November 9, 2009
Bright Computing Signs Agreement with Novell to Offer SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with its Bright Cluster Manager Software
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA —
Bright Computing, a specialist in cluster management software and services for high-performance computing (HPC),
is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Novell to offer its Bright Cluster Manager® software bundled with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) from Novell.
As part of the agreement, Bright Computing and Novell will use their sales and reseller channels to offer the bundle to customers world-wide. The agreement also involves joint marketing activities and the opportunity to collaborate on software development for high performance computing (HPC).
Bright Cluster Manager® is a Linux-based cluster management software solution specifically designed to make HPC clusters of any size easy to install, use and manage. Its intuitive graphical user interface offers consistent access to all management and monitoring functionality for the cluster administrators. Its HPC user environment provides a comprehensive range of HPC software development tools for the cluster users.
"Bright Cluster Manager and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server are a solid combination for installing, using and managing high performance compute clusters," said Holger Dyroff, vice president of business development, Open Platform Solutions at Novell. "The bundle will strengthen the performance and stability as well as the ease of use of HPC systems built for industrial, government and academic organizations of any size."
"With eight of the top ten supercomputers in the world (source: TOP500.org) relying on its scalability and performance, SUSE Linux Enterprise is a proven operating system for high performance computing," said Martijn de Vries, CTO at Bright Computing. "With the new Bright Cluster Manager/SUSE Linux Enterprise Server bundle, it is now easier than ever to build, use and manage HPC clusters based on SUSE Linux Enterprise."
The new Bright Cluster Manager/SUSE Linux Enterprise Server bundle is available from Bright Computing and its resellers. Bright Computing will be demonstrating Bright Cluster Manager at the Supercomputing 2009 conference in Portland, Oregon, on 17/18/19 November 2009 (booth 1347).
About Bright Computing
Bright Computing is a specialist in cluster management software and services for high-performance computing (HPC). Its flag-ship product — Bright Cluster Manager® — makes clusters of any size easy to install, use and manage, and is the cluster management solution of choice for many universities, research institutes and companies across the world. Bright Computing has its head office in San Jose, California.
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For more information:
Bright Computing, Inc.
2880 Zanker Road, Suite 203
San Jose, CA 95134
Tel: +1 408 954 7325
Fax: +1 408 715 0102