Sandy, UTAH — Linux NetworX, Inc., a provider of large-scale clustered computer solutions for Internet, industry and research fields, announced the opening of its Houston office. The office is strategically located to meet the increasing demand for high performance cluster computing from the oil and gas industry.
“The oil and gas industry is experiencing a shift from using supercomputers to using Linux clustered systems for high performance computation and seismic imaging applications,” said Clark Roundy, vice president of Linux NetworX. “The Houston office reflects our commitment to the industry.”
The oil and gas industry is one of the largest markets for high performance computing. Linux NetworX’s clustered systems are ideal for processing the massive amounts of seismic data for approximately one-tenth the cost of traditional supercomputers.
Linux NetworX ( http://www.linuxnetworx.com ) brings its powerful cluster technology to those demanding high availability and high performance systems. With the use of cluster computer technology, a method of linking multiple computers through high-speed networks to form a single and more powerful system, Linux NetworX provides solutions for companies with high-computing needs, including ISPs, research, industry, government and other technological fields. To date, the company has built some of the largest cluster systems in the world and has developed unique hardware and versatile software to facilitate overall system management. Linux NetworX has offices in Utah, New York, Calif. and Texas with various international distribution outlets.