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Altair and Quanta Cloud Technology Collaborate to Offer Solutions to the HPC Market 

DENVER, Nov. 14, 2017 -- Altair Engineering Inc. (Nasdaq: ALTR) today announced its collaboration with Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) to offer HPC users a seamlessly integrated solution. QxSmart HPC/DL, QCT’s best-in-class infrastructure, combined with PBS Professional, Altair’s industry leading workload manager and job scheduler, will provide a scalable cluster architecture with outstanding performance.

“QCT has been a long-time solution supplier for high-performance computing and we embrace synergistic knowledge in our DNA to extend our solutions to the HPC market for application profiling and optimization,” said Mike Yang, President of QCT.  “As HPC expands across a diverse range of fields, QCT remains committed to collaborating and working with Altair, who provides the industry’s leading workload management and job scheduling for high-performance computing environments, PBS Professional.  We believe the pairing of both of our company’s proven technology will provide our mutual clients with more reliable, more efficient, and more intelligent solutions.”

QxSmart delivers optimized applications with pre-validated common open-source and commercial tools to simplify software deployment and management.  The QxSmart solution is a fast and reliable way to build an HPC/Deep Learning environment across many industries, reducing the time of provisioning a cluster deployment. With QxSmart, QCT meets the data-intensive, computational, and complex large dataset characteristics of today’s HPC workloads.

“Altair is delighted to be QCT’s preferred workload manager,” said Sam Mahalingam, Chief Technical Officer of Altair. “We believe our collaboration can greatly benefit our common customers, giving them the opportunity to confidently improve the speed and quality of their business operations.”

PBS Professional is a fast, powerful workload manager designed to improve productivity, optimize utilization & efficiency, and simplify administration for HPC clusters, clouds and supercomputers. PBS Professional automates job scheduling, management, monitoring and reporting, and is the trusted solution for complex Top500 systems as well as smaller cluster owners.

To learn more about PBS Professional and QxSmart HPC/DL, visit Altair at booth #1117 and QCT at booth #1069 at SC17 from November 13-17 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO.

About QCT

Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) is a global data center solution provider. We combine the efficiency of hyperscale hardware with infrastructure software from a diversity of industry leaders to solve next-generation data center design and operation challenges. QCT serves cloud service providers, telecoms and enterprises running public, hybrid and private clouds.

Product lines include hyperconverged and software-defined data center solutions as well as servers, storage, switches and integrated racks with a diverse ecosystem of hardware component and software partners. QCT designs, manufactures, integrates and services cutting-edge offerings via its own global network. The parent of QCT is Quanta Computer, Inc., a Fortune Global 500 corporation. http://www.QCT.io.

About Altair 

Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance.  With more than 2,000 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA and operates more than 68 offices throughout 24 countries. Today, Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com.


Source: Altair

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