Atos supports Indian government in its National Supercomputing Mission

Event Calendar Press Releases Friday November 23, 2018 14:00
PARIS--23 Nov--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces a major 3-year contract with the C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing), an organization within the MeitY (Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, India) to supply its BullSequana supercomputers. This contract is part of the NSM (National Supercomputing Mission), a 7-year plan of INR 4500 crores (~650M$) led by the Government of India which aims to create a network of over 70 high-performance supercomputing facilities for various academic and research institutions across India.

This project will see Atos deploy its BullSequana supercomputers, with a cumulative computing power of more than 10 petaflops. These supercomputers, including the recently announced BullSequana XH2000 will be installed in various academic and research institutions, making Atos a leading supercomputing provider in India for this segment.

"We are honoured to be given this opportunity by the Indian Authorities to be part of the NSM initiative and to become the technology partner of C-DAC for HPC-related platforms. We're proud to be supporting India as one of the major markets with its strong growth expectations.The choice of the Indian government is testament to our experience and expertise in high-performance supercomputing and I am delighted that our BullSequana, with its unique Direct Liquid Cooling platform, will be enabling Indian academic and research institutions to accelerate their research," said Pierre Barnabe, Chief Operating Officer, Big Data & Security at Atos.

"We would like to thank the Hon'ble Minister MEIT, Secretary MEIT and the Director General of C-DAC Dr. Hemant Darbari for giving this opportunity to participate in such a prestigious program. We are very excited and looking forward to this unique technology partnership with C-DAC. Besides delivery of the Make in India Supercomputers, the partnership will bring to bear cooperation in many emerging areas, including exascale computing, artificial intelligence and quantum computing." said Arvind Bajaj, Vice President and Head Big Data & Security at Atos in India.

This new contract illustrates the strategic relationship and partnership between the two countries and marks India's ambition to be a leader in HPC. Delivery is expected to start early 2019.
About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of EUR 13 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions through its Digital Transformation Factory, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting-edge technologies and industry knowledge, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across all business sectors. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, Unify and Worldline. Atos is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

Press contact:
Laura Fau | laura.fau@atos.net | +33 6 73 64 04 18 | @laurajanefau
Logo - https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20180716/2187572-1LOGO

Latest Press Release

CPF Food truck serves Bangkok Noi’s communities with good taste and safe meals

Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives and Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) jointly manage food truck to serve safety meals for people affected by COVID-19 crisis in 10 Bangkok Noi’s communities. The food truck project called “Food from...

Expanded Linear Motion Control System Improves Flexibility in Food and Beverage Packaging

The iTRAK 5730 small-frame intelligent track system can improve throughput in multi- product applications Food and beverage manufacturers are constantly under pressure to package a wider variety of products in more types of packaging without...

Prudential Thailand teams up with AIS to offer free COVID-19 coverage to village health volunteers

Prudential Life Assurance (Thailand) Public Company Limited (“Prudential Thailand”) has teamed up with AIS, a leading telecom operator in Thailand, to offer a 30-day, free-of-charge Coronavirus (COVID-19) coverage to village health volunteers...

EXIM Thailand Reappoints Pisit Serewiwattana as President for the Second Term

The Board of Directors of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand) has unanimously resolved to approve the extension of Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana’s term of office as President for another 8-month term until he is aged 60, with approval duly...

Vetter wins Axia Best Managed Companies Award

Seal of quality for outstanding corporate managementAnalysis of the areas of strategy, innovation, corporate culture and financeComprehensive three-stage application process A look at vital figures makes it clear that Vetter is a very successful,...

Related Topics