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OCF supercomputer speeds up research at the University of Exeter

Researchers from across the University of Exeter are benefitting from a new High Performance Computing (HPC) machine, called Isca. Existing departmental HPC resources within Life Sciences and Physics were coming to the end of life, so using funding from the University and a large grant from the Medical Research Council, the University acquired a new, central core HPC resource to support researchers University-wide across numerous disciplines.

The new system has already been contributing to research into the modelling and formation of stars and galaxies, using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) within Engineering to understand how flooding affects bridges, as well as being used in the Medical School looking at genetic traits in diabetes using data from the UK Biobank. The HPC resource is now in use by more than 200 researchers across 30+ active research projects in Life Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Astrophysics, and Computing departments.

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OCF DATA signs agreement with Atos to sell Bullion high-end servers

OCF DATA Limited has signed a partner channel agreement with Atos, a leader in digital transformation,  to resell the Atos Bullion server range to NHS Trusts and higher education institutions as well as to companies in the manufacturing and utilities sectors in the UK.

OCF DATA will now place the powerful SAP and Oracle certified 8 to 16 sockets x86 Bullion servers at the centre of its data analytics offering. Atos solutions are a highly differentiated value offer. Their modularity, high performance and flexible functionality make them the ideal product for high performance in-memory computing analytics solutions.

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