Pawsey press release

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre are a Tier-1 facility in Australia which enables amazing, ground-breaking science across the nation. Due to this high profile, we have collected Pawsey coverage across a range of national and international media publications.
14 September 2021

2021 HPC-AI Advisory Council Australia Conference agenda is now available

Sunnyvale, CA – September 13 2021 –  The for community benefit HPC-AI Advisory Council, in collaboration with Australia’s Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre, today announced the 2021 Australia Conference will take place, virtually, 23 & 24 September. Hosted from Western Australia’s AWST time zone (UTC +8), the fourth annual conference will present a condensed agenda in

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Acacia Object Storage
16 August 2021

Pawsey to deploy 130PB of multi-tier storage

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre will become home to one of the largest research-focused object storage systems in the world, with 130 petabytes of online and offline storage as part of the facility’s $70 million capital refresh project. Pawsey has awarded two contracts for the storage, with a combined value of $7 million, to Dell and Xenon,

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Mark Stickells, Pawsey Executive Director
25 May 2021

Space data facility to open new frontier for business innovation

Training businesses on how to use space data and data collected through observation of the Earth will be a key feature of the Australian Space Data Analysis Facility, officially launched this week in Western Australia. The new facility, managed by the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre and Western Australian Data Science Innovation Hub and assisted by the

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Mark Stickells, Pawsey Executive Director
23 March 2021

World’s First Market-Ready Diamond-based Quantum Accelerator Coming to Pawsey Supercomputing Centre

Quantum Brilliance, a venture-backed Australian quantum computing startup from The Australian National University, will install the world’s first diamond quantum accelerator at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre. Quantum Brilliance harnesses synthetic diamonds to build quantum accelerators that do not require near absolute zero temperature or complex laser systems to operate like mainframe quantum computers. Quantum Brilliance

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24 February 2021

Pawsey unveils its super-fast tribute to the quokka

The world’s friendliest animal will lend its name to Australia’s fastest new research supercomputer, with the Pawsey Centre confirming its new system will be named Setonix – the scientific name for the quokka. The HPE Cray EX supercomputer will be 30 times more powerful than Pawsey’s existing systems, Magnus and Galaxy, and will be used to help accelerate research projects such as the

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Maciej Cytowski - Head of Scientific Services
26 October 2020

Pawsey launches new partnering program to achieve HPC research at scale

Call for PaCER Grand Challenge problem is now open The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre has today opened a call for submissions for a new program that will provide training and support for Australia’s research community, to prepare researchers for the next era of supercomputing and help them to deliver outcomes that benefit the nation. Pawsey Centre

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19 October 2020

Powering the next generation of Australian research with HPE

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre has selected Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to deliver its new supercomputer, which will power future high-impact Australian research projects by delivering 30 times more compute power than predecessor systems Magnus and Galaxy. Pawsey’s new system will be built using the HPE Cray EX supercomputer, with expanded data storage capabilities through the

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23 September 2020

NCMAS 2021 Call open for applications

The call for time on Australia’s largest supercomputers opens today. The National Computational Merit Allocation Scheme (NCMAS) is the premier allocation scheme for access to Australian national supercomputing facilities for meritorious research. The NCMAS provides access, based on research and computational merit, for researchers at Australian universities and publicly funded research agencies. For the 2021

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13 August 2020

Australia joins White House led COVID-19 research consortium

The White House Office of Science and Technology has today announced that NCI Australia and the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre have joined the US-led COVID-19 High-Performance Computing (HPC) Consortium. Joining the esteemed group as a Collaborating Initiative, known as the ’Australian HPC COVID-19 Rapid Response (NCI Australia and Pawsey Supercomputing Centre)’, the Australian research facilities join

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PACER Pawsey Centre Extreme Readiness Program
24 July 2020

PACER – upscaling Australian researchers in the new era of supercomputing

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre for Extreme scale Readiness (PACER) program is coming soon to advance Australian computational researchers and prepare them for the next era of supercomputing, in time for Pawsey’s new supercomputing system. In 2018 the Australian Government awarded $70 million to upgrade Pawsey’s supercomputing infrastructure, on top of the $80 million granted in 2009 to

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