Appro International, Inc.
HyperGreen™ Supercomputing Clusters Gets
SC Online 2009 Product of the Year Award
– November 12, 2009 - (Virtual Press Office) – Appro (http://www.appro.com/), a
leading provider of high performance computing systems, today announced
that the Appro HyperGreen™ Clusters based on the GreenBlade system
has received the "Editors' and Readers' Choice 2009 Product of
the Year Award" from Supercomputing Online, the home page for
high-performance computing, networking and storage professionals.
The Supercomputing Online
"Readers' and Editors' Choice Product of the Year Award" is given
annually to products with outstanding innovation in design, value and
performance. Products receiving the award were judged by the website's
readers, using an online poll in conjunction with a team of high-performance
computing experts. The products were evaluated based on their ability
to change the competitive landscape of the market, whether through innovative
features, exceptional value for price/performance, energy-efficiency,
remarkable ease of use, or a demonstrable boost to users' productivity.
The Appro HyperGreen Cluster solution is based on the Appro GreenBlade
system featuring up to 80 GreenBlade nodes, totaling 640 processing
cores per 42U standard rack cabinet, doubling the density compared with
traditional 1U rack mounted servers. With its green design, HyperGreen
Cluster boasts up to 20% power consumption reduction per node compared
to 1U servers. In addition, it provides outstanding configuration flexibility.
Customers include organizations such as Rice University's Ken Kennedy
Institute for Information Technology andNASA - Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.
"We are very pleased that
Appro HyperGreen Cluster has been recognized by SuperComputing Online's
editors and readers as one of the best products of the year. Appro HyperGreen
Cluster provides a scalable, flexible and energy efficient solution
that simplifies deployment and management while reducing TCO with a
quick path to ROI. Appro HyperGreen Cluster delivers innovative and
complete solution that addresses today's business challenges and budgets
for medium to large supercomputing deployments," said Maria McLaughlin,
Marketing Director of Appro."
The SCOnline 2009 award will
be formally presented to Daniel Kim, CEO of Appro by Chris O'Neal,
Editor-in-Chief of Supercomputing Online at 11:00 am, Tuesday,
November 17th, first day of the Supercomputing 2009 Conference
in Portland, OR on November 16, 2009 at the Appro booth #1200.
Appro is a leading developer of supercomputing solutions. Appro is uniquely
positioned to support High Performance Computing markets focusing on
small to large-scale deployments where lowest total cost of ownership
is a primary consideration. Appro accelerates technical applications
and business results unlocking the value of IT through outstanding price/performance,
balanced architecture, open standards and engineering expertise. Appro
headquarters is in Milpitas, CA with offices in Korea and Houston, TX.
To learn more go to http://www.appro.com