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Press Releases from Bright Computing (43 total)

Bright Computing Is Building On Its Success In Data Centers Across Europe

Bright Computing Celebrates its 200th Customer in Europe Bright Computing, a leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, today announced its European customer list has grown to 200 customers. Building on its success in providing cluster management solutions to European organizations in many industries, the company is expanding its go-to-market activities across Europe. Bright is actively building its partner network with an emphasis on a new product line that

Bright Computing Announces an Integrated OpenStack Solution at the OpenStack Sum …

Bright Solution for OpenStack Private Clouds will ship next month Bright Computing, a leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, today announced the release of Bright Cluster Manager for OpenStack. This add-on for version 7 of Bright enables customers to deploy OpenStack private clouds on bare metal servers, providing a complete OpenStack solution with full life-cycle management. Manage and Monitor OpenStack software, Operating System software, and hardware from

Bright Computing Achieves Cloudera Certification for Bright Cluster Manager

Certification of leading cluster management software helps enterprises deploy big data projects at any scale Bright Computing, a leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, today announced that Bright Cluster Manager® is now certified on Cloudera Enterprise 5. Bright and Cloudera will continue to work together to enable enterprise customers to deploy and manage big data projects with ease. Bright Cluster Manager enables customers to build and configure a complete

Bright Computing Announces Full Support for Apache Hadoop at the Hadoop Summit E …

Bright supports leading Hadoop distributions bring enterprise-grade cluster provisioning and management to the Apache Hadoop ecosystem Bright Computing, a leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, today announced the release of Bright Cluster Manager for Apache Hadoop. This add-on for Bright Cluster Manager 7 enables customers to deploy complete Hadoop clusters on bare metal servers, providing a single-pane-of-glass for managing both the physical cluster and the Hadoop software. Integrating

Bright Computing Appoints Lee Carter as New EMEA Director of Sales

Proven leader brings more than 20 years of experience in enterprise sales SAN JOSE, CA - March 25, 2014 Bright Computing, a leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, today announced that Lee Carter will join the company as Director of Sales for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Carter previously served in senior sales positions at IBM, Microsoft, Adaptive Computing, and ScaleMP. Carter’s expertise in enterprise technical computing sales

Bright Computing Expands Product Line to Manage HPC, OpenStack, and Apache Hadoo …

Bright Cluster Manager for HPC shipping on 26 March 2014 Bright Computing, the leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, today announced plans to roll out a new line of products designed to manage High Performance Computing (HPC) clusters, Apache Hadoop clusters, and OpenStack private clouds. The first product in the new lineup — Bright Cluster Manager 7 for HPC — will ship on March 26, 2014. Focused on

Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) Evaluated Bright Cluster Manager

CSCS interest was to analyze the potential of burden-free support for accelerators and coprocessors Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, announces today that the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) has evaluated Bright Cluster Manager® in order to assess its strengths and weaknesses. CSCS evaluated Bright Cluster Manager. They found Bright met their needs in providing burden-free support for accelerators and coprocessors. CSCS's evaluation

Bright Cluster Manager Adds Support for the NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU Accelerator

Bright collects metrics, runs health checks and adjusts settings for recently announced GPU Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, announces support for the NVIDIA® Tesla® K40 GPU accelerator. This adds the latest technology from NVIDIA to the list of GPUs Bright Cluster Manager has been provisioning, monitoring and managing since 2010. The new capability is available immediately. Bright Cluster Manager® now collects metrics, and

Bright Cluster Manager Helps Intel’s “Cherry Creek” Supercomputer Achieve …

Bright accelerates deployment of transportable system that delivers Top500 performance with Green500 energy efficiency Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, is proud to announce the role Bright Cluster Manager plays in Intel’s “Cherry Creek” supercomputer, which recently received Top500 and Green500 rankings. The Top500 quantifies performance for HPC, whereas the Green500 ranks systems based on their energy efficiency. Bright accelerates deployment of the Intel

Bright Computing Wins Main Software 50 “Highest Growth” Award

Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of cluster and cloud management solutions, announced today that it has been declared Main Software 50 “Highest Growth” award winner. Independently owned, privately held top finishers are ranked according to substance, growth, quality of revenue and degree of internationalization. Bright Computing earned the “Highest Growth” award by demonstrating the key success factors the awards panel deemed as critical. First, Bright leverages its well-established partner

Innovative HPC-in-the-Cloud Service for China Enabled by Bright Cluster Manager

BingoCloud delivers mission critical IaaS to the Chinese government and enterprises Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, announced today that Bright Cluster Manager has been deployed into production by Bingo Software Co., Ltd. (BingoSoft) of Guangzhou, China to deliver HPC services for its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud platform BingoCloud. Bright enables the provisioning, monitoring, and management of HPC clusters, as well as the extension

Bright Computing Wins Deloitte Technology Fast50 “Rising Star 2013" Award

First-place finish for Bright Computing from field of top 10 finalists Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of cluster and cloud management solutions, announced today that it has been declared Deloitte Technology Fast50 “Rising Star 2013”. Bright Computing was initially identified as a top-ten finalist from a field of over 100 pre-selected technology companies in this award category. The top finishers have been deemed most promising in the areas of: product

Bright Cluster Manager Enhances Support for NVIDIA GPUs and CUDA 5.5

San Jose, California — Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, announced today general availability of enhanced support for NVIDIA® GPU accelerators in Bright Cluster Manager®. Enhancements include support for the NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit version 5.5, the most-recently released version of the NVIDIA CUDA parallel programming platform. Bright Computing customers can easily provision, monitor and manage systems with NVIDIA GPU accelerators within cluster-management hierarchies.

Bright Computing CEO Matthijs van Leeuwen to Present at Siemer Silicon Beach Sum …

Santa Monica, California — Bright Computing CEO Matthijs van Leeuwen will present at the 2013 Siemer Silicon Beach Summit in Santa Monica, California. Identified by invitation as one of the most influential leaders in digital media and emerging technologies from around the world, Dr. van Leeuwen will join some 500 of his peers for two days of thought-provoking discussion, relationship-building and celebration. At the three-year old Siemer & Associates’ event,

Bright Computing Nominated for the 2013 Deloitte Rising Star Award

Top 10 Finish for Bright Computing from a Field of 100 San Jose, California — Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of cluster and cloud management solutions, announced that it has been nominated as a top-ten finalist for the Deloitte Rising Star Award. Bright Computing was selected from a field of over 100 pre-selected candidates in this award category. From innovative capabilities to growth potential, the top finishers have been deemed

Bright Computing to Demonstrate Support for Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessor at SC12

Bright Computing today announced that the company will be demonstrating full support for the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors at the SC12 supercomputing conference in Salt Lake City. This new technology based on Intel® Many Integrated Core (MIC) architecture speeds up highly parallel technical applications while leveraging existing programming tools and methods. Bright Cluster Manager® makes it easy to install, use and manage Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors. Bright Cluster Manager makes

Bright Computing Wins Intel Cluster Ready “Pathfinder” Award

Bright Computing today announced it has won the Intel® Cluster Ready Pathfinder Award. Recognized at the annual Intel Cluster Ready Partner Appreciation Breakfast held during the Supercomputing ’12 conference, Bright earned the honor based on the company’s contributions to the advancement of high performance computing (HPC). Bright Computing was recognized for leading the development of Intel Cluster Ready Reference Designs for the E5 family of products, and for working with OEMs

Bright CEO Matthijs van Leeuwen to Present “Extending HPC Clusters into Amazon …

Bright Computing today announced that Matthijs van Leeuwen will present the Bright Cluster Manager® solution for cloud bursting, as part of the HPC Cloud SIG session at HP-CAST. This conference, a premier consortium for advanced scientific computing organized by Hewlett-Packard, is being held in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 9-10. Bright Computing, a Registered Amazon Web Services ISC Solution Provider, has built a comprehensive yet intuitive capability to extend HPC clusters

Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research Selects Bright Computing for Sp …

Bright partner Scherm Brasil built INPE’s high performance computing (HPC) cluster with Bright Cluster Manager to ensure that researchers minimize time spent managing their cluster, while gaining maximum advantage of Bright’s integrated MPI and mathematical libraries Bright Computing — the leading vendor-independent provider of cluster management software — announced Brazil’s prestigious National Institute for Space Research (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais – INPE) chose Bright Cluster Manager® to manage computing clusters

Bright Computing to Present Data Aware Cloud Bursting to the SLURM User Group

Bright Computing, the leading independent provider of cluster management software, announced it will present its data aware cloud bursting solution at the SLURM User Group meeting in Barcelona, Spain. Martijn de Vries, CTO at Bright Computing, will show how to extend on-premise clusters into the cloud, and manage these resources as part of the local cluster. He will also demonstrate Bright’s unique data aware scheduling capability for the cloud, eliminating

Bright Computing and Univa Offer Combined Cluster & Workload Management Solution

Bright Cluster Manager and Univa Grid Engine will be sold and supported as one unified product by both companies. Bright Computing, the leading vendor-independent supplier of cluster management software, announced today that it has partnered with Univa to create a bundled product offering to be sold worldwide by both companies. Bright Cluster Manager® provides a unified solution for provisioning, monitoring and managing HPC clusters. Univa Grid Engine is a leading

Boise State University Reduces HPC Cluster Operating Costs with Bright Cluster M …

University found Bright Cluster Manager to be less expensive than open source HPC cluster management tool-kits Bright Computing announced today that Boise State University researchers selected Bright Cluster Manager® for their collaboration research cluster R1, a powerful computer system that drives interdisciplinary computational research. Boise State University research projects span chemistry, biology, physics and pharmacology, with particular emphasis on advancing novel methods in molecular targeted therapeutics for cancer research. Bright Cluster

Shanghai Astronomical Observatory Chooses Bright Cluster Manager for its Galaxy …

Bright Computing — the leading vendor-independent provider of cluster management software — announced that the Shanghai Astronomical Observatory’s Research Center for Galaxy and Cosmology (CGC) chose Bright Cluster Manager® to support both its computational cosmology and its observational research programs. As the center’s astronomers and scientists manage their own clusters without the support of an IT team, they selected Bright Cluster Manager because it offered a single, integrated solution that

Catholic University of Korea Selects Bright Cluster Manager to Improve HPC Produ …

University dropped open source toolkits in favor of Bright Cluster Manager to improve throughput, reduce complexity of managing mixed CPU / GPU cluster Bright Computing — the leading independent provider of cluster management software — announced that Askanet, leading HPC integrator in Korea, installed Bright Cluster Manager® for a powerful new compute cluster at the Catholic University of Korea. The university switched to Bright Cluster Manager to save researchers’ time, ensure

Bright Cluster Manager Selected For HPC Cluster Research Grant at St. Louis Univ …

Bright Computing today announced that Bright Cluster Manager® 6.0 was selected as part of an HPC cluster research grant awarded to St. Louis University (SLU). The university is the winner of a high-performance computer cluster donated by Silicon Mechanics, and its vendor partners Bright Computing, AMD, Kingston Technologies, NVIDIA, QLogic, Supermicro and Seagate. Bright Cluster Manager is increasingly the solution of choice for academic institutions looking to minimize system management

Tokyo Institute of Technology Gordon Bell Prize Winner Uses Bright Cluster Manag …

Bright Computing today announced that Dr. Akinori Yamanaka, a Gordon Bell Prize winner and an assistant professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, relies on Bright Cluster Manager® to manage his personal cluster. Dr. Yamanaka writes and tests applications before running them on the institute’s TSUBAME 2.0 supercomputer— one of the world’s largest systems— designed to reach a sustained performance of 2.4 petaflops using a mixture of technologies from Intel,

Bright Computing Sponsors Lustre User Group Conference; Presents Management Solu …

San Jose, California – Bright Computing today announced that the company is sponsoring this year’s Luster User Group 2012 Conference (LUG 2012). Scheduled in Austin, Texas from April 23-25, this annual High Performance Computing (HPC) event is a collaborative effort amongst several user communities: The Lustre Community Groups, Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS), and the European Open File Systems (EOFS) groups. Additional sponsors include Bull, Cray, DDN, Dell, EMC, Intel,

Bright Computing Sponsors Lustre User Group Conference; Presents Management Solu …

San Jose, California – Bright Computing today announced that the company is sponsoring this year’s Luster User Group 2012 Conference (LUG 2012). Scheduled in Austin, Texas from April 23-25, this annual High Performance Computing (HPC) event is a collaborative effort amongst several user communities: The Lustre Community Groups, Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS), and the European Open File Systems (EOFS) groups. Additional sponsors include Bull, Cray, DDN, Dell, EMC, Intel,

Brazil’s UNIVAP taps Scherm, Bright Computing for New Astrophysics and Molecul …

San Jose, California and São Paulo, Brazil – Bright Computing today announced that Instituto de Pesquisa & Desenvolvimento — Universidade do Vale do Paraíba (IP&D-UNIVAP) is running Bright Cluster Manager® on its new high performance computing (HPC) cluster. This system is being used to support astrophysics and molecular physics research at UNIVAP’s São José dos Campos Urbanova campus. The cluster, comprising Intel Xeon® 5660 CPUs and NVIDIA Telsa® GPUs was

Bright Computing and China HPC Technologies Power Astronomical Research at China …

San Jose, California and Shanghai, China – Bright Computing today announced that Purple Mountain Observatory (PMO) has selected Bright Cluster Manager® for its high performance computing (HPC) cluster. The observatory is using the supercomputer to study the origins of the solar system, the universe, and life itself. Specifically, Bright will be used to manage the cluster that supports PMO’s research into dark matter, dark energy, and black hole compact objects.

Bright Computing Now Resells Altair PBS Professional Workload Manager, Deliverin …

Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software, today announced that the company has become a global authorized reseller of Altair Engineering’s PBS Professional® software. Perhaps the most widely used workload management system in HPC, PBS Professional software has long been an optional integrated workload manager for Bright. What’s new is that the company is now a global reseller of PBS Professional, bundling Bright Cluster Manager® with a free, 90-day

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

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

Hinditron partners with Bright Computing to Deliver World-class HPC Solutions in …

Hinditron is now delivering compute-ready HPC and GPGPU cluster solutions pre-installed with Bright Cluster Manager Mumbai, India, and San Jose, California – Hinditron, a leading provider of a broad range of HPC clusters and supercomputing solutions in India, and Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software, today announced their partnership to serve the high performance computing market in India. Hinditron will offer Bright Cluster Manager as an integral part of

transtec, Bright Computing Inc. Enter Into Partnership for European HPC Market

San Jose, California and Tübingen, Germany — Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software, today announced that transtec, the provider of solutions for High Performance Computing (HPC) with headquarters in Germany, offers – with immediate effect – Bright Cluster Manager® as a full management solution for HPC clusters to customers. The agreement enables transtec to provide Bright software to customers throughout Europe, from their offices in Germany, Austria, Belgium,

Drexel University Chose Advanced HPC, Bright Cluster Manager to Help Unravel the …

Drexel’s most powerful supercomputer runs Bright Cluster Manager — freeing scientists to focus on leading-edge research instead of managing their complex GPU-based system San Jose, California — Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software, today announced that Drexel University is using Bright Cluster Manager® to manage its newly-installed HPC cluster from Advanced HPC. This system, funded by an NSF grant, is being used to perform research at two extremes of

Bright Computing, NVIDIA and NextIO to drive panel discussion on use of GPUs in …

“GPUs in HPC: Trendy Technology, or Serious Computing?” San Jose, California — Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software, today announced that the company is teaming with partners NVIDIA and NextIO in a panel discussion at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Hamburg, Germany. A leading European HPC journalist will moderate as representatives from the three companies explore lessons in deriving maximum value from GPUs in high performance computing

Bright Cluster Manager chosen for TOP500-class HPC Cluster in France

Consortium led by the University of Bordeaux 1 and including leading universities, research institutes in southwest France purchase 3,168-core supercomputer comprising technology from Dell, Intel and Bright Computing San Jose, California — Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software, announced today that the company has been selected to provide the cluster management solution for a French research consortium’s new supercomputer. The HPC cluster, to be installed by ClusterVision at

Bright Cluster Manager added to Dell High Performance Computing Portfolio

Proven HPC and GPU cluster management solution now an option for Dell HPCC customers San Jose, California — Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software, today announced that Bright Cluster Manager™ is now available through Dell, Inc., as an option for High Performance Computing Clusters (HPCC). Bright Cluster Manager is already used to manage more than 50 Dell HPC installations worldwide, including three TOP500 supercomputing systems. Bright installations on Dell

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 San Jose, California and Sao 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

TACC Selects Bright Cluster Manager for FutureGrid Project

Combines Dell hardware with industry’s most advanced cluster management software to tackle complex challenges in grid and cloud computing San Jose, California — Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software for high-performance computing (HPC), announced today that the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) is using Bright Cluster Manager™ to manage its HPC Cluster in the FutureGrid project. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), FutureGrid is a distributed test-bed for

Germany’s Newest, Fastest and Greenest GPU / CPU Supercomputer Built and Manag …

Leading TOP500 and Green500 Supercomputer at Goethe University Frankfurt combines complex high-performance computing with unique cooling model to set new PUE standard. San Jose, California – Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software for high-performance computing (HPC), announced today that Goethe University Frankfurt is using Bright Cluster Manager™ to manage its new LOEWE-CSC supercomputer. In the latest release of the TOP500 supercomputer rankings, LOEWE-CSC is listed as the 22nd fastest

JRTI to Sell Bright Cluster Manager with High Performance CPU and GPU Clusters

James River Technical, Inc. (JRTI) enters into integration partnership agreement with Bright Computing San Jose, California and Richmond, Virginia — Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software and services for high-performance computing (HPC), and James River echnical, Inc (JRTI), specialists in accelerated and HPC solutions for the higher education and research, government and commercial market segments, have entered into a reseller agreement allowing JRTI to sell Bright Cluster Manager™ throughout

AMAX Partners with Bright Computing to Maximize HPC Throughput

AMAX Enhances Full Range of ClusterMax HPC Systems with Bright Cluster Manager Software to Speed Configuration and Radically Ease System Management San Jose, CA – October 13, 2010. Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software and services for high-performance computing (HPC), and AMAX, a leader in HPC solutions, announced today that AMAX ClusterMax™ Series cluster systems are now available with Bright Cluster Manager™ pre-installed. AMAX’s powerful cluster systems can