University of Strathclyde
Date : 11/1/2013
The University of Strathclyde is at the centre of HPC in the west of Scotland with our Dell-based environment. … With its high performance, it’s helping drive scientific research and business development in Scotland.
Dr. Derek Bennet, HPC Business Development Manager, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
ChallengeUniversity of Strathclyde wanted to enhance its standing as a centre of technological excellence with a new HPC centre to support academics and business professionals in the west of Scotland.
SolutionThe university created a HPC facility based on Dell PowerEdge C6000-series servers, along with Dell PowerEdge R810 servers and Dell PowerVault MD3200 and MD1200 storage technology. Dell ProSupport ensures maximum uptime.
Benefits• University enhances status as leading regional HPC centre
• Consultancy drives African development programme to model wind resources
• Researchers boost advancement in desalination and carbon-capture technology
• University saves £30,000 a year with energy-efficient HPC solution
• Users meet future needs with scalable, well-supported environment