November 27, 2012
BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 27 – VMTurbo, the leading provider of intelligent workload management software for cloud and virtualized environments, today announced that it has been selected as a Virtualization Trailblazer finalist in the 2012 Tech Trailblazer Awards. Highlighting enterprise startups from all over the globe, the Tech Trailblazers Awards recognizes technological and commercial innovation and entrepreneurial excellence in the areas of big data, cloud, infosecurity, mobile, networking, storage, sustainable IT, emerging markets and virtualization.
"As companies expand their use of virtual infrastructure and cloud services, they require a comprehensive, automated IT operations management solution that does more than just alert them to performance problems. VMTurbo Operations Manager automates the decision making process to prescriptively control how virtual and physical resources are allocated and guarantee workload performance," said Lou Shipley, president and CEO of VMTurbo. "Being named a finalist for the Tech Trailblazers Awards is a testament to our market momentum and the innovative technology our team has developed to ensure customers are successful in their existing virtualized environments as well as confident in adopting cloud infrastructures in the future."
Virtualized data centers and cloud infrastructures require a different approach for operations management. VMTurbo delivers a cloud-scale control plane that identifies constraints and automates resource allocation decisions to optimize utilization and meet SLAs. The technology addresses resource contention before problems occur, makes certain that applications have the resources they require, and ensures the infrastructure is utilized in the most efficient way possible.
Voting for the awards is currently open to the public and will continue through December 14. Winners will be announced on Dec. 18 at 6 a.m. PT via twitter and the Tech Trailblazers press room. Vote for VMTurbo here: bit.ly/TfSoHD.
Tweet this: @VMTurbo selected as a virtualization trailblazer finalist for #TTawards! Vote #VMTurbo bit.ly/TfSoHD #everyvotecounts
About the Tech Trailblazers Awards
Tech Trailblazers (www.techtrailblazers.com) is a new concept in awards, designed explicitly for smaller businesses and startups that are less than five years old and at C-series funding or below. The awards have low barriers to entry and prizes that not only recognize startup innovation, but also proactively help startups grow their businesses with exclusive coaching, mentoring and development from VCs and leading CTOs as well as an estimated prize fund worth in excess of $1m. The awards seek to recognize true innovators in the following enterprise technology and other areas:
Big Data Trailblazers
Emerging Markets Trailblazers
Mobile Technology Trailblazers
Sustainable IT Trailblazers
About VMTurbo Operations Manager
VMTurbo Operations Manager is the only solution on the market that understands application performance, resource utilization and capacity constraints in a virtualized data center, and is able to automatically adjust allocation to ensure service based on priority. Since its initial release, more than 8,000 cloud service providers and enterprises worldwide have deployed the VMTurbo platform to gain greater control and prevent performance issues across their virtual infrastructure.
For the latest news and information, engage with VMTurbo via: VMTurbo's Blog Twitter YouTube LinkedIn Facebook
VMTurbo delivers an Intelligent Workload Management solution for cloud and enterprise virtualization environments. VMTurbo's patent-pending Economic Scheduling Engine dynamically adjusts resource allocation to meet workload service levels and business goals. The VMTurbo platform first launched in August 2010 and since that time more than 8,000 cloud service providers and enterprises worldwide have deployed the platform, including British Telecom, Omnicare and L-3 Communications. Using VMTurbo, our customers ensure that applications get the resources they need to operate reliably, while utilizing infrastructure and human resources in the most efficient way. For more information, visit www.vmturbo.com.
The ever-growing complexity of scientific and engineering problems continues to pose new computational challenges. Thus, we present a novel federation model that enables end-users with the ability to aggregate heterogeneous resource scale problems. The feasibility of this federation model has been proven, in the context of the UberCloud HPC Experiment, by gathering the most comprehensive information to date on the effects of pillars on microfluid channel flow.
Large-scale, worldwide scientific initiatives rely on some cloud-based system to both coordinate efforts and manage computational efforts at peak times that cannot be contained within the combined in-house HPC resources. Last week at Google I/O, Brookhaven National Lab’s Sergey Panitkin discussed the role of the Google Compute Engine in providing computational support to ATLAS, a detector of high-energy particles at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Frank Ding, engineering analysis & technical computing manager at Simpson Strong-Tie, discussed the advantages of utilizing the cloud for occasional scientific computing, identified the obstacles to doing so, and proposed workarounds to some of those obstacles.
May 23, 2013 |
The study of climate change is one of those scientific problems where it is almost essential to model the entire Earth to attain accurate results and make worthwhile predictions. In an attempt to make climate science more accessible to smaller research facilities, NASA introduced what they call ‘Climate in a Box,’ a system they note acts as a desktop supercomputer.
May 16, 2013 |
When it comes to cloud, long distances mean unacceptably high latencies. Researchers from the University of Bonn in Germany examined those latency issues of doing CFD modeling in the cloud by utilizing a common CFD and its utilization in HPC instance types including both CPU and GPU cores of Amazon EC2.
05/10/2013 | Cleversafe, Cray, DDN, NetApp, & Panasas | From Wall Street to Hollywood, drug discovery to homeland security, companies and organizations of all sizes and stripes are coming face to face with the challenges – and opportunities – afforded by Big Data. Before anyone can utilize these extraordinary data repositories, however, they must first harness and manage their data stores, and do so utilizing technologies that underscore affordability, security, and scalability.
04/02/2012 | AMD | Developers today are just beginning to explore the potential of heterogeneous computing, but the potential for this new paradigm is huge. This brief article reviews how the technology might impact a range of application development areas, including client experiences and cloud-based data management. As platforms like OpenCL continue to evolve, the benefits of heterogeneous computing will become even more accessible. Use this quick article to jump-start your own thinking on heterogeneous computing.