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Silicon Mechanics Now Offers Additional High-Density Solutions

New 2U 4-node products provide high throughput and processing capabilities

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it has expanded its high-density server family with the release of two 2U 4-node products based on Supermicro TwinPro architecture, the Rackform iServ R4420 and Rackform iServ R4422. Each node supports up to two Intel Xeon processors E5-2600v2 series, SAS3 hot-swap drives, and up to 512 GB of DDR3 RAM per node, as well as optional onboard InfiniBand or 10GbE networking. News Release

Silicon Mechanics Receives Seattle Area Eastside Fastest-Growing Private Companies Award

Recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the Greater Seattle Technology Corridor

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it has been named one of the Puget Sound Business Journal's Eastside Fastest Growing Private Companies for 2014. The PSBJ award program honors the top 50 innovative, inventive, and inspirational companies headquartered east of the Seattle area's Lake Washington. The company was selected based on its net revenue growth over 2011, 2012, and 2013. PBSJ conducted the research and verified each company's net revenues. Silicon Mechanics was also named to the list in 2012. News Release

Silicon Mechanics Awards 2014 Research Cluster Grant to Wayne State University

High-performance cluster to aid with cutting edge collaborative research

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that Wayne State University (WSU) is the recipient of the company's 3rd Annual Research Cluster Grant, a program in which the company and its partners are donating a complete high-performance compute cluster. The university, located in midtown Detroit, is one of the nation's 50 largest public universities, with annual research expenditures of nearly $260 million, and among only 3.5 percent of U.S. universities with the Carnegie Foundation's highest research classification. The addition of the Silicon Mechanics cluster to the WSU facility is expected to provide a powerful and flexible new research tool. News Release

Silicon Mechanics Showcases High Performance Computing and Storage Ecosystem at Bio-IT World

Problem-solving approaches develop solutions tailored to individual needs

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it will be showcasing products and services that benefit life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical, healthcare, and IT customers as a gold sponsor at Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, April 29-May 1, 2014 at the World Trade Center, in Boston, Massachusetts, Booth 361. Highlighting its customized high performance computing solutions and software-defined storage ecosystem, Silicon Mechanics will be on hand to discuss how its proven success as an integrator ensures solutions tailored to customers' existing and future business needs. The company will also announce the recipient of its 3rd Annual Research Cluster Grant program, in which the company and its partners will donate a complete high-performance compute cluster as part of a research grant. News Release

Silicon Mechanics Offers Latest Nexenta Software Defined Storage Solutions

Silicon Mechanics' Customers to Benefit from Improved Performance, Simplicity, Ultra-Low TCO and Seamless Transition to Software Defined Infrastructures

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces their adoption of NexentaStor 4.0, the next generation of Software Defined Storage (SDS) solution from partner and industry leader Nexenta. Nexenta's award-winning SDS solution is a key building block of the Software Defined Data Center and one that is helping companies' transition away from massively expensive storage systems. News Release

Silicon Mechanics Now Offers High-Performance Servers Equipped with New Intel® Xeon® E7-4800v2 Processors

More cores and more cache boosts performance for fast processing of data-intensive systems

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces it now offers the Rackform iServ R456, a server equipped with Intel® Xeon® E7-4800v2 processors, formerly named Ivy Bridge-EX. The Rackform iServ R456 features four Intel Xeon E7-4800v2 processors and up to 96 DDR3 DIMMs, triple the memory of previous products based on Intel Xeon E7-4800 processors. News Release

Silicon Mechanics to Showcase Popular zStax Open Storage Solution Powered by Nexentastor at SCaLE 12x

Reduces lifecycle storage costs by decoupling hardware from software

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. will be highlighting the enormous success of its zStax ZFS unified storage solution by sponsoring SCaLE 12x, the 12th annual Southern California Linux Expo. The conference will be held February 21-23, 2014, at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport hotel, and Silicon Mechanics will be exhibiting in Booth 9. Since its launch only 18 months ago, zStax has proven to be an extremely practical software-defined storage alternative to expensive legacy storage options, helping companies significantly reduce lifecycle storage costs. News Release

Silicon Mechanics Announces Appointment of Daniel Chow as Chief Operating Officer

Significant volume growth drives investment in new leadership

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces the appointment of Daniel Chow as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Chow is a technology leader with a passion for bringing new ideas, solutions, and products to the marketplace. He will lead Silicon Mechanics' project management, business integration, architecture/engineering, and production groups. News Release

Silicon Mechanics Supplies Unified Storage Appliance to Digital Music Distribution Firm INgrooves

New storage solution for fast-growing digital music company

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it has supplied its unified storage appliances to INgrooves, a fast-growing San Francisco-based digital media distribution and technology company looking for a more efficient and cost-effective storage solution for its increasing volume of digital music. INgrooves is using zStax, an enterprise-level, software-defined storage platform based on open-source ZFS technology and powered by NexentaStor. News Release

Silicon Mechanics to Highlight Saint Louis University's Accomplishments at SC13

State-of-the-art computing enhances university's cutting-edge research and social mission

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it will be showcasing the research successes achieved by Saint Louis University at SC13 Conference & Exhibition, which takes place November 17-22, 2013, in Denver, Colorado, Booth # 3126. SLU was awarded a high-performance computing cluster as part of Silicon Mechanics' research cluster grant competition, and has used the cluster to enhance cutting-edge research on seven major projects within ten university departments. News Release

Silicon Mechanics Announces 3rd Annual Research Cluster Grant Competition

Technology with latest Intel® coprocessors and NVIDIA® Tesla® GPUs to be awarded

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it is launching its 3rd Annual Research Cluster Grant program, in which the company will donate a complete high-performance computer cluster as part of a highly competitive research grant. The competition is open to all US and Canadian qualified post-secondary institutions, university-affiliated research institutions, non-profit research institutions, and researchers at federal labs with university affiliations. News Release

Silicon Mechanics Now Offers NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU Accelerator

Solve the most demanding HPC and big data challenges with 12GB of memory

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it now offers the NVIDIA® Tesla® K40 GPU accelerator, the world's fastest accelerator, as part of its GPU Solutions product line.

The Tesla K40 GPU accelerator is equipped with 12GB of memory to process the world's most challenging computational problems - making it ideal for big data analytics and large-scale scientific computations in such fields as seismic processing; computational biology and chemistry; weather and climate modeling; image, video, and signal processing; computational finance; computational physics; CAE; and CFD. News Release

Silicon Mechanics to Showcase High-Performance Computing for Higher Education at SC13

Actively supporting state-of-the-art computing in higher education and research

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it will be highlighting its ongoing commitment to state-of-the-art computing in higher education and research at SC13 Conference & Exhibition, which takes place November 17-22, 2013, in Denver, Colorado, Booth # 3126. The company will be launching its 3rd Annual Research Cluster Grant Program, exhibiting the research successes achieved by prior awardee Saint Louis University, and sponsoring a team in the SC13 Student Cluster Competition. News Release

Silicon Mechanics Sponsors MGHPCC Team in SC13 Student Cluster Competition

Cutting-edge cluster allows student team to showcase computing expertise

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it is sponsoring the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) in the Student Cluster Competition at the SC13 Conference & Exhibition, taking place November 17-22, 2013, in Denver, Colorado. News Release

Silicon Mechanics Supplies Unified Storage Appliance to Data Analytics Firm ESRG

Expanding maritime remote condition monitoring firm finds a new storage paradigm

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it has supplied a unified storage appliance to ESRG, a data analysis and remote monitoring technology firm that provides real-time equipment analytics to the commercial maritime and defense naval sectors. ESRG turned to Silicon Mechanics to help manage its growing data sets cost-effectively as increased monitoring capabilities quickly outpaced the company's storage capacity. News Release


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