Fujitsu to Resume Supercomputer Exports

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According to this story by Yomiuri Shimbun, Fujitsu plans to start exporting supercomputers after a 10 year absence from the market.

The supercomputer Fujitsu plans to export is the same type of “K Computer” next-generation supercomputer now being developed jointly with Riken, an independent administrative institution under the the Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ministry. Combining more than 800 small computers, the next-generation supercomputer is capable of calculating 10 quadrillion times per second. Its capability is about 200,000 times higher than common personal computers.