Press Releases

The latest press releases from OCF:

13/07/2015 BlueBEAR at the University of Birmingham
30/06/2015 OCF appoints Christopher Brown as OpenStack Engineer
07/04/2015 Northern Technology Awards
31/03/2015 New HPC cluster benefitting University of Oxford
26/03/2015 ANSYS, Lenovo and OCF build CFD-ready HPC Appliance
30/01/2015 Imperial College London uses new Half PB storage to support research and e-learning
29/01/2015 OCF joins the OpenPOWER Foundation
15/01/2015 New Cluster for Statistical Genetics Research at the Wellcome Trust Centre
14/11/2014 OCF Appoints Arif Ali as Technical Director
14/07/2014 RES Uses Supercomputer to Harness Wind
01/07/2014 High Performance Computing and Big Data Helps Sequence Infectious Diseases
18-06-2014 Nick Dingle joins OCF in big data scientist role
22/04/2014 Cambridge University Schools Benefit from Double Data Protection
15/10/2013 University of Southampton switches on one of the most powerful supercomputers in the UK
09/07/2013 Expanding enCORE with CFD
03/07/2013 BlueBEAR producing research simulations in less time
19/04/2013 New Top4 Server Cluster Boosts Study of the Stars
18/04/2013 University of Central Lancashire Plugs HPC Skills Gap with OCF
26/03/2013 OCF Helps Businesses Extract Value from Data with New Analytics Unit
28/11/2012 Supermicro Supercomputer and Compute-on-Demand
03/10/2012 OCF expands HPC-on-Demand service enCORE
16/07/2012 Big Data Storage to serve UK Researchers
12/05/2012 Iridis3 supercomputer’s mega upgrade boosts research at University ofSouthampton, e-Infrastructure South Consortiumand use of HPC by industry


OCF Locks Down Southern Financial Services and Media Sector with New Appointment
12/10/2011 OCF Partners with MThree Consulting for Investment Banking Sector Push
12/10/2011 IBM Specialty Accreditation Endorses OCF’s enCORE HPC Service
08/09/2011 Durham University adds server power and expands storage to 1PB to support world-leading cosmology research
25/08/2011 Warwick’s £1.3m Cluster Supports Hundreds of Research Projects
14/07/2011 RMS Selects OCF for Double Petabyte Storage Infrastructure, Leveraging DDN Technology for Scalability and Performance
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