HPCwire reported this week that Tech Data is teaming up with Clustercorp to deliver turnkey HPC systems aimed at the enterprise and departmental market.
Since you likely haven’t heard of these companies, Tech Data is a Fortune 500 company that sells IT gear to SMB. It had $21B in sales its last full fiscal year. Clustercorp sells and supports clustering software based on Rocks.
Through AIS, Tech Data will distribute the entire line of Clustercorp solutions and services, including Rocks+Support, Rocks+MOAB and Rocks+Rolls. In addition to the successful Rocks platform, VARs can leverage Clustercorp solutions to deliver an array of value-added HPC support, management tools and specialized applications. Rocks+Support, sold as an annual subscription, enables VARs to deploy Clustercorp solutions and also offer users comprehensive professional support services. Rocks+Rolls streamlines software deployment and configuration by automatically installing drivers and applications across all servers in a cluster. Rocks+MOAB is a management tool to schedule and monitor HPC cluster workloads.