Met Office signs multimillion-pound contract with Microsoft to build 'UK's most powerful supercomputer'

Josh Budd
clock • 2 min read

Supercomputer will be twice as powerful as any other in the UK, Microsoft claims

The Met Office has signed a multimillion-pound deal with Microsoft to build the world's most advanced weather forecasting supercomputer. Set to be up and running by the summer of 2020, the new w...

To continue reading this article...

Join CRN

  • Enjoy full access to channelweb.co.uk - the UK’s top news source for the IT channel
  • Gain the latest insights through market analysis and interviews with channel leaders
  • Stay on top of key trends with the Insider weekly newsletter curated by CRN’s editor
  • Be the first to hear about our industry leading events and awards programmes

 

Join now

 

Already a CRN member?

Log in

You may also like
Microsoft exec Althoff: VMware pricing gave 'the world the greatest gift of all'

Vendor

"Everyone wants to get off of VMware and get into the cloud," Microsoft chief commercial officer Judson Althoff says

clock 12 July 2024 • 13 min read
HPE-Juniper Networks $14bn merger: EU to make key decisions by August

Vendor

HPE has filed with the European regulatory commissions for approval to purchase Juniper Networks

clock 09 July 2024 • 3 min read
Microsoft cuts more jobs, settles lawsuit

Vendor

The company acknowledged 'organisational and workforce adjustments' as a standard practice

clock 05 July 2024 • 3 min read

Sign up to our newsletter

The best news, stories, features and photos from the day in one perfectly formed email.

More on Vendor

These vendors made major updates to their channel programmes in H1

These vendors made major updates to their channel programmes in H1

From ESG to services and AI, the first half of the year saw a raft of vendors use improved margins, tiering and certifications to improve the way they work with partners

clock 23 July 2024 • 3 min read
SAP announces restructuring to impact 10,000 employees in 2025

SAP announces restructuring to impact 10,000 employees in 2025

The vendor outlined the cuts alongside announcing strong Q2 performance

Andrea Gaini
clock 23 July 2024 • 2 min read
Google's $23bn Wiz bid fizzles

Google's $23bn Wiz bid fizzles

Startup cites antitrust and investor concerns

John Leonard
clock 23 July 2024 • 1 min read