IBM Supercomputer Heads to UT

    March 21, 2003

IBM’s (Quote, Company Info) growth spurt in the market for supercomputers got a boost Friday when the company announced the sale of one of its new p655 Unix servers to the University of Texas at Austin (UT) to help scientists develop environmentally-friendly oil drilling techniques.

One week after a similar deal with the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center, Big Blue said the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) had installed 32 super-dense cluster of IBM eServer p655 servers and one p690 system.

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