Atos installs its first supercomputer at Institute of Technology (IIT-BHU), as part of HPC agreement with Indian government
Atos has reported the installation of its first supercomputer in India.
The BullSequana, which is the primary supercomputer to be introduced as a feature of the Indian Government’s National Supercomputing Mission (NSM), was formally initiated at IIT-BHU in Varanasi by the Prime Minister of India the Honorable Narendra Modi.
Named ‘Param Shivav’, this supercomputer is the first of a few to be introduced crosswise over India as a feature of a noteworthy 3-year agreement between C-DAC (Center for Development of Advanced Computing), an association inside the MeitY (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, India) and Atos. It is a piece of the NSM (National Supercomputing Mission) – a 7-year plan of INR 4500 crores (~650M$) driven by the Government of India which expects to make a system of more than 70 elite supercomputing offices for different scholastic and research organizations crosswise over India.
The supercomputer is furnished with the most recent processors and quickening agents available, to give ideal execution and improved energy efficiency. It will be utilized for scholarly undertakings and research.
“We are glad that our BullSequana supercomputer is enabling scientists at the IIT-BHU to quicken their digital reproduction ventures. This installation denotes the beginning of a key relationship and organization among France and India and bonds our situation as the main supercomputing supplier in India for HPC.” said Pierre Barnabé, Chief Operating Officer, Big Data and Security at Atos.