Univa Delivers Powerful Performance Enhancements for Grid MP


Version 5.8 Includes Support for Amazon EC2 Spot Instances and Faster Performance

Lisle,Il, April 19 2011 - Univa (www.univa.com) the Data Center Optimization Company, today announced the general availability of Univa Grid MP version 5.8. Grid MP is the leading product for building distributed computing environments from both non-dedicated and dedicated resources to deliver increased capacity, from small-scale desktop scavenging deployments to global enterprise-class and even Internet-based grids.

Enhancements in Grid MP 5.8 include:

  • Performance Improvements ensure faster performance in scheduling, console and overall system operation with very high numbers of devices and work units
  • New support for Amazon EC2 Spot Instances allows fine grained budgetary control of cloud bursting workload
  • Console Usability Improvements make it easier than ever to manage work
  • Improved diagnostics for Grid MP services and Agent

"Many of the largest companies in Life Sciences depend on Grid MP to keep track of all the data related to job runs - where the job was executed, what type of machine and how long it took," said William Bryce, VP Products, Univa Corporation. "By automating this function Grid MP allows companies to quickly define a validated process for job execution that goes a long way toward achieving FDA compliance."

Univa Grid MP allows organizations to coordinate and share existing computing, application, data, storage, and network resources across departmental and geographically dispersed organizations.

Details of Grid MP 5.8 can be found at www.univa.com

About Univa Corporation< Univa, the Data Center Optimization Company, is the leading provider of optimization and management software for traditional, dynamic and cloud data centers. Univa's award-winning products are used by Global 2500 companies to improve resource sharing, amplify the efficiency of people and processes, and increase application and license utilization. Univa offers the industry's broadest, most innovative and integrated product set for managing shared, high-demand data center resources. From workload management to policy-driven provisioning across physical, virtual and cloud resources, only Univa provides a proven combination of enterprise-class capabilities, industry expertise, and community sponsorship. Univa is headquartered in Lisle, Illinois with offices worldwide. For more information, go to www.univa.com.