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June 2007
Bull’s new viral campaign for its last initiative: “Accelerate innovation!”

As part of its 7i program, Bull has recently launched its latest initiative to democratize high-performance computing (HPC), with the aim of helping enterprises and research centers accelerate the process of innovation. Leveraging its experience in some of the world’s largest supercomputers, and in open systems, Bull is making available to any kind of organization a new range of high-performance computing solutions, which are:

  • Easy to implement: pre-configured and pre-tested ’turnkey‘ clusters running under Microsoft Windows or Linux environments
  • Simple to manage: thanks to a single point of control that enables the cluster to be administered as easily as a single system
  • Economical and compact, with the best performance/watt and performance/square meter ratios in their category.

As part of Bull’s innovative SWATS communication campaign, a special SWATS video and new ads on this second initiative are now available on Bull 7i Web site, www.bull.com/7i.
Modern, young and a far cry from traditional campaigns in this field, this viral campaign features the "Special Warriors Against The System”, a group of non-violent dissidents ‘fighting’ for an open world in order to bring enterprises the flexibility and liberty they need to strengthen their competitive position.

Discover it and defend the flag of an open world by spreading the word

 

Special supplement to ‘La Recherche’ magazine
The launch of Bull’s second initiative is accompanied by a special dossier entitled “Intensive computing, a key driver for competitiveness?” which will be distributed with the May issue of the magazine “La Recherche” (n°408). An English version is also available on request, at the following address: hpc@bull.net.

This special dossier has been published in collaboration with Bull, the French Atomic Energy Authority (CEA), Dassault-Aviation and the French Petroleum Institute.

Download the dossier

Two important dates for your diary...
Research and Innovation Exhibition in Paris (Salon de la recherche et de l’innovation)
Bull will be exhibiting at the Research and Innovation Exhibition in Paris (Porte de Versailles) 7-9 June.
• On 7 June, from 11.15 pm to noon, Bull, Intel and Microsoft are taking part in a panel discussion entitled “Computer simulation, a key enabler for innovation: how can we make it more accessible?”
• On 8 June, at 9.30am, Bull, along with its partner Intel, is organizing a seminar on the subject: “Democratizing high-performance computing”. Microsoft and Altair will also be presenting their experiences and HPC strategies.

To find out more, or enroll for this event

ISC2007 exhibition in Dresden
Bull will be present at ISC2007 (International Supercomputing Conference) taking place in Dresden from 26-29 June. ISC2007 is the largest exhibition in Europe – and the second largest in the world – focusing on high-performance computing (HPC) solutions. Bull extends an open invitation to meet its team on the company’s stand, number CO6-CO8.

If you would like to make an appointment to meet a Bull representative during the exhibition
To find out more about ISC2007


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