Padova Technologies Teams up with Bright Computing to Simplify Scalable Cluster Management

Glen Burnie, Md. (May 10, 2010) – Padova Technologies, a leading provider of storage solutions, high performance computing (HPC) systems, specialized servers and rugged and deployable solutions announced today that it has partnered with San Jose, Calif.-based, Bright Computing to offer Bright Cluster Manager, a software product that makes HPC Linux clusters of any size easy to use, manage and scale.

“Padova is thrilled to offer the HPC community an innovative solution to simplified cluster management,” said Keith Fischbach, president of Padova Technologies. “Bright Cluster Manager addresses the common technical challenges of installing and running clusters – ultimately enabling organizations increased productivity. What’s more this easy-to-manage cluster software will equip businesses and research institutions with the power and flexibility to build and run their own HPC solution at a considerable cost savings.”

Bright Cluster Manager is a Linux-based cluster management software solution specifically designed to address the complexity of running clusters. Its intuitive graphical user interface offers consistent access to all management and monitoring functionality for the cluster administrators. Its HPC user environment provides a comprehensive range of HPC software development tools for the cluster users.

“We are pleased to welcome Padova Technologies as a new authorized reseller of Bright Cluster Manager”, said Dr Matthijs van Leeuwen, chief executive officer of Bright Computing, “Padova has a long standing in the U.S. HPC market and combines technical expertise in HPC server technology with a substantial network of satisfied customers.”

With more than 35 years of experience, Padova has engineered solutions for some of the nation’s most influential research institutions, military organizations, global defense and technology corporations and other government entities. Its HPC design work includes traditional cluster models as well as large shared SMP memory systems that can be deployed in a datacenter, workgroup or deskside friendly environment. For more information on Padova Technologies, its solutions or products go to www.padovatech.com.

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About Padova Technologies
Since 2000, Padova Technologies has been designing, integrating and supporting high performance computing, servers and storage products. Privately held and located in Glen Burnie, Md., Padova has designed products and customized technology solutions for some of the nation’s most influential research institutions, military organizations, global defense and technology corporations and other government entities. For more information on Padova, its solutions and products, visit www.padovatech.com.

About Bright Computing
Bright Computing is a specialist in cluster management software and services for high-performance computing (HPC). Its flag-ship product — Bright Cluster Manager — makes clusters of any size easy to install, use and manage, and is the cluster management solution of choice for many universities, research institutes and companies across the world. Bright Computing has its head office in San Jose, Calif.