The project participants have a significant experience for what concerns large procurements of HPC systems both at national/local level and as partners in joint transnational procurements.
|BSC as Spanish national HPC and PRACE hosting member facility has experience in procuring large Tier-0 HPC systems.|
|CEA has managed the procurement of large HPC systems in France and has a long experience in co-design of supercomputers with leading technology providers; as French national HPC facility and PRACE hosting site it has also participated in national Tier-0 procurements and in PRACE PCP.|
|CINECA as Italian national HPC centre and PRACE hosting member has managed the procurement of large Tier-0 HPC systems and has been appointed leading procurer for the PRACE PCP action presently in its final execution phase.|
|GENCI as French agency in charge of supercomputing equipment strategy for research and PRACE representative for France, has managed the procurement of Tier-0 systems and taken part in PRACE PCP as procurer.|
|JUELICH as German HPC centre, member of GCS, and PRACE hosting site has managed the procurement of large Tier-0 HPC systems and has been the procurer for the PCP action launched within the Human Brain Project.|