The collaboration will bring next-generation computation power to the cloud

 

San Francisco, CA — Rescale is pleased to introduce the ScaleX Labs with Intel® Xeon Phi™ processors and Intel® Omni-Path Fabric managed by R Systems. The collaboration brings lightning-fast, next-generation computation to Rescale’s cloud platform for big compute, ScaleX Pro.

The Intel Xeon Phi processor is a bootable host processor that delivers massive parallelism and vectorization to support the most demanding high-performance computing (HPC) applications. The joint cloud solution also features Intel Omni-Path Fabric to deliver fast, low-latency performance. R Systems hosts Intel’s technology at their remote HPC data centers in Champaign, Illinois, providing white-glove implementation and maintenance to make Intel’s hardware seamlessly accessible on the cloud through Rescale. “This is another example how R Systems is committed in offering leading edge, bare metal technology to the HPC research community through its partnerships with Rescale and Intel,” added Brian Kucic, R Systems Principal.

These impressive HPC capabilities are available at no charge to users for four weeks through Rescale’s cloud platform for big compute, ScaleX Pro. ScaleX Pro provides users with an intuitive GUI for job execution (including pre- and post-processing) and seamless collaboration with peers, backed by best-in-class security protocols and certifications including annual SOC 2 Type 2 Certification and ITAR- and EAR-compliant infrastructure. ScaleX Labs users will also receive beta access to ScaleX Developer, Rescale’s product that allows software developers to create, publish, and run their own software on the ScaleX platform. Developing and deploying software to the cloud on Rescale is easy and seamless on ScaleX Developer, which follows the same GUI workflow as Rescale’s other ScaleX products and requires no special knowledge about how Rescale works.

“We are proud to provide a remote access platform for Intel’s latest processors and interconnect, and appreciate the committed cooperation of our partners at R Systems,” said Rescale CEO Joris Poort. “Our customers care about both performance and convenience, and the ScaleX Labs with Intel Xeon Phi processors brings them both in a single cloud HPC solution at a price point that works for everyone.”

“Intel is investing to offer a balanced portfolio of products for high-performance computing, including our leading Intel Xeon Phi processors and low-latency Intel Omni-Path Architecture,” said Barry Davis, General Manager, Accelerated Workload Group, Intel. “With increasing adoption of HPC applications to drive discovery and innovation, the ScaleX Labs with Intel Xeon Phi processors provides customers the opportunity to access high-performance compute capability in the cloud.”

Try Intel Xeon Phi processors on ScaleX Labs now.

About Rescale
Rescale is the global leader for high-performance computing simulations and deep learning in the cloud. Trusted by the Global Fortune 500, Rescale empowers the world’s top scientists and engineers to develop the most innovative new products and perform groundbreaking research and development faster and at lower cost. Rescale’s ScaleX platform transforms traditional fixed IT resources into flexible hybrid, private, and public cloud resources—built on the largest and most powerful high-performance computing network in the world. For more information on Rescale’s ScaleX platform, visit www.rescale.com.

About R Systems
R Systems is a service provider of high performance computing resources. The company empowers research by providing leading edge technology with a knowledgeable tech team, delivering the best performing result in a cohesive working environment. Offerings include lease-time for bursting as well as for short-term and long-term projects, available at industry-leading prices. The R Systems central mission is to help researchers, scientists and engineers dramatically accelerate their time to solution. For more information visit www.rsystemsinc.com or call (217) 954-1056.

Contact:
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Rescale
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San Francisco, CA — Rescale and EDEM are pleased to announce that the EDEM GPU solver engine is now available on Rescale’s ScaleX platform, a scalable, on-demand cloud platform for high-performance computing. The GPU solver, which was a highlight of the latest release of EDEM, enables performance increases from 2x to 10x compared to single-node, CPU-only runs.

EDEM offers Discrete Element Method (DEM) simulation software for virtual testing of equipment that processes bulk solid materials in the mining, construction, and other industrial sectors. EDEM software has been available on Rescale’s ScaleX platform since July 2016. Richard LaRoche, CEO of EDEM commented: “The introduction of the EDEM GPU solver has made a key impact on our customers’ productivity by enabling them to run larger simulations faster. Our partnership with Rescale means more users will be able to harness the power of the EDEM engine by accessing the market’s latest GPUs through Rescale’s cloud platform.”

The addition of an integrated GPU solver to Rescale gives users shorter time-to-answer and enables a deeper impact on design innovation. To Rescale, the addition of EDEM’s GPU solver also signals a strengthening partnership. “Rescale’s GPUs are the cutting edge of compute hardware, and EDEM is ahead of the curve in optimizing their software to leverage GPU capabilities. We are proud to be their partner of choice to bring this forward-thinking simulation solution to the cloud, bringing HPC within easy reach of engineers everywhere,” said Rescale CEO Joris Poort.

About EDEM
EDEM is the market-leading Discrete Element Method (DEM) software for bulk material simulation. EDEM software is used for ‘virtual testing’ of equipment that handles or processes bulk materials in the manufacturing of mining, construction, off-highway and agricultural machinery, as well as in the mining and process industries. Blue-chip companies around the world use EDEM to optimize equipment design, increase productivity, reduce costs of operations, shorten product development cycles and drive product innovation. In addition EDEM is used for research at over 200 academic institutions worldwide. For more information visit: www.edemsimulation.com.

About Rescale
Rescale is the global leader for high-performance computing simulations and deep learning in the cloud. Trusted by the Global Fortune 500, Rescale empowers the world’s top scientists and engineers to develop the most innovative new products and perform groundbreaking research and development faster and at lower cost. Rescale’s ScaleX platform transforms traditional fixed IT resources into flexible hybrid, private, and public cloud resources—built on the largest and most powerful high-performance computing network in the world. For more information on Rescale’s ScaleX platform, visit www.rescale.com.

Contact:
Mika Pegors
Rescale
1-855-RESCALE
mika@rescale.com

This article was written by Rescale.