Tech firm Lenovo Group Ltd unveiled its upgraded high-performance co
mputing platform on Friday, as the country’s tech giants pushed forward the research and deve上海千花坊品茶微信
lopment of supercomputers in an attempt to post global leading breakthroughs.
上海千花坊The latest system is named Shenteng X9000. It is an integrat
ed solution network embedded with several key technologies such as high-performance comp
uting, artificial intelligence and big data, which industry insiders said can tackle a variety of scenarios.上海千花坊品茶微信
“The country’s high-performance computing has embraced
上海千花坊new breakthroughs,” said Tong Fuyao, senior vice-president of Lenovo.
China has emphasized the importance of high-performance comp
uting, highlighted by the use and application of supercomputers, in making innovations.上海千花坊品茶微信
Top500, one of the most authoritative rankings on supercomputers globally, said the co
上海千花坊untry continued to dominate the world’s fastest supercomputers in terms of the number of systems.
With 219 systems, the nation tops the supercomputer list and accounted for 4
3.8 percent of the world’s total, followed by the United States with 116 and Japan with 29.上海千花坊品茶微信
In the list, Lenovo claimed the greatest number of systems globally with 173, while the cou
上海千花坊ntry’s server maker Inspur Group hit 71, and supercomputer manufacturer Sugon stood at 63.
“Compared with our competitors, Lenovo is a unique company that can
offer solutions spanning cloud to the edge, meaning the firm can meet all kinds of de上海千花坊品茶微信
mands from clients,” said Scott Tease, executive director of HPC and AI at Lenovo.
上海千花坊品茶微信Even though the US Commerce Department added five Chinese supercomputer
companies to its Entity List barred from buying US technology, Scott said Lenovo has been able to deal wi
th the development because “Lenovo is a China-based company but (has) globalized” its operations.上海千花坊品茶微信
“We consider ourselves a global asset for high-performance computing. We are able to drive the value of high-perfo
上海千花坊rmance computing throughout different countries, not just for one or two countries only,” he said.
Qian Depei, dean of the School of Data and Computer Science of Su上海千花坊品茶微信
n Yat-sen University, pointed out that though China has gained momentum in the number of supe
rcomputers globally, there are still many challenges ahead, especially in the E-level supercomputer.