Icebox delivers control, convenience and manageability for Linux cluster systems
SALT LAKE CITY, Mar. 30, 2005 - Linux Networx announced today it has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark office (patent no. 6,862,187) for its Icebox™ computer management appliance. Built specifically for cluster systems and the only product of its kind, Icebox provides power management capabilities to meet the demands of high performance computing.
Linux Networx customers rely on the Icebox management appliance to provide exceptional cluster computing management capabilities. Linux Networx has built some of the fastest computing systems in the world using Icebox to monitor and manage thousands of compute servers or nodes.
Icebox delivers a level of control, convenience and manageability not previously available for Linux cluster systems. As the hardware portion of Linux Networx’s total cluster management tools, Icebox integrates with Clusterworx®, the award-winning Linux Networx software, to provide the most advanced Linux cluster management solution available.
“Linux Networx distinguished itself early on in the high performance computing market by developing cluster management tools that meet users’ specific needs,” said Eric Pitcher, vice president of technical marketing at Linux Networx. “We are thrilled to have this patent for Icebox as it demonstrates the technology’s unique capabilities to manage complex computing systems.”
Linux Networx has also received numerous patents for its innovative Evolocity® Linux cluster system. Evolocity was the first Linux cluster system designed with vertically mounted compute nodes for improved airflow and performance.
For more technical details and images of the Icebox cluster management appliance, visit http://www.linuxnetworx.com/products/icebox.php .