CERN Accelerating science

The CERN openlab Technology Evaluation Platform (TEP)

CERN openlab makes advanced computing hardware available to CERN users for testing and benchmarking via the Technology Evaluation Platform. Reservation tickets can be created via the CERN Service Portal, where you will also find information governing the hardware’s use (N.B. you may be asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement in order to use some hardware).


The CERN openlab hardware currently available to users includes various generations of computing platforms from different vendors. The full list of available platforms can be found here:


In addition to the hardware platforms, CERN openlab also provides access to various software development tools, including compilers, thread checkers, profilers, etc. The full list of available Intel developer tools can be found here: