Microsoft and the Environment..do we help or hinder?

Nice new site showcasing Microsoft’s work around the Environment, lots to look at and the following article caught my eye immediately: High-Performance Computing: Enabling Climate Change Analysis, as did the following: Energy Efficiency Best Practices in Microsoft Data Center Operations  The article on the polemic facing the IT industry as a whole was really worth…

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Microsoft UK HPC User Group

  I was at the last one and it was fab, you might want to go along this time: UK HPC User Group I wanted to let you know about the UK HPC User Group meeting coming up in June 26.  Registrations are here. This meeting is intended for customers, partners and developers to “meet…

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Windows HPC Server 2008 Beta Survey - free bits, free book, thanks from Lord Waite!

  Some of you will know the great man Lord Waite (they tell me the House of Lords is considering this upgrade to the existing Mr Waite as I type..) who looks after Windows HPC development alongside a team of merry men. He is currently on bended knee asking for your help; be you a…

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New Microsoft Action Pack - details here!

  24,000 of our 34,000 Registered Partners currently subscribe to Action Pack, our quarterly toolkits of software and sales and marketing materials. These are created to help our partners stay competitive, meet their sales goals and grow their business. So what is in the new action pack? New Rules and how you get it: To…

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Windows HPC 2008 - 1 day Jumpstart Course - March 27th!

  On March 27, we are holding a 1 day technical introduction for the 2008 version of Windows HPC.  The 1-day jumpstart will be held in London, at our Cardinal Place offices.  The details are here.  This would be a great opportunity for new or existing HPC partners in the UK to learn about the…

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Host of New Year articles on HPC from Microsoft - channel 9 and TechNet!

Click on the above image to head straight to the HPC Show! Getting Started with Windows HPC Server 2008 New OGF Web Service Interface with Windows HPC Server 2008 New Job Scheduler Features with Windows HPC Server 2008 New Network Direct RDMA Interface with HPC Server 2008   Case study video on bioinformatics Short v2…

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SGi and Ansys Webcast on Compute Cluster - momentum building!

Your research and engineering designs require more complex engineering simulations than your desktop or deskside system can handle. It’s time to move to an integrated engineering solution created by the team of SGI, ANSYS and Microsoft. SGI, the company that invented high-productivity systems for scientists and engineers, brings you the SGI® Altix® XE server. Microsoft…

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SGi ramp up the power on their HPC Offering with WCCS!

I love it when months of discussion starts to kick in with some focussed marketing from someone like SGi! Check this out:   Two turnkey configurations available: Altix® START Altix® POWER ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Altix® START – Euros 2,900*The low cost configuration with which to start your compute cluster. Ideal for: One or more users A rich set…

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Microsoft ungeeking HPC for the masses!

It’s a little rare that Microsoft is seen to be ungeeking technology for people – but thinking about it broadly this is what we do day in and day out. Check out this thoughtful article in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer about our HPC offering with CCS:   SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCERhttp://seattlepi.nwsource.com/opinion/327033_supercomputers.html Supercomputing not just for geeks Last updated…

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