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Viglen Gives UK Science Facility JASMIN £4 Million Makeover

Apr 10, 2014 |

British systems integrator Viglen has won a £4 million contract to outfit JASMIN, a UK-based environmental scientific data analysis and simulation facility, with petascale-level data processing and storage capabilities. The contract calls for the design, supply and installation of a turnkey integrated HPC computing, storage and network solution at the site, which is run by Read more…

HPC ‘App’ for Industry Stresses Ease of Use

Apr 8, 2014 |

One of the main enterprise uses for high performance computing (HPC) is to bring product designs to market faster via a process known as rapid prototyping. This week three popular companies – Unilever, Syngenta and Infineum – have partnered with the HPC facilities at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC’s) Hartree Centre, drawn by Read more…

US-UK Supercomputing Centers Join Forces

Sep 3, 2013 |

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) in the US and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) in the United Kingdom are combining efforts to help industry stakeholders in both countries leverage supercomputing to accelerate innovation and boost economic competitiveness.

NVIDIA to Build Exascale-Class Systems for UK Researchers

Jul 2, 2013 |

NVIDIA will develop exascale-class supercomputers that feature hundreds of thousands of GPUs for the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the organizations announced in June. The massive, government-funded systems will be used to further scientific research in the UK, and create a center of excellence for parallel programming.

Hartree Centre Puts $45 Million Toward UK Innovation

Feb 21, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/dansbury.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”93″ />With $45 million in government funding, the research center will develop software to make supercomputers more efficient and to help process data from the SKA, the world’s largest radio telescope. The technology is being developed with industry partners, and will be made available to scientific and industrial organizations in the UK.

OCF Supersizes HPC Service

Oct 16, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/streamlines2_from_Lola_Cars_cropped_200x.jpg” alt=”” width=”94″ height=”64″ />Systems integrator OCF just significantly expanded its pay-as-you-go supercomputing service, enCORE. What started out as a small pilot project has developed into a full-fledged, 8,000-core HPC service.

The Week in Review

Dec 9, 2010 |

UK supercomputing agency seeks out US partners for collaboration on high-end software; and TACC selects Bright Cluster Manager for its FutureGrid cluster. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

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