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Video: Advania Simplifies Moving HPC to the Cloud

In this video, Gísli Kr. from Advania describes how the company enables customer to migrate HPC workloads to the company’s sustainable datacenters in Iceland. “When leveraging Advania´s HPCaaS you have the flexibility to address any workload increase as needed and only pay for the added resources used. By committing resources to our HPC-as-a-Service, Advania offers extremely competitive prices for CPU resources, a price that is unprecedented in the HPC on demand or cloud (IaaS) industry. Additionally Advania is able to reserve resources to accommodate both temporary and permanent requirements for added resources.

Earlham Institute Moves HPC Workloads to Iceland

In this video, Dr Tim Stitt from the Earlham Institute describes why moving their HPC workload to Iceland made economic sense. Through the Verne Global datacenter, the Earlham Institute will have access to one of the world’s most reliable power grids producing 100% geothermal and hydro-electric renewable energy. As EI’s HPC analysis requirements continue to grow, Verne Global will enable the institute to save up to 70% in energy costs (based on 14p to 4p KWH rate and with no additional power for cooling, significantly benefiting the organization in their advanced genomics and bioinformatics research of living systems.

University of Iceland Unveils Lenovo Supercomputer

Today the University of Iceland unveiled a new supercomputer that will boost research in a range of scientific areas. Manufactured by Lenovo, the cluster was funded by the Research Infrastructure Fund Iceland with matching funds from the University of Iceland, Reykjavik University.