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HPE High Performance Computing Solutions Case Study

University Of Vienna/Theoretical Chemistry

Introduction

This case study of University of Vienna/Theoretical Chemistry is based on an October 2019 survey of HPE High Performance Computing Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Our HPE HPC Cluster enables us to run simulations that have special demands like long runtimes (several weeks) or high memory/process requirements. Usually, such kind of simulations is not possible in public supercomputing centers.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select HPE High Performance Computing Solutions:

  • Solving the following challenges by using HPE as their High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions provider:
    • Insufficient compute performance to address new HPC workloads
    • Unreliable and hard to service compute servers

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE High Performance Computing Solutions that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Using HPE High Performance Computing solutions for:
    • Chemistry/Life Sciences
  • Rates the following HPE High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions’ capabilities on their importance:
    • System Performance: very valuable
    • System Reliability: valuable
    • Storage Performance: valuable
    • Network Performance: valuable
    • Ease of management: valuable
    • Short time to system deployment: valuable
    • Ability to accommodate a variety of workloads: valuable
    • Lower operational cost: valuable
  • Chose HPE HPC over:
    • HPE was our first choice
  • Rates HPE High Performance Computing solutions from similar solutions offered in the market:
    • broad product portfolio: very superior
    • easy scalability of systems: superior
    • versatility to accommodate wide range of user requirements: superior
    • high performance: superior
    • reduced time-to-solution: superior

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE High Performance Computing Solutions:

  • Saw the following improvements since deploying HPE High Performance Computing solutions:
    • improvement in computing performance: 11 – 50%
    • time to manage systems: 11 – 50%




About This Data

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