NEC announces strategic partnership with transtec AG in high performance computing
NEC Deutschland GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Europe, and transtec AG, a leading German provider of high performance, supercomputing systems, announced today the signing of a reseller agreement in order to extend their strategic partnership in high performance computing (HPC).
This cooperation will offer a comprehensive HPC solution proposition that combines transtec’s in-depth knowledge of HPC with NEC’s global market presence, as well as its scalar and vector products with a strong future roadmap.
“We are excited to see this kind of advancement in our partnership with NEC and look forward to providing our customers with the latest developments in HPC,” said Dr Oliver Tennert, Director of the HPC Technology Group, transtec AG.
Hans-Juergen Bahde, CEO of transtec, states: “NEC has a long-standing tradition and a very high reputation in High Performance Computing. We are very happy to move forward in our HPC strategy with a strong partner like NEC at our side.”
“NEC is delighted to further develop our commercial relationship with transtec and to enhance our capability to help customers meet their future research and product development challenges,” said Yuichi Kojima, vice president, High Performance Computing NEC Deutschland GmbH. “We have already successfully collaborated on HPC deployments in Germany, and this agreement will extend our sales and service capabilities across the European region.”
transtec plans to integrate NEC’s products into its HPC and services portfolio, including NEC’s innovative heat tolerant x86 server, hybrid solutions made of scalar and vector components, the flexible storage-infrastructure GxFS (a GPFS-based storage appliance), and LxFS, the Lustre-based appliance. HPC is an indispensable tool for organizations, providing the computational ability to solve complex problems, gain competitive advantages and analytical insights from massive amounts of data in many areas of science and production, such as academia, weather and climate, bio-science, pharmaceuticals and the automotive industries.
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The IT service provider transtec Computers Ltd. offers unique IT expertise based on the combination of its manufacturer, system house and High Performance Computing (HPC) competence. transtec delivers client-specific solutions, a broad service portfolio and fulfils the highest security standards with its Cloud. Customers include public institutions as well as companies from different branches. The market-listed company has offices in the Benelux states, Germany, France and Switzerland and generated a revenue of 44,6 million Euros in 2015. www.transtec.co.uk