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Introducing the ACTblade family based on 3rd Gen ‘Ice Lake’ Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
posted on April 6, 2021

Advanced Clustering Technologies today announced the ACTblade x3XX family of dense HPC systems, which are based on the new third generation of Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors code named Ice Lake. Ice Lake is a significant advancement over the previous generation, offering more cores, more clock, more memory and faster memory. And our new ACTblades offer flexibility with modular components that share […]

Our New ACTserv e4280c: An AMD-based GPU Powerhouse
posted on March 25, 2021

Advanced Clustering Technologies has just introduced a new system to our GPU server series. The ACTserv e4280c is a GPU powerhouse with 2x AMD Epyc 7002 series CPUs and up to 8x GPUs. It is an NVIDIA-Certified system for scalability, functionality, security, and performance. Key features include: Up to 8 x PCIe Gen4 GPGPU cards […]

Advanced Clustering Offering AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series Processor-Based Systems
posted on March 15, 2021

Advanced Clustering Technologies, a provider of custom, turn-key high performance computing hardware solutions, announced today that it is offering AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series based systems. The new systems, which will deliver maximum memory of 4TB, 128 PCI-e lanes and up to 64 cores per socket, are ideal for high-memory or I/O intensive workloads. The new […]

KC Mayor Congratulates Us on 20 years in Business
posted on February 16, 2021

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas recorded a congratulatory message this week to recognize Advanced Clustering Technologies for 20 years in business as a technology company in the metro area. “I want to congratulate Advanced Clustering Technologies on 20 years of business in Kansas City. Thank you for being part of our community. Thank you for […]

Free HPC Webinars Available for On Demand Viewing
posted on January 19, 2021

Last week we launched the Advanced Clustering Technologies webinar series for 2021 with two episodes. The live events were successful in drawing a crowd of interested parties. In fact, to our surprise 75% of those who registered for the sessions showed up for the actual events. And 87% of those who came stayed online for […]

CentOS 8 to be replaced by CentOS Stream in late 2021
posted on December 10, 2020

It was announced this week that the future of the CentOS Project is CentOS Stream. Over the next year, the focus will shift from CentOS Linux, the rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), to CentOS Stream, which tracks just ahead of a current RHEL release. CentOS Linux 8, as a rebuild of RHEL 8, […]

Request a quote for your NSF MRI grant proposal
posted on December 3, 2020

Proposals for the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation grant program are due January 19, 2021. If you need a quote for your grant proposal, we are happy to provide that.We will return a quote as quickly as possible. Use this quote request form to provide the details we need (such as node quantity, cores […]

ACT Publishes HPC Pricing Guide for AMD-based Systems
posted on September 9, 2020

For several years now our HPC Pricing Guide has offered our customers an overview of what sort of Intel processor-based HPC system could be purchased within three budget ranges – $150,000, $250,000 or $500,000. Now we offer a new version of the HPC Pricing Guide that provides the same information about AMD EPYC “Rome” processor-based systems […]

SC20 announces it will be all-virtual
posted on July 28, 2020

On July 27, SC20 organizers announced that this year’s event will be virtual only. We will be getting updates about how the show experience will unfold for attendees and exhibitors, but for now here are the things we do know: All presentations and sessions will be pre-recorded (NO live streaming) Sessions will include a question and answer […]

SC20: The Last Show Standing
posted on July 21, 2020

After PEARC20 makes its appearance as a virtual-only event next week, the only remaining HPC trade show on our calendar for this most unusual of years is SC20. While we have not made a final determination about whether or not we will be traveling to Atlanta in November to exhibit at the event, we can […]

Featured Product: ACTserv e2220
posted on July 10, 2020

Our ACTserv e2220 is a dual socket AMD EPYC “Rome” 2U system with 12x 3.5″ drive bays. It features 3200MHz DDR4 memory and 32x DIMM sockets for support up to 4TB. This system is ideal for memory-intensive workloads such as genomics codes, in-memory databases and real-time analytics. Check it out on our site and use the online Configurator to incorporate it into […]

HPC Hardware from Advanced Clustering aids Boston Children’s Hospital in Covid-19 research project
posted on June 30, 2020

Boston Children’s Hospital is acquiring high performance computing hardware from Advanced Clustering Technologies to support the hospital’s key role in a nationwide study that seeks to find new strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of Covid-19. The IMPACC (IMmunoPhenotyping Assessment in a COVID-19 Cohort) study will include up to 2,000 Covid-19 patients from 10 to 12 […]

Intel debuts 3rd Gen Xeon (Cooper Lake) Processors
posted on June 18, 2020

Today Intel unveiled its third-generation Scalable Xeon processor (Cooper Lake) family for four- and eight-socket servers. Cooper Lake is designed to handle AI and analytics workloads running in the datacenter. The company announced 11 new SKUs with between 16-28 cores, up to 3.1 Ghz base clock (up to 4.3 Ghz with Turbo Boost), and support for […]

Scientific Computing World runs survey on scientific research use of HPC
posted on June 12, 2020

Scientific Computing World, a multi-platform publication for scientists and engineers using computing to further their research, would like to know more about practical issues faced by managers/directors of HPC resources and also those faced by researchers/scientists using those facilities. By completing this survey, you’ll help refine the information and content that the publication provides to become more […]

Advanced Clustering installs Bell’s Kiowa cluster
posted on September 16, 2019

    We were on-site recently at Bell installing their new Kiowa cluster.  Named for Bell’s renowned OH-58D Kiowa aircraft, their new system is powered by Advanced Clustering’s ACTblade x210 compute nodes and ACTserv x2280c GPU nodes.

Read all about our latest HPC deployments
posted on June 20, 2018

You can read about some of our latest HPC cluster deployments in the “In the News” section of our website. This page features Advanced Clustering headlines from other websites including industry sites and announcements from some of our customers. The page features articles about some of our recent HPC deployments including: Portland State University’s new Coeus […]

Wright State University’s HPC Cluster: ‘It’s here. It’s Ready.”
posted on April 6, 2018

Wright State University has just announced that its new high performance computing cluster is ready to support research across campus. “It’s here. It’s ready,” said Amit Sharma, an assistant professor of physics who led efforts to get the cluster. “I’m delighted.” Advanced Clustering Technologies built and installed the Wright State cluster. It consists of 36 […]

5 Things You May Not Know about Advanced Clustering Technologies
posted on May 25, 2017

1. Advanced Clustering built a free stress-test and hardware diagnostics tool. Breakin application is so powerful, it’s now used by several major component manufacturers in their validation and factory testing procedures. No other available product pinpoints hardware issues and component failures like Breakin. Every cluster built by Advanced Clustering Technologies undergoes a minimum of 24 hours running […]

Video: Brunson Discusses Mission of Oklahoma HPC Center
posted on April 10, 2017

In this video featured on InsideHPC.com, Dana Brunson from Oklahoma State talks about the mission of the Oklahoma High Performance Computing Center. The center is home to Cowboy, a supercomputer cluster built by Advanced Clustering Technologies that is comprised of 250 individual compute nodes. Cowboy helps researchers and scientists in diverse fields including bioinformatics, engineering, […]

Download our Guide to Features and Benefits of Knights Landing
posted on March 7, 2017

The new Knights Landing or KNL Intel® Xeon Phi™ is Intel’s first processor to deliver the performance of an accelerator with the benefits of a standard host CPU. Designed to help solve your biggest challenges faster and with greater efficiency, the KNL Intel Xeon Phi processor enables machines to rapidly learn without being explicitly programmed. It also helps drive […]

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