transtec super-computers in Dresden

The world's 500 fastest computers are to be named at Germany's leading IT fair

Tübingen, (PresseBox) - High-performance computer manufacturer transtec will be presenting complex IT solutions at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Dresden from 17 to 19 June 2008. At Stand C09, transtec experts will be answering questions on the issues of high-performance computing, availability, consolidation and IT infrastructure solutions.

The new list of the world's 500 fastest computers is also anticipated - an annual feature of the ISC. transtec currently occupies 104th place with a Xeon cluster for the University of Karlsruhe. The manufacturer installed this high-performance cluster with a gross capacity of 750 TB at the beginning of this year in the University's PC Centre - one of the largest of its kind in Germany. transtec set up a Lustre® file system with InfiniBand Interconnect. The storage area now achieves a data flow of several GB a second.

transtec has been an ISC sponsor since 2006. The ISC is Europe's leading trade fair and conference for high-performance computing, network technology and storage technologies. The most important manufacturers in the industry will be presenting their products and solutions at this interface to state-of-the-art research. The trade fair and conference have been taking place once a year since 1986. The trade fair runs from 17 to 19 June while the conference presentations will take place between 18 and 20 June.

More information is available on the official ISC Web site: www.transtec.de/go/isc Information on transtec rating among the world's fastest computers: http://www.top500.org/...

transtec AG

Die börsennotierte transtec AG, gegründet 1980 in Tübingen, ist Hersteller kundenindividueller Hardware und berät zu komplexen IT-Lösungen. Server, Workstations, HPC- und HA-Cluster, Virtualisierungslösungen, Backup und Archivierung, Storage-Cluster sowie Netzwerktechnologie werden europaweit direkt an Unternehmensanwender verkauft. Kernkompetenzen sind Beratung, Hardware, Installation und langfristige Betreuung. Der Unternehmensbereich Customised Hardware bietet maßgeschneiderte eigene IT-Produkte ab Stückzahl eins. Das transtec Competence Center entwickelt und konfiguriert Supercomputer, High End-Server sowie Speichernetze für Unternehmen und öffentliche Institutionen mit rechenintensiven Anwendungen in Lehre und Forschung. Die transtec AG ist in Großbritannien, Frankreich, Belgien, den Niederlanden, Österreich und der Schweiz mit eigenen Niederlassungen vertreten. Im Geschäftsjahr 2007 erzielten die rund 200 transtec Mitarbeiter einen Umsatz von über 64 Millionen Euro. www.transtec.de

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