[Beowulf] IBM terminates Blue Waters contract
samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Mon Aug 8 18:45:38 PDT 2011
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NCSA is now looking for a new hardware supplier..
# Effective August 6, 2011, IBM terminated its contract
# with the University of Illinois to provide the supercomputer
# for the National Center for Supercomputing Applications'
# Blue Waters project.
More info at El Reg:
# To date, IBM had shipped three racks of the Blue Waters
# supers to NCSA, and these will be returned. IBM has to
# give back $30m to NCSA.
Christopher Samuel - Senior Systems Administrator
VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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