Honors in 2022 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

Nov 15, 2022
20th Annual HPCwire Awards Presented to Leaders in the Global HPC Community

Dallas, TX — November 15, 2022 — atNorth has been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented at the 2022 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (SC22), in Dallas, Texas. The list of winners was revealed at the SC22 HPCwire booth, as well as on the HPCwire website

atNorth was recognized with the following honor: 

  • Readers’ Choice: Best Use of HPC in Financial Services for their collaboration with Dell Technologies to provide BNP Paribas with a state-of-the-art Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas) Solution. 

The coveted annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are determined through a nomination and voting process with the global HPCwire community, as well as selections from the HPCwire editors. The awards are an annual feature of the publication and constitute prestigious recognition from the HPC community. They are revealed each year to kick off the annual supercomputing conference, which showcases high performance computing, networking, storage, and data analysis.

L to R, atNorth’s HPC Team; Staffan Hansson, Kristmann Ingi Kristjánsson, Guy D’Hauwers, Rui Gomes and Tom Tabor from HPCwire

The 2022 Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are exceptional, indeed. Solutions developed with HPC led the world out of the Pandemic, and we officially broke the Exascale threshold — HPC has now reached a billion, billion operations per second!” said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications, publishers of HPCwire. Between our worldwide readership of HPC experts and the most renowned panel of editors in the industry, the Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards represent resounding recognition of HPC accomplishments throughout the world. Our sincerest gratitude and hearty congratulations go out to all of the winners.” 

We are delighted to receive this highly coveted award from HPCwire, to win this prestigious award as voted for by the readers means a lot to the wider atNorth team,” said Staffan Hansson, Sales Expert HPC & AI. We are very proud of the state-of-the-art Infrastructure as a Service solution that we developed in collaboration with Dell Technologies for BNP Paribas, and it is great to be recognized by the wider HPC community for this. The results speak for themselves: we reduced BNP’s energy usage by 50%, decreased their CO2 output by 85% and transitioned them to using 100% renewable energy.”

More information on these awards can be found at the HPCwire website (www​.HPCwire​.com) or on Twitter through the following hashtag: #HPCwireAwards.

About atNorth

atNorth is a leading Pan-Nordic data center services company that offers sustainable, cost-effective, and scalable high-performance computing across Iceland and Sweden. The company operates three data centers in strategic locations across the Nordics, while a fourth location is under construction in the north of Iceland.

With sustainability at its core, atNorth’s data centers run on 100% renewable energy resources and support circular economy principles. All atNorth sites leverage innovative design, power efficiency, and intelligent cluster operations to provide long-term infrastructure deployments. Its tailor-made solutions enable businesses to calculate, simulate, train and visualize data workloads in an efficient, cost-optimized way.

atNorth is headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland. The business was founded in 2009 and acquired by Partners Group in 2022. For more information, visit atNorth​.com or follow atNorth on  LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.

About HPCwire

HPCwire is the #1 news and information resource covering the fastest computers in the world and the people who run them. With a legacy dating back to 1986, HPCwire has enjoyed a legacy of world-class editorial and journalism, making it the news source of choice selected by science, technology, and business professionals interested in high performance and data-intensive computing. Visit HPCwire at  www​.hpcwire​.com.


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Kite Hill PR for atNorth

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