Press Release

Key Takeaways from SC19

It’s an exciting time at Penguin Computing! We’re expanding our expertise in innovative ways offering new products and professional services that help our customers transform their organizations and lead in their industries.

In November, we had the privilege of attending and participating in Supercomputing 2019, the international conference for high performance computing (HPC) located in Denver, Co. In addition to a range of programs including workshops, panels, tutorials and awards, companies (including ourselves) shared exciting news on new offerings and advancements in the world of HPC and AI.

penguin computing sc19 supercomputing 2019 booth

Penguin Computing Accomplishments at SC19:

Top500 Recognition

The November 2019 Top500 List ranked 11 Penguin Computing solutions, with four in the Top 100. Rankings include: #69, #94, #96, #97, #365, #401, #455, #456, #476, #495, #496.

Gemini Man Case Study Debut

Penguin Computing debuted a video case study, showcasing the team’s consulting, design and technology impact which enabled Director Ang Lee to make the groundbreaking film. Check out the video clips on YouTube and Twitter (Ease of Use Video, Customization Video, and Unmatched Performance Video).

Product News: Penguin Computing Delivered Magma Supercomputer with Intel and CoolIT

Penguin Computing announced that, in partnership with Intel and CoolIT, it will deliver the Magma Supercomputer to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The Magma system is one of the first deployments of Intel Xeon Platinum 9200 series processors with support from CoolIT Systems complete direct liquid cooling and Omni-Path interconnect.

penguin computing sc19 supercomputing 2019 booth display
penguin computing sc19 supercomputing 2019 booth

Product News: Penguin Computing Upgrades Corona with Latest AMD Instinct GPU Tech

Penguin Computing announced that Corona, an HPC cluster first delivered to Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL) in late 2018, has been upgraded with the newest AMD Radeon InstinctTM MI60 accelerators, based on Vega which, per AMD, is the world’s 1st 7nm GPU architecture that brings PCIe® 4.0 support.

Penguin and Intel Discussed their Partnership to Deliver MAGMA Supercomputer

William Wu, VP of Marketing and Product Management was interviewed on the show floor by Intel to discuss how we partnered to deliver the MAGMA Supercomputer to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Check out the video on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Penguin Computing Photo Contest

We hosted a Twitter Contest and Giveaway. Take a look at some of the creative photo submissions: Snowman, Ice Bath, Lake Tahoe, Penguin Cam. Thank you to all those who participated, we hope you had fun!

We look forward to what’s in store for Penguin Computing over the next year and returning to SC20 in Atlanta next fall!