An important update about the supply of HPC equipment
posted on July 27, 2021

If you read nothing else that we write this year, please read the article we published today concerning the supply of HPC equipment under the headline “Global Chip Shortage Causing Prolonged Delays and Wait Times for HPC Cluster Components.” We can honestly say we have never seen a situation like the one in which the […]

Check Out Our Latest Systems in the Configurator
posted on June 8, 2021

All of the new systems we are now offering based on the latest generation processors from AMD (Milan) and Intel (Ice Lake) are now available in our online Configurator. You can build a system with these options and get configuration details including pricing. You can also request a more formal quote provided by us. AMD’s […]

Advanced Clustering Publishes New Edition of Its HPC Pricing Guide
posted on May 18, 2021

High performance computing systems integrator Advanced Clustering Technologies today announced the publication of a new edition of its HPC Pricing Guide, which provides a detailed look at the kind of HPC system that can be purchased within three typical budget ranges. This latest edition provides a point of comparison between systems based on the latest […]

Use our Configurator to plan systems featuring the latest from AMD and Intel
posted on April 28, 2021

If you are planning a cluster purchase or update this year, head over to our online Configurator to map out a system that includes the latest that AMD and Intel have to offer. From the Configurator you can also compare systems side by side or request a quote from our team. We are offering systems […]

DOE Offers $34.5 Million Grant Program for Research Projects
posted on March 22, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) just announced $34.5 million to be distributed via two new funding opportunities to fund research tools for scientific discoveries, including clean energy and climate solutions. These new grants will support researchers using data science and computation-based methods including artificial intelligence and machine learning to tackle basic science challenges, advance […]

Join Advanced Clustering for free HPC webinar series
posted on January 4, 2021

Advanced Clustering Technologies invites you to join us for the first two webinars that will kick off our HPC webinar series in 2021. Register here to save your seat at these events:  https://www.advancedclustering.com/webinar-registration/ Designing an HPC Cluster 1 p.m. Central, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2020 Our team discusses all elements of a cluster build and offers […]

Planning Ahead for the New Year
posted on November 24, 2020

Looking ahead to 2021, there are a lot of things to talk about when it comes to the processors and technologies that drive high performance computing. For instance, Intel’s Ice Lake architecture, the first server part that uses their 10 nm process and provides a PCIe Gen4 host interface, will be coming soon. So will […]

Congratulations to Folding@home, winner of HPC Readers Choice Award
posted on November 17, 2020

Advanced Clustering Technologies extends a hearty congratulations to the @foldingathome project, which has just won the HPCwire Readers Choice Award for Best Use of HPC in Response to Societal Plights. You can read the full list of HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award winners here. The award was announced during the SC20, which is taking place virtually […]

Get more transparency in HPC Pricing
posted on October 27, 2020

Advanced Clustering Technologies has long believed it is of utmost importance to help you navigate the rather complex realities of pricing options for high performance computing equipment. That’s why we first published our HPC Pricing Guide in 2014. The document quickly became the most requested document on our website and remains so to this day. […]

Subscribe to our newsletter for the latest news about our turn-key HPC solutions
posted on September 17, 2020

Join our newsletter today to receive our monthly guide to the latest information about our high performance computing solutions. Our September issue will feature our newest update to our HPC Pricing Guide, which gives you a look at the kind of systems you could purchase in budget ranges of $150,000, $250,000 or $500,000. This HPC […]

NVIDIA Gives COVID-19 Researchers Free Access to Parabricks
posted on March 30, 2020

In response to the current pandemic, NVIDIA is sharing tools with researchers that can accelerate their race to understand the novel coronavirus and help inform a response. Starting today, NVIDIA will provide a free 90-day license to Parabricks to any researcher in the worldwide effort to fight the novel coronavirus. Based on the well-known Genome […]

Advanced Clustering Presents: HPC System Design
posted on January 8, 2020

Advanced Clustering Technologies made a presentation today at the invitation of Swarthmore College, which hosted a Mindshare on “High Performance Computing in the Liberal Arts” over the course of the last two days. All schools within the Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges (CLAC), which compromises 70 member institutions, were invited to attend. The purpose of […]

Happy Holidays from Advanced Clustering Technologies
posted on December 13, 2019

We want to thank you for your interest in our high performance computing solutions. We look forward to working with you in the new year.

Introducing ClusterVisor, Our Cluster Management Tool
posted on October 1, 2019

Advanced Clustering Technologies is proud to present ClusterVisor, our new HPC cluster management tool, which enables you to easily deploy your HPC cluster and manage everything from the hardware and operating system to software and networking using a single GUI. ClusterVisor is based on years of feedback from our customers and gives you everything you […]

Sharing Our Analysis of the Complexities of RFP Writing for HPC
posted on August 5, 2019

Advanced Clustering was invited to make a presentation during the recent SIGHPC Sysadmin Professionals workshop that took place on the first day of PEARC19 last month in Chicago. Our discussion focused on our analysis of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) that we received in 2018. Among our key findings: 48 days is the average number of days that […]

Scientific Computing World Features eQUEUE Among Innovative HPC user tools
posted on June 6, 2019

Scientific Computing World is featuring eQUEUE, Advanced Clustering Technologies web-based job submission tool, among the innovative tools HPC users can leverage to manage their computing resources more effectively. In its June/July edition, which was published today, the publication wrote: “Alongside the hardware and software improvements that can help to increase real application performance, HPC providers […]

Updated: Your Guide to Pricing for the Latest HPC Systems
posted on April 4, 2019

For several years now our HPC Pricing Guide has been helping our customers get a sense for the cost of HPC hardware. This week we updated the guide to incorporate the new generation of Intel Xeon Scalable processors, codenamed Cascade Lake, into the systems. Our HPC Pricing Guide gives you the specifications and costs associated with purchasing […]

Download our white paper compendium: Securing a grant and writing an RFP for HPC
posted on March 13, 2019

Use our experience and resources to learn best practices for securing grant funding and publishing your RFP for high performance computing purchases. You can download the compendium here. Grant funding is how many high performance computing cluster purchases are accomplished, and the grant proposal writing process is incredibly competitive. In fact, based on the past […]

Plan your next HPC system with our Configurator
posted on February 4, 2019

When you are making plans for your next HPC hardware purchase, finding the right balance between price and performance can prove challenging. You can start making plans for your next HPC system using our online Configurator. From the Product Catalog, you can click the Configure button to begin using the Configurator for any of our […]

HPC provides economic return on investment, study finds
posted on January 3, 2019

A recent study from the IDC finds that an investment in high performance computing results in increased economic success and increased scientific innovation for universities, government agencies and corporate entities. Across all industries measured in the study, there’s an average increase in revenue of $463 per dollar invested in HPC, and an average increase of […]

NSF Awards Nearly $16 million in MRI Grants for HPC in 2018
posted on October 15, 2018

Advanced Clustering Technologies tracks awards made by the National Science Foundation every year because some of the Major Research Instrumentation grants are awarded to customers for the acquisition of high performance computing hardware. This year, the company noted, has been an unusual year for MRI grants for HPC. “We have seen an increase in allocations […]

What Kind of Storage is Best for Your Needs?
posted on August 7, 2018

When was the last time you evaluated your current storage and made plans for future growth? Contact us to let our experts configure the perfect system for you, whether it’s our direct-attach storage boxes or one of our high-performance scalable parallel file systems. Contact us for a storage discussion. You can also view and configure and […]

Still time to order before FY19 ends Sept. 30
posted on August 2, 2018

If your fiscal year ends Sept. 30, there is still time to order hardware. Advanced Clustering will be closing the books on the fiscal year for our government customers in early September for smaller single system orders and early to mid-August for HPC clusters. Do you still have money to spend? If so, we should talk […]

Advanced Clustering Teams with ThinkparQ to Integrate BeeGFS
posted on May 15, 2018

Today Advanced Clustering Technologies announced that is has partnered with ThinkParQ to integrate the BeeGFS parallel file system as part of the company’s high performance computing solutions for HPC workloads. The parallel file system solves storage access speed issues that can decrease performance of the fastest supercomputers. BeeGFS spreads user data across multiple servers. By […]

Video: RFP Writing for HPC Equipment Purchases
posted on May 3, 2018

Watch video excerpts of the panel discussion on RFP writing for HPC Hardware purchases that took place at CADRE 2018 on April 18 at Oklahoma State University. Panelists included (from left) Dr. Dana Brunson of Oklahoma State University, Doug Jennewein of the University of South Dakota, Jim Paugh of Advanced Clustering Technologies and Mark McClung, Data […]

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