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Asia Student Supercomputer Challenge Emphasizes Applications, Scalability

Apr 21, 2014 |

This morning at 8am local time, the final round of the 2014 Asia Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC14) commenced in Guangzhou, China. The setting for the challenge is the Guangzhou Supercomputer Center, part of the Sun Yat-sen University campus and home to the world’s fastest supercomputer Tianhe-2. According to its backers, ASC14 aims to “promote the fundamental and Read more…

Asia’s Place in the Exascale Pack

Dec 6, 2013 |

Efforts to field the first exascale supercomputer are currently in play by such nations as China, Japan, the US, and the EU. Not only would this achievement provide a powerful science and industry tool for the winning nation, there’s a substantial symbolic victory hanging in the balance. Over at Intel’s IT Peer Network blog, Victor Na, Read more…

IBM Fueling Data Center Development in APAC

Jan 25, 2011 |

This week IBM announced another addition in its string of cloud computing data center initiatives rooted in the Asia-Pacific region. This brings the company to over $100 million in investment in APAC as analyst figures continue to match this sense of hope for the region’s vast market.

Petascale Supers Poised for Debut in Asia

Jan 19, 2010 |

China and Singapore gear up petascale efforts.