University of Cambridge (UoC)
Date : 10/1/2012
We’ve come a long way since we first began working with Dell. Our achievements over the last six years highlight the success of our relationship. We now have the fastest HPC system in the UK.
Dr Paul Calleja, Director of the HPC Service, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
ChallengeUoC wanted to develop a leading high-performance computing (HPC) infrastructure to drive research. It looked for an IT solution provider with which it could build a long-term partnership.
SolutionHPC experts at the university and Dell created a leading HPC environment in the UK, based on Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers, including Dell PowerEdge C-class hyperscale servers featuring Intel® Xeon® processors.
Benefits• HPC Service offers the fastest HPC system in the UK1
• UoC gains 10 times HPC performance without increasing power consumption
• HPC Service promotes scientific discovery and medical research
• HPC community gains valuable insight into best practices
• UoC drives the UK knowledge economy and business globally