Intel Selected by U.S. Department of Energy to Deliver Nation’s Most Powerful Supercomputer – Market Watch

Apr 09, 2015 — Today Intel announced the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne Leadership Computing Facility has awarded Intel Federal LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation, a contract to deliver two next-generation supercomputers at Argonne National Laboratory. Designed and built in partnership with Cray Inc., the system, to be called Aurora, will be based on Intel’s high performance computing (HPC) scalable system framework and Cray’s next-generation “Shasta” supercomputer. Aurora will be delivered in 2018 and have a peak performance of 180 petaFLOPS, making it the largest system currently procured worldwide. This contract is part of the DOE’s initiative to build state-of-the-art supercomputers at Argonne, Lawrence Livermore and Oak Ridge National Laboratories that will help advance U.S. leadership in scientific research and position it at the forefront of next generation exascale computing for years to come.

Read more at:
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/intel-selected-by-us-department-of-energy-to-deliver-nations-most-powerful-supercomputer-2015-04-09

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s