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Nvidia readies UK’s most powerful supercomputer

Graphics chipmaker Nvidia has said it plans to build Britain’s fastest supercomputer that healthcare researchers can use to work on medical problems including Covid-19.

Nvidia, based in Santa Clara, California, said it will spend £40 million on the supercomputer, dubbed Cambridge-1, which will consist of 80 Nvidia systems and is expected to be online by the end of the year.


Hive Blockchain partners with EcoCooling for ultra-efficient HPC research

HPC specialist Hive Blockchain is partnering with cooling experts EcoCooling to develop environmentally friendly High-Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure.

The two companies partnered as part of EcoCooling’s involvement in the Boden Type Data Centre (BTDC) project, an award-winning EU initiative researching data centre efficiency.

The BTDC pilot project, in Boden, Northern Sweden, utilises a range of techniques, processes and equipment developed by a pan-European consortium of members. A prototype constructed in 2019 achieved a Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) of less than 1.1.


Market Basket deploys Bitdefender cybersecurity across busy POS environment | Video Testimonial

Market Basket is a 102-year-old multi-generational family-owned grocery store company with 80 locations across New England mostly in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Neil Buckley, Manager of Information Security at Market Basket, speaks of how the company relies on Bitdefender GravityZone Elite with Full-Disk Encryption to protect 6,000 devices which include point of sale (POS)… Read More


Nvidia and University of Florida team up on 700-petaflop AI supercomputer

The University of Florida will soon house academia’s most powerful AI supercomputer following an agreement with chipmaker Nvidia to revamp its HiPerGator system with Nvidia’s latest HPC technology.

Nvidia claimed HiPerGator will deliver 700 petaflops of AI performance once it has been upgraded with the chipmaker’s latest DGX SuperPOD architecture — the tech behind Nvidia’s own supercomputer, Selene, which ranks seventh in Top500’s global supercomputer rankings.


EcoDataCenter wins 6-year HPC contract with BMW

Sustainability-focused EcoDataCenter has penned a six-year agreement to supply HPC colocation to BMW.

The company’s flagship data centre in Falun will deliver 4MW of high-density capacity to the automotive giant through 2026.