Rachel Chicken

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Bright Cluster Manager 8.2 Webinar - Catch the Replay Now!

By Rachel Chicken | March 05, 2019

In case you missed it, we’d like to draw your attention to a webinar that we hosted last week, giving an insight into Bright Cluster Manager 8.2. Catch the replay here.

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Mark Sargeant talks about Bright OpenStack for DevOps at Bright Computing

By Rachel Chicken | December 18, 2015

In this video, Mark Sargeant explains how Bright Computing uses the power of OpenStack for our own DevOps environment.

The environment is easily managed by Bright OpenStack, which empowers faster and more efficient development cycles and better utilization of hardware, leading to faster, more effective development process.

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Bright CTO, Martijn de Vries, Talks Containers

By Rachel Chicken | December 11, 2015

In this video, Bright’s Chief Technology Officer talks about containerisation. Martijn explains that Linux container technology for HPC allows better control over resources.

He explains how container technology is also relevant for cloud bursting, because it allows you to create packages of HPC jobs that can be transferred to the cloud for remote processing, making cloud bursting certain workloads a lot easier than it is today.

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CMO, Kristin Hansen gives her personal take on value and innovation in cloud and cluster management

By Rachel Chicken | December 04, 2015

What is our company’s mission and what do we offer our customers? Which markets does Bright serve and what are the industry challenges we address?

In this video, Bright’s Chief Marketing Officer, Kristin Hansen, gives us her take on Bright Computing, the problems that we solve, and the value we offer to our customers.  

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Getting to know Clemens Engler

By Rachel Chicken | August 14, 2015

In this blog post, we are going to find out a bit more about Clemens Engler, who joined Bright in June, taking the role of Director, Business Development in EMEA.

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Getting to Know Haroon Ibrahim

By Rachel Chicken | January 23, 2015

Another new recruit that was mentioned in the announcement that the Bright EMEA team is expanding, is Haroon Ibrahim. In the interview below, we find out a bit more about him.

Why did you decide to take the job at Bright?

First and foremost, I am really delighted to be working with a great team of dynamic self-starters at Bright! Secondly, I was very impressed with the Bright technology. The product is technically very strong, and this is clear by the number of high caliber customers we have attracted so far. There are some really big global organisations that rely on Bright to keep their IT infrastructure up and running; and that excites me.

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Getting to Know Dietmar Fuchs

By Rachel Chicken | January 23, 2015

In this blog post, we are going to find out a bit more about new recruit, Dietmar Fuchs.

Why did you decide to take the job at Bright?

I was looking for a new challenge and I was also interested in tackling current IT challenges that the industry is facing right now. Our technology addresses some of the hottest issues in the IT industry, so I am happy to be a part of that.

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Getting to Know Mark Sargeant

By Rachel Chicken | January 23, 2015

Following the announcement that the Bright EMEA team is expanding, we wanted to take the opportunity to find out a bit more about one of the new recruits, Mark Sargeant.

Why did you decide to take the job at Bright?

After 22 years at IBM, I was looking for a fresh challenge. Lee Carter, VP EMEA at Bright, reached out through LinkedIn and introduced me to Bright and its successful history, and described the potential for the Bright technology in the Enterprise space. He asked if I would be interested in helping that mission in the UK, Ireland and Benelux regions.  I jumped at the chance, beginning as a consultant and becoming fulltime from December 2014.

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