Tom Coull Joins Penguin Computing as Senior Vice President and General Manager

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High Performance Computing Company names HPC industry veteran to drive product direction and customer services

His knowledge of the high performance computing market and its specific requirements will help Penguin execute on its vision of becoming the recognized leader in Linux based cluster computing.

Penguin Computing today announced that Tom Coull, previous CEO of ModViz, Inc., has been appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager, responsible for hardware and software products, customer support and IT services.

"Tom is a great addition to the senior management team" said Charlie Wuischpard, CEO, Penguin Computing. "His knowledge of the high performance computing market and its specific requirements will help Penguin execute on its vision of becoming the recognized leader in Linux based cluster computing."

Coull has over 24 years of experience in the high technology industry including various CEO and general manager positions in the San Francisco bay area with both public and private companies. He was recently CEO of ModViz, a software company specializing in high-performance graphics visualization systems for the Oil & Gas and manufacturing industries. He has a history of successfully growing or revitalizing self-funded and venture-backed companies, and has successfully sold two high-performance computing companies to leading public companies in the CAD and 3D graphics markets.

"I am pleased to join Penguin as it continues to grow its revenue and customer base," said Coull, SVP and GM, Penguin Computing. "Our leadership in delivering ready-to-run clusters integrated with our Scyld software suite has uniquely positioned Penguin in the HPC marketplace. I look forward to expanding our hardware and software solution offerings to continue to meet the growing needs of our academic, federal and commercial customers."

About Penguin Computing
Penguin Computing, headquartered in San Francisco, California, specializes in complete, integrated HPC clustering solutions. Penguin has been a successful innovator for over a decade, providing Linux HPC solutions to a variety of industries. Penguin's staff, including the originator of the Beowulf Cluster architecture, has unsurpassed experience in delivering a powerful combination of fully integrated HPC clusters, comprehensive cluster management software, and services. For more information about Penguin Computing and Penguin products, or to download Scyld ClusterWare 4.2 for the free 45-day evaluation, please go to http://www.penguincomputing.com.

Penguin Computing is a registered trademark of Penguin Computing, Inc. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvald. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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