Bright Computing Wins Red Herring Top 100 Award


Award Recognizes Bright Computing as a Highly Promising Private Technology Venture

By Bright Staff | May 23, 2013 3:00:00 PM |



San Jose, California — Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of cluster and cloud management solutions, has been named a Winner of Red Herring's 2013 Top 100 North America Award. Starting from a field of over 1,000 candidates, Bright Computing was selected as a finalist, and finally as a Top 100 winner earlier this week by Red Herring. Award winners are identified through an evaluation process that begins with criteria-based scoring of the candidate’s submission, and progresses to one-on-one interviews plus a due-diligence follow up for finalists. As a winner of 2013 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award, Bright joins the short list that honors the year's most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region.

Bright Cluster Manager® is used worldwide by leading public and private-sector organizations to provision, monitor and manage on-premise clusters, as well as to seamlessly extend these clusters into the cloud. Widely acknowledged for delivering the most-comprehensive and robust solution in its software category, Bright enables the alignment of business and IT through efficient and effective use of an organization’s IT resources. Because it continues to play a pivotal role during the entire lifecycle of these IT resources, Bright delivers ongoing value to customers from accelerated initial deployments, to operationalized use (i.e., production workloads), to systematic sunsetting and upgrades.

"Bright Computing has given a new life to cluster technology. It flips the industry upside down, providing users a set of disruptive alternatives. As a result, we selected this company as Red Herring Top 100 winner," said Alex Vieux, Publisher and CEO of Red Herring.

“I am honored and proud for the whole team that Bright Computing has been selected as a winner of the 2013 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award,” said Dr. Matthijs van Leeuwen, CEO of Bright Computing. “Bright Cluster Manager is increasingly the solution of choice for customers who seek to manage their on-premise and cloud-based IT resources with efficiency and effectiveness. This unbiased, independent assessment of Bright Computing from both business and technical perspectives, validates and amplifies the decision of adopting Bright.”

About Bright Computing

Bright Computing initially established itself as the leading, vendor-neutral provider of a comprehensive, fully integrated, scalable and secure solution for the management of clusters used in High Performance Computing (HPC). Bright Cluster Manager has subsequently become the de facto standard for organizations seeking to provision, monitor and manage their compute, Big Data, storage, database and workstation clusters, and extend those clusters into the cloud. From bare metal through the operating system and middleware (e.g., workload managers), as well as end-user applications, Bright allows organizations to align all IT resources throughout the entire solution stack with the priorities of their business. By enabling the management of on-premise and cloud-based resources from an intuitive graphical user interface, Bright provides a single pane of glass into IT infrastructure throughout its entire life cycle. Bright partners include Amazon, Cisco, Cray and Dell, while Boeing, ING Bank, NASA, Roche, Saudi Aramco plus Stanford University and Tokyo Institute of Technology are examples of Bright customers.

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For more information

Bright Computing, Inc.
Mr. Ian Lumb
2880 Zanker Road, Suite 203
San Jose, CA 95134
Tel: +1 408 520 9082