Australia signs for $25m 1.2 petaflop Fujitsu

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http://www.itwire.com – A consortium made up of Australian research organisations, the Federal Government and a number of universities has signed up for a $25 million 1.2 petaflop supercomputer from Fujitsu, which will be based in Canberra and operational by January. {loadposition bev}The supercomputer – the only Fujitsu supercomputer in Australia - will form the high performance core of the National Computational Infrastructure hosted at the Australian National University.The consortium has come up with $100 million to fund the supercomputer’s operation over the next four years - $50 million from the Government (IT news)