UniCloud 3.0 Connects Grid Engine to Clouds

Offering Integrates Existing Workflow into Any Cloud

Lisle,Il, April 26 2011 - Univa (www.univa.com) the Data Center Optimization Company, today announced the availability of UniCloud 3.0, software, that plugs Univa Grid Engine into any cloud management system or service. UniCloud enables public and private cloud resources to be utilized with existing HPC workflow and seamlessly extends the reach of cloud systems to the largest HPC user community - Grid Engine - with over 10,000 deployments.

UniCloud simplifies the configuration and management of HPC compute infrastructure across any cloud - private, public and hybrid - by connecting to leading systems management products and clouds. With UniCloud organizations will reduce mistakes through the automation and synchronization of management tools and eliminate coding through the integration of existing workflow into cloud resources.

"The advantages of meshing grid and cloud systems management include ubiquitous resources, system and workload mobility and the unleashing of advanced features like seamless cloud bursting and check-pointing," said Fritz Ferstl, Univa CTO. "Univa's approach brings the Grid Engine community closer to reaping the many benefits of cloud."

Benefits of UniCloud 3.0

  • Integrate existing workflow into Cloud - greatly reduces risk and recoding
  • Configuration Flexibility
    • Private Cloud
    • CloudCluster
    • CloudBurst
    • Hybrid Cloud
  • Dynamically adjust infrastructure to meet application or business demands
  • Synchronized Infrastructure Automation - by integrating into cloud management platforms organizations can easily extend cloud projects and eliminate management silos

With UniCloud 6.1 it is possible to create a Grid Engine cluster in Amazon EC2 and begin submitting work in under 10 minutes.

For more details on Univa UniCloud 6.1 please see http://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.