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Advania Data Centers to power The Science Cloud for the pilot phase of the Helix Nebula project

Planetary nebulae are dying stars renowned for the beautiful shells of diffuse gas that form as they shed their outer layers. Discovered in 1824, 695 light years from Earth in Aquarius constellation, the Helix Nebula has become an iconic image in the world of astronomy. Nearly two hundred years later, it is the namesake for […]

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Advania Data Centers Featured as a Top 10 HPC Solution Provider in CIO Applications

Advania Data Centers was thrilled to be included in CIO Applications Europe‘s annual issue featuring the Top 10 HPC Solution Providers. For this feature, our CEO Eyjólfur Magnús Kristinsson sat down with the CIO Applications’ editorial team and shared his insights as to why he thinks cloud-based HPC is so powerful — and why an on-demand approach to […]

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HPC Profile: Guy D’Hauwers, Regional Director – Europe Broadening the Reach of Cloud-Based HPC

Advania Data Centers scored a major win this summer when Guy D’Hauwers joined the ranks of its HPC Sales Team as its European Regional Director. With over 30 years of experience in the IT, HPC, AI and telecommunications industries – 25 of which were spent with Hewlett Packard Enterprise – Guy has tremendous market knowledge and strong relationships throughout […]

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Moving from Hardware to the Cloud: Elastic HPC Enhances the Capacity to Innovate

Many CAE users today — running powerful but demanding applications suites like ANSYS® and Numeca® — lack the compute power to meet their needs. Some users rely solely on their workstations to power their simulations. Some work for companies that have invested in HPC hardware but often must wait to use the clusters, due to […]

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HPC Profile: Ómar Hermannsson, Senior HPC Engineer and Solution Architect Engineering the Future of HPC

Our current HPC Team Profile puts the spotlight on our Senior HPC Engineer and Solution Architect, Ómar Hermannsson. Over the course of his professional career, Ómar has developed extensive knowledge of core systems, networking and cloud computing. While he has worked on a diverse range of projects – from designing firewall solutions to enabling visual effects for a Hollywood blockbuster to advancing Advania Data Centers’ cloud-based HPC offerings – throughout it […]

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HPC Profile: Staffan Hansson, HPC Sales Specialist Saying Yes with Advania Data Centers

For our latest HPC Team Profile, we caught up with our HPC Sales Specialist, Staffan Hansson. As a Sales Specialist you have one key goal: to find your customers their ideal solution. As Staffan knows only too well, all customers are different, so a one-size-fits-all approach just won’t work. You need flexibility, an array of […]

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What are the hallmarks of a high-performance data center?

People sometimes talk about wholesale and hyperscale data centers. They talk about co-location data centers. But there is not sufficient attention today paid to the data center that is made for dense, high-performance hardware. The high-performance computer (HPC) cluster, after all, is the engine of today’s big data and AI-driven industries. The data centers that […]

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How Advania Data Centers Transformed the HPC Operating Environment of a Leading Manufacturer in the Automotive Industry

As HPC adoption increases across industries and verticals, some companies face a difficult challenge. Their workload demands an upgrade to HPC, but their budget and staffing seems more suitable to a low cost, low maintenance and high convenience cloud offering. Yet the nature of their business and competitive marketplace may also require all the rigorous […]

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Bring your data center to tiers: How customizing your data center usage can lead to big savings

Many companies overspend on data center resources, but — don’t cry! — that doesn’t need to be you! As a data center provider, we here at Advania Data Centers understand that no one customer is the same – and that each company has its own unique needs for uptime and security. To reflect that, we […]

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Go with the HPCFLOW

Taking HPC Applications to the Cloud Manufacturing and engineering today is a software-driven field. Designing products entering the marketplace – with their suites of electronics, sensors, composite materials, 3D printed components, and customization requirements – requires engineers to use a range of high-end computer-aided engineering and manufacturing applications packages like ANSYS®. Yet leveraging applications like […]

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HPC Profile: Ægir Rafn Magnússon, Director of Business Development

We created our HPC Profile series as a way for you to get to know our HPC Team and, of course, Advania Data Centers, a little better. So, following a non-stop June, we wanted to slow things down this month and take a moment to reflect on our history, and what better way to look […]

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HPC at the edge of ideal: How ADC has leveraged geography to become Europe’s largest data center

If a person could custom-make the ideal environment for hosting a data center, the exercise would probably wind up constructing a place that looks a lot like Iceland. From its robust and modern power infrastructure to its cost-competitive, reliable and 100% renewable electricity to its chilly climate that cuts data center cooling costs to extremely […]

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