Microsoft and Novell Team up for HPC

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….don’t worry, I was shaking my head when I read this too.  However, Microsoft and Novell kicked off another partnership this week during ISC.  This time its true to form in the HPC market.  The partnership was designed to bring down the overall TCO of HPC ownership and improve immediate system management features.

Microsoft logoCompanies around the world are realizing the benefits of our joint interoperable cross-platform technical solutions,” said Ted MacLean, general manager for Strategic Partnerships and Licensing at Microsoft. “The fact that we’re able to address a real need in the HPC market is evidenced by the number of licenses we’ve issued. These solutions, coupled with Novell’s proven technical support programs, make it easier than ever for our customers to have confidence.”

According to Microsoft, this HPC solution represents another joint technical initiative that delivers value to customers and partners. Improving datacenter optimization for customers all over the globe, this partnership continues to broaden its joint technical scope.

For more info, read their full release here.