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Intel® Omni-Path Host Fabric Interface (Intel® OP HFI) Products

  • Designed specifically for the Intel® Omni-Path Host Fabric Interface (Intel® OP HFI)
  • Deliver performance that scales with high node and core counts
  • Support 100 Gbps per port

Intel® Omni-Path Edge Switch (Intel® OP Edge Switch) Products

  • Create fabrics that meet the needs of the most demanding set of applications
  • Include 24- and 48-port switches
  • Combine 48-port with other switches and directors to build large multi-tier fabrics

Intel® Omni-Path Director Class Switch (Intel® OP Director Class Switch) Products

  • Based on next-generation Intel® 48-radix switch silicon
  • Supports as many as 768 100 Gb/s ports
  • Low, 20U footprint

Intel® Omni-Path Director (Intel® OP Director) Modules

  • Scales with high node and core counts
  • Supports 100 Gbps per port
  • Ideal for demanding application environments

Intel® Omni-Path Cable (Intel® OP Cable) Products

  • Support optical and copper types in numerous lengths
  • Provide highly reliable communication links
  • Deliver bit error rate (BER) performance

Intel® Silicon Photonics

  • Deliver 100G connectivity
  • Provide the only fully integrated solution with Intel® hybrid laser technology
  • Count on industry-standard products adopted by cloud service providers

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Intel® OPA Delivers High Performance for Machine Learning

Machine Learning time-to-train reduced significantly with scaled clusters connected with Intel® OPA.

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Beauty and High Performance Computing Under Glass

Intel® OPA and Intel® Xeon® processor Scalable family enable breakthrough science at Barcelona Supercomputing Center.

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Intel® OPA Connects TACC Stampede2*

Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) doubles high performance computing capacity with Stampede2*.

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Tsubame* 3 Built with Intel® OPA

The Tokyo Institute of Technology built their Tsubame* 3 supercomputer with HPE Apollo* 8600 blades and Intel® Omni-Path Architecture (Intel® OPA) featuring optimal price/performance, thermal stability, and adaptive routing.

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Intel® OPA at the University of the Free State

The University of the Free State in South Africa upgrades their HPC system with Intel® Omni-Path Architecture (Intel® OPA), improving convenience, speed, and reliability for faster, higher-quality research.

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Intel® OPA Paves Way for HPC at Lower Cost

Susan Bobholz, Intel’s Ecosystem Manager, reviews Intel® OPA advantages for HPC and AI customers at SC’17.

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Intel® OPA Gains Momentum at SC’17

Intel’s Scott Misage chats about Intel’s strong results on the November 2017 TOP500 list.

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Intel® OPA Connects Japan’s Fastest Supercomputer

Oakforest-PACS*, powered by the Intel® Xeon Phi™ processor 7250, is now Japan's fastest supercomputer, supporting research for JCAHPC.

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Penguin Redefines HPC in the Cloud

Penguin turns to Intel® Omni-Path Architecture (Intel® OPA) with Intel® Xeon® processors to redefine HPC in the cloud with bare-metal performance.

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Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights Podcast: Intel® OPA Market Momentum

Intel’s Scott Misage chats about on Intel® Omni-Path Architecture’s strong market uptake, recent deployments and gives a sneak peek of what Intel® OPA will be talking about at SC17.

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Intel® OPA Rocks the TOP500

Listen to Scott Misage talk with talk with InsideHPC’s Radio Free HPC team on Intel® OPA results on Top500.

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Intel® Omni-path Architecture (Intel® OPA) Performs for PSC Bridges Supercomputer

A multi-mission resource, Pittsburgh Supercomputer deploys Bridges with HPE system.

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Expanding Parallelism at Kyoto University with Intel® OPA

Cray’s HPC supercomputer for Kyoto University services researchers worldwide.

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University of Colorado Boulder’s Uses Intel® OPA in Scientific Discovery

CU Boulder’s RMACC Summit Supercomputer Broadens Subatomic to Galactic Horizons with Dell EMC system.

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Intel® OPA Advances Supercomputing at National Labs

Intel® technologies advance supercomputing at National Laboratories for U.S. Security.

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Lenovo Leverages Intel® Omni-Path Architecture (Intel® OPA) for Data Commute

Lenovo expresses support for Intel® Omni-Path Architecture (Intel® OPA), which speeds up the data “commute” in HPC data centers like the MARCONI Supercomputer.

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Dell Introduces Intel® Omni-Path Fabric (Intel® OP Fabric) for HPC

Munira Hussain highlights Dell’s HPC solutions featuring Intel® Omni-Path Fabric (Intel® OP Fabric) and compares performance benchmarks on the Dell PowerEdge Server*.

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HPE Unveils New Software-Defined HPC Solutions

Hewlett Packard Enterprise introduces new solutions featuring Intel® Omni-Path Architecture (Intel® OPA) to help organizations deploy HPC clusters faster.

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Intel Selected to Deliver US’s Most Powerful Supercomputer

Argonne National Laboratory selects Intel's HPC scalable system framework to power the upcoming Aurora supercomputer.

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HP and Intel Push HPC into New Markets

Take a look at how Intel® technologies, such as Intel® Omni-Path Architecture (Intel® OPA), and HP combine to bring high performance computing to new markets.

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High performance computing Fabrics Builders

Intel® Omni-Path Fabric (Intel® OP Fabric) has a robust architecture and feature set to meet the current and future demands of HPC at a cost-competitive price to today's fabric. Intel® Fabric Builders members are working to enable world-class solutions based on the Intel® Omni-Path Architecture (Intel® OPA) with a goal of helping end users build the best environment to meet their HPC needs.

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