New Indian supercomputer to be unveiled

Wednesday, 30 October 2002, 08:00 Hrs
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BANGALORE: An indigenously developed supercomputer to create an "i-grid" across Indian institutes of excellence will be unveiled in December, a top government official has said.

Over a period of time, the C-DAC supercomputer's applications can be utilized in areas as diverse as atmospheric and oceanic studies, fluid dynamics to bio computing and nanotechnology, as well as the financial sector.

C-DAC, the Center for Development of Advanced Computing, is headquartered in Pune, Maharashtra. The C-DAC supercomputer will be unveiled on December 16.

"We are establishing an i-grid at a cost of 1.3 billion with each of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science getting the one teraflop supercomputer," Indian IT secretary Rajeev Ratna Shah said.

Source: IANS
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