Published on 07-Dec-2011
Validated on 03 Jun 2013
"We decided to partner with IBM on account of its long-standing experience in grid computing, its support of open standards and the high performance of its solutions." - Professor Doina Banciu, General Director of the National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics and a National Representative in the European Grid Initiative
Romanian National Grid Initiative (RoGrid)
Grid Computing, Technical Computing, Energy Efficiency, High Availability , Optimizing IT, Smarter Computing, Virtualization, Virtualization - Server
The Romanian National Grid Initiative (RoGrid) was established to deliver high performance computing (HPC) capabilities to support research projects in medicine, life sciences, aerospace and meteorology. Hosted at the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, RoGrid brings together partners from government, educational institutions and industry to cooperate on computational research.
RoGrid needed high-performance computing (HPC) resources with greater availability, performance, efficiency and scalability to support its increasingly complex scientific research programs.
RoGrid implemented an integrated solution including IBM® BladeCenter® with Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600 Series CPUs, IBM System Storage® and IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS™) technologies.
Improved system and storage performance ensures optimum responsiveness and system availability. The flexible BladeCenter infrastructure combines scalability with ease of management.
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