Open Technologies Partners with Bright Computing to Serve the Russian HPC Market


Leading Russian systems integrator builds Bright Cluster Manager into HPC solutions portfolio

By Bright Staff | Aug 23, 2011 3:00:00 PM |



Moscow, Russia and San Jose, California — Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software, announced that Open Technologies, a leading systems integrator in Russia, has become a partner for the Russian HPC market. Providing Bright Cluster Manager® as an integral element of their HPC solutions will enable Open Technologies to offer customers powerful CPU and GPU clusters with a complete, user-friendly operating environment for high performance computing.

“Our partnership agreement with Bright Computing is an important logical step to expand our HPC product portfolio, a key priority for our company,” said Gregory Shevchenko, Commercial Director of Open Technologies. "We are impressed by our experience with Bright, and moreover, by the enthusiastic endorsement of NVIDIA and NextIO, our other HPC business partners. Bright Cluster Manager is comprehensive, efficient, and incredibly easy to use, thanks to its intuitive GUI and powerful cluster management shell.”

Open Technologies has developed four main configurations of compact CPU/GPU clusters based on NextIO and NVIDIA technologies, delivering peak performances spanning 4.97 to 19.4 TFlops. Bright Cluster Manager is pre-installed on these systems, enabling customers to unpack their cluster, turn it on, and immediately load HPC applications for use.

“Our customers benefit from fast time-to-compute, minimal learning time, operational efficiencies and maximum system throughput,” added Shevchenko.

Open Technologies is featuring Bright Cluster Manager in its HPC Competence Center in Moscow for demonstration and testing purposes.

About Open Technologies

Established in 1994, Open Technologies is one of the leading Russian IT companies, providing the full lifecycle of system integration services. Products and services span high performance servers, data storage systems and advanced communication technologies. The Company partners with market leaders, including Bright Computing, Cisco, EMC, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and others.

About Bright Computing

Bright Computing is transforming the way clusters are managed in the modern data center. Founded in 2009, Bright’s award winning cluster management software lets users monitor and build clusters of any size that are easy to provision, operate, monitor, manage, and scale. Bright partners include Amazon, Cisco, Cray and Dell. Customers include Boeing, NASA, Roche, Stanford University and the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Bright’s technology is running in over 500 data centers all over the globe. Bright has been recognized as a Red Herring Top 100 company and a Deloitte Rising Star winner, and was named Bio-IT World’s “Best of Show.”

Pictures and screenshots of Bright Cluster Manager

For more information

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