Adaptive Computing, the largest provider of private cloud management and High-Performance Computing (HPC) workload management software, today announced a call for participants for the 2012 Inside-Startups Pitchfest. The event will be held on November 12th in Provo, Utah, in conjunction with SC12 supercomputing conference. The conference brings together leading investment, editorial and analyst professionals in the high-performance computing industry to foster entrepreneurship in the technical community.
The top minds in high performance computing are coming to town for the SC12 conference,” said Rich Brueckner from inside-Startups. “These folks work with the world’s fastest supercomputers, software, and high-speed networks to advance science and engineering. With that kind of thought leadership so close by, what better place could there be for an innovators’ competition than Salt Lake City?”
Entrepreneurs who attend the Pitchfest will have the unique opportunity to gain exposure through the Inside Startups group, which maintains several publications in the high-tech industry such as Inside Cloud and Inside HPC. Entrants will be judged by a panel of experts with decades of business experience in the high-tech industry, with diverse backgrounds including experience in cloud computing, Internet infrastructure, high-performance computing, data analysis and strategic business development. All participants will be interviewed by members of the press and one winner at the Pitchfest event will receive additional promotion in Inside Startups publications, as well as banner ads and a podcast to promote their business.
We’re excited to be a part of this year’s SC conference in Salt Lake City,” said Rob Clyde, CEO of Adaptive Computing. “Because entrepreneurship is at the heart of our own business, we are committed to supporting today’s most innovative up-and-comers to foster progress in HPC and other high-tech areas.”