U.S. Universities Face Ongoing Decline in R&D Funding

U.S. universities face an ongoing decline in federal research and development funding, according to new data from the National Science Foundation. For the third consecutive year, federal research and development funding for higher education lagged behind inflation. Federally funded R&D at universities declined 3.9% to $37.9 billion in FY 2014. It has fallen by more …


Introducing ACTnowHPC, Our On-Demand HPC Cloud Service

Advanced Clustering is proud to announce that we are expanding our high performance computing offerings to include an on-demand HPC cloud service. The service, called ACTnowHPC, gives users easy access to the latest HPC technologies including CPUs, accelerators and interconnects without the upfront capital outlay for HPC hardware. “Our enhanced HPC cloud service answers a …


Download our White Paper on NSF Grant Proposal Writing

The National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation grant program is designed for universities and researchers who want to secure funding for the high performance computing solutions that drive research and discovery. A great number of our customers seek NSF MRI grant funds as the demand for HPC continues to grow. In fiscal year 2014, the …


Join Us for Customer Appreciation Night at Supercomputing15

Advanced Clustering invites you to join us for a Customer Appreciation Night Dinner/Cruise during Supercomputing 2015 on Tuesday, Nov. 17, in downtown Austin. This is our way of saying thank you for being a loyal customer. Boarding starts at 6:45 p.m. for a free three-hour cruise that concludes at 10 p.m. Enjoy Texas-style barbecue and …


Let’s Meet Up at Oklahoma Supercomputing and Talk HPC

If you are looking for a free way to connect with others in the Midwest who are interested in high performance computing, make your plans today to attend the Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium Sept. 22-23 at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. You can register today. We’re proud to announce that Advanced Clustering Technologies is attending …


Configure Your System, Get Pricing Estimate with Configurator

Advanced Clustering welcomes you to Configurator, an online tool that enables you to configure your HPC system, server, storage or workstation in order to get an initial price estimate. Available from any product page on, the Configurator allows you to make configuration selections including processors, memory, power supply, hot swap bays, hard drives, network …


The Cost of HPC: How Does Budget Affect Value?

Whether or not you have a budget in mind or funding in hand, you’ve no doubt wondered what you get for your money when purchasing an HPC cluster. If you had more money, would the value be equally enhanced? If you spent less, would the value still be there? These are all valid questions. To …


Report Shows HPC Spending ‘Solid and Stable’

HPCWire reported this week that 2014 was a strong year for HPC sales across the major categories with 59% of all sites anticipating further growth during the next two years. The finding comes from the seventh Site Budget Allocation Map from Intersect360 Research, which examines trends across academic, government and industry sites. The report finds …


Oberlin College’s New Cluster Expands Research Capabilities

When it was time to replace its first high performance computing system with a new supercomputer, Associate Professor of Biology Michael Moore and his team knew they wanted a system that would bring HPC resources to the greatest number of students. “It’s vital to their future success that Oberlin students have access to high performance …


UC Merced Selects Advanced Clustering to Build Supercomputer

University of California Merced has selected Advanced Clustering Technologies to build a cluster supercomputer that will support research at the institution. The new supercomputer will help researchers at the university quickly and flexibly conduct their research projects while expanding the ability to answer the questions being asked, said Hrant Hratchian, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at …

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