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New Delhi s IGIB to Get HP Supercomputer

NEW YORK, May 11 (GenomeWeb News) - A large research institute in the center of India 's buzzing biotech center will be outfitted with one of Hewlett-Packard's supercomputers, the PC and informatics giant said this week.

New Delhi's Institute  of Genomics and Integrative Biology, a constituent lab of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, will integrate into its genomic research a four-teraflop supercomputer running on the Linux operating system.


HP said the new supercomputer would be the most powerful of its kind in Asia  and would raise IGIB's international profile. Other global research institutes with HP supercomputers include Los Alamos National Laboratory and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, the company said.


Financial terms of the agreement were not discussed.

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