Yandex Supports Geophysical Exploration

June 22, 2012. Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX) announced today that it has expanded into another new application area for its computing technologies, providing support for geophysical exploration. Yandex, one of the world's largest web search providers, has supplied computing resources and proprietary technologies to the geophysical seismic data processing company Seismotech, following the acquisition by Yandex of a stake in Seismotech.

Using Yandex’s distributed computing technology enables Seismotech to process its data simultaneously on hundreds and even thousands of servers. This allows the geophysical data processing company to increase its computing capacities and solve tasks much faster.

In addition to benefitting from Yandex's technologies, Seismotech also uses a total of almost 4,000 processor cores inside high performance servers located at Yandex's own data centers.