HPC Appliance Aims to Boost Engineering Productivity

March 31, 2015

ANSYS, Lenovo and OCF have joined forces to put a turnkey HPC appliance into the hands of the UK engineering community. The plug-and-play appliance, designed to Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Expanding enCORE with CFD

July 19, 2013

Britain HPC systems integrator OCF has made noise with regard to high performance applications in the cloud, bringing online an 8,000-node HPC cluster called enCORE last year. This week, they announced an expansion of enCORE’s capabilities. Specifically, they brought in the XFlow Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software to expand their HPC capabilities. Read more…

By Ian Armas Foster

Warning to Cloud Adopters: Check the Fine Print

February 25, 2013

Central to the attraction of cloud computing is the "pay for only what you use" claim made by almost all service providers. But look a little deeper within the contracts and you will often find that they are not quite as attractive as first appears. Read more…

By Jerry Dixon

OCF Supersizes HPC Service

October 16, 2012

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. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

The Week in Review

July 8, 2010

OCF doubles computing power for University of Edinburg researchers; and Aquasar system with innovative water-cooling technology deploys at ETH Zurich. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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