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4iG-led consortium wins supercomputer contract

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Listed IT company 4iG on Tuesday said a consortium it leads won a contract from the Governmental Information Technology Development Agency to participate in a project to set up a 5 petaflop supercomputer in Debrecen (195 km east of Budapest).

The contract is worth net HUF 3.1 bln. 4iG's share is net HUF 1.9 bln.

The government launched the supercomputer project - supported by HUF 6 bln in European Union funding - in the fall. The supercomputer will be ready to use in 2022.

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