Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will be releasing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the next generation of high performance computing (HPC) system, OLCF-6, to be delivered in the 2027 time frame.

Key dates:

  • September 25, 2023 – OLCF-6 Draft Technical Requirements Document v1.0 released for comment
  • November 30, 2023 – Comments on the Draft Technical Requirements v1.0 due
  • January 5, 2024 – OLCF-6 Draft Technical Requirements Document v2.0 released for comment
  • February 16, 2024 – Comments on the Draft Technical Requirements v2.0 due
  • February 23. 2024 – OLCF-6 Draft Technical Requirements Document v3.0 released for comment
  • March 23, 2024 – OLCF-6 Draft Technical Requirements Document v4.0 released for comment
  • March 29, 2024 – Comments on the Draft Technical Requirements v3.0 due
  • April 19, 2024 – Comments on the Draft Technical Requirements v4.0 due
  • Mid-Q2 CY 2024 – Release of final RFP

 

Draft RFP documents are posted below.

All comments, questions, etc. should be sent to OLCF6-RFP@ornl.gov. Any information provided by industry to ORNL is strictly voluntary and the information obtained from responses to this notice may be used in the development of an acquisition strategy and future solicitation.