1. cageymaru

    NVIDIA Acquires Mellanox for $6.9 Billion

    NVIDIA has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Mellanox for $6.9 billion. NVIDIA will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Mellanox for $125 per share in cash. NVIDIA and Mellanox are both known as high performance computing (HPC) industry leaders and their products...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Allegedly Places $5.5 Billion Bid For Mellanox

    Multiple Israeli media outlets are reporting that Intel wants to acquire Mellanox, who is best know for their Infiniband and ethernet switches and network adapters. Globes claims that Intel bid "about $5.5-5.6 billion," while the Times of Israel says the bid is between $5 billion and $6 billion...
  3. cageymaru

    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Adds New HPC Clusters

    The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has added a new high performance computing (HPC) cluster called Corona in partnership with Penguin Computing that features AMD and Mellanox Technologies. The unfinished HPC cluster will allow researchers and industry partners to explore data science...
  4. cageymaru

    Cray Announces First Exascale-Class Supercomputer 'Shasta' and DOE Contract

    Cray has announced that it has created the first Exascale-class supercomputer called "Shasta." Shasta is an entirely new design that will feature exascale performance capability, new data-centric workloads, and processor architectures. New modularity and extensibility will be enabled through...