Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), the premier R&D organization under the Ministry of Communications and IT, Govt of India has bagged the IDC HPC Innovation Excellence Award announced at the International Data Corporation (IDC) briefing on the sidelines of Supercomputing Conference 2011 held at Seattle, WA.
An expert jury representing the Scientific, Research, Academia and Government arena across the globe in the Judging panel announced the award to Shri Goldi Misra, Group Coordinator and Head, HPC Solutions Group, C-DAC for its indigenously developed HPC product “CHReME” (C-DAC HPC Resource Management Engine).
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The IDC HPC Innovation Excellence Award recognizes noteworthy achievements by users of High Performance Computing (HPC) technologies in Scientific, Research, Academia and Government. The program’s main goals are to showcase return on investment (ROI) and scientific success stories involving HPC; to help other users better understand the benefits of adopting HPC and justify HPC investments, especially for small and medium-size businesses (SMBs); to demonstrate the value of HPC to funding bodies and stakeholders; and to expand public support for increased HPC investments.