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Adaptive Computing Announces Winners of First Annual Adaptie Awards

Adaptive Computing, the largest provider of High-Performance Computing (HPC) and private cloud workload management software, today announced the winners of its first annual Adaptie Awards. Given to organizations and individuals that continually push the technological envelope, the Adaptie Awards were presented at MoabCon 2013, Adaptive Computing’s annual user conference in Park City, Utah.

Adaptie recipients included:

  • Best Use of Moab in a Private Cloud – Bank of America

    The world’s leading financial institution was honored for using Adaptive Computing’s Moab Cloud Suite for its innovative, high density, service oriented virtualized compute platform – one of the most advanced, large scale privately managed ventures of its kind.
  • Best Use of Moab in HPC – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    The federal agency was honored for its pioneering use of Adaptive Computing’s Moab HPC Suite to develop better models for predicting climate variability and change.
  • Lifetime Achievement – Don Maxwell, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

    The HPC systems team lead at ORNL was honored for his contributions to the HPC industry. Maxwell was instrumental in providing both requirements and testing for the initial port of Moab to the Cray X-series platform. He was awarded the ACM Gordon Bell Prize in 2008 as a member of a team led by Thomas Schulthess that used the ORNL Jaguar supercomputer to achieve 400+ TFlop/s sustained performance. Jaguar ran the Moab HPC Suite, and now, Maxwell uses the Moab HPC Suite on Titan, ORNL’s latest supercomputer, which was declared the world’s fastest in the latest semiannual TOP500 list, securing the No. 1 position.

“I am deeply honored by this recognition,” said Maxwell. “As a long-time Adaptive customer, it is very rewarding to collaborate alongside them on industry challenges and seek solutions to the world’s most complex scientific problems – from climate change to efficient fuels. Moab is the perfect complement for our system and has enabled me to continually stretch the capabilities of supercomputing throughout my career.”

“The Adaptie Awards provide a platform to recognize our customers for their cutting-edge achievements in the HPC and cloud communities,” said Rob Clyde, CEO of Adaptive Computing. “The myriad applications of Moab is truly inspiring, and we are proud to count such esteemed individuals and organizations as our customers.”

Adaptive Computing manages the world’s largest computing installations with its Moab® self-optimizing HPC workload management and cloud management solutions. The patented Moab multi-dimensional decision engine delivers policy-based governance, allowing customers to consolidate resources, allocate and manage services, optimize service levels and reduce operational costs.

About Adaptive Computing

Adaptive Computing is the largest provider of High-Performance Computing (HPC) workload management software and manages the world’s largest private cloud computing environment with Moab, a self-optimizing dynamic cloud management solution and HPC workload management system. Moab®, a patented multi-dimensional intelligence engine, delivers policy-based governance, allowing customers to consolidate and virtualize resources, allocate and manage applications, optimize service levels and reduce operational costs. Adaptive Computing offers a portfolio of Moab cloud management and Moab HPC workload management products and services that accelerate, automate, and self-optimize IT workloads, resources, and services in large, complex heterogeneous computing environments such as HPC, data centers and private cloud. Our products act as a brain on top of existing and future diverse infrastructure and middleware to enable it to self-optimize and deliver higher ROI to the business with its:

Moab Cloud Suite for self-optimizing cloud management

Moab HPC Suite for self-optimizing HPC workload management

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