National Center for High-Performance Computing
The National Center for High-Performance Computing (NCHC; Chinese: 國家高速網路與計算中心; pinyin: Guójiā Gāosù Wǎnglù Yǔ Jìsuàn Zhōngxīn) is one of ten national-level research laboratories under National Applied Research Laboratories (NARL), headquartered at Hsinchu Science and Industrial Park, Hsinchu City, Taiwan. The NCHC is Taiwan’s primary facility for high performance computing (HPC) resources including large-scale computational science and engineering, cluster and grid computing, middleware development, visualization and virtual reality, data storage, networking, and HPC-related training. The NCHC is also responsible for the operation of the 20 Gbit/s Taiwan Advanced Research and Education Network (TWAREN), the national education and research network of Taiwan. The NCHC supports local academia and industry with hardware and software, advanced research and application development, and professional training.