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 picked by the Spanish Condition Meteorological Company (AEMET) to source and put in its computing and storage technological know-how, as a result of the tender “Contracting of Offer as a result of leasing with out the option to acquire a Supercomputing System for the AEMET”. Centered on the BullSequana supercomputing architecture from Atos, the new supercomputer will give practically ten times additional computing capacity than the present-day a single which was set up in the 2014.

This new supercomputer will boost and develop AEMET’s present-day computing abilities to enhance investigate in distinct locations these kinds of as temperature forecasting, climate alter, wave prediction and help its collaboration with international corporations. Moreover, it supports AEMET meet up with the new strategic, technological and company provision issues, these kinds of as preparing, giving and disseminating meteorological facts and forecasts, in its 2019-21 Motion Approach, thus consolidating its presence as a single of the major meteorological centers in Europe.

The availability of the new higher-performance program will not only make it possible for for better computing capacity and a reduction in the time vital for the execution of numerical styles, but it will also permit us to improve sources, automate procedures and set in position in depth processes, to encourage a additional sustainable architecture.” reported Raúl Hilara, Telematics Coordinator of the Condition Meteorological Company at AEMET.

The actuality that AEMET has renewed their self-assurance in our technological abilities is testomony to our expertise and we are proud that Atos will proceed to be their reference technological know-how service provider in supercomputing, accompanying them in the new issues of temperature forecasting and climate alter. This new achievement strengthens our dedication as a European leader in the meteorology sector. ” reported José Camacho, director of HPC & Quantum computing of Atos in Iberia.

This venture will consist of the set up of two clusters geared up with additional than 50,000 cores primarily based on AMD EPYC processor technological know-how, with a capacity five.9 PB of gross storage, joined with a small latency interconnect network of two hundred Gbits / sec.

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