Exxact Teams with Panasas for Turnkey HPC Storage Clusters

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Today Exxact Corporation announced the company is joining the Panasas Accelerate Channel Partner Program. Exxact will become a key distributor and integrator for the Panasas ActiveStor Ultra product line, providing installation, configuration and support services globally. The move broadens Exxact HPC solutions that can be customized to industry requirements and scaled to multiple sized organizations.

By partnering with Panasas, an industry leader in HPC storage, we are able to offer our customers a top tier, fully integrated and turnkey HPC storage solution, and ActiveStor Ultra with PanFS is a perfect fit for this,” said Jason Chen, Vice President at Exxact Corporation. “ActiveStor Ultra’s focus on HPC performance, while also offering reliability and simplicity in a single package gives our customers an HPC storage solution that’s easy to deploy and manage.”

Exxact will offer multiple Panasas ActiveStor Ultra Turnkey Storage Clusters including:

  • 1.2PB Cluster: 4x ActiveStor Ultra, 1x ActiveStor Director, 16GB/s Transfer Speed
  • 5PB Cluster: 16x ActiveStor Ultra, 4x ActiveStor Director, 64GB/s Transfer Speed
  • 10PB Cluster: 32x ActiveStor Ultra, 8x ActiveStor Director, 128GB/s Transfer Speed

ActiveStor Ultra features the new generation of the Panasas PanFS parallel file system. Built for price/performance and engineered for manageability, the new PanFS is integrated with state-of-the art commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware to deliver the fastest parallel file system at any price point.

ActiveStor Ultra delivers limitless performance scaling and management simplicity for the most demanding HPC and AI projects in a scale-out plug-and-play appliance that runs the PanFS portable parallel file system on industry-standard commodity hardware. Designed for extreme performance and scalability, ActiveStor Ultra is ideally suited for applications that require the processing of large and complex data sets with high precision. Its tuning-free environment, data reliability and management simplicity have earned ActiveStor Ultra a reputation for the HPC storage system with the lowest total-cost-of-ownership.

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