Bright Cluster Manager Added to Dell High Performance Computing Portfolio

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Bright Cluster Manager, the proven HPC and GPU cluster management solution, is now available through Dell, Inc. as software option for its High Performance Computing Cluster offerings.

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 platforms comprise universities (Cambridge, Oxford, University of Houston, City University of New York and others); commercial enterprises (Merck, Saudi Aramco, Genus, CD-adapco and others); and various national laboratories, including the FutureGrid cluster at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Further, Bright Cluster Manager is running on the Dell benchmark clusters, also located at TACC.

"Bright Cluster Manager is a comprehensive cluster management solution that provides all the functionality that we need here at CD-adapco. Our key applications — STAR-CCM+ and STAR-CD — were easy to install and run well on the cluster," said Philip Jones, IT Director at CD-adapco. "Bright Cluster Manager has many features that make it easy for us to manage the cluster and allow us to focus on running our CFD and CAE applications. For example, the image based provisioning makes it very easy to tailor software images and propagate changes to the compute nodes."

About Bright Computing
Bright Computing is a specialist in cluster management software and services for high-performance computing (HPC). Its flagship product — Bright Cluster Manager — with its intuitive graphical user interface and powerful cluster management shell, makes clusters of any size easy to install, use and manage, including systems combining Intel/AMD processors with GPGPU technology. Bright's minimal footprint enables HPC systems to be utilized to their maximum potential, from departmental clusters to large-scale systems. Bright Cluster Manager is the management solution of choice for many research institutes, universities, and companies across the world, including several TOP500 installations. Bright Cluster Manager is certified as Intel® Cluster Ready. Bright Computing has its headquarters in San Jose, California.

Bright Cluster Manager is a trademark of Bright Computing, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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