Press release April 5, 2016
Fixstars Corporation (Head Office: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Satoshi Miki, hereinafter Fixstars) has officially participated in the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community aimed at accelerating innovation in data centers. Through collaboration with the community, we will provide innovative solutions that make use of the experience and knowledge we have cultivated for the OpenPOWER system.
Fixstars has contributed to technological innovation of the POWER architecture, including providing various optimization solutions for parallel computing using IBM POWER processor and Cell Broadband Engine™ (Cell/B.E.). Especially in the field of HPC (High Performance Computing) and POWER architecture, we have worked closely with Sony and IBM, and have developed an appliance server with provide cluster system using SONY PlayStation®3 to US Air Force Research Institute, IBM POWER processor.