Sandy, UTAH — Linux NetworX, Inc. announced an agreement to utilize API’s (Alpha Processor, Inc.) high memory and I/O bandwidth Alpha technology to deliver high-performance, Linux-based clustered solutions to meet the IT industry’s need for increased memory, performance, availability and scalability. The solution from Linux NetworX will provide its customers with supercomputing-like functionality at much lower price points.
“This technology agreement makes it possible to give customers extremely high-performance solutions at a significantly lower cost of ownership when compared to traditional supercomputer alternatives,” said Clark Roundy, vice president of Linux NetworX. “Our customers are demanding greater floating point capability and higher price/performance ratios. With API, we are addressing this demand by developing some of the most powerful, cost-effective computer clusters available.”
Organizations that will specifically benefit from the Linux NetworX and API technology include high-end application service providers (ASPs), Web hosting centers and e-commerce backbone providers as well as traditional high-end research, scientific and government organizations. Customers in these industries share common needs for large amounts of data computation, data handling and/or storage, high-speed communication and high levels of reliability and flexibility.
“Our work with Linux NetworX ensures customers have access to the tools they need to leverage the significant benefits of cluster technology for compute-intensive applications,” said Miles Chesney, vice president of business development and sales at API. “Linux NetworX understands the needs required by its customers for Internet and high-performance computing (HPC) solutions, where scalability and performance are absolute requirements, and they realize Alpha Linux solutions can best serve those needs.”
API (Alpha Processor, Inc.) is a leading developer of high-performance solutions for high bandwidth and compute-intensive applications dedicated to the development of Linux solutions for the Internet and High Performance Computing (HPC) markets. For more information on API and its product line, please see the Web site at http://www.alpha-processor.com .
Linux NetworX ( http://www.linuxnetworx.com ) uses the Linux operating system to create a reliable and cost-effective alternative to the supercomputer and server platforms for organizations demanding high performance and low failure rates. 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 Internet servers, research, industry, government and other technological fields. Linux NetworX offers products with extremely high availability, or uptime, that can easily grow with customer needs.