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Wipro Infotech unveils supercomputer

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Supercomputers, the high calculation-intensive computing devices, will now be available with an Indian brand.
On Wednesday, in exclusive partnership with California-based ZResearch launched the and superstorage systems in India.
ZResearch, which recently opened a R&D centre in Bangalore, helps system integrators to build clustered file storage, high power computing clusters and supercomputers, using the clustered architecture and ZResearch's software stack 'Gluster'.
According to Wipro, the Supernova range includes supercomputers with an entry-level configuration, that can deliver one trillion mathematical calculations per second, to those that can perform hundred thousand trillions of calculations per second. The superstorage system can be scaled up to multiple hundred petabytes.
"We believe that India is geared to witness the next boom in outsourcing and emerge as the R&D centre of the world. The trend of leveraging India's skills in engineering and industrial design work along with skills in animation design, simulation and modelling and bio-informatics is gaining tremendous momentum. Supernova is an answer to that market need," said Ashutosh Vaidya, vice-president, Wipro Personal Computing.
Wipro Supernova promises to meet faster data crunching and storage needs of high-end scientific research labs in defence, geological surveys, biotechnology, animation and other high-end design space.
Anand Babu, co-founder of ZResearch, said the company was excited to bring supercomputing and clustered storage technology and solutions to the country in partnership with Wipro.
"We trust Wipro for their strength in product knowledge, deployment capabilities and support framework in the Indian market, while we bring in our domain expertise which has been distilled from years of experience and deployments worldwide," he added.


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