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Largest arm supercomputer

26 February 2020

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Multi-million-pound funding will double size of GW4 supercomputer, Isambard.

The region’s leading universities, the GW4 Alliance, together with the Met Office, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and partners, have been awarded £4.1m by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to create Isambard 2, the largest Arm-based supercomputer in Europe.

The powerful new £6.5m facility, to be hosted by the Met Office in Exeter and utilised by the universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter, will double the size of GW4 Isambard, to 21,504 high performance cores and 336 nodes.

Read more on the GW4 website.

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