Friday, March 29, 2024

Computing technology is the backbone of modern businesses. Modern high-performance computing (HPC) utilizes supercomputers and parallel processing techniques to quickly complete time-consuming tasks or multiple tasks simultaneously.

As innovation is rapid, technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) can broaden the capabilities of HPC and deliver high-performing processing power to various sectors. Moreover, data being hugely piling up has placed AI at the center of technological disruption. The vast amounts of data produced every day are of little use without data analytics and AI. This has also renewed the interest in HPC to a large extent due to the need to compute large amounts of data for AI workloads.

On a closer look, the interconnection between AI and HPC is symbiotic as HPC powers AI workloads. However, AI can identify improvements in HPC data centers. In a way, it can optimize heating and cooling systems, reducing electricity costs and improving efficiency.

HPC was born in on-premise data centers but during the second half of the 2010s, cloud computing began to change HPC. Today, the role of high-performance computing is inevitable in most businesses across the globe in one way or the other.

To help businesses find the right HPC solution provider and to help them achieve better business results, we’ve developed this special edition of Top 20 HPC Solution Providers 2022. Our team of researchers, editors, and industry experts have listed the companies here that are unique in their offerings and outstanding in their services.

AccelStor

Co-Founder & COO: David Kao
HQ: Hsinchu, Taiwan
Website: accelstor.com

Building upon its expertise in software and storage technology, AccelStor is devoted to unleashing the true performance of flash-based storage solutions with a software-defined approach. To bring the benefits of accelerated data access and low total cost of ownership (TCO) to the world, AccelStor has developed an exclusive FlexiRemap software technology that enables its storage arrays to achieve unparalleled scalability, performance, and efficiency in the same grade as such products.

Advanced HPC

President: Toni Falcone
HQ: San Diego, CA
Website: advancedhpc.com

Advanced HPC is a leading provider of customized High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions specifically designed to meet the escalating data storage and compute demands of today’s enterprise. They understand the unique requirements of business leaders, IT professionals, scientists and researchers who are sparking innovation, driving discovery, and changing the world. Their HPC and storage platforms deliver the high-end performance they need at a price that they can afford.

Agnostiq

Founder & CEO: Oktay Goktas
HQ: Toronto, Ontario
Website: agnostiq.ai

Agnostiq develops software tools and applications that aim to make quantum and high performance computing resources more accessible to enterprises and developers. Along with algorithmic research, Agnostiq is developing Covalent, an open source workflow orchestration platform designed to help users manage and execute tasks on heterogeneous compute resources.

Altair

Founder, Chairman & CEO: James R. Scapa
HQ: Troy, MI
Website: altair.com

Altair is a global technology company, which provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC), and artificial intelligence (AI). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. Their vision is to help enterprises make decisions leveraging the convergence of simulation, HPC, and AI.

ARM

CEO: Rene Haas
HQ: Cambridge, Cambs
Website: arm.com

Arm is at the epicenter of the world’s largest compute ecosystem. Their vast community of software, tools, and service partners support and enable the use of their technology across markets and applications. Arm technology enables specialized processing built on the economics, design freedom and accessibility of general-purpose compute that has, so far, led to more than 180 billion chips being shipped by their partners.

Atos

CEO: Rodolphe Belmer
HQ: Bezons, France
Website: atos.net

Atos is the global leader in secure and decarbonized digital with a range of market-leading digital solutions along with consultancy services, digital security and decarbonisation offerings; an end-to-end partnership approach. A net-zero pioneer in decarbonisation services and products, their commitment to the future extends to carbon-neutrality for their organization as well as their clients and partners.

Cornelis Networks

Co-Founder & CEO: Philip A. Murphy Jr.
HQ: Wayne, PA
Website: cornelisnetworks.com

Cornelis Networks is a technology leader delivering purpose-built high performance fabrics for High Performance Computing (HPC), High Performance Data Analytics (HPDA), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to leading commercial, scientific, academic, and government organizations. Cornelis supports over 500 global customer installations serving government, academic institutions, and commercial enterprises in their relentless pursuit of technological and scientific advancements.

Gigaio

Founder & Chief Architect: Joey Maitra
HQ: Carlsbad, California
Website: gigaio.com

GigaIO’s technology enables data centres to leverage their existing hardware infrastructure and benefit from these new technology paradigms, to power the next generation of data centres. GigaIO FabreX breaks the constraints of old static architectures, opening up new configuration possibilities with Compassable Disaggregated Infrastructure (CDI), to maximize utilization of all the elements within your racks.

HPE

President & CEO: Antonio Neri
HQ: Houston, Texas
Website: hpe.com

HPE is the global edge-to-cloud company built to transform business by helping them connect, protect, analyze, and act on all their data and applications wherever they live, from edge to cloud, so they can turn insights into outcomes at the speed required to thrive in today’s complex world. HPE simplify Hybrid IT, power the Intelligent Edge and provide the expertise to make it all happen.

Montage Technology

Chairman & CEO: Dr. Howard Yang
HQ: Shanghai, China
Website: montage-tech.com

Founded in 2004, Montage Technology is a leading IC design company dedicated to providing high-performance, low-power IC solutions for cloud computing and data centre markets. Their industry-leading memory interface chips deliver higher speed, larger capacity, higher power efficiency and reliability for the memory systems of the enterprise servers world-wide.

Nexxiot

CEO: Stefan Kalmund
HQ: Zurich, Switzerland
Website: nexxiot.com

Nexxiot’s goal is to enable a five percent reduction in global CO2 cargo emissions by increasing cargo transport efficiency and eliminating waste caused by empty runs and inefficient routes. To achieve this, the company empowers its clients to leverage the power of their data with cutting-edge technology. Therefore, Nexxiot provides an integrated solution to track, find and protect cargo from over 160 countries around the globe and across 450 network roaming partners to ensure trust, security, and efficiency.

Nimbix

CEO: Steve Hebert
HQ: Richardson, TX
Website: nimbix.net

Nimbix is the leading provider of purpose-built cloud computing for AI, Machine Learning and High-Performance Computing. Powered by JARVICE™, Nimbix’s patented software platform, the Nimbix Cloud provides high-performance software as a service, dramatically speeding up data processing for enterprises in Energy, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Media and Retail. Nimbix delivers its innovative accelerated high-performance platform services and applications from its world-class data centers.

Penguin Computing

Founder: Sam Ockman
HQ: Fremont, CA
Website: penguincomputing.com

Penguin Computing custom designs agnostic, end-to-end (hardware/software/cloud/services) solutions to solve the complex scientific, analytical and engineering problems faced by today’s Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, academic institutions, and federal organizations. Penguin Computing expertly designs, builds, deploys, optimizes and supports advanced Linux-based HPC, enterprise data centre, and cloud solutions that power day-to-day business as well as burgeoning AI systems and applications.

Rescale

Founder & CEO: Joris Poort
HQ: San Francisco, California
Website: rescale.com

Rescale is a technology company that builds cloud software and services that enable organizations of every size to deliver engineering and scientific breakthroughs that enrich humanity. Rescale enables IT leaders to deliver high performance computing as a service, with software automation on a hybrid cloud control plane with security, architecture, and financial controls.

Scala Computing

Co-Founder & CEO: Shiv Kumar
HQ: New York, New York
Website: scalacomputing.com

Scala Computing is a venture-backed software vendor enabling the deployment of secure and large-scale high-performance workload on the cloud. Scala Computing’s mission is to simplify HPC and, in doing so, enable more organizations and enterprises to leverage the potential of Big Compute. Scala Computing believes that their client base, which includes water modelers, weather forecasters, medical imaging centres, and high energy physics researchers, amongst others, should focus on the science behind their applications – not the compute environment.

Ultipa

Founder & CEO: Ricky Sun
HQ: Beijing, China
Website: ultipa.com

Ultipa builds the world’s fastest and most intuitive graph database. Ultipa product matrix encompasses Ultipa Server, the ultra-high performance graph computing engine and native graph storage engine, and Ultipa Manager, the super intuitive and 2D/3D visualized graph database (and cluster) management suite. On top of Ultipa Server & Manager, Ultipa offers killer-app solutions for BFSI industries, including but not limited to, Basel-III Compliance solutions, Real-time Liquidity Risk Management, Real-time LCR (Liquidity Risk Management), ALM (Asset-Liability Management) solutions and more. 

Vertiv

CEO: Rob Johnson
HQ: Columbus, OH
Website: vertiv.com 

Vertiv brings together hardware, software, analytics and ongoing services to ensure its customer’s vital applications run continuously, perform optimally and grow with their business needs. Vertiv solves the most important challenges facing today’s data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial facilities with a portfolio of power, cooling and IT infrastructure solutions and services that extends from the cloud to the edge of the network. 

X-ISS

CEO: Deepak Khosla
HQ: Houston, Texas
Website: x-iss.com

X-ISS is a business-driven HPC consulting company that provides exceptional technical computing solutions through management and analytics software.
Offerings from X-ISS include ProjectHPC® to help clients with HPC projects,
ManagedHPC® for full-service cluster management and CloudHPC to enable
and manage HPC in the cloud.

Yotta

Founder & Chairman: Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani
HQ: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Website: yotta.com

As a Managed Data Centre Service Provider, vision of yotta is to create an ultra-scalable, hyper-density Data Centre ecosystem ready for the future growth of data. As a part of the Hiranandani Group, Yotta represents a trinity of Real estate acumen, Data Center expertise, and Power generation capability. All brought together to offer scalability, flexibility & quality on large economies of scale, leading to unparalleled savings for their customers.

Zelladc

Co-Founder & CEO: Angie Keeler
HQ: Osborne Park, Western Australia
Website: zelladc.com

Zella DC simplifies the selection, flexible configuration and delivery of robust customised micro data centres that generates confidence in their partners and customers that their valuable business technology will operate at 100% capacity and be protected in any environment and against any threat. Zella DC team is made up of passionate, experienced and knowledgeable people that are dedicated to the micro data centre industry and focused on building something so amazing that clients will never worry about their ICT infrastructure again.

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