- Promicro to Exhibit at Cluster World, Booth 518 in the San Jose Convention
POWAY, Calif. - June 19, 2003 - Promicro, a leading provider of high performance
computing solutions, will debut advanced Linux computing clusters and Serial
ATA (SATA) storage solutions at ClusterWorld 2003. The new BioBrew cluster,
developed in conjunction with cluster software provider Callident, is specially
enhanced for bioinformaticists and life scientists. BioBrew is an open
source Linux distribution that provides automated cluster construction,
configuration, management and monitoring. BioBrew also contains popular
bioinformatics software, including the NCBI toolkit, BLAST, MPI-BLAST,
HMMER, ClustalW, GROMACS, WISE, and EMBOSS. The BioBrew cluster is available
on standardized 32 and 64-bit platforms and offers advanced HPC support.
Promicro will also demonstrate a LinuxBIOS cluster solution, which delivers
faster boot times & system configurations. LinuxBIOS is highly manageable,
reliable and secure, resulting in a lower total cost of ownership.
Promicro will also introduce the ProStore SATA (Serial ATA) storage solution,
which provides mass storage capacity for cluster data. The ProStore's patent-pending,
high density design packs 36 SATA drives into a 4U chassis, and easily
scales up to 9 terabytes. Additional features include hot-swappable hard
drives, power supplies, dual 10/100/1000 Ethernet interfaces, and RAID
support for reliability and redundancy. The ProStore supports both Linux
and Windows platforms.
Promicro offers fully customizable cluster deployments for HPC applications
in bioinformatics, petroleum exploration, CAD, aerospace, digital content
creation, and scientific visualization.
Promicro is a leading provider of high performance computing solutions
for a wide range of markets, including enterprise, entertainment, life
sciences, petrochemical, education and government. Specializing in Linux-based
servers and clusters, Promicro delivers innovative technology and superior
integration services with a focus on time-to-market and return-on-investment.
The company is the winner of the Intel® Premier Provider Award for Greatest
Intel Server Sales and Growth in 2001. Other product offerings include
the NetPC, storage systems, workstations, and KVM solutions. For more
information, please visit the company's web site at http://www.promicro.com .
Callident is a team of Linux professionals dedicated to high performance
computing on Linux clusters. Created to make Linux cluster technology easily
accessible to the masses, Callident helps cluster users accelerate their
experimentation, design, workflows, and time to market - regardless of
the industry they are in. For more information on Callident products, support,
and services, please visit the company's website at http://www.Callident.com .