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April 9, 2014

Bright Computing Achieves Cloudera Certification for Bright Cluster Manager

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 9 — Bright Computing, a leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, today announced that Bright Cluster Manager is now certified on Cloudera Enterprise 5. Bright and Cloudera will continue to work together to enable enterprise customers to deploy and manage big data projects with ease.

Bright Cluster Manager enables customers to build and configure a complete cluster on bare metal. Eliminating the complexity involved with installing, configuring, and managing a cluster enables customers to lower their operating expenses, and reduce system down time.

“Cloudera Enterprise 5 is a leading choice for organizations that need an enterprise-grade solution to handle their data analysis,” said Dr. Matthijs van Leeuwen, founder and CEO of Bright Computing. “Bringing Bright Cluster Manager and Cloudera Enterprise 5 together provides customers with the most complete management solution for big data available today.” “Cloudera Enterprise 5 enables customers to store, process, manage, secure, and analyze all of their data even more effectively than before, enabling them to modernize their IT infrastructure with a true enterprise data hub,” said Tim Stevens, vice president, Business and Corporate Development for Cloudera. “Together. Cloudera and Bright enable organizations to quickly and reliably deploy big data projects that provide a competitive advantage.”

About Bright Computing

Bright Computing specializes in management software for on-premise HPC, Hadoop, storage, database and workstation clusters, as well as the seamless extension of these clusters into the cloud. Its flagship product — Bright Cluster Manager — with its intuitive graphical user interface and powerful cluster management shell, makes clusters of any size easy to install, use and manage, including systems combining processors with accelerators (e.g., NVIDIA GPUs) or coprocessors (e.g., Intel Xeon Phi). Bright’s minimal footprint enables systems to be utilized to their maximum potential, from departmental Hadoop clusters to large-scale supercomputers. Bright Computing partners include Amazon, Cisco, Cray and Dell, while Boeing, ING Bank, NASA, Roche, Saudi Aramco plus Stanford University and Tokyo Institute of Technology are examples of Bright customers. Bright Computing is a Red Herring 2013 Top 100 North America Award winner, the Deloitte Technology Fast50 “Rising Star 2013” Award winner, the Main Software 50 “Highest Growth” Award winner, and Bright Cluster Manager was a “Best of Show Award” winner at Bio-IT World 2013.

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Source: Bright Computing