Switch Donates $3.4M in Data Center Services for Reno’s New Supercomputer

The University of Nevada, Reno, is on its way to having a new supercomputer. Called Pronghorn — after the American antelope, the fastest mammal in North American — the new $1.3 million, 310 TFLOPS high-performance cluster is part of the University’s initiative to reach R1 Carnegie Research Classification. When completed, it will provide 30 times more computing power than the university’s existing HPC system… According the the university’s Office of Information Technology, the system will be built by Dell EMC and DDN Storage…

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