The National Grid Pilot Platform (NGPP) is the first phase of Singapore’s
cyber infrastructure. Unveiled in November 2003, NGPP is an initiative
which aims to assist local universities and research bodies in pooling
and sharing high-end computing resources, such as processing power and
storage. The NGPP aims to support Grid Computing for specialists in academia,
research and industry.
The stakeholders in the NGPP include research bodies such as the Agency
for Science, Technology and Research, Defence Science and Technology
Agency, Economic Development Board, Infocomm
Development Authority, NUS, NTU and SMA.
SMA is proud to participate in this national initiative and contribute
computing resources to the NGPP resource environment. The NGPP resource
environment comprises heterogeneous computing resources across a variety
of platform from institutes of higher learning to research institutes.