BIOS IT Partners With vScaler to Deliver Optimized HPC Offerings for the Cloud

November 8, 2016

Nov. 8 — BIOS IT, a global IT consultancy and solution provider, will exhibit at SC16 in Salt Lake City, Utah from November 14th-17th. BIOS IT will be showcasing the latest HPC solutions and services, including their converged cloud platform in partnership with vScaler Ltd.

Thanks to this partnership, BIOS IT can now provide optimised HPC solutions and services for the cloud. This collaboration adopts a hybrid approach, featuring an appliance for an on premise private cloud that is tightly integrated with a public platform for burst capabilities.

Hardware configuration has been a barrier to the wider adoption of HPC in the cloud; the main ‘public cloud’ providers, such as Amazon, Google, and Microsoft, have — understandably — invested in commodity hardware that is adapted to commercial and business computing needs, but is unfortunately less well configured for high performance computing. The main differentiation with vScaler is that its platform was designed from the ground up with HPC as its core focus and as a result it incorporates the appropriate hardware for tightly coupled HPC workloads out of the box.

Ian Mellett, General Manager at BIOS IT, comments, “vScaler gives our clients the ability to deploy and manage HPC environments with on demand parallel file system creation within their own datacentres and when demand dictates, off-premise as well.”

BIOS IT brings years of experience in HPC and has worked with a number of the world’s leading universities and research centres to enhance the speed of scientific discovery. Today’s announcement enables both organisations to bring a complete end-end service for those companies that need to push HPC capabilities to their limits.

Join us at booth #4264 at SC16 to find out more, or visit www.bios-it.com.

About BIOS IT

BIOS IT is a global IT consultancy and solution provider, focused on delivering the latest high- performance, power efficient IT solutions. From liquid-cooled servers to fully bespoke solutions tailored to meet your exact requirements, BIOS IT provides the right solution for you. Working with some of the industries’ leading hardware and software partners, BIOS IT is positioned to design and create the most innovative solutions optimised for speed and efficiency which provide you with that imperative edge over the competition.

About vScaler

vScaler provides the ecosystem to address today’s challenges around cloud adoption and implementation for High Performance Computing. Engineered by a team of HPC, Finance, Broadcast & Media experts to bring a finely tuned application-specific cloud platform to the market, vScaler lets you deploy your on premise private cloud in minutes, add cloud-based services or applications, and scale to public or hybrid cloud environments on-demand – all under a single management portal.


Source: BIOS IT

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