Event #1 - HP CAST 31

  • Omni Dallas Hotel, 555 S Lamar, Dallas  
  • November 9-10, 2018
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At HP-CAST, Robert Stober, Director Product Management at Bright Computing, has been invited to present on "HPE and Bright Infrastructure Solutions for AI". The presentation will take place on Saturday November 10, at 2.15pm, in Track D: AI and Machine Learning.

The Bright team will be attending HP-CAST, where we look forward to networking with our customers and partners. Contact us to set up a meeting.

Event #2 - Dell EMC HPC Community Meeting 

  • Sunday, November 11 - 6:30pm-9:30pm - Networking reception
    Reunion Tower, 300 Reunion Blvd. E, Dallas 
  • Monday, November 12, 2018 - 8:00am-2:00pm - Meeting 
    Fairmont Dallas, 1717 N Akard St., Dallas 
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The Dell EMC HPC Community event will feature keynote presentations by HPC experts and a networking event to discuss best practices in the use of Dell EMC HPC Systems. Contact us to set up a meeting at this event!

Event #3 - SC18

SC18 is set to be another fantastic event for the HPC community, and we hope you are able to experience it with us. Here's what's happening at Bright throughout the conference - see you there!

Expo Hours

  • Monday, November 12, 7–9 pm
  • Tuesday, November 13, 10 am–6 pm
  • Wednesday, November 14, 10 am–6 pm
  • Thursday, November 15, 10 am–3 pm
Stop by Booth #3025 to meet our executives, technical and sales teams, catch up on our latest product developments and gain insight into the Bright roadmap. We look forward to welcoming you to our booth!

Beers on Bright 

  • Tuesday November 13
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Venue - WXYZ Bar, Aloft Hotel, 1033 Young St, Dallas

Unwind from a busy day at the conference, enjoy a beer on Bright, and hang out with Bright at SC18. Just a short walk from the convention center, take the opportunity to meet our executive and technical teams, network with other customers and partners, and get the latest news from Bright. 

Bright is Presenting

A number of our partners have invited Bright to present at their booth at SC. You can catch us at the following locations: 

  • 11.30am, Tuesday November 13th - Suse booth #3251
    Martijn de Vries will present on "How to Provision and Manage Compute for the Intelligent Edge"
  • 2.30pm, Tuesday November 13th - Mellanox booth #3207
    David Dean will present on "Bright Cluster Manager for Data Science"
  • 12 noon, Wednesday November 14 - Dell booth #3218
    Robert Stober will present on "Dell and Bright - Infrastructure Solutions for AI"

The Bright Theater 

Join us in booth #3025 for a full schedule of theater sessions focused on real-world solutions for HPC, OpenStack, AI, Machine Learning, Cloud Bursting, and more. These sessions will include presentations from customers, partners, and Bright executives. We are still finalizing the theater line up, so please check back often as we continue to update it in the coming weeks. 

Everyone who attends a session, gets a famous Bright Tee!


What’s New in Bright Cluster Manager 8.2
Martijn de Vries, CTO, Bright Computing
Bright Edge: One Cluster, Many Locations
Robert Stober, Director Product Management, Bright Computing


Deploying Marvell’s ThunderX2 at Scale in the High Performance Computing Market
Larry Wikelius, VP, Software Ecosystem and Solution Group, Cavium
12 noon
HPE and Bright Together Make AI Simpler
Will Vick, AI Business Development Manager, HPE

HPC and Analytics Solution Design
Craig Reagan, Enterprise Account Executive, CB Technologies
Delivering Superformance with HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand
Scot Schultz, Senior Director, HPC / AI & Technical Computing, Mellanox
Modern High Performance Workload Management
Taras Shapovalov, Software Developer, Bright Computing

A Look at Dell EMC’s Solutions for AI
Adnan Khaleel, Global Strategist – HPC, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Dell EMC



Managing HPC in Cognitive Workflows
Marco Merkel,Vice President WW Global Sales, BeeGFS
12 noon
Deploying and Managing Kubernetes on a Bright Cluster
John Corne, Senior Pre-Sales Engineer, Bright Computing

Lessons Learned: Upgrading Bright to 8.X
Don Schrenk, Senior Partner, Data In Science Technologies
Bright Cluster Manager for Data Science
David Dean, Director WW Systems Engineering, Bright Computing
Building HPC Environments: Research Computing to Smart Cities
William Burke, Senior HPC Systems Engineer, George Washington University       
A Force-Multiplier: Intel® Select Solutions and Bright Cluster Manager
Brock Taylor, Director HPC Solutions Engineering, Intel


Five Reasons You Should Use SUSE Linux for Your HPC Workloads
Jay Kruemcke, Senior Product Manager, Suse 
What’s New in Bright OpenStack
Bill Mutchie, Systems Engineer, Bright Computing

12 noon
Running NGC Images in Bright Kubernetes
Robert Stober, Director, Product Management, Bright Computing

Building a Dynamic Data Center with Bright
John Corne, Senior Pre-Sales Engineer, Bright Computing
Consolidating Our HPC Environment with Bright

Sally Boyd, HPC Team Lead, MD Anderson Cancer Center


If you are thinking of coming to SC, you can register for free, courtesy of Bright. Click here for more.

See you in Dallas!