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Businesses, schools, and other organizations in Wales now have access to HPC resources as a result of a new distributed supercomputing network unveiled by HPC Wales. The group says the network is the first of its kind in the UK, and will not only be a boon to Welsh researchers but will help with education too.
HPC Wales has selected Fujitsu to deliver a 190-teraflop high performance computing grid that will be deployed at a number of sites across the Welsh countryside. Fujitsu will be paid £15m ($24 million) over the next four years to construct the computing infrastructure for the project, as well as provide application and computing expertise.
Although it has been a staple in the HPC ecosystem for decades, Fujitsu claims it wants to reinvigorate its commitment to high performance computing, beginning with a large distributed grid in the UK.