PRACE Pre-Commercial Procurement: completed the "TENDERING STAGE," now begins the "EXECUTION STAGE". Phase I (solution design) yielded 5 successful proposals from around Europe. Phase I will end in January 2015.
With an upgrade of 1,500 IBM server nodes, 3,000 new Intel processors and 3,000 NVIDIA GPU accelerators, the energy-efficient HPC system allows Eni to increase its computational capability to 3 Petaflops to more effectively support exploration and reservoir activities.
International Data Corporation (IDC) announced the seventh round of recipients of the HPC Innovation Excellence Award at the ISC'14 supercomputer industry conference in Germany. Cineca with Thesan was named a winner for developing simulation-driven engineering of hydroelectric turbines.