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NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer sets record in processing performance in STAC-A2 Benchmarks

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 4:34am

TOKYO, July 16, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer set a record in the STAC-A2 Benchmark tests, which measure the computational performance of Monte Carlo-based risk simulations common in financial markets.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, July 16, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer set a record in the STAC-A2 Benchmark tests, which measure the computational performance of Monte Carlo-based risk simulations common in financial markets.
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    In recent years, as the digitization of financial transactions has progressed, the amount of data being processed has increased exponentially.
  • Based on the results of the STAC-A2, NEC aims to use SX-Aurora TSUBASA to help improve the fairness and reliability of financial markets.
  • Moreover, the system is specialized for high-speed processing of large-scale data using NEC's unique vector processors, making it ideal for contributing to financial markets.