National Center of High-performance Computing, Taiwan
Acer Group and its High-Performance Computing (HPC) partners, including Qlogic, DataDirect Networks, Platform Computing, and Allinea, worked together to build the key system for Taiwan's National Center for High-Performance Computing, the leading research institute on the island for all things HPC. The center works with academic and enterprise institutes on joint research and HPC service support in the fields of biotechnology, energy resources, water resources, life sciences and medicine, chemistry and more. This system offers an aggregate performance of over 177 TFLOPS and uses the latest AMD Opteron™ processors. It has a total of eight compute clusters, one large memory cluster, and more than 25,000 compute cores.