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SMART Global Holdings Unit Penguin Computing Announces TrueHPC With NVIDIA, CloudBase Solution With Intel

Penguin Computing Announces TrueHPC with NVIDIA Networking FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Supercomputing2020 -- Penguin Computing, a division of SMART Global Holdings,

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Penguin Computing Announces TrueHPC with NVIDIA Networking

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Supercomputing2020 -- Penguin Computing, a division of SMART Global Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGH) and leader in high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI), and enterprise data center solutions, today announced TrueHPC, an end-to-end, enterprise-supported HPC solution powered by Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) and NVIDIA Mellanox HDR InfiniBand networking to deliver a workload-optimized HPC infrastructure, that scales to meet any workload, and accelerates time-to-innovation across HPC initiatives.
 

The HPC landscape has changed dramatically over the past two decades. New market entrants are using new strategies that push the boundaries of the discipline. At the same time, the underlying technology continues to evolve at an increasingly rapid pace. Designing the right HPC platform, that is specific to workloads and business objectives, and ensuring that the compute, storage, and networking subsystems are well-designed, individually, and function in a balanced manner, together, is critically important for the success of an HPC initiative. A poor design choice, at any point in the process, can negatively impact performance, reliability, availability, and serviceability, significantly reduce the value of the HPC investment, and reduce overall market competitiveness.

Penguin Computing TrueHPC delivers a complete software, hardware and management platform built on compute-optimized hardware and Scyld™ Clusterware orchestration software. This flexible and scalable solution accelerates time-to-innovation, speeds the adoption of rapidly changing technologies, reduces risk, and lowers total cost of ownership. TrueHPC leverages industry-leading technologies from AMD, NVIDIA, and others to enable a complete technology ecosystem in support of each unique workload. TrueHPC provides cluster management tools that allow customers to not only quickly and easily provision technical compute environments, but to efficiently monitor and manage them. TrueHPC can be implemented as a standalone solution or in combination with other Penguin Computing solutions and reference architectures for Data, AI, Analytics, and Cloud.

"With each new technological advance comes more choice. Building the right infrastructure and planning for the future of an HPC resource is challenging and complex for new HPC users and seasoned practitioners alike," said Kevin Tubbs, Ph.D., and senior vice president, Strategic Solutions Group at Penguin Computing. "For more than two decades, Penguin Computing has been helping customers to design, build, and support custom HPC architectures. In collaboration with our partner NVIDIA, we're continuing to meet the evolving technical requirements of the most demanding, data-driven workloads."

"The HPC industry has evolved dramatically with the massive proliferation of data and corresponding increase in demand for more ways to access and power AI and HPC workloads," said Gilad Shainer, senior vice president of networking at NVIDIA. "Penguin Computing's choice to power TrueHPC with NVIDIA Mellanox InfiniBand networking will provide Penguin Computing users best-in-class performance and scale for building and deploying HPC systems that are future-proofed for tomorrow's needs."

With the launch of Penguin Computing's four dedicated technology practicesTrueHPC is an integral part of the HPC Practice. The HPC Practice delivers targeted, modular, and complementary HPC architectures that improve performance and utility while lowering the barrier to adoption. Penguin Computing will shorten time to insight and discovery by removing the complexities involved in designing, deploying, supporting, and operating HPC infrastructure.

Penguin Computing TrueHPC will be available in mid-fiscal Q1 2021. For more information, please contact: sales@penguincomputing.com

Read more about Penguin Computing's HPC Practice and the TrueHPC Solutions Brief.

Follow Penguin Computing on Twitter @PenguinHPC and use our official hashtags #HPCeverywhere and #AIeverywhere to stay connected.

About Penguin Computing

For 20 years, the Penguin Computing team of artificial intelligence (AI), engineering, and computer science experts has reimagined how startups, Fortune 500, government, and academic organizations solve complex technology challenges and achieve their organizational goals. Penguin Computing is focused on open platforms, including Open Compute Project (OCP) systems. We specialize in innovative high-performance computing (HPC), cloud, AI, and storage technologies coupled with leading-edge design, implementation, hosting and managed services including sys-admin and storage-as-a-service, all with highly rated customer support. More information at www.penguincomputing.com

TrueHPC and Scyld are trademarks owned by Penguin Computing, Inc.

All brands and trade names are trademarks or registered trademarks, and are the properties of their respective owners. 

Penguin Computing Media Contact

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Penguin Computing Announces CloudBase Solution with Intel

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Supercomputing2020 -- Penguin Computing, Inc., a division of SMART Global Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGH) and leader in high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI), and enterprise data center solutions, announced it has partnered with Intel and Red Hat to unveil Penguin Computing's CloudBase to accelerate and simplify the development and operations of cloud-native apps.
 

The steady migration to the cloud has been one of the greatest IT challenges of the last decade. Challenges around workflows, data locality, data migration, and cost have proven difficult to overcome in some cases, resulting in organizations shifting from a "cloud first" operating model to a "cloud appropriate" model. As a result, cloud-native technologies like containerization and virtualization are becoming the preferred way to build new software environments. These technologies are optimized for the Intel Xeon Scalable platform and enable enhanced user experiences with the flexibility to modernize existing applications, workloads, and workflows at scale from on-premises to public cloud and multi-cloud.

CloudBase accelerates and simplifies the development and operations (DevOps) of cloud-native apps wherever and however users need to build and deploy them. CloudBase not only provides comprehensive container infrastructure lifecycle operations from the data center to the cloud to the edge, it also helps developers modernize apps and innovate workloads. CloudBase is built on optimized server building blocks and cloud-native technologies to orchestrate an on-premise or open hybrid cloud environment that enables workload portability and infrastructure flexibility for containerized and virtualized applications.

CloudBase delivers a balanced blend of development and operations features that:

  • Simplify cloud-native app development with rich development services.

    Jump-start development and app modernization with microservices frameworks, serverless support, continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) integrations, dependency management, and app lifecycle manage features like code quality checks and vulnerability scanning.
  • Enable distributed infrastructure operations from data center to cloud to edge. Extend operational control to the edge with model-driven configuration, monitoring, security and cluster lifecycle features for unified multi-cloud cluster operations.
     

"With the evolution of cloud comes the realization that the cloud appropriate model is often more suitable for stringent performance and workflow requirements," said Matt Jacobs, chief strategy officer at Penguin Computing. "Through our work with Intel we're able to bring customers a cloud-based solution that will improve the performance, adaptability and accessibility of their data platforms with cloud-native workload portability."

"CloudBase is a great example of how Intel and Penguin Computing work together to rigorously benchmark, test, and optimize complete solutions for cloud-native workload performance and accelerated deployment of data center infrastructure," said Trish Damkroger, general manager and vice president of Intel's HPC Business Group. "Through this partnership, our customers will be able to harness the fast and easy infrastructure deployment of these pre-verified configurations."

With the launch of Penguin Computing's four dedicated technology practicesCloudBase is an integral part of the Cloud Practice which is focused on delivering software-defined architectures that enable workloads regardless of where compute or data resources reside. Penguin Computing is in the final stages of completing verification of CloudBase as an Intel Select Solution, providing additional confidence to organizations that can speed innovation and adoption. The Cloud Practice is reinventing workflows for the modern workforce. Users can combine CloudBase with other Penguin Computing solutions for HPC, Data, Cloud and AI/Analytics. When users combine the benefits from these different technologies they can easily build complex, high-performance environments across many facets of an IT infrastructure.

Read more about Penguin Computing's Cloud Practice and the CloudBase Solutions Brief.

Follow Penguin Computing on Twitter @PenguinHPC and use our official hashtags #HPCeverywhere and #AIeverywhere to stay connected.

About Penguin Computing

For 20 years, the Penguin Computing team of artificial intelligence (AI), engineering, and computer science experts has reimagined how startup, Fortune 500, government, and academic organizations solve complex technology challenges and achieve their organizational goals. Penguin Computing is focused on open platforms, including Open Compute Project (OCP) systems. We specialize in innovative high-performance computing (HPC), cloud, AI, and storage technologies coupled with leading-edge design, implementation, hosting and managed services including sys-admin and storage-as-a-service, all with highly rated customer support. More information at www.penguincomputing.com

CloudBase is a trademark owned by Penguin Computing.

All brands and trade names are trademarks or registered trademarks, and are the properties of their respective owners. 

Intel, the Intel logo, and other Intel marks are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries.

Penguin Computing Media Contact

Karbo Communications

penguin@karbocom.com 


 

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