Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2018-01-03

Industry news

Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Avere Systems, a leading provider of high-performance NFS and SMB file-based storage for Linux and Windows clients running in cloud, hybrid and on-premises environments. Read further...

Quantum computing

IBM released a video impression of the first IBM Q computation centre where the commercial quantum systems used by the IBM Q Network. The 20 Qbit Quatum computer is available for members of the IBM Q Network. Read further...

Focus on Europe

As we reported earlier, the Flemish government will invest 30 million euro in supercomputer infrastructure for the coming 5 years. Some more details are available. The investment is intended for a TIER I supercomputer and an extension of the current HPC infrastructure. The investment will be part of the new "Supercomputing as a service" programme of the Vlaams Supercomputer Centrum (VSC). The Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (FWO) will manage the budget. The Flemish Supercomputing Centre is a cooperation between the universities with HPC machines in Flanders. The current Tier I system is located at the University of Leuven. Read further...