Bright Computing Partners with Scherm to Serve the Brazilian HPC Cluster Market


HPC Market leader Scherm Brazil to pre-install Bright Cluster Manager with ClusterTop systems

By Bright Staff | Jan 3, 2011 3:00:00 PM |



San Jose, California and São Paulo, Brazil — Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software for high performance computing (HPC), and Scherm Brazil, the leading provider of HPC systems in Brazil, are now partnering to provide state-of-the-art CPU and GPU cluster systems to the Brazilian market. Scherm will install Bright Cluster Manager® as part of the build and testing process, and provide it as the management solution in their ClusterTop platforms.

"Bright Cluster Manager will enable our customers to be fully operational within hours of installing their ClusterTop systems, significantly reducing their 'time-to-computing' requirement and workload," said Ilson Schames, Sales Director at Scherm. "Bright will also greatly reduce the important task of managing their HPC clusters, freeing resources to address their other needs. Our customers will quickly realize the benefits of a powerful management platform with very little system overhead."

The Scherm ClusterTop Series is available in eight variations optimized for specific purposes, from large systems to compute-intensive servers to support cloud computing systems and high-speed GPU-based graphics systems. These powerful HPC systems are quickly customized to support a wide range of industry-specific applications.

"Scherm delivers an impressive array of powerful cluster systems," said Dr. Matthijs van Leeuwen, CEO of Bright Computing. "They have earned their market leadership position by meeting the demanding needs of its broad customer base. Their ClusterTop Series, combined with Bright Cluster Manager, provides a compute-ready platform that delivers high productivity, optimized application virtualization and reduced total cost of ownership."

About Scherm Brazil

Founded in 2002, Scherm Brazil is the leading supplier of high performance computing in Brazil. The company applies a unique combination of experience in engineering, with an approach based on open standards to significantly increase the return on investment (ROI) for infrastructure for a wide range of customers. Global organizations, including some of the best known brands in the world, use Scherm to solve complex computing challenges, meet the demands of product development, application integration and virtualization, reduce energy consumption and maintaining competitiveness.

About Bright Computing

Bright Computing is a specialist in cluster management software and services for high-performance computing (HPC). Its flagship product — Bright Cluster Manager — with its intuitive graphical user interface and powerful cluster management shell, makes clusters of any size easy to install, use and manage, including systems combining Intel/AMD processors with GPGPU technology. Bright's minimal footprint enables HPC systems to be utilized to their maximum potential, from departmental clusters to large-scale systems. Bright Cluster Manager is the management solution of choice for many research institutes, universities, and companies across the world, including several Top500 installations. Bright Cluster Manager is an official Intel Cluster Ready component and fully complies with the Intel® Cluster Ready specification. Bright Computing has its headquarters in San Jose, California.

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For more information:

Bright Computing, Inc.
Mr. Mark Blessing
2880 Zanker Road, Suite 203
San Jose, CA 95134
Tel: +1 781 910 2065