News – 2012

30 Oct 2012Maxeler at SEG 2012

Maxeler will be at the 82nd SEG Annual Meeting, SEG 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada, 4-9 November. On Thursday 8th November at 8:55pm, Carlo Tomas from ENI will present the results of using Maxeler dataflow technology for a seismic imaging application, in Acceleration of the anisotropic PSPI imaging algorithm with dataflow engines. Maxeler will have [...]

05 Oct 2012Maxeler shortlisted for Innovation award

Maxeler Technologies is pleased to have been shortlisted for the IET Innovation Awards 2012. Maxeler’s entry MPC-X: A scalable supercomputing fabric was selected out of 420 applicants as one of the 5 shortlisted entries in the Electronics category. Maxeler’s new MPC-X series dataflow nodes enable the next step in the adoption of heterogeneous dataflow computing [...]

23 Jul 2012Top Financial Quants Join Maxeler

London, United Kingdom, 23 July 2012 – Maxeler, pioneer of Maximum Performance Computing, is delighted to announce two senior management appointments. The senior executives will join the existing team of specialists in applying high-performance computing to deliver previously infeasible levels of risk calculations to financial organizations. Stephen Weston, previously Managing Director and Global Head of [...]

11 Jul 2012Maxeler CEO presents keynote at SAMOS

Oskar Mencer, CEO and Founder of Maxeler Technologies, will present a keynote titled “Maximum Performance Computing for Exascale Applications” at SAMOS XII (International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, Modeling and Simulation) on Monday 16 July 2012. SAMOS is a premier and well-established conference on embedded systems organized annually since 2001. Ever since Fermi, Pasta [...]

06 Jul 2012Imperial College Summer School on Accelerating Scientific Computation

There are great challenges in the development of scientific computation: data sets are growing exponentially, models are becoming increasingly complex, while many of the latest machines are getting more costly and harder to program. This Summer School will provide an introduction to a new dataflow approach for accelerating computation, which has recently been proven commercially. [...]

18 May 2012Maxeler presents keynotes in Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia

Between the 22nd May and 29th May 2012, Maxeler will be exhibiting at a number of events in Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia and Oskar Mencer, CEO of Maxeler, will be delivering keynote presentations. 22-24 May: MIPRO/RIDE 2012, Opatija, Croatia 23 May 11 AM: Oskar will be presenting a plenary session titled “Delivering Next Generation Scientific [...]

01 May 2012Maxeler CEO speaks at the Royal Institution

Oskar Mencer, CEO and Founder of Maxeler Technologies, will present a lecture titled “A Perspective on the Limits of Computation” at the Royal Institution to the 14-10 club on Thursday 3 May 2012. Exclusively for finance professionals who have a background in science and mathematics, the 14-10 club meets on a monthly basis to hear from top experts in [...]

18 Apr 2012Maxeler named Gartner “Cool Vendor” 2012

Maxeler has been named as a “Cool Vendor” in the Gartner Cool Vendors in High-Performance Computing and Extreme-Low-Energy Servers 2012 report. The Cool Vendors report highlights 5 companies applying “revolutionary means to address serious limits blocking the scaling of system performance, including constraints on data movement, efficient execution and feasible resource capacities.” “We are delighted [...]

27 Mar 2012Maxeler launches Maximum Performance Trading: ultra-low-latency, user-programmable trading directly in hardware

LONDON, March 27– Maxeler Technologies, pioneer of Maximum Performance Computing, today announced the launch of its Maximum Performance Trading (MPT) platform, enabling developers at financial institutions to implement ultra-low-latency trading algorithms in hardware. With hardware-based algorithms, complex trading strategies can achieve tick-to-trade performance of a few microseconds, providing the ultimate competitive advantage. “Previously hardware solutions [...]

22 Mar 2012New Maxeler MPC-X series: Maximum Performance Computing for Big Data applications

London, 21 March 2012 – Maxeler Technologies, pioneer of Maximum Performance Computing, today announced the launch of the new MPC-X series, enabling organizations to easily deploy dataflow computing to complement standard servers, with double the compute density of current dataflow solutions. The MPC-X1000 provides eight dataflow engines with the equivalent performance of 40-60 multicore x86 [...]

16 Mar 2012Maxeler and CRS4 to present at CERN

Dr. Ernesto Bonomi of CRS4 and Oskar Mencer, CEO of Maxeler Technologies, will present a computing seminar titled “Dataflow Computing for Data-Intensive Applications” at CERN on March 29 2012. Maxeler Technologies provides Maximum Performance Computing (MPC) based on a dataflow model of computation. Combined with a multi-disciplinary approach, these dataflow solutions are in production, reducing [...]

30 Jan 2012Upcoming talks from Maxeler and J.P. Morgan

The weeks of 30th January and 6th February 2012 see three interesting talks, from Professor Michael J. Flynn, Chairman of Maxeler, Oskar Mencer, CEO of Maxeler, and Dr. Stephen Weston, Global Head of the Applied Analytics group at J.P. Morgan. 31 Jan: Maxeler at Princeton Professor Michael J. Flynn and Oskar Mencer will present a [...]

27 Jan 2012CEO of Maxeler Technologies, Oskar Mencer, Awarded For Revolutionising the World of Computers

Oskar Mencer, CEO of Maxeler Technologies, pioneer of Maximum Performance Computing, was awarded the “Special Golden Arrow” at the 9th International Vienna Congress Com.Sult 2012. Presented by Nobel Peace Laureate Lech Walesa and former Vice Chancellor of Germany Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Oskar Mencer was described as “a top scientist, a successful businessman, and someone who is [...]