Lee Carter

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Fly the flag for greentechnology over your datacenter

By Lee Carter | September 07, 2015

There are many reasons people invest in technology, but often it boils down to a single motivation – saving. Sometimes they’re trying to save money, for example, by reducing downtime for critical business systems. They may also be trying to save time by helping employees get their work done more efficiently. Our customers tell us, the reason they choose Bright Cluster Manager is usually a combination of the two. Bright software was designed with savings in mind, providing sophisticated monitoring and health-checking to facilitate automation that saves our customers both time, and money.

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ISC15 – A Great Springboard for Bright EMEA

By Lee Carter | July 20, 2015

Aren’t you buzzing after a great ISC event in Frankfurt?

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Infrastructure Management for High Performance Computing: Why Bright Leads the Way

By Lee Carter | May 14, 2015

With over 400 customers using Bright technology to manage their high performance computing environments, there’s no doubt that organizations around the world turn to Bright to solve a real business challenge.

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Customer's Voice: Bright Cluster Management Survey

By Lee Carter | April 08, 2015

With the release of Bright Cluster Manager 7.1 just around the corner, we decided it was a good time to gather feedback from our customers. We wanted to find out how Bright is helping people get their jobs done, and learn ways we can improve our software.

We learned a great deal about our customers’ IT environments – how big their clusters are, how many nodes / servers are being operated, which workload managers are popular, whether they use accelerators or GPUs, and how many sites are being managed. We also learned how much downtime customers experience, and which features and benefits of Bright Cluster Manager they count on most.

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How to Spin Hadoop up to the Cloud

By Lee Carter | March 07, 2015

As with many industries, the pharmaceutical sector is trending towards cloud bursting, so if you need more digital space, more compute power, or more storage, don’t pay for an onsite solution—look to the cloud! And cloud bursting plays to the increasingly popular subscription-based “pay per use” business model with which we are becoming increasingly familiar. 

It’s been well documented that Bright can help you easily create new clusters in the cloud, or add cloud-based resources to your existing clusters on the fly.

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Let Me Introduce You to Our Latest Customer….Us!

By Lee Carter | February 02, 2015

I'm looking forward to the UK HPC Summit more than I probably should. That's because I’m presenting on a subject that is very close to my heart. At Bright, our technology is so good, that we actually use it ourselves. Believe me; this is not common in the ISV space.

So, to bring readers quickly up to speed, we now have more than 400 customers globally, that have chosen Bright Cluster Manager to provision, monitor and manage their infrastructure. This is either in the HPC, OpenStack or Hadoop space….and the growing trend is for organisations to use Bright to manage at least two if not all three environments, from a single pane of glass.

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