We Just Received a Major HPC Cluster Order for the LIGO Gravitational Wave Project

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We continue to be one of the primary high performance technology suppliers for the Nobel Physics Prize winning LIGO Gravitational Wave Project. In fact, we just received another major order for high performance cluster updates from LIGO Consortium member The University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (UWM). This is in addition to a related in-process project from… Read more »

We have Lenovo Tiny Series, Laptops, Chromebooks, Desktops for Education

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Did you know that we offer a full line of Lenovo computers for schools, including Lenovo mini computers, laptops, Chromebooks, and desktops? We also customize-to-spec our own cost-effective Voyageur desktops for schools. The technology we provide to classrooms is: • Designed for teachers: Easy to deploy and intuitive to use. • Optimized for the learning… Read more »

From Nor-Tech and CRN: Here is the latest on the Meltdown, Spectre Exploits

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The following is excerpted from a recent CRN article (which features Nor-Tech) by Joseph F. Kovar Intel said the processor side-channel analysis security issues known as Spectre and Meltdown are not a result of flaws in processors, which are performing as designed. The issues, which many in the industry have blamed on Intel’s processor design,… Read more »

Nor-Tech’s Fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre Hardware Exploits

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As you may know, two significant hardware exploits—Meltdown and Spectre– were announced this week.  Security researchers and academic institutions discovered a series of far-ranging security risks involving speculative execution, which is central to high-performance execution on today’s CPUs.  As a result, nearly every high-performance CPU that has been produced in the last two decades is… Read more »

Hey—Think of Nor-Tech First for Desktops, PCs, Laptops for K-12 Schools and Enterprises!

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We offer leading-edge, cost-competitive Lenovo, HP and Nor-Tech branded Voyageur desktops and PCs. Among the reasons organizations opt for desktops/PCs from us are: 1. Cost. Our desktops are purpose-optimized —meaning organizations only pay for what they need. This is why we are the price/performance leader. 2. Processing Power. We integrate the most current generation of… Read more »

We Innovated Instant, On the Spot Bare Metal Disaster Recovery

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We just developed a game-changing on-the-spot bare metal disaster recovery utility as part of our NT-EZ portfolio of HPC solutions for easy deployment, operation and maintenance. Bare metal recovery is a backup for applications, operating systems, and data. Under most circumstances, it is extremely difficult for a client to implement without expertise and without taking… Read more »

Nor-Tech’s VP of Engineering Dom Daninger Attends Intel Developer Conference

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Our VP of Engineering Dom Daninger was just awarded a certificate of attendance for the Intel® HPC Developer Conference in Denver, Colorado. A significant amount of valuable information was packed into two days including: • The latest parallel programming models • Artificial intelligence • Achieving high performance with productivity languages • Using containers in HPC… Read more »

Our Nomination for Worst use of HPC: Bots Are Ruining Christmas by Beating Humans to Online Checkouts

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This,according to the following, from MIT Technology Review: Call it the Software Grinch. Entrepreneurial resellers have been using bots to snaffle popular toys ahead of the Christmas rush, so that they can charge massively inflated prices to desperate parents. If you have children of a certain age, chances are that Fingerlings—bright little animals that perch… Read more »

It’s Official: We Just Introduced Our NT-EZ HPC Support Solutions Suite for Seamless Deployment, Operation, and Maintenance!

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If we do say so ourselves, this is a really smart remedy to the classic roadblocks that are either preventing or complicating the transition to high performance computing for many organizations. Our competitors have known about these issues for a LONG time. We are the first ones to come up with a comprehensive solution and… Read more »