Univa Grid Engine to Power Formula One Sahara Force India

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SFI_logoToday the Sahara Force India Formula One racing team announced new technical partnership with Univa, a leading provider of automation data management software for large scale computational projects.

Formula One epitomizes leading-edge design and awe-inspiring innovations where mankind leverages high-performance technologies to excel and achieve what was once considered impossible,” said Gary Tyreman, President and CEO of Univa Corporation. Sahara Force India uses Grid Engine software to support the tight timelines of their engineering design simulations and continual efforts to improve racing performance. Univa is proud to become an official technical partner and we look forward to celebrating a successful first weekend together at the upcoming Canadian Grand Prix.”

Sahara Force India will make use of ‘Univa Grid Engine’, Univa’s core product. As one of the world’s most widely used resource management platform, Grid engine allows organizations to run large quantities of mission-critical, compute-intensive applications faster, more efficiently, and with lower overall costs.

It’s fantastic to begin a technical partnership with Univa and benefit from their knowledge of data management software. Almost every area of the team relies on simulation tools to help develop the car and it is here that our relationship with Univa will be of great value. We welcome them to the team and look forward to shared success going forward.”

Sahara Force India Formula One Team has risen to become one of the sport’s most prominent success stories. Since Formula 1 cars are built from scratch, digital manufacturing and HPC offers racing teams a way to achieve competitive advantage.