Welcome!

Eclipse Authors: Pat Romanski, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, David H Deans, JP Morgenthal

News Feed Item

Terascala Joins the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences

Terascala, the Fast Data company, today announced that it has joined the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS). Terascala will participate in the consortium’s Digital Manufacturing Initiative, which focuses on exploiting commercial high performance computing (HPC) as a means of bringing products to market more quickly and with improved accuracy.

According to NCMS, today there are approximately 300,000 manufacturers in North America, 95% of which have 500 employees or less. By 2020, 98% of all products will be manufactured digitally; however, most small and medium-sized organizations do not have access to digital manufacturing tools.

“HPC used to be the domain of government, universities, and large business, and now that’s no longer the case,” said Jon Riley, Vice President, Digital Manufacturing, NCMS. “With more education and better access to resources, manufacturers of all sizes can implement a ‘commercial HPC’ solution that yields better data analytics, modeling/simulation, and improved workflow management—and ultimately better product design. Terascala has tools that optimize data throughput to high-performance manufacturing applications, so they’re a perfect fit with our Digital Manufacturing Initiative and we’re thrilled to welcome them aboard.”

“Whether you’re running a departmental computing center or a global group, if your jobs are taking days to run instead of hours—or if system crashes are a regular occurrence—those are major pain points that can be alleviated,” said Steve Butler, CEO, Terascala. “Organizations are increasingly being thrust into the world of Big Data, and the rate of innovation is meteoric. We look forward to contributing our expertise to the NCMS’s cross-industry collaborative research consortium.”

Terascala offers a simple storage appliance that meets the demands of high performance enterprise computing. It overcomes the throughput bottleneck encountered by conventional NFS-based systems to deliver tens of gigabytes per second of aggregate read/write throughput. The Terascala appliance suite leverages the Lustre™ open source parallel file system and offers tools for high availability, system monitoring, health check and break/fix; event logging and alerts; application tuning; and workflow.

Resources:

1. Terascala white paper: Improving Application Performance in the Big Data Era

2. NCMS White Paper: Transforming the Way America Builds

About NCMS

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, the largest cross industry collaborative Research & Development consortium in North America, is dedicated to driving innovation in commercial, defense, robotics and environmentally sustainable manufacturing. NCMS has over 25 years of experience in the formation and management of complex, multi-partner collaborative R&D programs, and is backed by corporate members representing virtually every manufacturing sector. For more information on NCMS, visit http://www.ncms.org/.

NCMS rolled out its plan to revitalize American manufacturing in 2011, forming the Digital Manufacturing Strategic Interest Group (DM SIG), a collaboration of hardware and software providers, industry, and academia, collectively advising development of a national grid for manufacturers, a physical and virtual collaborative environment to drive adoption of essential 21st century tools. For more information on NCMS’ digital manufacturing initiative please visit http://www.ncms.org/index.php/programs/digital-manufacturing-initiative/.

About Terascala

Terascala is the Fast Data Company. Terascala’s LustreStack software suite enables storage providers to offer Lustre-based storage appliances that are simple to deploy, easy to use, and optimally tune. With LustreStack-powered storage appliances, organizations can optimize the performance of HPC and Fast Data applications without requiring specialized expertise or compromising on system availability or performance. Terascala appliances are available from Dell, EMC, and NetApp. Learn more at http://www.terascala.com.

Terascala and the Terascala logo are trademarks of Terascala, Inc. All other brands, products, or service names may be trademarks or property of their respective holders.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
Dion Hinchcliffe is an internationally recognized digital expert, bestselling book author, frequent keynote speaker, analyst, futurist, and transformation expert based in Washington, DC. He is currently Chief Strategy Officer at the industry-leading digital strategy and online community solutions firm, 7Summits.
Digital Transformation is much more than a buzzword. The radical shift to digital mechanisms for almost every process is evident across all industries and verticals. This is often especially true in financial services, where the legacy environment is many times unable to keep up with the rapidly shifting demands of the consumer. The constant pressure to provide complete, omnichannel delivery of customer-facing solutions to meet both regulatory and customer demands is putting enormous pressure on...
IoT is rapidly becoming mainstream as more and more investments are made into the platforms and technology. As this movement continues to expand and gain momentum it creates a massive wall of noise that can be difficult to sift through. Unfortunately, this inevitably makes IoT less approachable for people to get started with and can hamper efforts to integrate this key technology into your own portfolio. There are so many connected products already in place today with many hundreds more on the h...
The standardization of container runtimes and images has sparked the creation of an almost overwhelming number of new open source projects that build on and otherwise work with these specifications. Of course, there's Kubernetes, which orchestrates and manages collections of containers. It was one of the first and best-known examples of projects that make containers truly useful for production use. However, more recently, the container ecosystem has truly exploded. A service mesh like Istio addr...
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by...
Charles Araujo is an industry analyst, internationally recognized authority on the Digital Enterprise and author of The Quantum Age of IT: Why Everything You Know About IT is About to Change. As Principal Analyst with Intellyx, he writes, speaks and advises organizations on how to navigate through this time of disruption. He is also the founder of The Institute for Digital Transformation and a sought after keynote speaker. He has been a regular contributor to both InformationWeek and CIO Insight...
Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management company where he learned about Bitcoin and eventually Ethereal. Andrew's role at ConsenSys Enterprise is a mul...
To Really Work for Enterprises, MultiCloud Adoption Requires Far Better and Inclusive Cloud Monitoring and Cost Management … But How? Overwhelmingly, even as enterprises have adopted cloud computing and are expanding to multi-cloud computing, IT leaders remain concerned about how to monitor, manage and control costs across hybrid and multi-cloud deployments. It’s clear that traditional IT monitoring and management approaches, designed after all for on-premises data centers, are falling short in ...
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...
Dynatrace is an application performance management software company with products for the information technology departments and digital business owners of medium and large businesses. Building the Future of Monitoring with Artificial Intelligence. Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more busine...