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Atos Unveils Next-Generation Hybrid Exascale-class Supercomputer, a key driver for Digital and Economic Sovereignty


Atos, today unveils its new exascale-class supercomputer, the BullSequana XH3000, a hybrid computing platform with unparalleled flexibility and performance to enable top scientists and researchers to advance research in sectors such as weather forecasting and climate change, new drug discovery, genomics. Designed and manufactured in Europe at its factory in Angers, France, this is Atos’ most efficient and powerful supercomputer and an important element in securing today’s digital and economic sovereignty. As the undisputed European leader in supercomputing, Atos plays a key role in addressing sovereignty issues, ensuring that key HPC knowledge and skills are fostered and remain in Europe. 

Empowering digital and economic sovereignty 

In order to take full advantage of their data while maintaining their ability to protect it under any circumstance, governments, public bodies and private companies are now making sovereignty a major issue. With its BullSequana XH3000 and its expertise in sovereign cloud and cybersecurity, Atos is committed to providing its customers with the means to exercise greater control over the data they produce and exchange. 

Earl Joseph, CEO at Hyperion Research, HPC industry analyst group, said, “High-performance computing has made enormous contributions to science, engineering and the quality of human life and is a cornerstone of innovation and scientific progress.“ “As the leading European HPC vendor, Atos is well positioned to continue advancing research and innovation with its new supercomputer, and to bring exascale class systems to its customers. With its new BullSequana XH3000 supercomputer, hybrid computing ecosystem integrating AI and quantum, and its strong roadmap for exascale, Atos demonstrates a clear, comprehensive vision of the future of scientific simulation, while taking into account the importance of decarbonization.” 

Rodolphe Belmer, CEO of Atos, said, “Supercomputing plays a pivotal role in driving innovations for business, society, and the global economy as a whole and is also key to scientific and economic sovereignty in the 21st century,”  “We are extremely proud of our role as a leader in HPC and of our new BullSequana supercomputer, revealed today, which results from 15 years of R&D efforts and brings together Atos’ proven expertise and experience in high-performance computing, AI, quantum, security and digital decarbonization. It will no doubt enable, through the gateway of exascale, some of the key scientific and industrial innovation breakthroughs of the future.” 

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