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SGI to support high performance computing system for International Fusion Energy Research Center.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-April 15, 2011-SGI to support high performance computing system for International Fusion Energy Research Center(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com

Technical computing provider SGI (Nasdaq:SGI) announced on Thursday that it has been selected to provide services and select products in support for a new 1.3 petaflop high performance computing (HPC) system installed at the International Fusion Energy Research Center (IFERC) in Rokkasho, Japan.

No financial details were disclosed.

According to the company, the supercomputer, available to European and Japanese researchers for a period of five years beginning in January 2012, is intended to allow advanced modelling and simulation in the field of plasmas and controlled fusion equipment.

SGI will install, maintain and operate the supercomputer as well as provide additional key technologies for five years. The installation of the supercomputer will begin in June 2011.

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