Atos and Nvidia building EUR 120 mln Leonardo supercomputer in Bologna

Tuesday 20 October 2020 | 10:28 CET | News
The European High-Performance Computing (EuroHPC) consortium and Cineca announced that French IT services and consulting group Atos and US chipmaker Nvidia have been awarded the EUR 120 million contract to build Italy's Leonardo high-performance computing system. The supercomputer will be located in Cineca's new data centre in Bologna's 130,000 square meter Technopole hub and, when completed in 2021, will have a storage capacity of over 100 petabytes and be able to execute more than 248 Petaflops (248 million billion calculations per second).

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: IT
Companies: Atos / Nvidia
Countries: Italy
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Nvidia revenues up 57% in better-than-expected Q3

Published 19 Nov 2020 09:20 CET | World
Nvidia reported revenues of USD 4.73 billion for its fiscal third quarter to October, up 57 percent from a year earlier and ...

Colt partners with Atos for Contact Centre as a Service offering

Published 05 Nov 2020 14:10 CET | World
Colt Technology Services has partnered with Atos to deliver a Contact Centre as a Service (CCaaS) solution for enterprise ...

HPE to build Czechia's most powerful supercomputer to advance R&D

Published 16 Oct 2020 14:07 CET | Czech Republic
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced that IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Centre, a high-performance computing ...

European Commission calls for EU tool box to help speed up broadband, 5G roll-outs

Published 21 Sep 2020 08:59 CET | Europe
The European Commission has issued a new recommendation calling on the EU states to invest in very high-capacity broadband ...