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Cray XC Series Supercomputers

The Cray XC series delivers on Cray's commitment to an adaptive supercomputing architecture that provides both extreme scalability and sustained performance.

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The Cray® XC™ Series: Adaptive Supercomputing Architecture

The Cray® XC™ series delivers on Cray's commitment to an adaptive supercomputing architecture that provides both extreme scalability and sustained performance. The flexibility of the Cray XC platform ensures that users can precisely configure the machines that will meet their specific requirements today, and remain confident they can upgrade and enhance their systems to address the demands of the future.

Cray® XC40™ and XC40-AC™ supercomputers are enabled by a robust Intel® Xeon® processor road map, Aries high performance interconnect and flexible Dragonfly network topology, providing low latency and scalable global bandwidth to satisfy the most challenging multi-petaflops applications.

While the extreme-scaling Cray XC40 supercomputer is a transverse air-flow liquid-cooled architecture, the Cray XC40-AC air-cooled model provides slightly smaller and less dense supercomputing cabinets with no requirement for liquid coolants or extra blower cabinets. A reduced network topology lowers costs, and the system is compatible with the compute technology, OS, ISV and software stack support of high-end XC40 systems.

Featured Resources

XC40 Product Brochure

A groundbreaking architecture upgradable to 100 petaflops per system

Cray XC40 Specifications

Processor, memory, interconnect and more

Cray Helps Prepare ECMWF’s Integrated Forecast System for Exascale

A European weather bureau used a Cray XC30 supercomputer, along with the Cray “Titan” system at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to help ensure the future scalability of thermal radiation computations. 

NERSC Improves Overall HPC Energy Efficiency with Free Cooling and Technology Innovations of the Cray XC30 Supercomputer

While exascale systems are expected to produce unprecedented science, they are also expected to consume tens of megawatts of power. As power costs continue to rise, even modest improvements in the power required for cooling can translate to megawatts and mega dollars saved per year.

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DataWarp™ Applications I/O Accelerator

Drive your data at warp speed.

Big data, HPC and supercomputing storage infrastructure managers need a balanced compute-memory-storage system architecture with an innovative cache tier featuring SSD and in-memory flash. The tier should accommodate “bursty” application I/O patterns through a combination of high-bandwidth and low-latency I/O forwarding to deliver thousands to millions of aggregate IOPS to applications.

The Cray® XC™ series DataWarp™ applications I/O accelerator technology addresses these modern I/O needs by delivering a balanced and cohesive system architecture from compute to storage. The DataWarp accelerator allocates storage dynamically in either private (dedicated) or shared modes. Storage performance quality of service can be provided to individual applications, based on the user’s policies.

DataWarp I/O Accelerator Brochure

DataWarp Overview

Cray DataWarp technology delivers:

  • Flash SSD I/O blades and Aries high-speed interconnect
  • Data virtualization software, management software and I/O forwarding mechanisms
  • Ability to scale up a data pool to customer requirements
  • Performance gains: I/O and total system compute, bandwidth and IOPS
  • I/O system flexibility, data shared across multiple levels
  • Integration and support: hardware, software, networking, partners, open source
  • Reduced storage system costs and improved total cost of ownership
  • System balance and efficiency across memory-flash-disk
  • Workflow efficiencies and ease-of-use advances

 

Global storage cache

While leveraging Cray’s proven domain expertise in storage, the DataWarp accelerator can be used as a global storage cache for parallel file systems (PFS) such as Lustre®, General Parallel File System (GPFS™) and PanFS™.

Customers who purchase the DataWarp accelerator options with their Cray® XC40™ systems will gain access to future releases of the technology and the complete DataWarp accelerator roadmap, which will allow for an expanding repertoire of use cases.

Software for Cray XC Series Supercomputers

Cray® XC40™ systems utilize the Cray Linux® Environment (CLE). CLE is a suite of high performance software that includes a Linux-based operating system designed to run large complex applications and scale efficiently to more than 500,000 processor cores. The Linux environment features a compute kernel that can be configured to match different workloads. When running highly scalable custom applications, the compute nodes can be run in a lightweight mode, ensuring that operating system services do not interfere with application scalability. This special design ensures virtually nothing stands between the user's scalable application and the hardware.

With CLE many independent software vendor (ISV) applications are available "out of the box" under Cluster Compatibility Mode (CCM). In addition, selected ISV applications are highly tuned and available under Extreme Scalability Mode (ESM).

Programming Environment

The CLE programming environment includes tools designed to complement and enhance each other, resulting in a rich, easy-to-use programming environment that facilitates the development of scalable applications.

  • Parallel programming models: MPI, Cray SHMEM, UPC, OpenMP and Co-Array Fortran within the node
  • MPI 2.0 standard, optimized to take advantage of the scalable interconnect in Cray XC40 systems
  • Various MPI libraries supported under Cluster Compatibility Mode
  • Support for the ISO Fortran standard (2008) including parallel programming using coarrays, C/C++ and UPC
  • High performance optimized math libraries of BLAS, FFTs, LAPACK, ScaLAPACK, SuperLU and Cray scientific libraries
  • Cray Performance Tool Suite with CrayPAT™ and Cray Apprentice2™

OpenACC

Cray is a joint founding member of OpenACC, an organization that is driving a new directives-based open parallel programming standard enabling scientific and technical programmers to more easily leverage the performance optimization capabilities of hybrid CPU/GPU computing systems. Learn more by visiting www.OpenACC.org.

OpenACC V2.0 Reference Guide
The OpenACC® API 2.0

OpenACC FAQ
OpenACC API

Is OpenACC right for your Code?
What Parts of My Code Are Right for Accelerators?

Case Study – COSMO Atmospheric Model with OpenACC
COSMO Dynamics and Physics Modules Are Accelerated as a Part of HP2C Initiative Using OpenACC

Case Study Applying OpenACC to the CloverLeaf Hydrodynamics Mini-App
Applying OpenACC to the CloverLeaf Hydrodynamics Mini-App

Administration

Cray Hardware Supervisory System (HSS) — system monitoring, fault identification and recovery

Typical Applications Available Under ESM

A few of the HPC industry applications that may be run on Cray XC systems include:

  • Astrophysics: Cactus, Chimera, Gadget, QCD-Milc, ZEUS-MP
  • Chemistry/Materials: ABINIT, AMBER, CPMD, DCA++, GAMESS, Gromacs, LAMMPS, LS3DF, LSMS, Madness, NWCHEM, PARATEC, Qbox, Quantum Espresso, Siesta, TBMD, VASP
  • Climate/Weather: 4DVAR, CAM, CCSM, HIRLAM, HYCOM, MM5, POP, WRF
  • Fluid Mechanics/Combustion: AcuSolve, DNS, OpenFOAM, Overflow, PFLOTRAN, S3D
  • Fusion: Aorsa, GTC
  • Solid Mechanics: CTH, LS-DYNA

Cray® XC™ Series: Adaptive Supercomputing

Extreme Scalability and Sustained Performance

Cray has an established reputation for regularly running the biggest jobs on the largest numbers of nodes in the HPC industry. The Cray® XC™ series puts even more focus on solving extreme capability computational challenges. Cray® XC40™ and XC40-AC™ systems scale hardware, networking and software across a broad performance spectrum to deliver true sustained, real-world production performance.

Aries Interconnect and Dragonfly Topology

To provide this breakthrough performance and scalability, Cray XC series supercomputers integrate the HPC-optimized Aries interconnect. This innovative intercommunications technology, implemented with a high-bandwidth, low-diameter network topology called Dragonfly, provides substantial improvements on all of the network performance metrics for HPC: bandwidth, latency, message rate and more. Delivering global bandwidth scalability at reasonable cost across a distributed memory system, this network gives programmers global access to all of the memory of parallel applications and supports the most demanding global communication patterns.

The Cray XC40 supercomputer utilizes the Dragonfly network topology, constructed from a configurable mix of backplane, copper and optical links, providing scalable global bandwidth, avoiding expensive external switches and enabling easy in-place upgrades for growing bandwidth requirements in the future. Cray XC40-AC systems utilize backplane and copper cabling only to reduce costs for technical enterprise applications.

The Cray XC40-AC supercomputer leverages the same compute node, compute blade and Intel® Xeon® processor daughter card (PDC) architecture as the Cray XC40 liquid-cooled supercomputer, amortizing R&D expenses and reducing the cost of ownership. The Aries ASIC provides the network interconnect for the compute nodes on the Cray XC series base blades and implements a standard PCI Express Gen3 host interface, supporting a wide range of HPC processing compute engines. The universal nature of the Cray XC series open architecture allows the system to be configured with the best available devices today, and then augmented or upgraded in the future with the user’s choice of processors/coprocessors utilizing processor daughter cards.

Intel Xeon Processors

Cray XC40 and Cray XC40-AC systems use industry-leading Intel® Xeon® processors, scaling in excess of 1 million cores. This architecture implements two processor engines per compute node and has four compute nodes per blade. Compute blades stack in eight pairs (16 to a chassis), and each cabinet can be populated with up to three chassis, culminating in 384 sockets per cabinet.

Initially the Intel Xeon processors provide up to 6,144 cores and enable 226 teraflops of performance per Cray XC40 cabinet, and 75 teraflops per Cray XC40-AC cabinet. Future processor upgrades will boost clock frequency and bump the number of embedded cores, accelerating overall system performance. The open architecture of the Cray XC series offers intranode flexibility, empowering users with the option to run applications with either scalar or accelerator processing elements depending on their requirements for parallelism.

Custom and ISV Jobs on the Same System — Extreme Scale and Cluster Compatibility

Based on generations of experience with both environments, Cray has leveraged a single machine architecture to run both highly scalable custom workloads as well as industry-standard ISV jobs via the powerful Cray Linux Environment (CLE). CLE enables a Cluster Compatibility Mode (CCM) to run Linux/x86 versions of ISV software without any requirement for porting, recompiling or relinking. Alternatively, Cray’s Extreme Scalability Mode (ESM) can be set to run in a performance-optimized scenario for custom codes. These flexible and optimized operation modes are dynamic and available to the user on an individual job basis.

ROI, Upgradeability and Investment Protection

Besides being customizable for each user’s requirements, the Cray XC series supercomputer architecture is engineered for easy, flexible upgrades and expansion, a benefit that prolongs its productive lifetime and the user’s investment. As new technology advancements become available, users can take advantage of these next-generation progressions deep into the life cycle before ever considering replacing an HPC system.

Product Literature

XC40 Product Brochure

A groundbreaking architecture upgradable to 100 petaflops per system

Cray XC40-AC Product Brief

The Cray XC40-AC air-cooled supercomputer features slightly smaller and less dense supercomputing cabinets with no requirement for liquid coolants or extra blower cabinets. 

Cray DataWarp Applications I/O Accelerator

The DataWarp accelerator delivers application-ready storage I/O to high-velocity data-driven workflows.

Cray XC40 Intel Xeon CPU Processor Daughter Card

Adaptive Supercomputing through Flexible Design

Cray XC40 Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessor Daughter Card

Adaptive Hybrid Computing and Scalable Many-Core Performance

Cray XC40 NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU Accelerator Processor Daughter Card

Supercomputer users procure their machines to satisfy specific and demanding requirements. But they need their systems to grow and evolve to maximize machine lifetime and return on investment.

Cray XC40 Software Environment

With its XC40 and XC40-AC supercomputers, Cray takes a comprehensive approach to the software environment, delivering a dedicated suite of HPC-optimized Linux OS and programming offerings, as well as a variety of unique and innovative partner solutions.

Cray XC Series Customer Quotes

From conducting breakthrough science to caring for hospital patients, Cray customers rely on XC series supercomputers at sites around the world.

Cray Sonexion Scale-out Lustre Storage System

The Sonexion scale-out Lustre storage system rapidly delivers precision performance at scale to your HPC cluster of choice, with the fewest number of components.

Intel Parallel Studio XE 2013

The Intel Parallel Studio XE 2015 tool suite simplifies the design, development, debug and tuning of code that utilizes parallel processing to boost application performance.

Case Studies

HPC Is Brain Surgery

Cray’s partnership with Allinea Software enables researchers to study blood flow in a specific region of the brain for the first time. 

Cray Helps Prepare ECMWF’s Integrated Forecast System for Exascale

A European weather bureau used a Cray XC30 supercomputer, along with the Cray “Titan” system at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to help ensure the future scalability of thermal radiation computations. 

NERSC Improves Overall HPC Energy Efficiency with Free Cooling and Technology Innovations of the Cray XC30 Supercomputer

While exascale systems are expected to produce unprecedented science, they are also expected to consume tens of megawatts of power. As power costs continue to rise, even modest improvements in the power required for cooling can translate to megawatts and mega dollars saved per year.

White Papers and Briefs

FMI Researchers Run the Vlasiator Code on the Cray XC30 Supercomputer and Get Outstanding Results

Using a Cray XC30 supercomputer featuring Intel Xeon E5 “Haswell” processors and hosted by the Finnish IT Center for Science Ltd., researchers were able to run Vlasiator on an unprecedented 40,000 cores.

Cray and ANSYS Achieve Extreme Scaling Improvements on ANSYS Fluent Using CSCS's Cray XC30 System

ANSYS and Cray worked together to boost the scaling of Tetra Pak’s LES simulation on Fluent.

Cray Helps Optimize De Novo Assembler Application Trinity for Use on Massively Parallel Supercomputers

To fully realize the benefits of the Cray XC30 system for NGS, Cray is actively collaborating with leading researchers to improve the performance of NGS workflows.

ARCHER Flexes Its Muscles on Code_Saturne

As worldwide demand for energy increases, so do the challenges associated with its production and efficient and safe use.

The Cray XC Supercomputer Series: Energy-Efficient Computing

Along with the need for scalable and sustained performance comes the need for energy-efficient supercomputing.

LS-DYNA Scalability on Cray Supercomputers

For the automotive industry, car crash analysis by finite elements is crucial to shortening the design cycle and reducing costs.

Cray XC Series Networking

The Cray XC series is a distributed memory system developed as part of Cray’s participation in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) High Productivity Computing System (HPCS) program.

Applications for Cray Systems

Altair Brief: Improving the Design of Subsea Riser Systems

With Cray and Altair, engineers have the computational systems they need to perform advanced subsea computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis with better speed, scalability and accuracy.

Powering Virtual Wind Tunnel Simulations

Cray and Altair are leaders in providing the powerful, usable technology engineers need to perform external aerodynamics analysis with greater speed and accuracy.

Allinea Development Tools for Cray Supercomputers

Leading corporations and research institutions across the world are using Allinea Software products, which set the standard for capability, performance and ease of use.

Videos, Photos and Webinars

An Introduction to OpenACC

OpenACC and CUDA Programming on the Cray XK7 Platform

Edison — Energy-Efficient Computing on NERSC's XC30 Supercomputer

See how Edison, an "incredibly efficient computer system," minimizes the energy required for cooling, enabling maximum computational power. NERSC built a hillside facility specifically for the XC30 system. 

Edison — A New Cray Supercomputer Advances Discovery at NERSC

Several users dicuss how Edison enables their research — which, as one scientist says, would "otherwise be impossible, too expensive or dangerous." 

NVIDIA: Scientists use a Supercomputer to Improve Ice Cream

One of life's simple pleasures is so complicated that it takes a supercomputer to understand it.

Upgrade and Extension of Cray XC30 "Piz Daint" Supercomputer

Watch a Cray team in action as they upgrade nodes and add cabinets to "Piz Daint" at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre.

OpenACC Basics

"Introduction to OpenACC and CUDA Programming on the Cray XK7 Platform," a course organized by the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre, February 2013.

OpenACC Programming for Cray Supercomputers

Parallel programming has never been this easy.

Using the Cray Programming Environment

Introduction to OpenACC and CUDA Programming on the Cray XK7 Platform

NCSA Blue Waters Construction

Time-lapse video starts with groundbreaking and ends with the Cray supercomputer "Blue Waters" going online at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

Assembling of the Cray XC30 "Piz Daint" at CSCS

Watch a time-lapse transformation as crated cabinets on a semi-truck become the fully operational "Piz Daint" in Switzerland.

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Solution Partners

Intel and Cray

Cray and Intel Supercomputing Solutions

Cray and Intel® are working together to create innovative supercomputer solutions with best-of-breed performance, scalability and reliability. These supercomputer solutions feature the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v2 product family, a revolutionary processor built on Intel’s industry-leading microarchitecture based on the 22nm 3D Tri-Gate transistor technology. The Intel Xeon processor features up to 12 cores and delivers enhanced energy efficiency and performance that adapts to the most complex and demanding workloads. With a solution for every budget and requirement, Cray and Intel make it easy to take advantage of the latest advances in high performance computing.

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Accelrys, Inc.

Accelrys develops scientific business intelligence software and solutions for the life sciences, energy, chemicals, aerospace and consumer products industries. Its customers include many Fortune 500 companies and other commercial entities, as well as academic and government entities. Accelrys has a vast portfolio of computer-aided design modeling and simulation offerings that help customers conduct scientific experiments ”in silico” in order to reduce the duration and cost of discovering and developing new drugs and materials.

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Adaptive Computing

Adaptive Computing provides intelligent automation software for datacenter, cloud and HPC environments. The company’s infrastructure intelligence solutions, powered by Moab®, deliver policy-based governance, allowing customers to consolidate and virtualize resources, allocate and manage applications, optimize service levels and reduce operational costs. Adaptive Computing products manage the world’s largest computing installations and are the preferred intelligent automation solutions for the leading global datacenter vendors.

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Allinea Software

Allinea Software is the trusted leader in software development tools for parallel programming and high performance computing (HPC). Leading users of HPC turn to Allinea for extremely scalable, capable and intuitive tools that improve the efficiency and value of their HPC investment by reducing development time and increasing application performance. Allinea’s integrated suite of profiling and debugging tools is relied on from desktops through to beyond petascale for applications ranging from climate modeling to astrophysics, and from computational finance to engine design.

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Altair Engineering, Inc.

Altair Engineering, Inc., empowers client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information. Altair is the only company to create HPC solvers and simulation applications, deliver HPC management tools, and use these applications and tools to solve real HPC issues. With a track record for high-end software and consulting services for engineering, computing and enterprise analytics, Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of industries.

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ANSYS, Inc.

ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS technologies help product development organizations create innovative products and processes that meet customer and cost requirements and high-quality products and processes that reliably perform as intended, while shortening time-to-market and reducing engineering costs. Simulation delivers these benefits by enabling an information-based product development process, with virtual prototyping to optimize designs at earlier stages of development.

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CD-adapco

CD-adapco is the leading global provider of full-spectrum engineering simulation solutions for fluid flow, heat transfer and stress, including CFD software, CAD-embedded CFD, CAE consulting services and training. STAR-CD and STAR-CCM+ provide the world’s most comprehensive CFD solutions. Their integrated CAE process allows engineers to focus more on product design by giving them a single easy-to-use interface to automatically handle complex models through the complete analysis cycle: preprocessing, meshing, solution, post-processing. CD-adapco’s solutions are used across many industries, including automotive, aerospace, appliances, buildings, chemical process, electronics, environmental, marine, offshore structures, pharmaceuticals, power generation, rail, turbomachinery and specialized mechanical engineering applications.

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CEI

CEI delivers the world's most advanced visualization technology for large, complex data. CEI was spun out of Cray in 1994. CEI's EnSight family of products provides a comprehensive visualization and post-processing suite to help understand scientific and engineering simulation data. CEI has offices in Detroit, Houston, Raleigh, Munich, and Shanghai, and distributors in other regions around the world.

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Exa Corporation

Exa Corporation offers fluid dynamics simulation software and services that enhance product performance, reduce product development costs and improve the efficiency of design and engineering processes. Exa's simulation solutions help customers gain crucial insights about design performance early in the design cycle, reducing the likelihood of redesigns and late-stage engineering changes. Benefits include significant cost savings and fundamental improvements in engineering development processes. Exa Corporation's products include PowerFLOW®, PowerDELTA®, PowerCLAY®, PowerVIZ®, PowerSPECTRUM®, PowerACOUSTICS®, PowerINSIGHT®, PowerCOOL® and PowerTHERM® along with professional engineering consulting services.

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Intel

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products, and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Founded in 1968 to build semiconductor memory products, Intel introduced the world's first microprocessor in 1971. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. Intel’s mission is to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on earth.

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Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC)

Livermore Software Technology Corporation develops LS-DYNA® and related engineering software products. LS-DYNA is a general-purpose transient dynamic finite element program that simulates complex real-world problems. It includes a Pre/Post Processor, LS-PrePost®, and a tightly integrated optimization code, LS-OPT®. LS-DYNA, LS-PrePost and LS-OPT are used in various industries, including automobile design, aerospace, manufacturing and bioengineering. LS-DYNA development is focused on one code methodology that includes implicit, explicit, SMP and MPP solvers. It is optimized on all platforms including clusters running Unix, Linux and Windows.

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MathWorks

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. MATLAB, the language of technical computing, is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization and numeric computation. Simulink is a graphical environment for simulation and model-based design of multidomain dynamic and embedded systems. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on these product families in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, financial services, biotech-pharmaceutical and other industries. MathWorks products are also used in universities and learning institutions worldwide.

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Metacomp Technologies, Inc.

Metacomp Technologies is at the forefront of technology in computational fluid dynamics, computational aero-acoustics, structural analysis and mesh generation. Metacomp is provides  software tools for aerospace, defense and automobile manufacturers, U.S. government labs and research organizations, as well as other companies that require complex modeling during research and development. Its activities include R&D, software development, dissemination and support in the areas of fluid dynamics, structural analysis, numerical algorithms, turbulence and combustion modeling, acoustics, geometry modeling and mesh generation.

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Numerical Algorithms Group

The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) delivers high-quality computational software and high performance computing services. For 40 years NAG experts have worked closely with world-leading researchers in academia and industry to create powerful, reliable and flexible software that is relied on by tens of thousands of individual users, as well as numerous independent software vendors. NAG serves its customers from offices in Oxford (U.K.), Chicago, Tokyo and Taipei, through staff in France and Germany, and via a global network of distributors.

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Platform Computing

Platform Computing is a pioneer and the global leader in high performance computing (HPC) management software. The company delivers integrated software solutions that enable organizations to improve time-to-results and reduce computing costs. Many of the world’s largest companies rely on Platform to accelerate compute- or data-intensive applications and manage cluster and grid systems. Platform has over 2,000 global customers and strategic relationships along with the industry’s broadest support for HPC applications.

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Rogue Wave Software

Rogue Wave is the largest independent provider of cross-platform, embeddable libraries and development tools for HPC application design, testing and deployment. Rogue Wave’s tools and components empower software developers to take advantage of the performance and scalability that multicore and parallel technologies offer, and are proven by decades of use solving some of the world’s most complex problems in commercial enterprise, academia, defense and institutional research.

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Scientific Computing & Modelling N.V. (SCM)

Originating from the Theoretical Chemistry group at the VU University in Amsterdam, Scientific Computing & Modelling N.V. (SCM) provides worldwide customers in academia, government and industry with its molecular and periodic density functional theory codes ADF and BAND.  The software provides accurate calculations on difficult chemical problems, specifically for spectroscopic properties and heavy elements. The scope of SCM's modeling software is expanding to treat larger systems for longer time scales with faster, approximate quantum-based as well as (reactive) force field methods.

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SIMULIA

SIMULIA provides a scalable portfolio of simulation solutions and an open platform to support integration of multidisciplinary analysis with its partners. Simulation enables engineers and scientists to improve product performance, eliminate physical prototypes and drive innovation. The product suite includes the Abaqus/CAE® modeling, visualization and automation environment for ABAQUS analyses; Abaqus/Standard® for static, dynamic, thermal and coupled analysis with implicit FEA; Abaqus/Explicit® for transient dynamic and quasi-static analysis with explicit FEA; and Abaqus for CATIA V5® for advanced nonlinear analysis within CATIA V5.

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Software Cradle Co., Ltd.

Established in 1984 and headquartered in Osaka, Japan, Software Cradle Co., Ltd., develops and markets innovative computational fluid dynamics software for a broad range of customers. Software Cradle Co. provides customers with leading-edge technology that can open new frontiers in the design of their products.

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Tech-X Corporation

Tech-X was founded in 1994 to develop products and services for leveraging high performance computing in computational physics. Since then, Tech-X has provided services to a broad range of national and international customers from government, academia and industry. Tech-X Corporation is committed to technical excellence and innovation. Its core competencies include the simulation of processes, devices and physical systems related to plasma physics, fusion and accelerator technologies, performed on computer systems ranging from desktops to leadership computing facilities.

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The Portland Group

The Portland Group develops and markets high performance Fortran, C and C++ compilers and tools. Offering world-class performance and comprehensive cross-platform support and optimization, PGI supports 32-bit x86, 64-bit AMD64 and Intel 64 processor-based systems running over 30 popular Linux and Mac OS X and Windows releases. Advantages include fast compilation speed, integrated graphical parallel debugger and profiler, comprehensive documentation, online tutorials and outstanding technical support.

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Networking

Arista Networks

Arista Networks was founded to deliver software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center and computing environments. Arista’s award-winning 10/40/100 GbE switches redefine scalability, robustness, and price-performance, with over 2,700 customers and more than two million cloud networking ports deployed worldwide. At the core of Arista’s platform is EOS, an advanced network operating system. Arista Networks products are available worldwide through distribution partners, systems integrators and resellers.

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Brocade

Brocade networking solutions help the world's leading organizations transition smoothly to a world where applications and information reside anywhere.

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Chelsio Communications

Chelsio Communications is leading the convergence of networking, storage and clustering interconnects and I/O virtualization with its robust, high-performance and proven Unified Wire technology. Featuring a highly scalable and programmable architecture, Chelsio is shipping 10-GbE and 40-GbE Ethernet and multi-port Gigabit Ethernet adapter cards, delivering the low latency and superior throughput required for high-performance computing applications.

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Cisco

Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected.

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Gnodal

Gnodal has defined a revolutionary 10/40GbE switch family, free from current network limitations, offering unprecedented performance improvements and almost unlimited scalability. Gnodal switch products derive their extreme performance capability from its own revolutionary architectural design that minimizes network congestion and delivers optimum performance with minimal cost and power consumption. Gnodal products fulfill today’s high performance requirements in such markets as Scientific and Engineering, Financial Services, Web 2.0, Cloud and Hosting providers, Video, Life sciences, and Oil and Gas exploration.

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Intel

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products, and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Founded in 1968 to build semiconductor memory products, Intel introduced the world's first microprocessor in 1971. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. Intel’s mission is to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on earth.

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Mellanox Technologies

Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance capability. Mellanox offers a choice of fast interconnect products: adapters, switches, software, cables and silicon that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high-performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage and financial services.

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Myricom

Founded in 1994 as a Caltech spin-off, Myricom is the technology leader in extreme-performance 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) solutions specialized for vertical markets. Myricom first pioneered High Performance Computing (HPC) interconnect technology that helped fuel the growth of cluster computing. Now, with its fourth generation of networking products, Myri-10G, Myricom has achieved convergence between mainstream 10-Gigabit Ethernet and HPC technology, 10-Gigabit Ethernet with a supercomputing heritage. The majority of Myricom’s sales today are for 10-Gigabit Ethernet applications with demanding latency or throughput requirements. Myri-10G delivers wire-speed UDP and TCP throughput, with optional firmware-accelerated offloads for financial trading, packet capture and injection, video streaming and IPTV, HPC, and for other performance-sensitive vertical markets.

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SMC Networks

SMC Networks is a global provider of Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) to Service Providers. SMC specializes in designing, engineering, and delivering the most innovative wireless and wired products to enable cable, telecommunication and multi-service operators around the world to connect their customers to a completely integrated digital home.

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Solarflare

Solarflare is the leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O software and hardware that accelerate, monitor and secure network data. With over 1,000 customers worldwide, the company's solutions are widely used in scale-out server environments such as electronic trading, high performance computing, cloud, virtualization and big data. Solarflare's products are available from leading distributors and value-added resellers, as well as from Dell, HP and IBM. Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, California, and operates R&D facilities in Cambridge, UK and New Delhi, India.

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