Altair PBS Works™ Named “Best HPC Software or Technology” by HPCwire

Altair PBS Works was honored at Supercomputing 2014 (SC14) in New Orleans, La., this week. Named “Best HPC Software or Technology” in the annual HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards at the event, the software has been around since 1991, having continuously evolved well beyond job and workload scheduling to include things like remote visualization and analytics.

“We are incredibly honored that HPCwire readers have chosen PBS Works as the number one HPC software product,” said Jim Scapa, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Altair. “Altair strives to provide the best available technology to simplify HPC and make it more accessible for users. This award signals our success in creating a comprehensive offering that users recognize is critical to effective high-performance computing.”

Our customer, NCI, acknowledges Altair in their SC14 presentation

Our customer, NCI, acknowledges Altair in their SC14 presentation

The PBS Works suite of HPC workload management and cloud enablement products allows enterprises to maximize return on investment on existing hardware and software resources. Engineered for seamless implementation and usage, the PBS Works suite includes:

  • PBS Professional®: Altair’s market-leading HPC workload manager and job scheduler
  • Compute Manager: A web-based portal for simplified job submission and management
  • Display Manager: A web-based portal for remote visualization of data and applications
  • PBS Analytics: An easy to use job accounting and reporting product
Booth talk

Booth talk

Bill Nitzberg, Chief Technology Officer for PBS Works at Altair added, “Delivering a comprehensive suite of tools has really made the difference: making HPC simpler and faster for end-users and making HPC more efficient and resilient for administrators. Thank you HPCwire readers!”

Congratulations to all the winners!

New SGI Power Management Solution featuring PBS Professional

New SGI Power Management Solution featuring PBS Professional

Altair featured in Fujitsu booth

Altair featured in Fujitsu booth

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Mary Bass

Director - HPC Marketing at Altair
Mary Bass is currently the Director of HPC Marketing at Altair. Mary joined Altair in 2012 as the Manager of Global Partner Programs to develop joint go-to-market initiatives with HPC technology partners. She has 15 years of experience in HPC and infrastructure software marketing and partner management. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Davidson College in North Carolina.
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Mary Bass is currently the Director of HPC Marketing at Altair. Mary joined Altair in 2012 as the Manager of Global Partner Programs to develop joint go-to-market initiatives with HPC technology partners. She has 15 years of experience in HPC and infrastructure software marketing and partner management. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Davidson College in North Carolina.