SAN DIEGO, CA â€“ April 19, 2011 -- Tabor Communications Inc., (TCI) publisher of HPCwire and a leading international media, advertising, and communications company, and the TeraGrid '11: Extreme Digital Discovery conference have entered into a new co-marketing agreement for 2011.
The TeraGrid 2011 conference will showcase the capabilities, achievements, and impact of the TeraGrid (www.teragrid.org) in research and education and will mark the beginning of the National Science Foundation's eXtreme Digital Resources for Science and Engineering program.
"We are extremely pleased to be supporting the TeraGrid '11 conference this year," said Jeff Hyman, President and Publisher, HPCwire. "One of our goals for HPCwire has been to strengthen our relationships within the HPC community by supporting valuable academic programs like the TeraGrid project. By working together with organizations such as TeraGrid, we are taking the first steps to what we believe will become long and enduring partnerships."
The agreement names HPCwire as a Primary Media Sponsor for TeraGrid '11, including full editorial privileges for reporting on the conference. The agreement also allows HPCwire the opportunity for communication outreach and promotion in advance of this year's conference, in order to help expand awareness of the project, its importance, and to garner additional support from its thousands of readers and subscribers worldwide.
"Having the support and expertise of a leading communications channel to the HPC community is a tremendous asset," said John Towns, general chair of TeraGrid '11 and TeraGrid Forum Chair. "We believe that having HPCwire as a partner will enable us to expand awareness of the project to the global HPC academic community."
The TeraGrid project is an open scientific discovery infrastructure, combining leadership-class resources from 11 partner sites to create an integrated, persistent computational resource. The TeraGrid is coordinated through the Grid Infrastructure Group at the University of Chicago, working in partnership with the Resource Provider sites: Indiana University, the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, the National Institute for Computational Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Purdue University, San Diego Supercomputer Center, Texas Advanced Computing Center, University of Chicago/Argonne National Laboratory, and the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
About TeraGrid 2011: Extreme Digital Discovery
The TeraGrid '11 conference will showcase the capabilities, achievements, and impact of the TeraGrid in research and education. The conference will also mark the beginning of the National Science Foundation's eXtreme Digital Resources for Science and Engineering program and will give scientists and engineer's information on the resources and services to be provided through this successor to the TeraGrid. For more information visit: http://www.teragrid.org/tg11/.
HPCwire is the most widely recognized and accessed news and information site covering the entire ecosystem of High Performance Computing (HPC). HPCwire 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. HPCwire delivers exclusive news and features on topics ranging from business and economic issues to advanced and emerging technologies, in a timely and easily accessible Internet format. With a powerful combination of email distribution and website portal, HPCwire is enjoyed each week by several hundred thousand readers. For additional information and to subscribe, please visit: http://www.HPCwire.com.
About Tabor Communications
Tabor Communications, Inc. is a leading international media, advertising, and communications company that provides solutions, news and information to the High Performance Computing (HPC), cloud, and Information Technology (IT) communities. Tabor Communications companies include Tabor Advertising and Tabor Publications & Events. More information on Tabor Communications can be found at http://www.taborcommunications.com.
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Source: Tabor Communications, Inc.
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