High Performance Computing

Accelerating research and innovation in your organisation​

High performance computing is one of the many tools we use to help UK businesses and public sector organisations to drive forward productivity and make processes more efficient.

Our systems and platforms

Scafell Pike | Bull Sequana X1000

  • Tightly coupled Intel and Nvidia architectures
  • Includes 24,960 Intel “Skylake” cores
  • Integrated DDN Exascaler storage appliance​
  • Mellanox InfiniBand interconnect​
  • Direct liquid-cooled compute nodes

JADE | Bull Atos NVIDIA DGX1 Max-Q

  • Operation of EPSRC Tier-2 national service
  • Tightly-coupled Nvidia Tesla V100 (504 total GPU count

JADE is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), managed by the University of Oxford and hosted at the Hartree Centre.

Consortium partners​: University of Edinburgh, University of Southampton, University of Sheffield, University of Bristol, Queen Mary University London, University College London, King’s College London, NIVIDIA

Quasar | Atos Quantum Learning Machine

  • Quantum software development service, comprising two Atos Quantum Learning Machines, each capable of simulating up to 38 quantum bits (qubits)

Key scientific areas include:​

  • ​Complex logistics and routing problems
  • Life Sciences ​
  • Physics & Engineering  ​
  • Chemistry

Immersive, connected visualisation and VR capabilities for anything from the exploration of big data to testing engineering designs. ​​

Key scientific areas include:​

  • Data analytics
  • Virtual engineering and simulation
  • Molecular modelling and materials science



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