Brazil / Brasil: Eviden to provide upgrade to supercomputer in Brazil

Apr 12, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Eviden this week announced that it has signed a new $19.4 million contract with Brazil’s National Laboratory for Scientific Computing (LNCC, aka Laboratório Nacional de Computação Científica) to extend the compute capacity of its Santos Dumont supercomputer.

“We're thrilled to continue our long-standing partnership with LNCC and further enhance the capabilities of the Santos Dumont supercomputer,” said Luis Casuscelli, director of big data and cybersecurity at Eviden in South America. “With our BullSequana XH3000 architecture, we're ensuring that LNCC has access to the most advanced computing power available, solidifying Santos Dumont's position as the leading supercomputer in Latin America.”

Fábio Borges, director at LNCC, added: “Thanks to Petrobras, we have the resources necessary to significantly bolster cutting-edge research and development projects, driving advancements in science and technology worldwide.

"Thanks to Eviden, we now have access to a state-of-the-art supercomputer that empowers Brazilian researchers to conduct large-scale scientific experiments and simulations, advancing our capabilities in various fields of study, enabling groundbreaking discoveries and innovations.”