MONTRÉAL, Québec – July 23, 2007 –eXludus Technologies, whose software dramatically boosts application throughput for compute clusters and Grids, today announced that it has joined the BioIT Alliance, a cross-industry group working to integrate science and technology in order to accelerate the pace of drug discovery and realize the potential of personalized medicine.
"eXludus will contribute leadership in accelerating time-to-discovery through more efficient processing of biomedical applications and data across clusters and Grids, which are today's mainstream computing environments," said Dr. Stephen Perrenod, eXludus's vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. "We are excited about collaborating with the other leading solution providers who are members of the BioIT Alliance."
Rudy Potenzone , BioIT Alliance Manager and Industry Technology Strategist for Pharmaceuticals, said, "We welcome eXludus and their expertise to the best-in-class companies that make up the BioIT Alliance. The company's Grid Optimizer software can substantially increase throughput in clusters and Grids running workloads with tens, hundreds or thousands of concurrent user jobs. Faster throughput directly contributes to the BioIT Alliance's goal of accelerating scientific discovery."
eXludus Technologies received an Editors’ Choice award for innovation from GridToday in 2006, and was singled out in Bio-IT World's list of the top 10 Bio-IT trends for 2007, authored by the BioTeam. For more information, go to http://www.exludus.com.
About the BioIT Alliance
Formed in 2006, the BioIT Alliance is a cross-industry group working to integrate science and technology in order to accelerate the pace of drug discovery and realize the potential of personalized medicine. Founding members include Accelrys Software Inc., Affymetrix, Inc., Agilent Technologies Inc., Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Applied Biosystems, The BioTeam Inc., Digipede Technologies LLC, Discovery Biosciences Corporation, Geospiza Inc., Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P., Illumina Inc., InterKnowlogy, Microsoft Corporation, Sun Microsystems Inc., The Scripps Research Institute, VizX Labs LLC and other key companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech, hardware and software industries. Additional information about the BioIT Alliance can be found on the BioIT Alliance Web site at http://www.bioitalliance.org.
About eXludus Technologies
eXludus Technologies ( http://www.exludus.com) is an innovative, award-winning designer software company developing and marketing a suite of state-of-the-art optimization technologies for server, cluster and Grid Computing in commercial and public sector applications. eXludus software recovers idle processing capacity and eliminates wasted investment in infrastructure capital and operating costs through innovative technology. The company’s products aim to provide unprecedented ROI relative to hardware-based infrastructure upgrades, while simplifying workload and resource provisioning and adaptability. The technology boosts performance on facilities ranging from single servers to large enterprise data centers, and interoperates with existing software environments with minimal integration effort.
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