Named after the Swiss-Italian mountain in the Pennine Alps, elevation 4478m, this machine is a Cray XMT.

Matterhorn belongs to the next generation Cray XMT supercomputing system: it is a massively multi-threaded platform, with shared memory architecture mainly for large-scale data analysis, data mining, and data structuring.

It features 2 TB of globally shared memory and 64 Cray Threadstorm processors which allow to run 8'192 simultaneous hardware threads.