Bright Computing and PCPC Direct Sign Reseller Agreement for Bright Cluster Manager®


PCPC Direct to offer turnkey HPC clusters preinstalled with Bright Cluster Manager to customers in and around Texas

By Bright Staff | Nov 11, 2009 3:00:00 PM |



San Jose, California — Bright Computing, specialists in cluster management software and services for high-performance computing (HPC), and Houston-based PCPC Direct, specialists in turnkey HPC solutions for the oil & gas industry, have signed a reseller agreement to offer Bright Cluster Manager software preinstalled with HPC clusters and server farms from PCPC Direct. Bright Computing and PCPC Direct will also participate in joint marketing activities.

"Bright Cluster Manager makes large and complex HPC clusters easy to use and manage, helping our customers to increase productivity and reduce total cost of ownership," said Deborah Newman, Director, Professional Services at PCPC Direct. "Bright Cluster Manager allows us to provision hundreds to thousands of nodes within hours and rapidly deploy software updates."

PCPC Direct is a reseller of HP and IBM hardware and a trusted provider of high performance and high availability solutions to the oil & gas, high-tech, financial services and higher education sectors in Texas. PCPC Direct has designed and built HPC clusters and server farms totaling over 200,000 servers, including many TOP500 systems.

Bright Cluster Manager is a Linux-based cluster management software solution specifically designed to make HPC clusters of any size easy to install, use and manage. Its intuitive graphical user interface offers consistent access to all management and monitoring functionality for the cluster administrators. Its HPC user environment provides a comprehensive range of HPC software development tools for the cluster users.

Bright Computing will be demonstrating Bright Cluster Manager at the Supercomputing 2009 conference in Portland, Oregon, November 17th to 19th, 2009 (booth 1347). A representative from PCPC Direct will be available at the Bright Computing booth to answer questions.

About Bright Computing

Bright Computing is a specialist in cluster management software and services for high-performance computing (HPC). Its flag-ship product — Bright Cluster Manager — makes clusters of any size easy to install, use and manage, and is the cluster management solution of choice for many universities, research institutes and companies across the world. Bright Computing has its head office in San Jose, California.

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