Promoting Digital Equity and Sustainability Through Supercomputing

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    • CustomerUniversity of Cambridge

      IndustryHigher education

      LocationUnited Kingdom

    • Vision

      With the rise of high-performance computing (HPC), the University of Cambridge aimed to increase access to supercomputing globally. By opening this resource to organizations, the university could encourage economic growth and social impact.

    • Solution

      Mohammed VI Polytechnic University in Morocco in collaboration with the University of Cambridge have developed Africa’s first top one hundred supercomputer. The result, Toubkal, is made with 1,300 Dell PowerEdge servers.

    • Impact

      By bringing next-generation HPC to Morocco, the University of Cambridge is enabling researchers in Africa to focus on projects that benefit their communities, tackle urgent problems and accelerate innovation.

    • Dr. Paul Calleja, Director of Research Computing Services and the Exascale Lab

      "Our collaboration with Morocco was started from an engagement with Dell Technologies. How can we democratize these systems and make them available to everyone?"

    • Business Results

    • Powering Energy Efficient Research (1:23)

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      Enabling Researchers in Africa, Innovating Across the Globe

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      Doing More Research with Less Energy Consumption

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