Government of Canada Extends Contract for vSMP Foundation

Largest Shared-Memory Systems in Canada Expected to Continue Operation at least until 2021

April 23, 2018 09:28 AM Eastern Daylight Time

FORT LEE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ScaleMP™, a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, today announced that the government of Canada has extended the contract for its large shared memory systems acquired from Dell. These SMP systems use vSMP Foundation to aggregate more than 64 Intel Xeon processors each, totaling more than 1500 CPUs per system. The systems are used for a variety of HPC workloads, including computer-aided engineering (CAE) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD).

ScaleMP’s vSMP Foundation delivers a high-end computing solution, aggregating the power of multiple x86 servers into large-scale SMP servers, enabling the creation of the largest scale-up systems in existence. With innovative software-defined computing technology, vSMP Foundation provides a more flexible and cost-effective alternative to legacy, hardware-only SMPs, while increasing overall data center efficiency and reducing operational costs. vSMP Foundation also provides a hyper-converged solution for HPC clusters, with built-in high-performing parallel storage, simplifying cluster installation and operation, and allowing both batch and interactive job execution.

“Together with our hardware partners, we have been providing technology to the government of Canada since 2012, and are proud of repeatedly earning their business,” said Shai Fultheim, founder and CEO of ScaleMP. “repeat customers are a big part of the vSMP Foundation user community, and we continue to see expansion of our footprint with existing customers along with strong growth in deployments of vSMP Foundation with new ones.”

About vSMP Foundation

vSMP Foundation aggregates multiple, industry-standard, off-the-shelf x86 servers into a single virtual high-end system. vSMP Foundation provides customers with an alternative to traditional, expensive, symmetrical multiprocessing (SMP) systems, and it also offers simplified clustering infrastructure with a single operating system. It supports aggregation of as many as 128 servers into a single virtual SMP system and enables the transparent use of NVM storage as system memory, providing customers with:

Expanded system memory – to as much as 2 PB of shared memory for large-memory requirements – by using DRAM from other servers or by using enterprise-grade non-volatile memory
As many as 32,768 CPUs on a virtual SMP with proven scalability and record-breaking memory bandwidth
Ease of use and lowest total cost of ownership for clusters coupled with simplified parallel storage architecture
On-demand SMP with support for many common provisioning systems to enable increased data center utilization with a consolidated architecture
For more information on vSMP Foundation, please visit http://www.scalemp.com/products.

About ScaleMP

ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing increased performance and total cost of ownership (TCO) reduction. The innovative Versatile SMP™ (vSMP) architecture provides software-defined computing and software-defined memory by aggregating multiple independent systems or high-performance SSDs into single virtual systems. Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers a new, revolutionary scale-up computing paradigm by delivering industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing compute and memory environments. For more information, please call +1 (201) 429-9740 or visit http://www.ScaleMP.com.

vSMP Foundation is a trademark or registered trademark of ScaleMP. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.

Contacts

ScaleMP
Benzi Galili, +1-201-429-9740


Tohoku University Deploys vSMP Foundation for ‘The Supercomputer System’

Software-Defined Computing Solution, in Combination With Fujitsu Servers, Selected Over Scale-Up Hardware Solutions

April 10, 2018 08:17 AM Eastern Daylight Time

FORT LEE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ScaleMP™, a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, today announced that Fujitsu is deploying its largest x86 shared-memory system at the Institute of Fluid Science (IFS) at Tohoku University. This deployment includes 12 SMP systems of 2080 CPUs (52 sockets) each, out of which four with 20TB RAM and eight with 5TB RAM each, and one system dedicated to visualization with 1440 CPUs (36 sockets) and 14 TB RAM. These new systems will significantly upgrade and improve the performance of the institute’s core computation facility. “The Supercomputer System” is expected to exceed 2.7 petaflops. Its SMP portion, one of the most powerful SMPs ever deployed, is based on vSMP Foundation, and has the ability to dynamically resize its SMP systems up to 128 Xeon Scalable Processors and 48TB of shared memory per SMP.

ScaleMP’s vSMP Foundation delivers a high-end computing solution, aggregating the power of multiple Fujitsu PRIMERGY x86 servers into large-scale SMP servers, enabling the execution of multi-threaded, shared-memory workloads. It provides a more flexible and cost-effective alternative to legacy, hardware-only SMPs, while increasing overall data center efficiency and reducing operational costs. The Fujitsu/ScaleMP solution was selected by IFS in light of its superior performance compared to the alternatives, in addition to its lowest overall cost.

“We are excited about this recent addition to our ever-expanding list of leading scientific, research institution and enterprise clients worldwide, especially given IFS’s long history with hardware-only SMPs from SGI/HPE,” said Shai Fultheim, founder and CEO of ScaleMP. “We continue to see strong growth in deployments of vSMP Foundation as a clear enabler to do more with a limited budget. With software-defined computing, customers can buy more scale-up compute power for the same investment and increase the utilization of IT investment, as the system can be resized dynamically to workload requirements and be used in either cluster or shared-memory mode.”

About vSMP Foundation

vSMP Foundation aggregates multiple, industry-standard, off-the-shelf x86 servers into a single virtual high-end system. vSMP Foundation provides customers with an alternative to traditional, expensive, symmetrical multiprocessing (SMP) systems, and it also offers simplified clustering infrastructure with a single operating system. It supports aggregation of as many as 128 servers into a single virtual SMP system and also enables the transparent use of NVM storage as system memory, providing customers with:

  • Expanded system memory – to as much as 2 PB of shared memory for large-memory requirements – by using DRAM from other servers or by using enterprise-grade non-volatile memory
  • As many as 32,768 CPUs on a virtual SMP with proven scalability and record-breaking memory bandwidth
  • Ease of use and lowest total cost of ownership for clusters coupled with simplified parallel storage architecture
  • On-demand SMP with support for many common provisioning systems to enable increased data center utilization with a consolidated architecture
    For more information on vSMP Foundation, please visit http://www.scalemp.com/products.

About ScaleMP

ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing increased performance and total cost of ownership (TCO) reduction. The innovative Versatile SMP™ (vSMP) architecture provides software-defined computing and software-defined memory by aggregating multiple independent systems or high-performance SSDs into single virtual systems. Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers a new, revolutionary scale-up computing paradigm by delivering industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing compute and memory environments. For more information, please call +1 (201) 429-9740 or visit http://www.ScaleMP.com.

vSMP Foundation is a trademark or registered trademark of ScaleMP. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.

Contacts

ScaleMP
Benzi Galili, +1-201-429-9740


Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Selects vSMP Foundation

High-End Virtualization Products Provide Ease-of-Use and Flexibility for Researchers Processing Information from the Chandra X-ray Observatory

November 09, 2017 06:28 AM Eastern Standard Time

FORT LEE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ScaleMP™ a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, today announced that the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory has chosen vSMP Foundation for its next generation celestial X-ray source catalog production environment. vSMP Foundation delivers a high-end computing solution, aggregating the power of multiple Dell x86 servers into one larger virtual SMP, simplifying job and workflow management, storage access and management, and resource allocation.

“We selected a Dell HPC cluster with vSMP Foundation from ScaleMP as the latter delivered additional functionality and ease-of-use that a traditional HPC cluster does not provide, by making the cluster hardware behave as a SMP system. By appearing as a single machine, vSMP Foundation allows us to efficiently distribute and manage processing pipelines using our existing catalog production environment infrastructure. We are looking forward to utilizing these new capabilities to build the next generation catalog of celestial X-ray sources detected by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory,” said Dr. Ian Evans of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.

“We are excited about this recent addition to our ever-expanding list of leading scientific and research institution clients worldwide,” said Shai Fultheim, founder and CEO of ScaleMP. “We have announced a special academic licensing plan in response to the changes in HPC vendor landscape, and are seeing a strong growth in deployments of vSMP Foundation as it enables the researchers do more with their budget: buy more compute for the same investment, and get more research done while worrying less about HPC system operation and management.”

Contacts

ScaleMP
Benzi Galili, +1-201-429-9740


ScaleMP Completes $10M Funding Round to Accelerate Growth

High-End Virtualization Leader Secures Strategic Agreements with Server and Storage OEMs

August 28, 2017 12:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time

FORT LEE, N.J.–-(BUSINESS WIRE)-–ScaleMP™ a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, delivering technology for software-defined computing and software-defined memory products, today announced it has completed a $10 million funding round. The investment follows deeper and broader adoption of ScaleMP’s technology by server and storage OEMs. The funds will further accelerate the company’s growth, enhance the company’s products and technology, and expand ScaleMP’s support for its OEM partners.

The investment was led by Leumi Partners, the investment and merchant banking arm of Leumi Group, Israel’s oldest banking corporation and one of the leading and largest corporations in the country and the region. Following completion of the financing round, Leumi Partners has taken approximately a 5 percent stake in ScaleMP.

”We are thrilled to support ScaleMP’s growth as it augments its technology leadership with growing strategic partnerships,” stated Yaron Bloch, CEO of Leumi Partners. ”Server and storage OEMs use ScaleMP’s software to boost processing and memory resources of their platforms, providing an improved performance and TCO (Total-Cost-of-Ownership) in the cloud and enterprise data centers. Vendors delivering solutions based on ScaleMP’s technology provide a valuable building block for corporations seeking to leverage big data analysis and artificial intelligence to enhance business agility,” he concluded.

“Demand for software-defined memory and computing is growing materially,” said Shai Fultheim, founder and CEO of ScaleMP. “Following the adoption by leading server and SSD vendors, we are doubling-down on our investment to support our partners’ demand for our products by expanding partner support and engineering resources, and to further accelerate ScaleMP’s growth. We will harness our enhanced resources to expand the scope of our products, and leverage current and additional partnerships to broaden our reach.”

About ScaleMP

ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing increased performance and total cost of ownership (TCO) reduction. The innovative Versatile SMP™ (vSMP) architecture provides software-defined computing and software-defined memory by aggregating multiple independent systems or high-performance SSDs into single virtual systems. Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers a new, revolutionary scale-up computing paradigm by delivering industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing compute and memory environments. For more information, please call +1 (201) 429-9740 or visit http://www.ScaleMP.com.

Contacts

ScaleMP
Benzi Galili, +1-201-429-9740


Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry Chooses vSMP Foundation

Demand for High-End Virtualization Products Grows within the Research Community

April 03, 2017 09:17 AM Eastern Daylight Time

FORT LEE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ScaleMP™ a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, today announced that the department of NMR-based Structural Biology at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry has chosen vSMP Foundation. vSMP Foundation delivers an effective alternative to proprietary, costly symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) systems, aggregating the power of multiple commodity x86 servers into one larger virtual SMP.

“We selected vSMP Foundation from ScaleMP as the sole available solution turning cluster hardware into an SMP; as a single machine, it allows us to distribute the jobs without using any batch/queuing system, and we only need to manage one logical entity rather than a collection of nodes. We are looking forward to putting vSMP Foundation to work for our Scientists,” said Dr. Dirk Bockelmann of the department NMR-based Structural Biology at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry.

“We are excited about this recent addition to our ever-expanding list of leading scientific and research institution clients worldwide.” said Shai Fultheim, founder and CEO of ScaleMP. “We have announced a special academic licensing plan at SC16 and are experiencing strong growth in deployments of vSMP Foundation as it enables the researchers do more with their budget: buy more compute for the same investment, and get more research done while worrying less about HPC system operation and management.”

About vSMP Foundation

vSMP Foundation™ aggregates multiple, industry-standard, off-the-shelf x86 servers into a single virtual high-end system. vSMP Foundation provides customers with an alternative to traditional, expensive, symmetrical multiprocessing (SMP) systems, and it also offers simplified clustering infrastructure with a single operating system. It supports aggregation of as many as 128 servers into a single virtual SMP system and also enables the transparent use of NVM storage as system memory, providing customers with:

  • Expanded system memory – to as much as 2 PB of shared memory for large-memory requirements – by using DRAM from other servers or by using enterprise-grade non-volatile memory
  • As many as a 32,768 CPUs on a virtual SMP with proven scalability and record-breaking memory bandwidth
  • Ease of use and lowest total cost of ownership for clusters coupled with simplified storage architecture
  • On-demand SMP with support for many common provisioning systems to enable increased data center utilization with a consolidated architecture

For more information on vSMP Foundation, please visit http://www.scalemp.com/products.

About ScaleMP

ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing maximum performance and lower total cost of ownership. The innovative Versatile SMP™ (vSMP) architecture aggregates multiple independent systems into a single virtual system, delivering an industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing computer. Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers a new, revolutionary computing paradigm. For more information, please call +1 (201) 429-9740 or visit http://www.ScaleMP.com.

Contacts

ScaleMP
Benzi Galili, +1-201-429-9740


ScaleMP’s Software-Defined Memory for NVMe and Intel® Optane™ Technology to be Presented at Intel Developer Forum

August 16, 2016 12:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time

FORT LEE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ScaleMP™, a leader in high-end virtualization software, today announces that its software-defined memory (SDM) has been optimized for Intel® Optane™ solid state drives (SSDs) and will be demonstrated at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF). This memory targets enterprise clients in need of larger system memory.The memory drive demonstration will show how clients can use Intel® SSDs as system memory for transparently replacing or expanding DRAM for memory-intensive applications.

“By using Intel technology, we are able to deliver industry-leading, high-end solutions for memory-intensive applications, such as in-memory databases and cloud and high-performance computing applications,” says Shai Fultheim, CEO and founder of ScaleMP. “It is lowering the acquisition cost and enabling larger system scales for enterprise IT departments. Early SDM-S deployments using the Intel® Xeon® processor already hold as much as 24 TB of system memory, and run huge in-memory databases. Organizations can now leverage the cost benefits of NVM over DRAM and make decisions in real-time without changes to their software stacks.”

ScaleMP’s software-defined memory technology enables the use of DRAM placed in fabric-connected systems or the use of storage class memory (such as NVMe), as system memory – transparently (respectively, SDM-F and SDM-S). As a result, more data can be analyzed in real time, leading to more insights and faster decision making.

“Software Defined Memory technology solutions will allow Intel® Optane™ SSDs to be immediately and transparently useable as main system memory,” said Bill Leszinske, vice president Strategic Planning, Marketing & Business Development of Intel’s Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group. “By working closely with the ecosystem, such as our efforts with ScaleMP, these leading edge advancements in computer architecture will drive innovation for Intel’s customers.”

This technology enables the creation of very high memory systems based on the Intel® SSD DC P3700 Series and future Intel® Optane™ SSDs.

About vSMP Foundation

vSMP Foundation™ aggregates multiple, industry-standard, off-the-shelf x86 servers into a single virtual high-end system. vSMP Foundation provides customers with an alternative to traditional, expensive, symmetrical multiprocessing (SMP) systems, and it also offers simplified clustering infrastructure with a single operating system. It supports aggregation of as many as 128 servers into a single virtual SMP system and also enables the transparent use of NVM storage as system memory, providing customers with:

  • Expanded system memory – to as much as 2 PB of shared memory for large-memory requirements – by using DRAM from other servers or by using enterprise-grade non-volatile memory
  • As many as a 32,768 CPUs on a virtual SMP with proven scalability and record-breaking memory bandwidth
  • Ease of use and lowest total cost of ownership for clusters coupled with simplified storage architecture
  • On-demand SMP with support for many common provisioning systems to enable increased data center utilization with a consolidated architecture

For more information on vSMP Foundation, please visit http://www.scalemp.com/products.

About ScaleMP

ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing maximum performance and lower total cost of ownership. The innovative Versatile SMP™ (vSMP) architecture aggregates multiple independent systems into a single virtual system, delivering an industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing computer. Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers a new, revolutionary computing paradigm. For more information, please call +1 (201) 429-9740 or visit http://www.ScaleMP.com.

vSMP Foundation is a trademark or registered trademark of ScaleMP. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.

Intel and Optane are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Contacts

ScaleMP
Benzi Galili, +1-201-429-9740


ScaleMP Demonstrates Thought Leadership in Keynote at In-Memory Computing Summit 2016

Provider of High-End Computing Introduces Software-Defined Memory Innovations; Shows How vSMP Foundation Delivers Virtually Limitless Memory Capacity for In-Memory Computing at Lowest TCO

FORT LEE, N.J. & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ScaleMP™, a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, today announced that it will deliver a keynote during the In-Memory Computing Summit 2016 in San Francisco on May 23-24. In the keynote, ScaleMP will discuss innovations in the field of software-defined memory, including newly introduced software-defined memory over storage-class memory.

ScaleMP’s keynote, “More memory for In-Memory? Easy!”, will be held May 23 at 10:10 a.m. and compare the different alternatives that are available for growing beyond a server’s physical DRAM limit. ScaleMP will also lead an innovation presentation on the second day of the Summit. ScaleMP recently released vSMP Foundation for Flash Expansion, which aggregates the DRAM and NVM memories into a shared-system memory, transparently to the OS and applications. This further expands ScaleMP’s years-old software-defined memory over network fabrics, which creates large-memory virtual machines (VM) using DRAM memory of a multiple server system. Summit attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about vSMP Foundation for Flash Expansion at the ScaleMP booth (# B1).

“The current-day IT environments in enterprise and cloud data centers are shifting toward in-memory computing. The server products, however, are limited in memory capacity and cannot catch up with the requirements,” said Shai Fultheim, ScaleMP CEO and founder. “With vSMP Foundation, we are breaking the barriers of ‘the box’, allowing users to increase system memory far beyond the capability of a standard server. As a result, ScaleMP’s products are used by the most sophisticated IT environments globally, with many instances of systems having greater than 32TB of system memory.”

Executives will be on hand at the ScaleMP booth between sessions. Visit us and learn about in-memory computing at the #IMCSummit 2016, May 23-24, San Francisco. Use code “ScaleMP20” to save 20 percent off registration!

About vSMP Foundation

vSMP Foundation aggregates multiple industry-standard, off-the-shelf x86 servers into a single virtual high-end system. vSMP Foundation provides customers with an alternative to traditional expensive symmetrical multiprocessing (SMP) systems, and also offers simplified clustering infrastructure with a single operating system. It supports aggregation of up to 128 servers into a single virtual SMP system, providing customers with:

  • Up to 2.0 petabytes of shared memory for large-memory requirements; expand system memory by using DRAM from other servers or by using enterprise-grade non-volatile memory
  • Up to a 32,768 CPU virtual SMP, proven scalability and record-breaking memory bandwidth
  • Ease of use and lowest total cost of ownership for clusters coupled with simplified storage architecture
  • On-demand SMP with support for most common provisioning systems, allowing for increased data center utilization with consolidated architecture

For more information on vSMP Foundation, please visit http://www.scalemp.com/products.

About ScaleMP

ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing maximum performance and lower total cost of ownership. The innovative Versatile SMP™ (vSMP) architecture aggregates multiple independent systems into a single virtual system, delivering an industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing computer. Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers a new, revolutionary computing paradigm. For more information, please call +1 (201) 429-9740 or visit http://www.ScaleMP.com.

vSMP Foundation is a trademark or registered trademark of ScaleMP. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.

Contacts

ScaleMP
Benzi Galili, +1-201-429-9740


ScaleMP Ranks No. 1 on Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation Benchmarks

vSMP Foundation delivers world-record performance, representing highest performance x86 shared-memory systems

FORT LEE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ScaleMP™ a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, today announced world-record benchmarking results for x86 systems using the company’s vSMP Foundation™ software. vSMP Foundation claimed the top result for two Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) benchmarks, representing highest performance x86 shared memory systems.

vSMP Foundation enables customers to create shared-memory systems from their cloud-enabled data centers, providing applications with large memory and high core count for the lowest total cost of ownership. This line of products provides for the most power-efficient SMP system, leveraging commercial off-the-shelf hardware. The on-demand nature of vSMP Foundation improves system utilization and reduces management complexity.

ScaleMP benchmarking experts used a 128-processor SMP made of 64 dual-socket nodes and aggregated into a single virtual shared-memory system having 1,536 cores and 16TB RAM. It was tested with the SPEC® CPU2006 benchmark suite to gain record-breaking results: a SPECint®2006 (CINT2006) rate result of 40,200 and a SPECfp®2006 (CFP2006) rate result of 33,300, which are the highest results ever achieved for these benchmarks, beating previous top position holder SGI UV systems by as much as 29 percent. In doing so, ScaleMP’ solidified its leadership in powering high-end x86 systems. The official results can be viewed on the SPEC.org website (www.spec.org).

“vSMP Foundation’s outstanding performance forming the world’s most powerful SMP computer, as shown by the SPEC CPU rate benchmarks from multiple industry-standard x86 machines, proves once again that the future of the IT industry is software-defined infrastructure (SDI). ScaleMP’s software-defined computing and software-defined memory solutions provide the best performance, highest flexibility and lowest TCO as compared with their legacy alternatives,” said Shai Fultheim, founder and CEO of ScaleMP. “With these benchmarks, we have outperformed a legacy monolithic SMP from SGI that had double our processor count. And with more than 5,000 installations worldwide, vSMP Foundation has proven to deliver superior performance and cost savings for customers seeking a powerful and affordable shared-memory system.”

About SPEC Benchmarks

SPEC CPU Benchmark is the industry-standard, CPU-intensive benchmark suite, stressing a system’s processor, memory subsystem and compiler. It is designed to provide a comparative measure of compute-intensive performance across the widest practical range of hardware using workloads developed from real user applications.

SPEC ®, SPEC CPU ®, SPECfp ®, SPECint ® and SPECrate ® are registered trademarks of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). For more information about SPEC’s benchmarks, visit http://www.spec.org/benchmarks.html.

About vSMP Foundation

vSMP Foundation aggregates multiple industry-standard, off-the-shelf x86 servers into a single virtual high-end system. vSMP Foundation provides customers with an alternative to traditional expensive symmetrical multiprocessing (SMP) systems, and also offers simplified clustering infrastructure with a single operating system. It supports aggregation of up to 128 servers into a single virtual SMP system, providing customers with:

  • Up to 2.0 petabytes of shared memory for large-memory requirements
  • Up to a 32,768 CPU virtual SMP, proven scalability and record-breaking memory bandwidth
  • Ease of use and lowest total cost of ownership for clusters coupled with simplified storage architecture
  • On-demand SMP with support for most common provisioning systems, allowing for increased data center utilization with consolidated architecture

For more information on vSMP Foundation, please visit http://www.scalemp.com/products.

About ScaleMP

ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing maximum performance and lower total cost of ownership. The innovative Versatile SMP™ (vSMP) architecture aggregates multiple independent systems into a single virtual system, delivering an industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing computer. Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers a new, revolutionary computing paradigm. For more information, please call +1 (201) 429-9740 or visit http://www.ScaleMP.com.

vSMP Foundation is a trademark or registered trademark of ScaleMP. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.

Contacts

ScaleMP
Benzi Galili, +1-201-429-9740


Weizmann Institute of Science Chooses vSMP Foundation

Provider of High-End Virtualization Demonstrates Continued Innovation

FORT LEE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ScaleMP™ a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, today announced that Weizmann Institute of Science has chosen vSMP Foundation. vSMP Foundation delivers an effective alternative to proprietary, costly symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) systems, aggregating the power of multiple commodity x86 servers into one larger virtual SMP.

“I am looking forward to our first deployment of vSMP Foundation from ScaleMP at the Weizmann Institute of Science,” said Vadim Malkin, Linux & HPC Team Leader at Weizmann’s Institute of Science, Division of Information Systems. “We serve a wide variety of research groups, and must be cognizant of the value delivered for the investments made. Using Apollo Hardware from HP and vSMP Foundation from ScaleMP we will be able to provide a shared-memory SMP facility to a large number of scientists without having to rely on proprietary or legacy technologies.”

“We are excited about this recent addition to an amazing roster of dozens of new deployments in 2015,” said Shai Fultheim, founder and CEO of ScaleMP. “More and more organizations are turning to vSMP Foundation — and for good reason: This virtual SMP solution delivers high performance for the cost structure of a cluster, with the flexibility to easily grow the system as workloads increase, while leveraging IT investments that were already made.”

About vSMP Foundation

vSMP Foundation aggregates multiple industry-standard, off-the-shelf x86 servers into a single virtual high-end system. vSMP Foundation provides customers with an alternative to traditional expensive symmetrical multiprocessing (SMP) systems, and also offers simplified clustering infrastructure with a single operating system. It supports aggregation of up to 128 servers into a single virtual SMP system, providing customers with:

  • Up to 2.0 petabytes of shared memory for large-memory requirements
  • Up to a 32,768 CPU virtual SMP, proven scalability and record-breaking memory bandwidth
  • Ease of use and lowest total cost of ownership for clusters coupled with simplified storage architecture
  • On-demand SMP with support for most common provisioning systems, allowing for increased data center utilization with consolidated architecture

For more information on vSMP Foundation, please visit http://www.scalemp.com/products.

About ScaleMP

ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing maximum performance and lower total cost of ownership. The innovative Versatile SMP™ (vSMP) architecture aggregates multiple independent systems into a single virtual system, delivering an industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing computer. Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers a new, revolutionary computing paradigm. For more information, please call +1 (201) 429-9740 or visit http://www.ScaleMP.com.

vSMP Foundation is a trademark or registered trademark of ScaleMP. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.

Contacts

ScaleMP
Benzi Galili, +1-201-429-9740


ScaleMP Introduces New Release and Revolutionary Capabilities

Provider of High-End Virtualization Demonstrates Continued Innovation

FORT LEE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ScaleMP™ a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing and data analytics, announced today the release of its patented vSMP Foundation Version 7.0. vSMP Foundation Version 7.0 is already available for limited release, and will be generally available for download or purchase before year end. Highlights of this major release include:

  • Main system memory expansion using Flash storage (Flash Expansion)
  • Certification of Mellanox 100G EDR for memory backplane

Flash Expansion

The new capability for aggregating regular DRAM-based memory together with non-volatile memory (NVM) into a single coherent main system memory is effectively revolutionizing the use of high-speed Flash in the data center, moving up from storage functionality to main memory capability. Flash memory offers higher capacity at lower price point as compared with RAM. It allows for an 80 percent cost reduction in existing system memory, or 10X increase in system memory with less than 2X increase in price. OEMs are already shipping Flash Expansion products using ScaleMP’s innovative technology, and ScaleMP is aggressively ramping up support for additional Flash-based storage devices, expected to ship in the first half of 2016.

“Our new technology allows for increased multi-tenancy in a single node in a cloud environment, running larger-than-ever in-memory databases, and solving larger scientific and engineering problems at blazing speed,” said Shai Fultheim, CEO and founder of ScaleMP. “The same technology also offers the ability to realize significant savings in total data center costs by reducing the overall DRAM expense.”

Mellanox 100G EDR InfiniBand

With vSMP Foundation’s newly announced support for 100 Gbps EDR InfiniBand from Mellanox, SMP systems can now be built with up to 100 Gbps bidirectional memory backplanes, fully non-blocking, with ultra-low latency. This enables in-memory computing with unprecedented performance for both HPC and in-memory, very-large databases.

“ScaleMP is leveraging Mellanox’s EDR 100G InfiniBand to create scale-up SMP systems and reduce the total cost of ownership for clustered infrastructures,” says Gilad Shainer, vice president marketing of Mellanox Technologies. “We are working closely with ScaleMP to enable scale-up solution for enterprise and technical computing and to simplify high-performance computing environments by reducing the number of managed entities in the data center.”

About vSMP Foundation

vSMP Foundation aggregates multiple industry-standard, off-the-shelf x86 servers and components into a single virtual high-end system. vSMP Foundation provides customers with an alternative to traditional expensive symmetrical multiprocessing (SMP) systems, and also offers simplified clustering infrastructure with a single operating system. It supports aggregation of up to 128 servers into a single virtual SMP system, providing customers with:

  • Up to 2.0 petabytes of shared memory for large-memory requirements
  • Up to a 32,768 CPU virtual SMP, proven scalability and record-breaking memory bandwidth
  • Ease of use and lowest total cost of ownership for clusters coupled with simplified storage architecture
  • On-demand SMP with support for most common provisioning systems, allowing for increased data center utilization with consolidated architecture

For more information on vSMP Foundation, please visit http://www.scalemp.com/products.

About ScaleMP

ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing maximum performance and lower total cost of ownership. The innovative Versatile SMP™ (vSMP) architecture aggregates multiple independent systems into a single virtual system, delivering an industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing computer. Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers a new, revolutionary computing paradigm. For more information, please call +1 (201) 429-9740 or visit http://www.ScaleMP.com.

vSMP Foundation is a trademark or registered trademark of ScaleMP. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.

Contacts

ScaleMP
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