Subscribe to Bull Direct
- Tweets by @bull_com
- accelerator Agarik Bull bullion bullx Business applications Business Intelligence Catherine Rivière CEA Cloud Cloud Computing communications CURIE data center escala evidian extreme computing GCOS GENCI hosting HPC identity access management infrastructure infrastructures insurance Le cloud By Bull LiberTP mainframe multipol novascale outsourcing Paas partnership Philippe Vannier Public sector Recruitment results security servers software storage supercomputer supercomputers supercomputing virtualization
Articles les + lus
- Bull extends its Le cloud by Bull offering, to help organizations reap the full benefit of the Cloud
||| HOT TOPICS
Bull inaugurates its Center of Excellence for Parallel Computing: the first European center of expertise dedicated to research into enhancing High-Performance Computing (HPC).
In order to take full advantage of the power of tomorrow’s supercomputers, most HPC applications in use today will have to be modernized. This is a massive issue: it will involve constant moving forward, towards ever higher levels of innovation and competitiveness. On March 22, Bull will inaugurate its Center of Excellence for Parallel Computing, the leading European center of technical and industrial excellence in this field.
A pragmatic approach to boost the usage of digital technology Innovative, easy to implement solutions focused on creating value and delivering rapid ROI Customized support and a partnership-based approach to innovation With its wealth of experience in high-added value digital projects, Bull launched Bull Boost: a program of offerings designed to help organizations transform information technologies into a strategic catalyst that will speed up their development and boost their business.
Value-added hosting contract renewed for a six-year fixed term, worth a minimum of €27millions. Following a tendering period of over six months, the Postal Services and group senior management teams at the French Post Office, La Poste, have shown their continued trust in Bull, for the provision of a secure, ultra high-availability hosting infrastructure to meet the La Poste group’s service continuity requirements for its strategic activities.
GENCI’s CURIE supercomputer – designed by Bull – opens up unprecedented new possibilities for academic and industrial research in Europe. The equivalent of reading two billion books in just one second: that’s the level of performance which the CURIE supercomputer – designed by Bull for GENCI (the French National High-Performance Computing Organization) and now being made available research purposes – is capable of.
Bull, leader in mission-critical digital systems, is today launching Le Cloud by Bull: the first structured approach to achieving a smooth transition to secure, made-to-measure enterprise cloud computing, and ensuring that the cloud is a positive driver for business performance. “The journey to the cloud is just starting,” explains Philippe Miltin, Executive Vice-President, Computing Solutions at Bull.
The 2011 HPCwire Reader’s Choice Award confirms Bull as a world-class leader in the HPC market At the SuperComputing 2011 conference in Seattle, the readers of HPCwire – the world’s most highly respected on-line magazine for the HPC industry – voted Tera 100 as the “TOP supercomputing achievement” of the year, confirming Bull as a global player and a world-class leader in Extreme Computing.
Bull’s novascale bullion™ server has just been ranked as the fastest ever X86 enterprise server, according to the international SPECint®_rate2006 benchmark. The benchmark – which was run on a 16-socket configuration – highlights bullion’s exceptional features. The bullion server clearly demonstrated its superior power compared with its competitors, also offering greater scalability and lower energy consumption.
Bull gets its partners involved in the NumInnov project it has put forward as part of the French Future Investments program. As part of the French State’s Future Investments program, Bull has submitted its NumInnovn project, which aims to establish a Cloud computing platform for intensive computing requirements.
Contract calls for transition in sourcing strategy – Bull to set up Program Management Office EUROCONTROL, the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation, has awarded a multi-year contract for the development and testing of business critical applications to a consortium led by Bull. Besides the development and testing, Bull will be leading a strategic transformation office helping EUROCONTROL transition its sourcing strategy.
Bull’s novascale bullion™ server, running under VMware, has been ranked as the fastest in the world in February according to the international SPECvirt_sc201 benchmark. Supporting 168 virtual machines (VMs) on a single server, bullion has proved itself to be more than twice as powerful as its nearest competitor, and even more efficient, with fewer disks and less memory.
BullWay 2011-2013: positioning Bull as a European leader in mission-critical digital systems, within three years
Bull, the only European company offering combined expertise in IT infrastructures IT and complex systems, unveiled ‘BullWay 2013’, its strategic plan for the years 2011 to 2013, along with its associated financial objectives. The aim of this strategic plan is to position Bull within three years as a European leader in mission-critical digital systems.
The most efficient supercomputer in the world, with proven efficiency of almost 84% according to the LINPACK benchmark European Number One, with a performance of 1.05 Petaflops A general-purpose supercomputer, designed to run the CEA-DAM’s Simulation program 24 hours a day Tera 100 has officially broken the Petaflops barrier, by recording a performance of 1.05 million billion operations a second (1.05 Petaflops) in the LINPACK benchmark test, for a
extreme factory brings computer simulation into the Cloud Computing era. Ease of use, cost control, rapid access, security… customers simply choose the amount of processing power they need and only pay for what they use. From now on, unlimited innovation is available to everyone. extreme factory offers both PaaS (Platform as a Service) and SaaS (Software as a Service) options, working in close partnership with Independent Software Vendors (ISVs).