Ilmenau University of Technology
Date : 7/1/2012
With our Dell-based HPC cluster solution, our CPU and memory power has multiplied by 7 and easily fulfils our computing requirements.
— Henning Schwanbeck, IT Manager of Data Centre Administration, TU Ilmenau, Germany
ChallengeTU Ilmenau wanted to replace its high-performance computing (HPC) systems with a solution that would improve performance and data access speeds.
SolutionThe university deployed a HPC cluster based on Dell PowerEdge servers featuring octa core processors protected by Dell ProSupport.
Benefits• Minimum disruption to university HPC service thanks to straightforward installation in four weeks
• Scientists and students more productive with 10 times faster processing power
• Green efficiency offers energy savings of around 20 percent
• Efficient use of IT resources with maximized server workloads
• Customer protects IT investment with two levels of Dell ProSupport