Business Wire

Inspur Information and NEC Deutschland Launch an HPCaaS Solution Accelerating Automotive Design Simulation in Europe

Share

Inspur Information, a leading IT infrastructure solutions provider, and NEC Deutschland, an HPC solutions provider for scientific and engineering applications, have joined forces to provide an HPC as a Service (HPCaaS) solution for computer-aided engineering (CAE) to auto manufactures in Europe. Inspur and NEC seek to bring infrastructure resilience and energy efficiency to high-performance computing (HPC) via on-demand usage, deep integration, and advanced cooling technologies.

In Automotive R&D, design verification is the most lengthy and expensive process in vehicle development, including real-life collision testing. However, an HPC cluster powering CAE applications can virtualize this process. Simulations can be performed faster, and without the expense of damaging real vehicles. The joint HPCaaS solution with Inspur-powered hardware and NEC system integration and implementation, allows for precise CAE simulations, such as vehicle crash simulations, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), structural mechanics, wind resistance, wind noise, thermal management, fatigue durability, welding simulation, stamping analysis, noise analysis, etc. This solution can provide more flexible and scalable computing resources and efficiency to meet the needs of customers' on-demand requirements.

The use of Inspur’s leading HPC servers for automotive CAE, greatly improve performance, lower energy consumption, and reduce data center space requirements by up to 50%. This results in virtualized simulations that are environmentally friendly, increased development speed, and a reduction in new vehicle R&D costs by up to 70%. This power is further harnessed via Inspur’s parameter tuning and application optimization for CAE simulations, along with NEC’s rich experience in system integration.

A German auto manufacturer with an annual production of over 450,000 vehicles is one of the largest recipients of this new HPC solution for CAE automotive manufacturing from Inspur and NEC. The company required powerful and green HPC clusters to support its manufacturing development over the next 3-4 years as part of an overall HPCaaS concept.

The Inspur-NEC HPC cluster significantly improved HPC performance for this auto manufacturer while still fulfilling the requirements for environmental sustainability, restricted power consumption, and reduced TCO. It utilizes Inspur’s NF5180M6 1U dual-socket rack server for maximum performance, high-density, and low power consumption.

The Inspur NF5180M6 servers are powered by 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, DDR4 3200MhHz memory, and Mellanox's latest HDR InfiniBand network, giving it the ultimate performance-to-size ratio in a petite 1U chassis. Trapezoidal radiators increase the surface area for improved heat dissipation and the BMC control strategy is optimized for peak efficency. This reduces fan power consumption, and enables support up to two 270W high-performance CPUs. Further power savings comes from an advanced platinum power supply that limits energy losses to less than 5%. Using the same power consumption levels, Inspur’s NF5180M6 performance in collision simulations improved by 30% compared to previous generation solutions.

This is a testament to Inspur’s ability to design infrastructure solutions that are both green and powerful, offering improved utilization of CAE software applications and collision simulation in the fields of engine development, cooling systems, vehicle flow field, and aerodynamic development design. With its green and efficient HPC server products, Inspur helped this automotive manufacturer run multiple HPC subsystems and more than 150 CAE applications that satisfy performance requirements, significantly reduce TCO, and promote environmental sustainability.

“Demand for vehicle personalization, autonomous driving, and electrification is growing,” said Liu Jun, Vice President of Inspur Information and General Manager of AI and HPC. “The automotive industry’s R&D investment in the field of high-performance computing continues to grow. The joint solution with NEC Deutschland will help automobile companies to improve competitiveness, innovation, and efficiency.”

Yuichi Kojima, Managing Director at NEC Deutschland said that “Computing power is fundamental to innovation speed and product quality. Based on Inspur’s high performance products and energy-saving technologies, and our capability to meet customers’ demands faster and easier, we can help Europe advance its digitalization efforts and be a showcase for sustainable development.”

Inspur Information is the world’s second largest server provider. Its servers and solutions have been widely used in various industries globally. According to Gartner, Inspur server shipments ranked second worldwide in 2021 with a 9.4% market share. It is a member of the European Technology Platform for High Performance Computing (ETP4HPC) and is committed to co-building an ecosystem boosting the development of HPC industry in the region.

About Inspur Information

Inspur Information is a leading provider of data center infrastructure, cloud computing, and AI solutions. It is the world’s 2nd largest server manufacturer. Through engineering and innovation, Inspur Information delivers cutting-edge computing hardware design and extensive product offerings to address important technology sectors such as open computing, cloud data center, and AI. Performance-optimized and purpose-built, our world-class solutions empower customers to tackle specific workloads and real-world challenges. To learn more, visit https://www.inspursystems.com.

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

Fiona Liu
PR Manager
Inspur Information
liuxuan01@inspur.com
Constanze Kreil
constanze.kreil@allisonpr.com
+49 (0)151 210 289 97

About Business Wire

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Ganymed Robotics Raises €21M to Complete the Development of Its Next Generation Surgical Robot and Prepare for a Commercial Launch7.7.2022 09:00:00 EEST | Press release

Ganymed Robotics, a developer of computer vision software and robotics technologies for orthopedic surgeons, announced it has raised €21 million in the oversubscribed first close of its Series B funding. The round was led by Cathay Health, with participation of Credit Mutuel Innovation, Kurma Partners, BNP Paribas Développement and internationally renowned surgeons. The funding will be used to: - Support Ganymed’s expansion in France and in the United States; - Finalize the industrial development of its surgical robotic assistant for knee arthroplasty (TKA); - Accelerate regulatory and marketing developments across geographies; - Diversify the innovation product pipeline. Since inception in 2018, Ganymed Robotics has experienced a rapid growth. In collaboration with world-class clinicians, it has validated its proprietary algorithms and collected unique in vivo data via a 100-patient observational study, successfully completed functional prototype tests, initiated industrialization of

The Solidarity Transport Hub Company Starts Looking for a Financial Investor7.7.2022 09:00:00 EEST | Press release

The Solidarity Transport Hub company from Poland is starting the process of selecting a Financial Partner experienced in investments in the infrastructure industry to run a joint venture in the form of a special purpose vehicle subsidiary of the STH ("Airport Component SPV"). The company is waiting for applications from interested contractors until August the 26th 2022. Solidarity Transport Hub (STH) is the largest infrastructure investment in Poland, which consists of constructing the largest airport in the Central Europe region as well as developing ca. 2000 km of new railways countrywide. STH`s projects are financed from three sources: treasury securities, commercial financing, and funds from the European Union. – From the very beginning, we were prepared to propose cooperation to potential investors. We are a reliable and attractive partner for foreign investors in the wake of the need to build a large airport, which will become the main transfer hub in our part of Europe – says Mi

ADVA Optical Networking SE: ADVA Optical Networking SE to enter into negotiations for a domination agreement or domination and profit and loss transfer agreement with Acorn HoldCo, Inc.7.7.2022 01:15:00 EEST | Press release

Today, Acorn HoldCo, Inc. (“Acorn HoldCo”) has informed ADVA Optical Networking SE (“ADVA”) about its intention to enter into negotiations regarding the conclusion of a domination agreement (“DA”) or a domination and profit and loss transfer agreement (“DPLTA”, either the DA or the DPLTA the “Agreement”) within the meaning of Sec. 291 para. 1 of the German Stock Corporation Act (Aktiengesetz) with Acorn HoldCo (or a subsidiary yet to be established) as the dominating entity and ADVA as the dominated entity. ADVA’s management board has decided to enter into negotiations for such an Agreement. The necessary preparatory measures include obtaining a valuation memorandum and proposing a contract auditor to be appointed by the court. The decision for or against the conclusion of an Agreement will be taken at a later date following a comprehensive review in consultation and coordination with Acorn HoldCo’s management. To be effective, an Agreement will require the approval of ADVA’s general m

ADVA CEO Brian Protiva to step down, CTO Christoph Glingener appointed as successor6.7.2022 23:45:00 EEST | Press release

ADVA (FSE: ADV) today announced that Brian Protiva is to step down as CEO. After a transition period of several weeks, Protiva will assume the role of vice chairman of Acorn HoldCo, Inc. (the holding company of Adtran and ADVA). Christoph Glingener will be appointed ADVA’s new CEO and will also continue as the company’s CTO. During Protiva’s 25-year tenure as chief executive officer, he successfully steered the company from a small start-up to an industry leader in metro WDM and Ethernet access devices. As ADVA is about to complete its business combination with Adtran, Protiva will support the further unification of the companies over the coming months. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220706005829/en/ Brian Protiva, CEO, ADVA (Photo: Business Wire) “Working side-by-side with Brian for eight years, I was privileged to see one of the industry‘s true leaders develop a world-class company. During his 25 years as A

MSCI Schedules Earnings Call to Review Second Quarter 2022 Results6.7.2022 21:30:00 EEST | Press release

MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today it will release its results for the second quarter 2022 on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, before the market opens. A copy of the earnings release, as well as an earnings presentation and a quarterly update, will be made available on MSCI's Investor Relations website. MSCI's senior management will review the second quarter 2022 results on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. To listen to the live event via webcast, visit the events and presentations section of MSCI's Investor Relations website, https://ir.msci.com/events-and-presentations or to join via telephone, please register yourself at https://ir.msci.com/events-and-presentations. Upon registration, telephone participants will receive a confirmation email detailing how to join the conference call, including a dial-in number and a unique participant pin that can be used to access the c

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom