Fueling Insight to Reach New Depths of Discovery

As the quest for resources becomes increasingly complex and costly, your most valuable natural resource becomes time. Intel® Scalable System Framework (Intel® SSF) is the high-efficiency, high performance computing (HPC) architecture you need to get the most out of exploration, production, and your HPC investments.

High-Efficiency Imaging and Simulations

Over 70 percent of today's oil comes from mature fields where extraction is difficult. From initial reservoir research to final well abandonment, every element must perform optimally to maximize profit. It's not unlike your high performance computing (HPC) solution. Benefits of compute power can't be realized when issues like fabric bottlenecks or storage walls pinch performance. You need a system-level approach. Every piece of your HPC solution must balance to reach peak system performance so you are always ready for data-intensive workloads like real-time imaging, high-fidelity 4D modeling, and seismic analytics.

"Integration is the key direction, the common thread over time, for how we advance supercomputing."

—Al Gara, Intel Fellow, Lead High Performance Computing (HPC) Solution Architect, Intel

To do that, Intel® SSF harnesses the power of next generation Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family, Intel® Xeon Phi™ processors, Intel® Omni-Path Fabric (Intel® OP Fabric), and Intel® Ethernet Server Adapters. All in a framework that is highly integrated, configurable, and scalable—now and into the future. We also harness the power of our OEM partners, ensuring products always advance HPC, while controlling your costs and protecting your HPC investment.

Seeing What You're Missing

Oil and gas exploration, and production success, can hinge on image fidelity and time to visualization. The Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family and Intel® Xeon Phi™ processors are paving new paths for more compute-intensive algorithms and techniques that visualize deposits fast and in higher-fidelity. Oil and gas fields perform because your entire HPC architecture performs.

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Balancing Storage Tanks and Pipelines

The digital oilfield is continually multiplying data. Like with actual oil and gas movement, balancing how you move data to its storage tanks and through digital pipelines can maximize its value and remove bottlenecks that limit production. Explore how Intel® Solutions for Lustre* Reseller streamline storage input/output of massive oil and gas data sets—balancing your HPC data loads and accelerating responsiveness.

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High-Performance Computing Speeds Discovery

Oil and gas companies need Intel® Scalable System Framework (Intel® SSF) for high performance computing and modernized software code to extract valuable information from huge amounts of seismic data.

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Intel® Scalable System Framework Makes HPC More Accessible

A system-level solution for all HPC needs, Intel® SSF delivers more performance, throughput, scalability, and balance across your HPC system.

A Holistic Solution for Higher Performance

With the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family and Intel® Xeon Phi™ processors, Intel® Scalable System Framework delivers a holistic system-level approach to HPC that elevates performance and scalability by balancing it across your system.

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Intel® SSF Configurations, Architectures, and Designs

To help ensure the high HPC performance and quality you expect from Intel, we have developed recommended Intel® SSF configurations, reference architectures, and reference designs for a variety of HPC applications. Reimagine your HPC infrastructure with a recommended Intel® SSF solution.

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Intel® HPC Fuels Life Sciences Insight, Too

Like oil and gas, HPC and the Intel® Scalable System Framework (Intel® SSF) are rapidly advancing discoveries in life sciences. Intel® Innovations and partnerships are turning massive workloads like genome analytics and quantum materials visualization into deeper insights that accelerate the life science industry—bringing discoveries to life faster and new breakthroughs to the world sooner.

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