Appro offers services to allow customers to increase capacity on demand
Houston, TX- October 08, 2004 - Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider
of high-performance enterprise computing systems announces its new Compute On
Demand Service designed to address the increasing demand for supercomputing
power in the oil and gas industry. Customers now can use Appro Compute On Demand
to contract for additional capacity and services to meet the short-term computational
requirements of planned or unplanned peak workloads, new projects and new business
opportunities. Appro will present details of this service at SEG show in Denver,
CO, booth number 2411.
Appro's Compute On Demand offers a flexible, reliable and scalable outsourcing
integrated solution-that can be tailored to best meet customers unique needs.
The benefits of this service are that customers can contract for Compute On
Demand by paying only for the amount of capacity reserved for the duration of
the contract period, and deploy fast and scalable capacity to support their
customer's business needs with minimum financial and technical risk. In addition,
they can tap into a scalable, secure and highly resilient on demand operating
environment while taking advantage of excellent service and support.
Appro offers Server Cluster Solutions with AMD Opteron processor 32-/64-bit
technology or Intel Nacona processor 32-/64-bit technology, management and storage
nodes, high-speed interconnect options, virtual private network gateway devices,
firewalls, Linux or Windows that can be fully customized to meet the customers'
needs. The Appro's Compute on Demand Service will be located at Houston, TX
or at the customer's site, if needed.
"Appro's Computing on Demand service is not available only to the petroleum
industry but to a broad spectrum of companies that are in need of supercomputing
power," said Daniel Kim, CEO of Appro. This service is a prime example
of the company's increased focus on IT services and solutions. Computing on
Demand unites Appro's strengths in technology-servers, storage, and workstation
solutions-with Appro's design architecture, management, and support capabilities.
Customers will now have greater flexibility and tap into high performance computing
resources when they need them, where they need them and at a predictable price."
Appro's headquarters is in Milpitas, CA. Appro has an R&D and manufacturing
center in Asia and a sales and service office in Houston, Texas. APPRO enables
a variety of network computing applications by developing powerful, scalable,
and reliable clusters, servers, storage subsystems and high-end workstations
for the high-performance computing (HPC), Internet computing and cluster market.