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AMD logo

Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) is an innovative technology company dedicated to collaborating with customers and partners to ignite the next generation of computing and graphics solutions at work, home, and play. Quad-Core AMD Opteron-- processors offer uncompromised design and deliver unprecedented performance-per-watt capabilities, providing the scalability needed to drive demanding and data-intensive applications. For more information, visit

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As a global leader in supercomputing, Cray provides highly advanced supercomputers and world-class services and support to government, industry and academia. Cray technology enables scientists and engineers to achieve remarkable breakthroughs by accelerating performance, improving efficiency and extending the capabilities of their most demanding applications. Cray's Adaptive Supercomputing vision will
result in innovative next-generation products that integrate diverse processing technologies into a unified architecture, allowing customers to surpass today’s limitations and meeting the market's continued demand for realized performance. Go to for more information.

Data Direct Networks logo

DataDirect Networks is the world's leading provider of networked storage and cluster solutions for high-performance computing and rich media. DataDirect's award winning S2A storage network controllers, based on the unique Silicon Storage Appliance technology, enable the creation of high-performance Storage Area Networks and supercomputing clusters, bringing unparalleled performance, cost-effective scalability and simplified management to HPC and rich-media customers.

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Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) is a premier provider of products and services required for customers worldwide to build their information-technology and Internet infrastructures. Dell, through its direct business model, designs, manufactures and customizes products and services to customer requirements, and offers an extensive selection of software and peripherals. Information on Dell and its products can be obtained at

HPCwire logo

HPCwire is the most recognized and accessed news and information site for high performance computing and is the publication of choice for the global community of business and technology professionals interested in computationally- and data-intensive computing, including infrastructure topics such as software, middleware, hardware, networking, storage, tools and applications. The HPCwire Weekly Update enewsletter delivers news and information, event-specific coverage from around the globe, and exclusive interviews with industry leaders on topics ranging from business and economic issues to advanced and emerging technology directions for supercomputing in academia & research, financial services, life sciences, government, manufacturing, oil & gas, and the retail industry sectors. Request your free subscription to HPCwire today!

Intel logo

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Additional information about Intel is available at

Microsoft logo

Scientists and researchers now can accelerate time-to-insight through an affordable, easy to deploy and operate high-performance platform, which does not require specialized skills and expensive hardware with Microsoft's Windows HPC and partner solutions. Great performance. Better efficiency. Accelerated time to insight. The next generation of HPC is here.

Platform Computing logo

Platform Computing provides software that dynamically connects IT resources to workload demand according to business policies. Over 2,000 of the world’s largest organizations rely on our solutions to improve IT productivity and reduce data center costs. Platform has strategic relationships with Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Red Hat, and SAS. Building on 16 years of market leadership, Platform continues to help data centers be more efficient, responsive and dynamic.

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SiCortex, the emerging leader in compact, low power Linux clusters, designs and markets a family of ultra low power, high-performance Linux computers systems. The company has engineered a complete cluster node on a chip, enabling the design of multi-teraflop computers that consume a fraction of the  power required by current high-performance computers. SiCortex's systems deliver dramatically more performance per dollar, per watt and per square foot, enabling the proliferation of multi-teraflop computing to a wider range of users. SiCortex computers are open-source Linux platforms, the predominant operating environment for the high-performance computing (HPC) market. Current Linux cluster application software will operate on SiCortex systems without modification.

Sun logo

Sun Microsystems Inc., (NASDAQ: JAVA) develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership. Sun provides a diversity of software, systems, services, and microelectronics that power everything from consumer electronics, to developer tools and the world's most powerful datacenters. Our core brands include the Java technology platform, the Solaris operating system, StorageTek and the UltraSPARC processor.We serve consumers and individual developers, alongside the largest global enterprises. Our network computing platforms are used by nearly every sector of society and industry, and power some of the world's best known search, social networking, entertainment, financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, news, energy and engineering companies - broadened by one of the world's largest portfolio of software and service partners.  Every day, companies and governments around the world benefit from Sun's technology stewardship, via our work to create the standards that bridge the world's digital divide, to our solutions and business practices that offer higher performance with lower power, cooling, and space requirements. Sun invents products and services that save time and money for those seeking to use technology to create opportunities. Today more than ever: The Network is the Computer.