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Description: Complete, native, F90/F77 toolset for porting/developing Fortran code on Linux/Intel. Compilers support all popular workstation extensions, f2c, gcc, g77 link compatible, Big Endian<->Little Endian data conversion. Includes graphical debugger, libraries, more. Argonne maintains Absoft/MPICH. NCSA offers Absoft/HDF. Absoft/IMSL available($). Absoft Pro Fortran is a commercial product. Volume and academic pricing available.
Products: Software Cluster Kit

Altair Engineering (UK)
Description: Altair Engineering can help you optimise your IT investments by more effectively managing computing resources. Altair’s PBS Pro software offers workload management and desktop cycle harvesting for grid and high performance computing environments, including Linux clusters. This robust and feature-rich solution is also highly cost effective. Our Altair e-Compute portal technology simplifies the submission and monitoring of numerically intensive jobs across distributed computing resources via a web browser interface.
Products: PBS Pro workload management software, e-Compute portal

Blue Sail Software
Description: Blue Sail Software is an innovative technical software development company that specializes in high performance C/C++ source code through optimization. Our areas of expertise are a perfect addition to software development teams that stress functionality ahead of performance.
Products: SCTL - Scientific Computing Template Library (provides auto-vectoring and tuned SIMD assembly programming optimizations through easy-to-use C++ API), source code porting/optimization services.

Cluster Resources
Description: Cluster Resources, Inc. creates cluster, grid and utility-based computing management software. Our software increases cluster utilization to 90%-99%, while simplifying cluster use and decreasing end-user and administration time. With over a decade of clustering software experience, Cluster Resources, Inc. is the company that develops software solutions for customers to maximize their return on hardware investments.
Products: Cluster Resources, Inc.'s line of products includes management software suites for clusters and grids, such as: Moab Workload Manager—An advanced cluster workload and resource policy engine and scheduler, Moab Cluster Manager and Monitor—An administrator graphical interface that manages a cluster's workload, policies and scheduling, and creates graphs, charts and reports of the data, Moab Access Portal—An end-user Web-based interface that allows job submission, management and tracking, and Moab Grid Scheduler—A job scheduler that manages workloads, enabling them to run across independent clusters.

Critical Software SA
Description: Critical commitment is to deliver reliable, secure, and quality products and services to its customers in a timely manner. To accomplish this task Critical counts with a team of excellence on information technology dependability.
Products: PaTENT MPI, WMPI 1.5, WMPI II, now released is the most complete MPI-2 implementation available worldwide for Windows clusters. WMPI II supports the MPI-2 standard.

Engineered Intelligence
Description: Engineered Intelligence's software is designed for scientists and engineers who want to simplify the modeling and simulation of a large number of interdependent elements, their dynamics and interaction. Numeric simulations range from molecular dynamics, biomedical image processing, and fluid dynamics to car crash and particle simulations. EI offers a high-performance cluster computing software platform that provides an innovative and cost-effective way to prototype, develop and execute parallel applications with supercomputing power. EI's software unleashes the true power and capabilities of high-performance clusters.

Evidian (France)
Description: Evidian is a leading ISV in secure e-business and telecom management software. More than 600 corporations, including hundreds of Fortune 500 companies, rely on Evidian to securely develop their telecom and e-business. SafeKit is a software solution that allows to easily build clusters of standard servers. It supports Windows 2000, Linux, Solaris, HP/UX and AIX. The main features are: Protect against software and human errors with automated failover - Automate application load balancing - Implement file replication - Build clusters without modifying your applications - Use standard servers rather than costly special hardware.

eXludus Technologies Inc.
Description: eXludus is a leader in schedule optimization and data provisioning technology, delivering increased efficiency and outstanding ROI to its customers. eXludus's technology provides a cost effective means for scaling large computational clusters and grids and for getting the most out of customers' compute node, network and file server infrastructures.
Products/Services: eXludus provides a suite of cluster and Grid optimization products designed to drive your computational throughput to new heights. Grid Optimizer helps you increase your computational throughput with the groundbreaking precision scheduling capabilities of Schedule Optimizer (SchedOpt). SchedOpt is applicable to a broad range of throughput workloads, whether on small clusters or large. It is designed specifically to address the challenges presented by multi-core architectures.

Hue High Performance Visualization Software
Description: Hue is the developer of HueSpace, the world's only commercially available HPC volume rendering solution for common off the shelf PC clusters. What makes HueSpace the preferred choice by Schlumberger Information Solutions and other clients is the unique software based approach to visualization. Follow to link to learn more about the software development kit, features and see HPC visualization in action.

LZS Global Services (
Description: was created in the spring of 2000 when LZS Global Services, Inc., a global computer parts provider, expanded its business to include industrial rackmount computer systems. Founded in 1997, LZS is committed to building quality into its products and services.
Products/Services: Linux HPC hardware and software solutions to: Aerospace, Government Research, Automotive, Life Sciences, Major Universities, Private and Public businesses.

Description: Founded by real-time technology experts, McObject develops in-memory database system (IMDS) software that eliminates performance bottlenecks for applications that must sift through terabytes of data. McObject's 64-bit eXtremeDB-64 IMDS provides data-intensive applications with tools to rapidly discern patterns and perform analysis that will guide high-level corporate decisions, cutting-edge science or groundbreaking creative work. eXtremeDB-64 provides critical data management features -- including transactions, concurrent access, High Availability and a high-level data definition language -- while delivering the real-time responsiveness of all-in-memory data management and storage.
Products: eXtremeDB In-Memory Embedded Database, eXtremeDB-64 (64-bit), eXtremeDB High Availability, eXtremeDB Fusion (combines in-memory and on-disk data storage), eXtremeDB Transaction Logging, Perst open source, object-oriented embedded database for Java and .NET

Description: MOSIX is a software for supporting scalable cluster computing. There are two versions: a kernel patch (K-MOSIX) that can be applied to specific Linux kernels, and a user-level package (U-MOSIX) that can be used with different Unix platforms. Both versions are based on the same principles, and are geared to achieve even work distribution and load balancing.

Mountain View Data
Description: Powercockpit provides Linux system management software for deployment of O/S and application images...what used to take days and weeks now takes only minutes. A unique deployment feature is the ability to keep custom images in a repository for future usage also useful in a disaster recovery mode. In addition, Powercockpit's provisioning features allow you to re-purpose servers on the fly instantly.
Products: Powercockpit

MPI Software Technology
Description: MPI Software Technology, Inc. is the leading provider of high-performance middleware products and related services. Headquartered in Starkville, Mississippi, with offices in New England, Europe, and India, MPI Software Technology, Inc. specializes in commercial grade solutions for enterprise parallel computing.

NAG - Numerical Algorithms Group
Description: Whether you are a software developer, financial or business analyst, software product manager, engineer, or researcher, you have come to the right place. NAG makes the math and statistical software components to help you add analytical features to your applications while saving time, cost, and future maintenance headaches. We also have software tools to accelerate your development and provide 3D visualizations of complex data. If you are developing in C, C++, Fortran, VB, Java or if you need powerful routines from within MATLAB or Excel, take a closer look at NAG. And if it isn’t here, call us. We can build it for you.
Products: Numerical/Statistical Software, Compilers and Tools, Visualisation and Graphics, Numerical Simulation

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Penguin Computing Inc. (Parent company of wholly-owned subsidiary Scyld Software, Inc.)
Description: Scyld ClusterWare™ HPC provides enterprises and organizations with a productive, simple and hardware agnostic HPC system enabling administrators to install, monitor and manage the cluster as a single system, from a single node - the Master. Through the Master, hundreds of systems can be managed as if they were a single, consistent, virtual system, dramatically simplifying deployment and management, while significantly improving data center resource utilization and server performance. The result is a highly efficient, more reliable, consistent and scalable system, capable of processing more work in less time, while being vastly simpler to use and maintain.
Scyld TaskMaster(tm) Suite provides advanced job scheduling and workload management capabilities with an easy-to-use graphical interface and the industry's most flexible policy engine, to ensure that cluster utilization is always optimized. Highly intuitive, intelligent workload management virtualizes the application layer, enabling users to align their computational needs with individual and organizational priorities. Scyld TaskMaster Suite allows organizations to share resources, applying policies that ensure agreed upon service levels to departments, groups and individual users. With this product, rganizations can quickly take full advantage of their clusters' potential, with greater flexibility and control over resource allocation - increasing users' productivity and further reducing operational expenses.
Products: Scyld ClusterWare HPC, Scyld TaskMaster Suite, Scyld Beowulf

Petal Computing
Description: Petal Computing provides ClusterSuite, a software suite that allows a group of PCs to act like an enterprise server. Petal Computing is focused on the industries that use cluster/Grid computing for High Performance Computing problems, with a particular speciality in finance.
Products: ClusterSuite is a tightly integrated system for running and managing a cluster of PCs. It consists of an auction-based workload system, a management tools system and a monitoring and reporting system all within a single interface. APIs, auto-redundancy, ordered workflow and web services integration are all included.

Platform Computing Corporation
Description: Platform Computing is a pioneer and the global leader in High Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure software. The company delivers integrated software solutions that enable organizations to improve time-to-results and reduce computing costs. Many of the world's largest companies rely on Platform for workload management and cluster and grid management. Platform has over 2,000 global customers and strategic relationships with Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Red Hat and SAS, along with the industry's broadest support for HPC applications. Building on 15 years of market leadership, Platform continues to define the HPC market.
Products: Platform Open Cluster Stack - Pre-Integrated, vendor certified cluster software stack, Platform LSF Family of Products - Next generation, industry-leading, integrated family of grid software products

QLogic Corporation (formerly PathScale)
Description: QLogic is a leading supplier of computer interconnect and software products for the HPC market: including Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapters, InfiniBand Host Channel Adapters, and 64-bit C/C++ and Fortran compilers.
Products: QLogic InfiniPath InfiniBand Adapters for PCI Express and HTX, QLogic PathScale Compiler Suite, QLogic SANPro Fiber Channel HBAs.

Scalable Informatics LLC
Description: Scalable Informatics designs, builds, sells, and supports high performance computing solutions for engineering, life and chemical sciences, and scientific computing and visualization. We support and re-engineer computing environments to optimize performance. We write white papers on performance measurements, which are widely distributed and referenced.
Products/Services: High performance clusters, High performance systems, High performance file systems, High performance visualization systems, 3D volumetric display systems, cluster and systems design engineering, cluster and systems integration and re-engineering, cluster and systems support, code optimization, code parallelization, code porting

Description: Scali is a leading provider of clustering software solutions for the high-performance computing marketplace. Scali has gained a leadership position by providing a single enterprise solution that integrates both cluster management and MPI communication, with an ability to support multiple interconnects and platforms. By reducing complexity and inefficiency, Scali makes clustering a viable choice in the demanding enterprise markets.
Products: Scali Manage, Scali MPI Connect

Scyld Computing Corporation
Description: Scyld Computing Corporation develops and supports high performance computing solutions based on Open Source systems such as Linux Beowulf clusters.
Products: Scyld Beowulf Professional Edition, Scyld Beowulf Basic Edition

ShaoLin Microsystems Ltd.
Description: ShaoLin Microsystems Limited is one of the world's leaders in the creation and development of Linux-based system software and solutions. ShaoLin Microsystems provides end-to-end Linux solutions to different size of enterprises and organizations around the world. Based on our cutting-edge kernel and file system technologies, ShaoLin Microsystems' products allow customers full command over the open-source Linux operating system. ShaoLin focuses on software products development, which includes clustering solutions, storage software and network management solutions. ShaoLin is recognized as one of the rapid growing Asian software companies with industry-leading products.
Products: ShaoLin HA Cluster, ShaoLin Aptus 2.0 Small Business and Professional editions

Description: Sistina develops software that uniquely enables organizations to build and economically manage low-cost, sharable clustered storage systems. For organizations requiring the capacity to store, manage and access increasing quantities of data, Sistina provides an affordable alternative. Sistina's solution is based on advanced and award-winning cluster file technology that includes Sistina's Global File SystemT (GFS) and Logical Volume Manager (LVM). Sistina's technology is ideally suited for environments such as parallel database serving, high performance computing, embedded NAS storage, and edge serving. Founded in 1997, Sistina is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. Products: Sistina's Global File System, LVM - Linux Logical Volume Manager

Stalker Software Inc.
Description: The leading high-end Internet Messaging platform, CommuniGate Pro has set a new industry standard in scalability and reliability. Effective design allows CommuniGate Pro to support more features, consume less resources, and require less maintenance than any other product on the market today. Serving more than 26 million active users, field-proven CommuniGate Pro servers provide E-mail connectivity for thousands of corporate offices, as well as for large ISPs and global telcos with millions of accounts.
Products: CommuniGatePro Email Server

SteelEye Technology Inc.
Description: SteelEye™ is the best-in-class software provider of affordable enterprise IT reliability solutions for business continuity and disaster recovery. We achieve this by providing integrated and easy to implement application availability and data replication solutions at a fraction of the cost and complexity of conventional and proprietary systems.
Products: LifeKeeper for Linux, Lowest Cost High Availability, Local Backup and Recovery

Terra Soft Solutions
Description: A unique Apple Authorized Proprietary Solutions Provider, Terra Soft maintains a singular license to install Linux on Apple Macintosh computers thereby offering turn-key and build-to-order PowerPC Linux solutions to home and enterprise end-users, systems administrators and code developers. Terra Soft is also enabled by Apple to provide education and government pricing to universities, university operated government institutions, and government facilities. Terra Soft's Black Lab(tm) cluster management suite and hardware solutions place Yellow Dog Linux in the world of high performance computing with scalable, reliable, PowerPC clusters.

transtec AG (Germany)
Description: transtec is a leading european HPC company, offering a broad range of hardware products combined with a variety of services, and software. We provide turn-key HPC clusters since 2001, and have more than 200 cluster installations in industry, research labs and universities.
Products: Turn-key HPC cluster solutions, AMD/Intel architectures, Infiniband interconnects, own ClusterOS, superior hardware and software support, HPC application integration, Web-based admin and user cluster portal, HPC consulting, turn-key high-availability clusters

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