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To meet the needs of GP-GPU computing (General-Purpose computation on Graphics Processing Units) for environments where space is at a premium or a unit needs to be easily transportable, NextComputing has rolled out the Nucleus GP. Crammed into a mini-tower case (17.37” H x 16.75” W x 5.80” D), the “personal supercomputer” supports up to three dual-wide PCI Express 2.0 x16 GPUs, 4- or 6-core Intel Xeon or Core i7 processors, up to 24GB DDR3-1333MHz memory, and as many as 14 2.5-inch SATA or SAS drives. Options available with the Nucleus GP include a rolling case with wheels and telescoping handle, a rugged hard case, and a wireless keyboard with an integrated trackball.... Read more...
If you’re carrying NextComputing’s new D-NAS device, the answer to the above question is “Yes”. The device, designed for applications where massive computing power is required in the field, is based on NextComputing’s Radius EX portable workstation and adds another family member to the company’s D-NAS line. This puppy supports up to 16 removable 1TB SATA or SAS drives, a number of RAID configurations, and 2+1 hot-swappable power and features an integrated LCD screen and Fibre Channel connectivity. New D-NAS Model for Maximum Network Attached Storage Anywhere New D-NAS Model for Maximum Network Attached Storage Anywhere NextComputing’s D-NAS line of... Read more...
NextComputing has a thing for producing some pretty outlandish desktops. Most of them are built for field use. We're talking seriously rugged machines, designed for serious, serious workloads and unthinkable environments. But there's always been one major problem: power. You still needed whatever your destination was set for to have a power outlet. But clearly, the company's thinking beyond that limitation. A new teaser video showcases a new product, with what appears to be a built-in LCD as well as a built-in battery pack. Any guesses as to how many minutes (hours?) this thing would last? We're hoping to hear more about it soon, but for now, the video below is a must-watch.... Read more...
These kinds of desktops aren't for everyone. In fact, they aren't for too many people at all. But if you're in need for a hardcore desktop to take on crazy field missions, NextComputing offers some of the best around. These things are truly huge and rugged, specifically designed to withstand all sorts of hardcore/extreme conditions. The Vigor EX is built with high-end workstation performance in mind, all encased in a durable chassis to handle the beatings it will likely take on field jobs. It's an all-in-one system as well, featuring a dual-chassis design with a shock-mounted internal chassis suspended in a rugged, mil-anodized external chassis with no metal-to-metal contact. Customers can select... Read more...
NextComputing introduced a new all-in-one workstation that offers desktop-like performance in a slightly more portable form. The new Radius EX is definitely a powerful machine. It has a 17-inch, 1920x1200 display, Intel Core i7 processor or dual Intel Xeon 5600 processors, 48GB of RAM, and up to 7TB of storage. New All-In-One, Portable Workstation from NextComputing Enables Desktop Computing, On the Go NASHUA, N.H. – January 27, 2011 – NextComputing, a leading provider of portable and small footprint workstations and servers, announces its newest portable workstation, the Radius EX. Offering true desktop-class computing performance in a transportable, all-in-one design, the Radius... Read more...
What's half desktop, half beast, and more than you could ever afford? You're looking at it. NextComputing is a company with a history of creating super expensive, arguably portable desktops that are rugged to the core. The new Vigor Evo fits the bill, and it's definitely one of the strangest machines we have seen in recent memory. It was created for military and homeland security operations, which means that it's perfectly suitable for any wild forest mission you may have up your own sleeve. This is a "stand-alone" portable workstation, with three built-in HD monitors, multiple PCI Express Slots, up to 16GB of EEC RAM, one or two Xeon CPUs, internal storage for up to 11TB, an integrated 17" display... Read more...
We had an interesting press release from NextComputing cross the news wire recently that we wanted to share with you all.  If you're unfamiliar with NextComputing, they specialize in field deployable distributed computing appliances designed for a number of different types of work environments, that are also compatible with off-the shelf components.NextComputing's just introduced the Vigor Evo HD, a ruggedized workstation that features an integrated 17" LCD.  Here's what the company has to say about it... Nashua, NH - NextComputing, manufacturers of high-performance mobile workstations and servers, introduces the next generation of extreme-performance, rugged, portable computers,... Read more...