HPC Wales chose Mellanox's state-of-the-art computing technology and infrastructure to increase its high-level skills development and training, and provide tailor-made support services to businesses. The availability of this technology is expected to have a significant impact on the Welsh economy, business competitiveness, innovation, job sector, high value R&D in higher education institutions and skills development.
"The HPC Wales project will provide Wales with a world-class supercomputing network, a research and innovation institute, and a skills academy which will have commercial and economic impacts and outputs", stated David Craddock, Chief Executive Officer of HPC Wales. "When deciding on our technologies, we immediately went with Mellanox for their top performing end-to-end connectivity products. Their
latency-reducing and performance-boosting InfiniBand and 10GbE offerings are the perfect solution to our high-performance computing needs."
"HPC Wales is an ambitious project that plans to provide user-focused services and training in high-performance computing for researchers in businesses and universities", stated John Monson, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. "Mellanox is pleased that HPC Wales has chosen our 40Gb/s InfiniBand and 10GbE connectivity products to support their high-performance computing efforts to speed up the innovation of regional products and services."
Mellanox's end-to-end InfiniBand and 10GbE connectivity solutions, consisting of the ConnectX-3 line of I/O adapter products, comprehensive SwitchX family of fixed and modular switches, management and acceleration software and cables, deliver industry-leading performance, efficiency and scalability for the best return-on-investment for performance interconnects.