Challenge
To 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.
Solution
The 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