Nor-Tech Shows ROI of Upgrading to an HPC Cluster for FEA Simulations in Real Time on New Website

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Nor-Tech just announced a new site for demonstrating the ROI of upgrading to an HPC cluster for Abaqus FEA simulations. The ROI tool is a collaboration between Intel, Dassault Systèmes, and Nor-Tech.

Nor-Tech President and CEO David Bollig

Nor-Tech President and CEO David Bollig

The fact that all three organizations have spent so much time configuring and perfecting the site and tool demonstrates how strongly we back the return of transitioning from a workstation to an HPC cluster for FEA simulations.

Nor-Tech just announced a new site for demonstrating the ROI of upgrading to an HPC cluster for Abaqus FEA simulations. The ROI tool, a collaboration between Intel, Dassault Systèmes’, and Nor-Tech, provides a real time estimate of time and cost savings per simulation.

Benchmark tests show dramatic performance increases and significant cost benefits of running Abaqus FEA on an Intel Cluster Ready Certified cluster with next gen Intel Xeon processors.

Nor-Tech’s high-performance cost-effective, easy to deploy and use Linux or Windows-based HPC computing clusters streamline multiple simulations. Speed-up is realized on all FEA simulations, with the most impressive improvements on medium-to-large-sized projects.

Nor-Tech has been at the forefront of supercomputing innovation, delivering HPC solutions for nearly a decade. The company offers a variety of HPC clusters, including standard 42U rackmount clusters, GPU clusters, visualization clusters, workgroup clusters, office clusters, and portable clusters.

Abaqus FEA, a SIMULIA product developed by Dassault Systèmes, is a scalable suite of unified analysis products that allows all users to collaborate and share simulation data and approved methods without the loss of information fidelity. The product suite offers powerful solutions for both routine and sophisticated engineering problems that cover a spectrum of industrial applications. Leading organizations are leveraging Abaqus Unified FEA to consolidate processes and tools, reduce costs and inefficiencies, and gain competitive advantage.

Nor-Tech President and CEO David Bollig said, “We are excited to embark on this collaboration with Intel and Dassault Systèmes. The fact that all three organizations have spent so much time configuring and perfecting the site and tool demonstrates how strongly we back the return of transitioning from a workstation to an HPC cluster for FEA simulation applications.”

For real time determination of simulation cluster ROI visit: http://www.simulationclusters.com/.

Taking the concept a step further, Nor-Tech also offers a cutting-edge Demo Cluster geared toward CAE/CFD/FEA applications that demonstrates the benefits of transitioning applications from workstations to HPC clusters. There is no cost to the user.

Winner of Microsoft’s prestigious Most Valuable System Builder Partner award and a 2015 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award finalist, Nor-Tech (Northern Computer Technologies) is an industry-leading technology builder and reseller best known for providing turnkey, people-friendly high performance computing (HPC) solutions and software integration. In addition to HPCs, their custom technology includes workstations, desktops, and servers for a range of sectors including computer-aided engineering (CAE) and computer-aided design (CAD). Nor-Tech’s engineers average 20+ years of experience. They have been in business since 1998 and are headquartered in Burnsville, Minn. just outside of Minneapolis. Clients include some of the largest organizations in the world. To contact Nor-Tech or find out more about the demo cluster call 952-808-1000/toll free: 877-808-1010 or visit http://www.nor-tech.com. Watch a new video produced by Nor-Tech and Dassault Systèmes about the benefits of transitioning from a workstation to a cluster at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7dpF4LZ4NI.
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