Atos boosts supercomputing power by 10 for Spanish State Meteorological Agency AEMET

Paris (France), Madrid (Spain), February 23, 2021 Atos announces that it has been chosen by…

Paris (France), Madrid (Spain), February 23, 2021

Atos announces that it has been chosen by the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) to source and install its computing and storage technological innovation, via the tender “Contracting of Provide via leasing without the need of the possibility to invest in a Supercomputing Method for the AEMET”. Based on the BullSequana supercomputing architecture from Atos, the new supercomputer will offer nearly 10 situations a lot more computing ability than the present-day one which was mounted in the 2014.

This new supercomputer will fortify and expand AEMET’s present-day computing capabilities to improve investigate in distinct spots these types of as weather conditions forecasting, local climate adjust, wave prediction and help its collaboration with international businesses. Additionally, it supports AEMET meet up with the new strategic, technological and assistance provision worries, these types of as planning, supplying and disseminating meteorological data and forecasts, in its 2019-21 Motion Prepare, thereby consolidating its existence as one of the most important meteorological centers in Europe.

The availability of the new high-effectiveness program will not only permit for larger computing ability and a reduction in the time required for the execution of numerical designs, but it will also permit us to optimize means, automate procedures and put in location thorough treatments, to promote a a lot more sustainable architecture.” reported Raúl Hilara, Telematics Coordinator of the State Meteorological Agency at AEMET.

The truth that AEMET has renewed their self esteem in our technological capabilities is testomony to our skills and we are happy that Atos will continue on to be their reference technological innovation provider in supercomputing, accompanying them in the new worries of weather conditions forecasting and local climate adjust. This new results strengthens our dedication as a European chief in the meteorology sector. ” reported José Camacho, director of HPC & Quantum computing of Atos in Iberia.

This challenge will consist of the installation of two clusters equipped with a lot more than fifty,000 cores dependent on AMD EPYC processor technological innovation, with a ability five.nine PB of gross storage, linked with a very low latency interconnect network of 200 Gbits / sec.

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