United Kingdom-Reading: Computer equipment and supplies
Notice for changes or additional information
(Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, 2018/S 119-270732)
Change of the Estimated date of publication of contract notice.
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
Main address: https://www.ecmwf.int/
Address of the buyer profile: http://procurement.ecmwf.int/
Section II: Object
Procurement of a High Performance Computing Facility (HPCF)
The purpose of this ITT is to procure a High Performance Computing Facility (HPCF) for the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF).
The replacement HPCF will be installed in ECMWF’s new data centre in Bologna, Italy and will run in parallel with the existing HPCF until the end of September 2020. It will then provide a production service to the end of the contract period, September 2024.
Section VI: Complementary information
Section VII: Changes
Estimated date of publication of the ITT and Contract Notice, as amended by the current Corrigendum Notice, is the earliest date on which the ITT documents will be available in ECMWF's eProcurement Portal. Should there be any significant change in the timeline, ECMWF may publish a further Corrigendum Notice.
A new version of the IFS RAPS benchmark (RAPS18 update 2) will be released shortly. For instructions on accessing the benchmark code please email firstname.lastname@example.org