Grid Dynamics Announces Strategic Relationship to Deliver HPC Solutions on Windows HPC Server

Strategic relationship with Microsoft makes Grid Dynamics certified to deliver end-to-end HPC solutions on Windows HPC Server

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Microsoft’s technology stack has long been a strategic area of emphasis for us. We are participating in the technology adoption program for the Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 beta. Through this program we have gained unique insights and expertise. Today’s announcement will help us deliver even more robust and scalable solutions for our customers.

Fremont, Calif. (Vocus) May 24, 2010

Grid Dynamics today announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft that makes Grid Dynamics a High Performance Computing (HPC) consultant and positions Grid Dynamics to continue building its Windows HPC Server practice with a strategic focus on delivering solutions for the financial services and semiconductor sectors.

While working toward this relationship, Grid Dynamics became a certified Microsoft consultant and is already delivering innovative, end-to-end solutions on the Windows HPC Server platform. This includes the HPC Excel Acceleration Tool Kit (HEAT), which is a set of simple interfaces that Grid Dynamics developed. HEAT allows customers to run complex Excel spreadsheets in distributed parallel execution environments on the Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 beta. The solution has been validated in real-world tests and can be delivered to customers by Grid Dynamics.

“As one of the world’s leading consultancies focused on application scalability and HPC, we have developed practices areas and expertise around a number of HPC technologies and products,” said Victoria Livschitz, founder of Grid Dynamics. “Microsoft’s technology stack has long been a strategic area of emphasis for us. We are participating in the technology adoption program for the Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 beta. Through this program we have gained unique insights and expertise. Today’s announcement will help us deliver even more robust and scalable solutions for our customers.”

Grid Dynamics customers are among the most respected companies in their respective industries. In financial services, Grid Dynamics works with the likes of Bank of America, GE Money and Société Générale. In the semiconductor industry, Grid Dynamics customers include Cadence Design Systems, KLA Tencor and Mentor Graphics.

“Grid Dynamics’ specialization in application scalability, HPC and Excel will help bring value to Windows HPC Server 2008 customers,” said Vince Mendillo, senior director, Microsoft High Performance Computing Group.”

About Grid Dynamics
Grid Dynamics helps companies achieve better performance, higher availability, faster time-to-market and lower operational costs by scaling mission-critical systems. Using the latest advancements in grid and cloud computing technologies, the company helps customers turn monolithic applications into scalable services; and static, underutilized server clusters into virtualized compute clouds. http://www.griddynamics.com.

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