The largest regional ICT sector meeting, the MIPRO conference (International Conference Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics), was held from 22 to 26 May 2017 and gathered more than a thousand participants from Croatia, Europe and the world.Continue reading
Main goal was to spread the information about what the project and related network can offer – targeted on SMEs. The event was a good spot to promote the newly developed HPC4SME Assessment Tool that was launched in early March and to get SMEs doing the assessment process. Altogether during the fair the partners have done more than 30 assessments.
Our booth was visited by many important guests: Commissioner Günther Oettinger, Mr. Roberto Viola and Mr. Max Lemke from EU Commission.Continue reading
On April 6th the webinar “Efficient use of ARIS hpc.grnet.gr”, organized by GRNET, took place in Athens, Greece. It was addressed to the five (5) greek SMEs that were the result of the selection of the pilot call launched on February 6th, 2017 and can now have access to the national supercomputing facility.Continue reading
A pilot call for proposals was launched by GRNET S.A. on February 6th, 2017 aiming at the extension of usage of the national High Performance Computing system called ARIS, deployed and operated by GRNET, to Small and Medium Enterprises, for the first time in Greece. Until now, the system was open only for academic purposes.Continue reading
SESAME Net partners Arctur and Yotta attended 64th HPC User Forum which took place at HLRS in Stuttgart, Germany from 28th of February to 1st of March 2017. The agenda covered a variety of valuable talks, from political, technical and business viewpoints. With an impressive number of over 105 registrations, a broad audience from a diversity of stakeholders got informed about the latest developments in HPC and its communities.
SESAME Net presented the HPC4SME Assessment Tool to many HPC centres who attended the forum and announced the world-wide launch of this on-line tool in second week of March 2017.
After significant developments over the last few months, many improvements have been integrated into the Assessment Tool, which is now available for all SMEs across Europe. For the first time, SMEs will have the opportunity to evaluate their potential to use HPC in cloud, both now and in the future, as well as to benchmark themselves against others.
On January 23. and 24., 2017 a SESAME Net Project meeting will take place at headquarters of project coordinator Arctur in Nova Gorica, Slovenia.Continue reading
Arctur, a pioneer in adapting HPC services to the needs of small and media enterprises (SME) and one of few privately owned HPC centres in Europe, has been invited to take the coordination role.
– Spreading experience and HPC networks outside the EU
In San Jose, Costa Rica, a lecture and two day consultation on the topic of HPC Technology application in business, was held by Karolj Skala RBI (Croatia) for all interested SMEs form Latin America.
– the successful collaboration between the Irish Centre for High-End Computing and Mainstream Renewable Power, a renewable energy development company
The Irish Centre for High End Computing (ICHEC) is Ireland’s national Advanced Computing Centre. It exploits high performance computing techniques and novel technologies to deliver efficiencies and innovations across a wide range of domains in industry and academia.Continue reading