Appro Steps Up on the TOP500

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This week Appro announced that the company is showing great momentum with a great percentage share of the top spots of the TOP500 list as well as 20 spots on the Green500 list of power-efficient supercomputers. Ranking at the #4 company on the TOP500, Appro has deployed over 6 PFlops of the new Appro Xtreme-X Supercomputers in the last year, and several of these systems have been published in the latest Top500 list.

We are pleased that the Appro Xtreme-X™ Supercomputer meets our customers’ requirements with innovative, affordable and flexible configurations to address capability, capacity, hybrid and data intensive computing workloads while continuing to play a prominent role in meeting the demands of petascale computing”; said Daniel Kim, CEO of Appro.

The Appro Xtreme-X cluster architecture uses x86 processors from Intel, AMD and GPUs from Nvidia. Appro uses Fat Tree and 3D Torus network topologies configurations with high-speed InfiniBand network connectivity delivering the best performance, scalability, highest efficiency and utilization with lowest power per performance for compute demanding applications. Read the Full Story.