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Dell Malaysia brings supercomputing power to cross-industry enterprises

AvantiKumar | July 5, 2016
Dell Malaysia has announced advances in high performance computing portfolio to mainstream the technology beyond the research sector.

William Tan, head of Enterprise Solutions, Dell Malaysia 

Photo -William Tan, Head of Enterprise Solutions, Dell Malaysia.


Dell Malaysia has announced new advances in its high performance computing (HPC) portfolio, which now brings the technology within the reach of the enterprise sector, said the computer solutions provider.

William Tan, head of Enterprise Solutions, Dell Malaysia, said, "While traditional HPC has been critical to research programs that enable scientific and societal advancement, Dell is now mainstreaming these capabilities to support enterprises of all sizes as they seek a competitive advantage in an ever increasing digital world."

Tan said the Dell HPC Systems portfolio, a family of HPC and data analytics solutions that combine the flexibility of customised HPC systems with the speed, simplicity and reliability of pre-configured systems, was now available in Malaysia.

"Dell now offers customers highly flexible, precision built HPC systems for multiple vertical industries based upon years of experience powering the world's most advanced academic and research institutions," he said.

"With Dell HPC Systems, our customers can deploy HPC systems more quickly and cost effectively and accelerate their speed of innovation to deliver both breakthroughs and business results," said Tan.

He added that Dell engineers and domain experts have designed and "tuned the new systems for specific science, manufacturing and analytics workloads with fully tested and validated building block systems, backed by a single point of hardware support and additional service options across the solution lifecycle."

Simplified configuration
Tan said that with simplified configuration and ordering, organisations can quickly select and deploy updated Dell HPC Systems at any scale today.

He said that as an Intel Scalable System Framework configuration, these systems, include the latest Intel Xeon processor families, support for Intel Omni-Path Architecture (Intel OPA) fabric, and software in the Dell HPC Lustre Storage and Dell HPC NFS Storage solutions.

  • Dell HPC System for Life Sciences - Designed to meet the needs of life sciences organisations, this enables bioinformatics and genomics centres to deliver results and identify treatments in clinically relevant timeframes while maintaining compliance and protecting confidential data.
  • Dell HPC System for Manufacturing -Enables manufacturing and engineering customers to run complex design simulations, including structural analysis and computational fluid dynamics.
  • Dell HPC System for Research - Enables research centres to quickly develop HPC systems that match the unique needs of a wide variety of workloads, involving complex scientific analysis.


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