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ClearSpeed in South Africa's first national supercomputer

From the release, earlier this week:

ClearSpeed Technology…announced that the company is part of a $1.4 million contract to provide the first national supercomputer to South Africa’s Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC). The supercomputer, funded by the South African Department of Science and Technology and supplied by IBM, was deployed in late January at the CHPC primary node located in Cape Town. The CHPC is a division of the Meraka Institute, a national research centre of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Good for ClearSpeed, but really good for South Africa, since we really need to fix this north-of-the-equator-only distribution of HPC.

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