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Monthly Archives: September 2016

  • NCI continues to lead Australian HPC capabilities with adoption of cutting-edge Intel processors

    NCI continues to lead Australian HPC capabilities with adoption of cutting-edge Intel processors

    The National Computational Infrastructure in Canberra, Australia’s national advanced computing facility, is the first Australian institution to deploy the latest generation of Intel® Xeon Phi™ processors, formerly code named ‘Knights Landing’. As of early this month, thirty-two Intel Xeon Phi processors are online and available to researchers at NCI, following the institution’s inclusion in Intel’s early ship program. The new processors, integrated in advanced systems from hardware vendor SGI, place NCI at the leading edge of high performance computing in Australia, ... Read More

  • NCI CONGRATULATES NEW ARC CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE

    NCI CONGRATULATES NEW ARC CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE

    MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 8 September 2016 The National Computational Infrastructure extends congratulations to the nine new ARC Centres of Excellence following today’s announcement of a $283.5 million commitment by the Turnbull Government. NCI has a long and sustained record of supporting ARC Centres of Excellence, providing the essential high-performance compute, cloud and data services and expert support that underpin their research missions. NCI is pleased to welcome to its Flagship Scheme two of the new Centres, which have been successful in their rebid from ... Read More

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