As reported here last week, the new Pawsey Centre in Perth, Australia plans to install a next-gen Cray Cascade supercomputer in 2014. Today, Cray announced that the contract will include Cray Sonexion storage as well as services totatalling $21 Million.
The Cray Sonexion storage system brings together an integrated file system, software and storage offering that has been designed specifically for a wide range of HPC workloads, providing users with an integrated, scalable Lustre solution that is easy to install and maintain. Cray’s Sonexion storage system combines powerful servers, the latest Lustre parallel file system and efficient management software into a modular and scalable storage product that is tested at scale, and supported as a complete solution by Cray.
Initial deliveries of the Cascade supercomputer and Sonexion storage system to the Pawsey Centre will begin in 2013 and are expected to be completed in 2014. Read the Full Story.