February 05, 2013
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 5 – Cycle Computing, the leader in utility supercomputing software, today announced they have appointed James Cuff as chief technology officer. Cuff will join Cycle’s senior management team to help customers achieve the full benefits of, and oversee product strategy for, Cycle’s growing portfolio of software and technology, as well as advance communication when new technology is introduced. As CTO, Cuff will further Cycle’s goal of making high performance computing (HPC) in the cloud accessible across industries by utilizing the organization’s award-winning HPC software.
“Cycle’s technology has evolved tremendously over the past several years to help make large amounts of compute accessible to scientists, engineers, manufacturers and anyone looking for fast and efficient compute power,” said Jason Stowe, CEO of Cycle Computing. “Adding someone of James’ caliber to our leadership team will allow us to bring our innovative HPC solutions to market and create an accessible supercomputing offering for everyone in need.”
“This is an important time in scientific research. As big compute becomes more accessible to scientists, it’s critical that they understand how to access it and what they can accomplish with it. I was inspired by Cycle’s dedication to technology, their proven engineering talent and the promise the future holds for discovery using this software. I look forward to leading the charge to make this kind of compute power universal and easy to work with for clients across industries,” said James Cuff.
Cuff brings over 15 years of experience working in life sciences and high performance scientific computing. Prior to joining Cycle, Cuff was the Director of Research Computing and Chief Technology Architect at Harvard University, where he was responsible for constructing and managing research computing. In six years he assembled over 10PB of storage, 25,000 processors while providing algorithmic and computing infrastructure support to over 5,000 clients. Before his tenure at Harvard, Cuff held group leadership positions at the Broad Institute and The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. Cuff holds a D. Phil. from The University of Oxford in Molecular Biophysics.
About Cycle Computing
Cycle Computing is the leader in Utility Supercomputing software. As a bootstrapped, profitable software company, Cycle delivers proven, secure and flexible high performance computing (HPC) and data solutions since 2005. Cycle helps clients maximize existing infrastructure and speed computations on servers, VMs, and on-demand in the cloud. Cycle’s products help clients maximize internal infrastructure and increase power as research demands, like the 10000-core cluster for Genentech and the 30000+ core cluster for a Top 5 Pharma that were covered in Wired, TheRegister, BusinessWeek, Bio-IT World, and Forbes. Starting with three initial Fortune 100 clients, Cycle has grown to deploy proven implementations at Fortune 500s, SMBs and government and academic institutions including JP Morgan Chase, Purdue University, Pfizer and Lockheed Martin.
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