Cineca is one of the Large Scale Facilities in Europe. It's new supercomputing system FERMI, based on IBM BG/Q architecture is ranked among the 10 most powerful in the world in the Top500 list: it is the 9th in the world, the second in Europe and the most powerful in Italy.
As from the mandate of Italian Ministry of Education University and Research, Cineca will represent Italy in PRACE (the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe), becoming Tier-0 site, as from the PRACE roadmap.
Cineca's hardware resources are the most powerful available in Italy. Users can find here a catalog of software programs for different jobs and disciplines, a powerful and efficent network for local and external connection and, last but not least, people with a wide range of expertise that can help you, both from the technological and scientific point of view.
Cineca take care of the hosting, system management, as well as code optimisation and parallelisation, with the aim of supporting the activity of public and private researchers in Italy.
FERMI, is ranked 9th in the TOP500 TOP500 list of the most powerful supercomputers in the world