|[January 24, 2013]
ScaleMP Announces Record Revenues
CUPERTINO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
ScaleMP™, a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end
computing, today announced that 2012 was its record revenue year. The
revenue for 2012 was greater than the combined revenue of 2010 and 2011.
Growth came from all major geographies (North America; Europe, Middle
East, Africa; Asia-Pacific, Japan) ending the year with almost equal
revenue split across all major geographies. In addition, the company
expanded it services revenues, which now account for 19% of 2012 total
"2012 was a banner year for ScaleMP. Our product and services revenue
grew significantly compared to 2011 and we saw acceptance in all
geographies," stated Shai Fultheim, founder and CEO of ScaleMP. "We have
continued to expand our business and have seen a tenfold increase over
the past four years. Our installed base now spans across 30 countries
and our products are increasingly being accepted in a wide range of
In 2012, ScaleMP expanded its portfolio of products that allow customers
to take advantage of the latest Intel or AMD (News - Alert) CPUs to create cost
effective symmetric multiprocessors (SMPs). In addition the company
expanded product focus to the Big Data problems and is in trials with a
The current lineup of vSMP Foundation solutions includes:
vSMP Foundation for Memory Expansion is a cost and performance
optimized solution for users seeking to create very large memory VMs
from industry standard systems for use in conjunction with Big Data
applications. vSMP Foundation for Memory Expansion gives applications
the ability to address all of the memory available from multiple
servers while running just one instance of the operating system.
Terabytes (TB) of memory can be easily accessed from a collection of
vSMP Foundation for SMP allows for compute expansion outside
individual servers. By aggregating the resources contained in smaller
servers, including CPUs, RAM (News - Alert) and I/O, applications can easily be
developed or executed which are scalable. Thousands of cores,
Terabytes of memory, and petabytes of storage are all easily
accessible for any application.
vSMP Foundation for Cluster simplifies the management of a large
number of CPUs. By aggregating the resources from a number of servers
running on a single OS, cluster management is reduced to managing a
single system, greatly reducing CAPEX.
vSMP Foundation for Cloud gives data center manages the ability to
create a flexible data center that can respond to a wide variety of
workloads. As users require large SMPs for their applications to run
optimally, data center managers can easily respond by creating virtual
SMPs, as needed and return those resources to the cluster later.
vSMP Foundation for Intel (News - Alert) Xeon Phi gives developers the ability to
migrate their applications to the Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor. This
unique software eases the transition for applications from a simple
host based CPU system to one that contains one or more of the Intel
Xeon Phi coprocessors, reducing risk.
In addition, 2012 ScaleMP announced its vSMP Foundation 5.0, which
included the following new features:
Extended hardware options:
Support for Intel True Scale HCAs
Support for newest Broadcom (News - Alert) and Emulex 10GigE network adapters
Processor support for the Intel Xeon processor E5 family and the
AMD Opteron 6300-.
Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor immediate performance gain due to
having over 50 cores available running in one instance of the
Hosted VM mode
Ethernet connectivity for Hosted VM mode
Batched I/O allows for a greater performance for I/O intensive
IBM (News - Alert) Platform HPC Integration - vSMP Foundation 5.0 has now been
integrated with IBM Platform HPC.
Actian Corporation uses vSMP Foundation to expand memory footprint
available for its Vectorwise - RDMS designed for high performance
analytical database applications.
Pricing & Availability
vSMP Foundation 5.0 is offered under the ScaleMP licensing model, so
prices start as low as $400 per socket. The per-socket pricing model
allows for greater simplicity when it comes to selecting platforms for
vSMP Foundation and provides customer peace of mind, focusing on the
virtual SMP size and capabilities, rather than on the nodes size and
model. Additionally, vSMP Foundation is now available with floating
licenses, allowing customers to reuse the same license for future
hardware generations. Floating licenses provide the best ROI when it
comes to vSMP Foundation licenses. For more information about vSMP
Foundation, please visit http://www.ScaleMP.com/products.
About vSMP Foundation
vSMP Foundation aggregates multiple industry-standard, off-the-shelf,
x86 servers into a single virtual high-end system. vSMP Foundation
provides customers with an alternative to traditional expensive
symmetrical multiprocessing (SMP) systems and also offers simplified
clustering infrastructure with a single operating system. It supports
aggregation of up to 128 servers into a single virtual SMP system,
providing customers with:
Up to 256 TB of shared memory for large memory requirements;
Up to 32,768 cores virtual SMP, proven scalability and record-breaking
Ease of use and lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) for clusters
coupled with simplified storage architecture;
On-demand SMP with support for most common provisioning systems,
allowing for increased datacenter utilization with consolidated
For more information on vSMP Foundation please visit http://www.scalemp.com/products.
ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing,
providing maximum performance and lower total cost of ownership (TCO).
The innovative Versatile SMP™ (vSMP) architecture aggregates multiple
independent systems into a single virtual system, delivering an
industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) computer.
Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers
a new, revolutionary computing paradigm. For more information, please
call +1 (408) 342-0330 or visit http://www.ScaleMP.com.
vSMP Foundation is a trademark or registered trademark of ScaleMP. All
other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of
their respective holders and should be treated as such.
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