Article 30

“Agreements with INTEL, SEACOM and NOKIA-SIEMENS boost SA’s SKA bid”

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Article by: Regine Lord & Marina Joubert

On 26 July 2011 Intel Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Africa’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the MeerKAT engineering team. Intel has undertaken to supply to SKA SA, for a joint evaluation, cutting edge, high-performance computing technologies that will be required to capture, process and analyse the vast amounts of data that will be generated by the SKA and MeerKAT telescopes.

Published in SKA South Africa Newsletter No. 15 – Sept/Oct 2011.