Since 1987 - Covering the Fastest Computers in the World and the People Who Run Them

April 6, 2010

Airline Parts Manufacturer Woodward Realizes Greater Savings, Accuracy in the Cloud

Nicole Hemsoth

Airline parts maker Woodward has replaced the time-consuming model of designing physical prototypes for parts with the possibilities offered by the cloud. The company now rents an IBM supercomputer and cloud services from Nimbis to handle design processes that were not only resource heavy in terms of time spent, but were wasteful in terms of prototype materials. The company found that the final result lead to time and resource savings, but of equal importance, that it produced a more accurate end result.

Full story at Industry Week

Share This