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Altair Finalizes Global Partnership with Fujitsu

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TROY — Altair, a provider of simulation technology and engineering services, Tuesday announced that Fujitsu will resell Altair’s market-leading workload management software product, PBS Professional, as a component of Fujitsu’s recently announced high-performance computing cluster software stack.

A leader in worldwide information and communication technology, Fujitsu is now an Altair global authorized reseller and will offer PBS Professional on all Fujitsu Primergy HPC computing systems. Fujitsu has also selected PBS Professional as the default workload manager for its Fujitsu Software HPC Cluster Suite Advanced Edition, which includes such extended features as large cluster support and high availability, as well as support for multiple clusters at a single site.

The integrated software will improve productivity for users seeking practical and efficient HPC solutions.

“By providing our HPC users with first-rate workload management products like PBS Professional, Fujitsu is maintaining its leadership in simplified, reliable HPC computing solutions,” said Uwe Neumeier, vice president of the global server business at Fujitsu. “Altair is a leader in HPC software and services, and PBS Professional is the default product for commercial-grade workload management. We are happy to be partnering with Altair to provide the highest quality HPC solutions for our customers.”

Added Bill Nitzberg, CTO for PBS Works at Altair: “With Fujitsu as an authorized PBS Professional reseller, Altair is ensuring our users have access to a broader range of HPC computing options.”

The HPC Cluster Suite is a comprehensive, purpose-built software stack that includes a set of fully validated HPC software components for x86 HPC clusters. The stack combines the best-of-breed open source and proprietary software products and tools that ensure optimal usage of the Fujitsu PRIMERGY x86 hardware platforms, along with ease of management and use.

More at www.pbsworks.com, www.altair.com or www.simulatetoinnovate.com.

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