Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) boosts research with HPC
Date : 2/1/2014
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Vittoria Rezzonico, HPC Infrastructure Product and Design Manager, EPFL, Switzerland
ChallengeTo meet the needs of users and deliver greater processing power and energy efficiency, EPFL looked to enhance its high-performance computing (HPC) solution by renewing the environment’s servers.
SolutionThe university built a replacement HPC cluster with Dell PowerEdge C6220 and R720 servers, and Dell PowerVault storage.
Benefits• Students see better performance with 10 per cent more compute nodes
• University boosts standing among peer institutions
• HPC customers drive research with 10 times faster data processing
• EPFL enhances HPC development with easy management
• University simplifies installation and testing with multi-party support