Padova Technologies Teams up with Clustercorp to Deliver Rocks+ Turnkey Linux clusters

Columbia, Md. (Sept. 3, 2009) – Padova Technologies, a leading manufacturer of storage solutions, specialized servers and high performance computing systems, announced today that it will partner with Clustercorp to deliver Rocks+ turnkey Linux clusters with its customized high performance computing (HPC) hardware solutions.

“We are thrilled to be able to provide and support the world’s premier solution for managing clusters within research and commercial environments,” said Keith Fischbach, president of Padova Technologies. “By partnering with Clustercorp, we can now offer flexible choices in enterprise-level HPC clusters and provide end-to-end support that allows organizations to take HPC solutions to the next level.”

Rocks+ is the commercial version of the widely used Rocks Cluster Distribution — an end-to-end HPC software solution, which includes the operating system, cluster management middleware, libraries and compilers — all with enterprise-class commercial support from San Jose, Calif.-based, Clustercorp. It has become a widely used solution for managing clusters — winning numerous HPCwire awards, including “Most Important Software Innovation”, “Most Innovative Software” and “Most Significant New HPC Product.”

“As cluster computing rapidly takes over the HPC market, the need for enterprise-class HPC services and supported solutions are becoming paramount,” said Tim McIntire, president and cofounder of Clustercorp. “A complex, high-value deployment such as an HPC cluster often necessitates an experienced support team. What the Padova and Clustercorp partnership provides customers is the added confidence that they’ll get the right software and the right hardware.”

Padova Technologies is an original equipment manufacturer of specialized business, government and military servers, storage solutions, virtualization services and rugged and deployable systems. Incorporated in 2000, the company branched from its parent corporation bringing the experience of its 35-year history in the embedded electronics and military marketplace. The entertainment industry, gas and oil exploration, genomics research, weather research and national laboratories have all benefited from Padova’s expertise in HPC solutions. For more information on Padova Technologies, its solutions or products go to

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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 Columbia, 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

About Clustercorp
Clustercorp, a privately held corporation based in San Jose, Calif., was founded by core members of the Rocks community who saw a clear need for commercial software, services, and support for the Rocks cluster distribution. Clustercorp’s primary product line is a commercial version of Rocks called Rocks+, which includes Rocks+Support, Rocks+Rolls, and Rocks+Moab. More information can be found at