The University of Illinois states Seattle-based Cray Inc. is going to take over development of the delayed $300 million Blue Waters supercomputer job, 3 months just after IBM brought out citing expense and technical issues.
Cray wants to get the computer online the coming year, maintaining the project, which happens to be being mainly paid for by the National Science Foundation, on target to complete in time.
“We clearly had to do it real quickly,” according toThom Dunning, the director of National Center for Supercomputing Applications. “NSF’s goal was to keep the project on . . . → Read More: New Replacement for New U.S. Supercomputer Project