Johannesburg, South Africa, May 13th, 2019 – Boston Limited is pleased to officially launch operations in South Africa during a series of High-Performance Computing (HPC) events hosted by the Centre for High-Performance Computing (CHPC).
The events, hosted at the University of South Africa (UNISA), Johannesburg on 13th May, and the University of Cape Town (UCT) on 15th May, will explore the current state of High-Performance Computing within academic institutions, discuss the evolution of AI from the Edge to the Datacentre and how to utilise Private Cloud to enable the creation of a secure, scalable, cost-effective and flexible IT infrastructure.
The events are supported by key partners of Boston including Supermicro®, AMD®, and Mellanox® Technologies - a leading supplier of end-to-end Infiniband and Ethernet interconnect solutions.
Boston will also announce remote access to its state-of-the-art Boston Labs facilities for businesses in South Africa wanting to test the latest technologies, solutions and services that Boston can offer.
Manoj Nayee, Managing Director, Boston Limited says; “There are vast opportunities for businesses to grow through the recognition and utilisation of HPC in South Africa. With over 25 years of global operations, Boston has the facilities to support this growth through our comprehensive solutions and services. I am delighted to partner with CHPC, who, like us, are committed to increasing the realisation of the need for HPC as a route to business evolution within the private sector.”
Dr. Happy Sithole, Director, CHPC adds “As high-performance computing (HPC) is still in its infancy in South Africa, we are pleased to welcome Boston as a leading HPC services and system integrator to join the South African HPC market. I look forward to engaging with Boston’s new South Africa team to ensure the best possible products and services are available to the flourishing HPC industry. I am also happy that Boston will be a key partner at our annual CHPC conference later this year.”
Boston invites interested parties to attend the HPC Roadshows or get in touch with Boston to arrange a personalised meeting to discuss your requirements.
HPC Roadshow – Pretoria 13th May
HPC Roadshow – Cape Town 15th May
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The mission of the Centre for High-Performance Computing is to provide world-class HPC that enables cutting-edge research with high impact on the South African Economy. The main objectives of the centre are to enable South Africa to become globally competitive and to accelerate Africa's socio-economic upliftment through the effective application of high-end Cyberinfrastructure. In its vision, the centre wants to become an accomplished and preferred partner for High-Performance Computing solutions. https://www.chpc.ac.za
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