Mercator Ocean Gets More Computing Power

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Mercator Ocean wanted an R&D computing system that would let it conduct high-resolution simulations while reducing costs and enhancing performance. It  deployed Dell PowerEdge* servers with Intel® Xeon® processors to deliver the highest performance for code simulating the complexities of the physical state of the world’s oceans.

Performance rose around 600 percent due to increased server density and enhanced processing power. Total cost of ownership went down because of lower power and coding costs.

“We’ve greatly increased processing power and performance while significantly reducing power and cooling costs,” explained Bertrand Ferret, head Mercator Ocean’s IT department.

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