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Visit us at Supercomputing 2011 (SC11), November 14 - 17, in Seattle, Washington, at the Washington State Convention Center, in booth #1506.

We are planning a lot of informative events for our customers, partners, prospects and the press – most notably, we would like to invite all interested show attendees to the Panasas breakfast; details are below. If you would like to request a meeting with Panasas, please follow the included link. We’ll see you there.

Panasas Award Nominations:

Panasas is pleased to have been nominated for three HPCwire Readers Choice Awards. Winners will be named at SC11 – thank you for your vote(s); keep your fingers crossed:

  • Best HPC Storage Product or Technology – ActiveStor 12
  • Top 5 New Products or Technologies to Watch – Panasas ActiveStor
  • Top 5 Vendors to Watch – Panasas

Request a Meeting with Panasas:

Use the following form to request a meeting with Panasas at SC11 –

  In-Booth Partner Reception:

Panasas partners are invited to our in-booth partner cocktail reception to learn about our latest partner-focused activities. One lucky partner will walk away with an Apple® iPad2 – guaranteed!

  • Date:            Monday, November 14, 2011
  • Time:            7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Location:     Panasas booth# 1506

 Show Floor Partner Program:

“Panasas and Our Premier Partners – A Winning Combination”

 Visit participating partner booths for information about how you can instantly win an Apple® iPad2, courtesy of Panasas. Multiple iPads will be given away in the Panasas booth throughout the show.

 Participating partners include: Appro (booth #2312); Clustervision (booth #2735); DoD HPCMP (booth #735); Penguin Computing (booth #643); SICORP (booth #2618)

 Panasas Breakfast:

“The Road to Exascale”

 Space is limited, R.S.V.P. required at

 Panasas and SICORP, a Panasas partner for implementing Panasas-based solutions, invite you to a special breakfast event during SC11 where you can engage with industry luminaries who are on their way to making exascale computing a reality. Your host for this complimentary breakfast will be Panasas president and CEO, Faye Pairman. The morning will feature a panel discussion to be moderated by HPC writer/practitioner, Douglas Eadline, and will include notable HPC innovators from Panasas and Los Alamos National Lab (LANL).

 And, you guessed it; one lucky person will walk away with yet another Apple® iPad – guaranteed.

  • Date:                     Wednesday, November 16
  • Time:                    7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
  • Location:             Grand Hyatt Hotel (directly across from the convention center)
  • Room:                 Leonesa Ballroom

 Panel Discussion Participants:

  • Garth Gibson, Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Panasas
  • Gary Grider, Deputy Division Leader, HPC Division at LANL
  • Henry Newman, Chief Executive Officer and CTO of Instrumental, Inc.
  • Addison Snell, Chief Executive Officer of Intersect360 Research

Panel Discussion Topics:

  • How long is the road to exascale? Will the U.S. government’s 2018 exascale target be met?
  • The challenges of delivering 1018 Floating Point Operations per Second (FLOPS)
  • System capabilities needed to deliver the required 70TB/s bandwidth
  • The role that SSDs may play in exascale implementations

 R.S.V.P. required at

 Panasas Presentations at SC11:

 1.       Sunday, November 13

9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in the Princessa II ballroom

"6th Parallel Data Storage Workshop” with Dr. Garth Gibson, Panasas co-founder and CTO, and Dr. Brent Welch, director of software architecture at Panasas,

2.       Monday, November 14

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., convention center room M09

“Parallel I/O in Practice” tutorial session with Dr. Brent Welch, director of software architecture at Panasas,

3.       Thursday, November 17

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., convention center room WSCC 2A/2B

Special Topic: “Developing the Rarest of the Rare: Low-level Systems Infrastructure Skills at Scale” Workforce Development Panel with Dr. Garth Gibson,

4.       Thursday, November 17

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in convention center room TCC 303

“MapReduce and Network QoS” technical paper presentation with Dr. Garth Gibson,