Huawei to Resell Altair PBS Works for High-Performance Computing

June 25, 2018

TROY, Mich., June 25, 2018 – Altair (Nasdaq:ALTR) has signed a global VAR agreement with Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider to market and sell Altair’s PBS Works. The agreement allows Huawei to market and sell Altair PBS Works, a highly scalable, robust and supported workload management solution for secure high-performance computing (HPC) and cloud bursting. PBS Works will be bundled with all new Huawei branded HPC systems. This joint offering will offer HPC users a superior workload management solution for their on-premises infrastructure and allow them to seamlessly burst to the Huawei cloud for their peak computing needs.

“Working with Altair is important to Huawei in the HPC field. Huawei and Altair cooperate to provide customers with more innovative solutions,” said Qiu Long, President, IT Server Product Line, Huawei. “With Huawei HPC and Altair PBS Works suite, we can provide a powerful simulation platform for manufacturing, energy, environmental science, life sciences, astrophysics, material science, chemistry and other industries.”

“We are delighted to strengthen our relationship with Huawei,” said Sam Mahalingam, Chief Technical Officer for Enterprise Solutions at Altair. “With the complete PBS Works suite as its preferred integrated workload management solution, Huawei will be able to provide its customers with a powerful toolset to meet their growing HPC needs with a new, reinvented cloud HPC experience.

PBS Works 2018 suite includes PBS Professional, Altair’s industry-leading workload manager and job scheduler, along with PBS Access, a portal which gives users intuitive access to HPC resources, and lets them run & manage jobs, and use remote visualization. The suite also includes PBS Control, an indispensable solution for administrators to manage and optimize HPC infrastructures with seamless cloud-bursting capabilities.

About Huawei

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Our aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an endto-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei’s 170,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.
For more information, please visit Huawei online at www.huawei.com.

About Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product lifecycles. Our broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for our customers. With more than 2,000 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA and operates 71 offices throughout 24 countries. Altair serves more than 5,000 customers across broad industry segments. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com.


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