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National Science Foundation Awards Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center $2.8M Toward the Purchase of World's Largest Coherent Shared-Memory System

PITTSBURGH, PA., July 29, 2010 - The National Science Foundation (NSF) has partially funded the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) to acquire a system that features SGI's (NASDAQ:SGI) newest scalable, shared-memory computing system and associated disks. The SGI® Altix® UV system features extremely large, coherent shared-memory and opens a new computational capability for U.S. scientists and engineers.

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Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Receives $1.5M Network Infrastructure Award

PITTSBURGH, PA., September 9, 2010 - The Three Rivers Optical Exchange (3ROX), the advanced network research group at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, has received a $1,535,000 Academic Research Infrastructure (ARI) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Effective September 1 and extending for four years, the award supports a major upgrade of the southwest Pennsylvania region's research and education network environment, which 3ROX maintains and manages.

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Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Receives $980,000 Software Development Award

PITTSBURGH, PA., September 9, 2010 - The Three Rivers Optical Exchange (3ROX), the advanced network research group at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, has received a $980,000 Software Development for Cyberinfrastructure (SDCI) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award, from NSF's Office of Cyberinfrastructure, is for a three-year project called "Web10Gig" that will develop network software to enable ordinary users to effectively use advanced networks.

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XSEDE Holds First Quarterly Meeting at PSC

PITTSBURGH, September 1, 2011 — Hosted by the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, the first quarterly meeting of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), was held in Pittsburgh from August 30 to September 1.

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