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February 3, 1988

THE STATE OF ALABAMA CELEBRATES THE OPENING OF THE ALABAMA SUPERCOMPUTER NETWORK

By CBR Staff Writer

They’re working hard on their image down in Alabama, and the state is celebrating an event that it hopes will really put it on the high-tech map – the opening of the Alabama Supercomputer Network, based in Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park, which went fully operational less than one year after the project was initiated by the state – without Federal help: Boeing Co operates and manages the project under a $38.7m six year contract, and the network is built around a Cray Research X/MP-24 supercomputer and supports eight node sites across the state, including the University of Alabama in Huntsville, the University of Alabama at Birmingham; the University of Alabama, the University of South Alabama in Mobile, the state’s Data Systems Management Division in Montgomery; the National Fertiliser Development Centre/University of North Alabama in Muscle Shoals; Auburn University; and Troy State University; each has either an IBM 9370 or a DEC VAX 8250 as node processor on the net.

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