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Lenovo Gains Momentum in HPC at ISC 2017

In this video from ISC 2017, Rick Koopman from Lenovo describes the company’s innovative solutions for HPC.

Lenovo recently announced the delivery of one of the most powerful systems – among the first in the world based on Intel Xeon Platinum processor family – to Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). The BSC MareNostrum 4 supercomputer, tasked with jobs in science and engineering research, incorporates 48 racks with more than 3,400 nodes with next generation Intel Xeon processors and a central memory of 390 Terabytes. Its peak power will be over 11 Petaflop/s, allowing the center to test and analyze the performance of the most recent developments in the field of supercomputing.

The newly launched x86 ThinkSystem platform provides us with ten times more processing power than the previous MareNostrum supercomputer, allowing BSC to continue the type of scientific research that enhances humanity’s efforts to seek new knowledge and drive progress,” said Sergi Girona, Operations Director, BSC. “Our experience with Lenovo has been easy and tightly integrated to overcome our challenges and achieve success, and we look forward to future collaboration.”

MareNostrom 4 Supercomputer

Lenovo is currently the #2 vendor on the TOP500 with a 17 percent share. With a focus on growth in HPC, Lenovo showcased following topics at ISC 2017:

  • Lenovo HPC and AI strategy, portfolio and roadmaps
  • Lenovo Purley Portfolio and Roadmaps
  • HPC datacenter designs
  • HPC thermal & cooling architecture
  • HPC Software stack, Systems Management and Open Source
  • Virtualizing HPC workloads
  • High Performance storage solutions
  • HPC application performance
  • R&D partnership opportunities
  • Lenovo Enterprise Services
  • HPC Interconnect and shared I/O
  • AI and Machine/Deep Learning

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