Bright Computing and Cavium

Cavium partners with Bright Computing to support Cavium’s ThunderX processor family. In this collaboration, Bright Computing delivers the comprehensive software solutions of Bright Cluster Manager to ThunderX for provisioning and managing HPC clusters, Hadoop clusters and OpenStack clouds in the data center or in the cloud.

The ThunderX family includes multiple SKUs that enable servers optimized for compute, storage, network and security workloads in the cloud, and is widely supported by industry-leading OS, hypervisor, software tool and application vendors. ThunderX is also optimized for networking specific workloads such as Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

“With the increasing market demand for ThunderX in the HPC, Hadoop and OpenStack segments we are thrilled to collaborate with Cavium on Bright Cluster Manager,” said Martijn de Vries, CTO at Bright Computing. “Customers are continuing to look for faster time to deployment and improved operational efficiency, especially with systems such as ThunderX that are clearly optimized for scale out workloads. Bright Cluster Manager addresses the key requirements of the most demanding customers in these key system areas.”

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"Our collaboration with Bright Computing ensures that our partners and customers will be able to quickly utilize the full value of ThunderX with large deployments in their Data Center and Cloud environments. This collaboration on Bright Cluster Manager is another example of Cavium’s focus on complete solution enablement for ThunderX and our commitment to a comprehensive and complete ecosystem for ARMv8."

-Larry Wikelius, Director Thunder Ecosystems and Partner Enablement at Cavium

About Cavium

Cavium is a provider of highly integrated semiconductor processors that enable intelligent networking, communications, storage, video and security applications. Cavium offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software compatible processors ranging in performance from 1Gbps to 100Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in Enterprise, Data-Center, Broadband/Consumer and Access and Service Provider equipment. Cavium’s processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tools and application support, hardware reference designs and other services. Cavium’s principal offices are in San Jose, California with design team locations in Massachusetts, India, Taiwan and China.

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