October 14, 2013
Bright Computing Wins Deloitte Technology Fast50 "Rising Star 2013" Award
First-place finish for Bright Computing from field of top 10 finalists
San Jose, California
Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of cluster and cloud management solutions, announced today that it has been declared Deloitte Technology Fast50 “Rising Star 2013”. Bright Computing was initially identified as a top-ten finalist from a field of over 100 pre-selected technology companies in this award category. The top finishers have been deemed most promising in the areas of: product innovation, scalability of the business model, market disruption, and revenue growth potential.
"The jury voted unanimously for Bright Computing, based on their well-defined product, and impressive traction and customer base," said Alexander Ribbink, chairman of the jury, partner at Prime Ventures, and former COO at TomTom.
Bright Cluster Manager® is used worldwide by leading public and private-sector organizations to provision, monitor and manage on-premise computer clusters, as well as to seamlessly extend these clusters into the cloud. Customers include 3M, Boeing, Cambridge University, CD-adapco, Cisco, Dell, HP, ING Bank, Intel, Life Technologies, Lincoln Financial, Merck, NASA, NCSA, Roche, Sandia National Laboratories, Sanofi, Stanford University, TACC and many more.
The Deloitte Technology Fast50 is a program that recognizes the fifty fastest-growing technology companies in their local region. Over its thirteen-year history, the Deloitte Technology Fast50 has a well-established reputation for recognizing in award candidates technology transfer based on in-house research and development. The Rising Star category is dedicated exclusively to recognizing businesses that have been established for less than five years.
About Bright Computing
Bright Computing specializes in management software for on-premise HPC, Hadoop, storage, database and workstation clusters, as well as the seamless extension of these clusters into the cloud. Its flagship product — Bright Cluster Manager — with its intuitive graphical user interface and powerful cluster management shell, makes clusters of any size easy to install, use and manage, including systems combining processors with accelerators (e.g., NVIDIA GPUs) or coprocessors (e.g., Intel Xeon Phi). Bright's minimal footprint enables systems to be utilized to their maximum potential, from departmental Hadoop clusters to large-scale supercomputers. Bright Computing partners include Amazon, Cisco, Cray and Dell, while Boeing, ING Bank, NASA, Roche, Saudi Aramco plus Stanford University and Tokyo Institute of Technology are examples of Bright customers. Bright Computing is a Red Herring 2013 Top 100 North America Award winner, the Deloitte Technology Fast50 “Rising Star 2013” Award winner, the Main Software 50 “Highest Growth” Award winner, and Bright Cluster Manager was a "Best of Show Award" winner at Bio-IT World 2013.
Pictures and screenshots of Bright Cluster Manager
For more information
Bright Computing, Inc.
Mr. Ian Lumb
2880 Zanker Road, Suite 203
San Jose, CA 95134
Tel: +1 408 520 9082
“The jury voted unanimously for Bright Computing, based on their well-defined product, and impressive traction and customer base.”
— Alexander Ribbink, chairman of the jury, partner at Prime Ventures, and former COO at TomTom