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BLOCK Transformatoren-Elektronik GmbH uses Fujitsu Read-to-Go Plus

"For us, the Ready-to-Go-Plus solution from Fujitsu is the easiest possible way to enter the high performance computing world and explore the simulation opportunities associated with it. Our expenditure for the installation was practically zero and the performance is fantastic"

Dr. Dennis Kampen, Area Manager, Development Fundamentals, BLOCK Transformatoren-Elektronik GmbH

The customer

BLOCK Transformatoren-Elektronik GmbH is a leading manufacturer of transformers, power supplies and electrical filters and has been a strong partner to industry and small trade businesses in the winding materials sector for many decades.

The challenge

The north German mechanical engineering company was looking for an easy to install high performance computing solution to enable it to carry out detailed simulations in-house. This was essential for the company to be able to bring more innovative products to the market.

The solution

A FUJITSU Ready-to-Go-Plus (RTG+) solution optimized for COMSOL Multiphysics® with licensed simulation software and ICR (Intel Cluster Ready) certification, based on Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers.

The benefit

  • High user productivity and faster calculations
  • High-quality system and reliable platform that can be managed and individually expanded at any time by the development department itself
  • Specially designed for the operational requirements and needs of the developers and users

Products and services

  • HPC system: FUJITSU Ready-to-Go 1+2 optimized for COMSOL Multiphysics® with the appropriate COMSOL Multiphysics® software package, provided by Fujitsu subsidiary ict GmbH, produced and completely installed in the Fujitsu factory in Augsburg
  • Servers: 1x FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY RX300 S8 management head node with Intel Xeon E5-2620v2 processor, 2x FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY RX200 S8 compute nodes with Intel Xeon E5-2637v2 processors
  • FUJITSU Software HPC Cluster Suite (HCS) including HPC Gateway
  • Operating system: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Services: 3 years on-site Maintenance & Support