Hewlett Packard Enterprise Selected to Build Czech Republic’s Most Powerful Supercomputer to Advance R&D in Science and Engineering
SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced that IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center, a leading high-performance computing (HPC) center for R&D and innovation in the Czech Republic, has selected HPE to build the Czech Republic’s most powerful supercomputer. The agreement is part of the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking, an initiative between the EU, European countries and industry technology partners to coordinate and combine their resources to develop world-class exascale supercomputers in Europe.
The new supercomputer, with the working title “EURO_IT4I” that was given by IT4Innovations, will be powered by supercomputing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions from HPE to advance modeling and simulation capabilities and accelerate discovery for ongoing research in science, medicine and engineering. Example areas that IT4Innovations aims to target by using the system include improving weather forecasting, developing greener and sustainable infrastructure, and advancing drug discovery to find a cure to COVID-19.
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