IBM, Nvidia and Mellanox launch European OpenPower design centre

IBM, Nvidia and Mellanox launch European OpenPower design centre
03.07.2015 01:00 am

IBM, Nvidia and Mellanox launch European OpenPower design centre

Infrastructure

IBM, Nvidia and Mellanox have announced plans to launch a new European OpenPower design centre with the purpose of developing high performance computing (HPC) apps.

The centre, which will be situated in Montpellier, France, will work alongside the Jülich Supercomputing Center in Germany, which was launched at the end of last year. Unlike the Jülich centre, however, this new facility will focus on HPC apps built using the open source Power architecture, as part of the OpenPOWER Foundation.

Developers from all three companies will work together to create the applications using IBM Power CPUs, Nvidia's Tesla Accelerated Computing Platform and Mellanox's InfiniBand networking solution.

The collaboration will also help software developers learn advanced HPC skills, boosting the development of new technologies in big data to serve customers around the world.

"Our launch of this new centre reinforces IBM's commitment to open-source collaboration and is a next step in expanding the software and solution ecosystem around OpenPower," said Dave Turek, IBM's vice president of HPC Market Engagement.

"Teaming with Nvidia and Mellanox, the centre will allow us to leverage the strengths of each of our companies to extend innovation and bring higher value to our customers around the world," he added

Stefan Kraemer, director of HPC Business Development, EMEA, at NVIDIA added: "Increasing computational performance while minimizing energy consumption is a challenge the industry must overcome in the race to exascale computing.

"By providing systems combining IBM Power CPUs with GPU accelerators and the NVIDIA NVLink high-speed GPU interconnect technology, we can help the new Center address both objectives, enabling scientists to achieve new breakthroughs in their research," Kraemer concluded

 

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