TOKYO -- Fujitsu plans to open a Bangalore facility in November so that researchers, product planners and others can bring high-powered computing to bear on a wide range of tasks.
The Japanese information technology group sees this as a springboard for supercomputer sales in India.
The HPC Competency Center will let users rent time on a high-performance computer cluster. Potential applications include developing new drugs, designing earthquake-resilient buildings and forecasting consumer demand, the company reckons.
The center will be the first of its kind in India, according to Fujitsu, which did not reveal the facility's cost. The company has already has four in the U.S., the U.K., France and Germany.