosting Environment (AVHE).
Scientists at George Washington University's Colonial One High Performance Computing Center are piloting ultra-high-speed 40 Gigabit per second data transfers from the National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NLM), thanks to both organizations' links to the Internet2 network.
Two universities, Canada's McMaster University and the University of Reading in the United Kingdom, have deployed Red Hat Storage to tackle the growing challenges of big data.
Florida's Nova Southeastern University broke ground today on a new Center for Collaborative Research (CCR), an $80 million research facility that will house an IBM supercomputer, one of the state's largest wet labs and more.
The Texas A&M University System is engaging with IBM in a wide-ranging agreement that expands the use of IBM technologies by the institution and could station IBM people on campus to work with university researchers.
Researchers at Emory University will be tapping into the increased processing power of a new high-performance computing cluster that will be hosted five miles away on the campus of Georgia Institute of Technology.
The University of Cambridge in England has deployed the fastest academic-based supercomputer in the United Kingdom as part of the new Square Kilometer Array (SKA) Open Architecture Lab, a multinational organization that is building the world's largest radio telescope.