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CRL succeeds in creating a new market for supercomputers.

Posted on: May 11, 2009

Nearly one and a half years after making a stunning entry into the global supercomputer list with Eka, ranked as the fourth fastest supercomputer in the world, Computational Research Laboratories (CRL), a Tata Sons’ subsidiary, has succeeded in creating a new market for supercomputers – that of offering supercomputing power on rent to enterprises in India. For now, for want of a better word, let us call it ‘Supercomputer as a Service.’

With more than 40 organizations in India hiring its services, CRL has made a mark in a field where only a few organizations have dared to venture. In a period of recession, Eka has opened up new possibilities for industries that require the massive crunching power of supercomputers, but only during certain times of their product development lifecycle.

Courtesy From “Network Computing”


1 Response to "CRL succeeds in creating a new market for supercomputers."

Its really a good news. But the bandwidth needed to avail this service is available at selected locations in India.

This might limit the business initially.

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