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ANSYS CFX To Streamline Disk Drive Development at Samsung
Posted Thu May 05, 2005 @05:22PM
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News ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that Samsung Information Systems America (SISA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., LTD and a world-leading design center of hard disk drives, has chosen ANSYS CFX(R) software as its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solution of choice.

SISA plans to use ANSYS CFX to develop new generation disk drives. Ultimately, by utilizing ANSYS' leading simulation technology, SISA will save time and money on its disk drive design.

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Silicon Graphics Announces New Deskside Visualization System
Posted Thu May 05, 2005 @05:17PM
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Hardware Answering mounting demand for more visualization capability in the hands of Linux® system users struggling with big data problems, Silicon Graphics has extended its acclaimed family of Silicon Graphics Prism™ visualization systems with a new deskside model. Featuring a starting price under $8,500, the Silicon Graphics Prism deskside system packs up to 24GB of memory and two full bandwidth graphics pipelines.

The new deskside model drives the power and scalability of Silicon Graphics Prism systems to the lowest price point ever, and allows more users to leverage the product family's breakthrough visualization capabilities for tackling problems that generate massive data sets, such as weather modeling and drug design.

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New Software: CEI Adds Support for Mac OS X "Tiger"
Posted Wed May 04, 2005 @02:45PM
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News CEI has added support for the Apple Mac OS X version 10.4 "Tiger" across its entire visualization software line - EnSight, EnSight Gold, EnLiten, EnVideo and EnVe.

"This announcement extends our commitment to the Mac OS X platform, which we've supported for more than a year," says Darin McKinnis, CEI's vice president of marketing and sales. "The new core technologies and tools in Tiger should continue to increase the Mac's appeal to EnSight users performing high-end engineering and scientific visualization for structural and fluids analysis."

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New Software: Microsoft Launches Windows x64
Posted Wed May 04, 2005 @02:32PM
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News Microsoft Corp. Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates has announced the general availability of Microsoft® Windows Server (TM) 2003 x64 Editions and Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition during his keynote address at the 14th annual Microsoft Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC).

The new editions mark a major advancement in computing by providing a single platform that can easily run new 64-bit applications and existing 32-bit applications at peak performance. With these new server and desktop operating systems, Microsoft and a broad array of partners are bringing cost-effective 64-bit computing from the fringes into the mainstream.

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Flow Science Announces Appointment of New Officer
Posted Wed May 04, 2005 @02:28PM
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News The Board of Directors of Flow Science, Inc. have announced the appointment of Dr. Michael R. Barkhudarov to the position of Vice President of Research & Development.

Dr. Barkhudarov joined Flow Science in 1994. As Vice President of Research & Development, he will be responsible for all aspects of extension and advancement of the company’s core computational fluid dynamics technology. Dr. Barkhudarov received his Ph.D. in Material Science from the University of Sheffield (UK) in 1995 and a Masters of Science and Technology from Lomonosov State University of Moscow in 1985.

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Fluent Increases the Price Performance Ratio of its Remote Simulation Facility
Posted Mon May 02, 2005 @05:01PM
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News Fluent Inc., world leader in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and services, announced today that its unique RSolve TM Remote Simulation Facility (RSF), an online service for running FLUENT 6.2, has expanded its high performance computing facility to over 200 Peak Mflops, with 64 Gbytes of memory and 1.6 Terabytes of storage. In addition, the entry price for using the RSF has been reduced by a factor of 3x to a range of $US6/CPU-hr - $US3/CPU-hr, depending on volume of purchase.

The benefit of Fluent's RSolve service lies in its ability to provide cost effective access to the Fluent application for CFD users who have a periodic need to perform large computationally intensive simulations. By capitalizing on Fluent's in-house Linux cluster expertise, users can immediately begin performing complex flow modeling on an optimized solution, instead of facing the long and often complex hardware and software procurement issues they might otherwise encounter.

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