The Italian supercomputer MARCONI, available to the Italian and European scientific community by ISCRA and PRACE, the two inititiatives available to gain access to the system by a peer-review procedure, is now number 19 in the Top500 List of the fastest supercomputers in the world.

This latest edition (November 2019) of the TOP500 was announced Monday, November 18, at the SC19 conference in Denver (USA). 

The MARCONI computing system installed at Cineca in Autumn 2016 and August 2017 is the largest supercomputer available in Academic sector in Italy today, the 4th in Europe.

The list reports 5 Italian systems: 2 by Cineca, 3 by ENI (HPC4 rank #16, HPC2 #71 and HPC3 #99), these ENI systems are managed by Cineca too, under the Eni-Cineca framework contract.

MARCONI is available to researchers via ISCRA the Italian SuperComputing Resource Allocation initiative and via PRACE.