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New HPC facility for Danish Meteorological Institute on Iceland

The Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) has announced an agreement with Cray to acquire a next generation HPC facility for meteorological computations, weather forecasting, climate modelling,  etc.  The new supercomputer will have about ten times the computing power of the existing facility.

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NORDUnet upgrades capacity to Iceland

NORDUnet is happy to announce a new agreement with Farice for network capacity to Icelandic NREN RHnet. NORDUnet, RHnet, and Farice have reached an agreement that provides an upgrade of Icelandic R&E Network connectivity to 2 x 10Gbps (from the current 10 Gbps + 2.5 Gbps backup).  Under the agreement, Farice will deliver fully diverse 10 Gbps North Atlantic circuits, one to London, UK and one to Copenhagen, Denmark, connecting to the NORDUnet optical backbone.

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