The high performance computing needs of UK industry and academia are
set to receive a tremendous boost thanks to a major collaboration
between the STFC Hartree Centre and leading digital services company
The collaboration includes the purchase of the UK’s first Bull
Sequana X1000 supercomputer system, one of the most powerful in the
world, capable of performing 3.4 quadrillion calculations per second. It
will allow both academic and industry organisations to try out the
state-of-the-art technology and develop applications using the latest
advances in artificial intelligence and high performance data analytics.
Focus will be on a number of activities aimed at addressing the
Government’s Industrial Strategy which encourages closer collaboration
between academia and industry.
Alison Kennedy, Director of the Hartree Centre, explains more:
Read the full press release.