The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) Student Cluster team walked away with top honour at the international supercomputing competition in Germany this week. The CHPC team beat 11 others from Germany, China, Singapore, Estonia, Spain and the USA to clinch the title.
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The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, has congratulated the Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), which today unveiled its new petaflop machine – a super computer with a processing speed capable of a thousand-trillion floating-point operations per second.
Suppliers and potential suppliers of goods to the Department of Science and Technology are warned that members of an organised syndicate are currently posing as DST supply chain officials, requesting quotations from service providers, taking delivery of goods (especially IT-related items), and then getting the service provider to invoice the DST.