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University of Birmingham Receives Honours in 2018 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

Dallas, Texas  — November 12, 2018 — The University of Birmingham has been recognised in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented at the 2018 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC18), in Dallas, Texas.  The list of winners was revealed at the HPCwire booth at the event, and […]

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OCF deploys UK academia’s first IBM POWER9 systems

New systems supporting research into superfluid flows and Deep Learning at Queen Mary University of London and Newcastle University. Two Universities, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Newcastle University, are the first UK academic organisations to deploy IBM’s POWER9 system, delivering unprecedented performance for modern High-Performance Computing (HPC), Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) workloads. […]

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OCF Deploys Petascale Lenovo Supercomputer at University of Southampton

Researchers from across the University of Southampton are benefitting from a new high performance computing (HPC) machine named Iridis, which has entered the Top500, debuting at 251 on the list. The new 1,300 teraflops system was designed, integrated and configured by high performance compute, storage and data analytics integrator, OCF, and will support research demanding […]

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OCF DATA working with Jisc

We’re pleased to announce that OCF DATA has been successful in our application to be listed on Jisc’s Learning Analytics Purchasing Service. Jisc, the UK’s higher, further education and skills sectors’ not-for-profit organisation for digital services and solutions, created the service to enable academic institutions to access a ready-formed marketplace for innovative learning analytics solutions, […]

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OCF DATA signs agreement with Panintelligence to integrate Business Intelligence and Analytics

We’re pleased to announce that OCF DATA has recently signed a partnership agreement with Panintelligence. Panintelligence PI allows users to gain a multi-dimensional view of their business, anywhere, any time, and on any device. It offers intuitive dashboards comprised from in-enterprise and third party data from various business process areas. Users drill-down into different data […]

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CLIMB victorious at HPC Wire Readers’ Choice Awards

A solution designed and integrated by OCF has been announced as a winner in two categories at the 2017 HPC Wire Readers’ Choice Awards. Announced at SuperComputing 2017 in Denver, USA, the Cloud Infrastructure for Microbial Bioinformatics, (CLIMB) has won the award for ‘Best Use of HPC in Life Sciences’ and ‘Best HPC Collaboration in […]

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OCF helps to develop AI infrastructure at the University of Oxford

The University of Oxford has become the first academic institution in the UK to take delivery of an NVIDIA DGX-1 supercomputer powered by the latest GPU technology – NVIDIA Volta. The new system has been supplied by OCF and funded via a collaboration between the University’s IT Services department, Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics (WHG), […]

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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, […]

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