Atos Launches Bull sequana X1000 Supercomputer

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IMG_0018Today Atos launched the Bull sequana X1000, its new family of supercomputers on the company’s road to exascale.

The new Bull sequana system, powered by future Intel Xeon processors and the Intel Xeon Phi processor, code-named “Knights Landing”, is designed to address the performance, reliability and energy-efficiency requirements of exascale-class supercomputers,” said Raj Hazra, vice president and general manager, Enterprise and HPC Platforms Group, Intel Corporation. “We’re excited to be collaborating with Bull to bring to market this new generation of supercomputers on the path to exascale.”

According to Atos, the launch of Bull sequana confirms the company’s strategic commitment to develop innovative Bull-branded systems for HPC to process large volumes of data.

“In partnership with CEA and other strategic clients, the Bull teams have been developing market-leading innovative solutions, in terms of compute performance, to process large volumes of data and in terms of energy consumption,” said Philippe Vannier, Executive Vice-President Big Data & Security and Chief Technology Officer of the Atos Group. “As a leader in the exascale race, Bull puts its expertise and know-how at the service of its clients, to accelerate research and innovation and increase their competitiveness.”

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