Video | Business Headlines | Internet | Science | Scientific Ethics | Technology | Search


Senior Director of Fusion-io in NZ for Multicore World 2012

Senior Director of Fusion-io in New Zealand for Multicore World 2012”

• “ Most promising company of the United States in 2010”
• “ Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is Fusion-io’s Chief Scientist”
• “ Open Parallel look forward to collaborating with Fusion-io on special projects in NZ”

New Zealand and United States. March 16, 2012

Jim Peek , Sr. Director of Strategy at Fusion-io , the leading US enterprise flash memory systems company, is coming this March to participate at the Multicore World 2012 conference in Wellington, New Zealand. Mr. Peek will join in a panel at Multicore World organized and invited by Open Parallel , a New Zealand based company specializing in software for multicore and parallel programming.

Fusion-io's integrated hardware and software solutions leverage non-volatile memory to significantly increase datacenter performance and efficiency offering enterprise grade performance, reliability, availability and manageability. Fusion-io pioneered a new storage memory platform that brings fast reliable data acceleration to the server where data is processed.

Fusion-io was named one of the most promising companies in the United States by the Wall S treet Journal in 2010; Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is Fusion-io’s Chief Scientist, and Michael Dell was an early investor. Now a public company with a market cap over $2B USD, Fusion-io products are used by innovative leaders like Facebook, Apple, and

Nicolas Erdody , Open Parallel's Director and Founder notes that "Open Parallel's global team of specialists have many years of experience in parallel programming and have developed strong networks within the development, academic and research communities. Given this expertise, we look forward to collaborating with Fusion-io on special projects in New Zealand.”
Noting the synergies between multicore processors and fast flash memory, Mr. Peek said "The challenges we are facing in meeting modern data demands are felt around the world, so we are very interested in discussing how data center innovation can help organizations in New Zealand as the country works towards becoming a centre of excellence in parallel programming."
Mr. Erdody said that "Open Parallel plans to be the natural destination of companies both large and small that need exceptional talent to explore, develop, and test radical multicore and parallel computing ideas."

Multicore World 2012 will be at the Wellington Town Hall, 27-28 March.


Important Dates for Multicore World 2012
• Registrations open. Limited numbers.
• Conference 27-28 March - Registration via
• Limited Press Passes available – contact

• Previous press releases
• Speakers List, Abstracts and Biographies
• Program
• Venue – Wellington Town Hall

© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Shocking Dairy Footage: MPI Failing Our Animals And Damaging Our Reputation

Greens “Nathan Guy needs to urgently look into how his ministry is enforcing animal welfare standards, how these appalling incidents happened under its watch and what it’s going to do prevent similar incidents happening again in the future." More>>


Land & Water Forum: Fourth Report On Water Management

The Land and Water Forum (LWF) today published its fourth report, outlining 60 new consensus recommendations for how New Zealand should improve its management of fresh water and calling on the Government to urgently adopt all of its recommendations from earlier reports. More>>



Welcome Home: Record High Migration Stokes 41-Year High Population Growth

New Zealand annual net migration hit a new high in October as more people arrived from than departed for Australia for the first time in more than 20 years. More>>


Citizens' Advice Bureau: Report Shows Desperate Housing Situation Throughout NZ

CAB's in-depth analysis of over 2000 client enquiries about emergency accommodation shows vulnerable families, pregnant women and children living in cars and garages, even after seeking assistance from the Ministry of Social Development and Housing New Zealand. More>>


Get More From Scoop

Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news