SINGAPORE, September 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Cloud solutions to accelerate local ICT companies' adoption of technologies and overcome end-user challenges faced by the ICT industry
A*STAR's Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) and the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) inked an agreement on the 28th of August to jointly develop world-class cloud computing-powered technological solutions to benefit local ICT companies.
This partnership aims to promote local ICT companies' adoption of cloud-based technologies in their product and service development, as well as business operations towards greater productivity and competitiveness. It also serves to develop a vibrant local infocomm sector and hone Singapore's overall economic competitiveness.
Both parties will work hand-in-hand with the infocomm sector, through IDA's extensive industry reach under the Technology Evaluation Programme (TEP) together with IHPC's research & development capabilities to identify and tackle challenges and issues.
Under the agreement, IDA will match-make IHPC's expertise to companies with relevant needs to adopt cloud-based technological solutions on the next generation broadband network. IHPC will leverage on its strengths in computational modelling and simulation, and data analysis to offer consultation to these businesses. It will ride on IDA's Cloud Computing and Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (Next Gen NBN) infrastructure to power and accelerate the entire solution-creation process.
Examples of IHPC's technologies that can be leveraged by local ICT companies include:
|SOURCE Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)|
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