Awards Announced Based on Voting by HPCwire Readers and Editors Worldwide
Portland, OR -- November 16, 2008 â€” HPCwire (www.HPCwire.com), the leading source for global news and information covering the ecosystem of high performance computing, revealed the winners of HPCwireâ€™s annual Readersâ€™ and Editorsâ€™ Choice Awards at the 22nd annual Supercomputing Conference (SC09) in Portland, Oregon. Tomas Tabor, publisher of HPCwire, revealed the list of winners at the HPCwire booth during the opening gala on Monday night.
HPCwire has designated two categories of Awards: (1) Readers' Choice, where winners have been determined by a poll of HPCwire readers, and (2) Editors' Choice, where winners have been determined by votes of a panel of recognized HPC luminaries, and contributing editors from industry. These awards are widely recognized as prestigious recognition from the HPC community.
"This award, which represents a partnership between the HPCwire global readership and our publishing team, is a salute from the global HPC community," said Tomas Tabor, publisher of HPCwire. "Itâ€™s our great pleasure to take time each year to offer recognition to the leaders and luminaries in this industry. An organization being selected as an award recipient means that they are at the top of mind of HPCwire readers, editors, and luminaries in the field. The response to our survey an online polling has been strong as ever. Iâ€™d like to offer a well-earned congratulations to all the recipients of our 2009 awards.â€ť
The HPCwire 2009 Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards
Best Application of "Green Computing" in HPC
Readers' Choice: Blue Gene/P at Argonne National Laboratory
Editor's Choice: IBM QS22 BladeCenter at Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics
Best HPC server product or technology
Readers' Choice: SGI Altix ICE
Editor's Choice: Bull " bullx"
Best HPC storage product or technology
Readers' Choice: BlueArc Titan Architecture
Editor's Choice: DataDirect Networks SFA 10000
Best HPC software product or technology
Readers' Choice: PGI Accelerator Compilers
Editor's Choice: NVIDIA CUDA
Best HPC interconnect product or technology
Readers' Choice:Arista Networks 7100 Switches
Editor's Choice: Mellanox ConnectX Technology
Best HPC cluster solution or technology
Readers' Choice: HP Cluster Platform 3000
Editor's Choice: Cray CX1
Top supercomputing achievement
Readers' Choice: Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center - Pandemic Modeling for H1N1 Influenza for NIH MIDAS Project
Editor's Choice: Jaguar, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Best HPC collaboration between government and industry
Readers' Choice: U.S. Department of Energy INCITE Program 2009
Editor's Choice: "Hyperion" Project: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory with Dell, Intel, Supermicro, QLogic, Cisco, Mellanox, DataDirect Networks, Sun Microsystems, LSI and RedHat
Top 5 new products or technologies to watch
1. Chelsio Unified Wire 10GbE
2. Intel " Larrabee"
3. Bull " bullx" supercomputer
4. NVIDIA " Fermi" GPU
5. AMD " Istanbul"
1. ScaleMP vSMP
2. HPC cloud technologies
3. NVIDIA " Fermi" GPU
4. Flash memory storage
5. OpenCL (The Khronos Group)
Top 5 vendors to watch
2. Cray Inc.
4. Sun Microsystems
4.Convey Computer Corporation
SC09 is the premier international conference on high performance computing, showcasing how high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis lead to advances in research, education and commerce. ACM and the IEEE Computer Society are the SCxy conference series sponsors. For more information, visit http://sc09.supercomputing.org.
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