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Scale Computing Named Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software for Second Year

Scale Computing | June 08, 2022

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Scale Computing, an industry leader in edge computing, virtualization, and hyper-converged technologies, has been selected as a Gartner Peer Insights Customer's Choice for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software for 2022. Customers' Choice is a Gartner Peer Insights distinction based on feedback and ratings from end-users who have purchased, implemented, and/or used Scale Computing technologies.

"Being recognized as a Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software for the second consecutive year is highly gratifying because customer success continues to be Scale Computing's top priority. We engineer our IT infrastructure platform to be simple to manage while leveraging our patented self-healing technology to maintain maximum uptime for all applications. The award-winning Scale Computing IT infrastructure platform eliminates complexity, lowers costs, and frees up management time. Customers at organizations of all sizes, across every vertical, appreciate this innovation, and we're very proud of this recognition from our customers on Gartner Peer Insights."

Jeff Ready, CEO and co-founder of Scale Computing

The IT infrastructure platform from Scale Computing is easy to implement and administer, and it allows customers to scale up and down effortlessly as their business grows. Scale Computing HyperCore software keeps vital applications operating even when hardware components or entire appliances fail.

"We've now had Scale Computing implemented with our SCADA environment, and couldn't be happier. It is working wonderfully, and the ease of administration is a blessing. Our live environment has been working for almost 2 years now and we've had no issues. Support has been great for answering questions regarding security and network segmentation. Scale Computing makes things so much easier than the old VM solutions. Thanks again!" -Infrastructure and Operations Administrator in the government sector

"We have had a very positive experience with Scale Computing. We migrated from Hyper-V and didn't experience any real issues in the transition. We used their recommended method of migrating the VMs, Scale Computing Move, which uses Carbonite Migrate. This worked well on all our Windows-based VMs.… Our goal in switching to Scale Computing was to reduce management time and have excellent customer service if ever needed. Scale Computing has fulfilled both these goals." -IT Director, consumer goods industry.

This Customers' Choice award is based on thorough input from 198 customer ratings across several hyper-converged infrastructure software vendors over the last 18 months. The average score for Scale Computing is 4.7 out of 5.

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Tachyum | July 20, 2022

Tachyum™ today announced it has entered into an agreement with M Computers, an IT services provider based in the Czech Republic, to bring Tachyum’s Prodigy technology to commercial, industrial, and scientific research institutions in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Prodigy, the world's first universal processor, will enable high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI), edge computing, cloud and hyperscale data centers, and other IT segments and applications that demand cutting-edge performance. M Computers is a leader in HPC, supercomputing and AI in the CEE region, and specializes in the design and delivery of computing clusters, high-capacity storage, servers, and data storage. M Computers’ specialists design optimal server configurations, interconnect networks, storage systems, management software, or HPC applications that maximize computing resources, and help design and implement data centers. M Computers also collaborates on important national projects for state organizations and companies. Their clients include Masaryk University in Brno, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Technical University, IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center, Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic, General University Hospital in Prague, and many others. The companies plan to work together to advance an open platform for supercomputing, scientific research, Big Data, and AI, as well as support innovations in relevant industry sectors and engage with other leaders in the field. M Computers and Tachyum expect these efforts to yield opportunity for high-tech investors, for regional economies including employment growth, and more profitable research. "Prodigy processors from Tachyum look very promising for HPC and AI deployments from compute performance point of view. “We look forward to the first samples of Prodigy chips to stress them under real workloads at our customers.” Petr Plodik, Sales Director at M Computers “M Computers is an ideal partner to help expand the potential of Prodigy for HPC, AI, and other workloads and to lead the charge for open, interoperable, universal computing,” said Dr. Radoslav Danilak, founder and CEO of Tachyum. “This agreement will be a boon to industry, enterprise, university, and government organizations in the CEE region, and possibly even support the creation of Prodigy-based hyperscale data centers with superior efficiency and economics.” Tachyum's Prodigy integrates 128 high-performance custom-designed 64-bit compute cores with the functionality of a CPU, a GPU, and a TPU in a single device, allowing it to deliver performance up to 4x that of the highest performing x86 processors (for cloud workloads) and up to 3x that of the highest performing GPU for HPC and 6x for AI applications. Prodigy delivers unprecedented data center performance, power, and economics, reducing CAPEX and OPEX significantly. Because of its utility for both high-performance and line-of-business applications, Prodigy-powered data center servers can seamlessly and dynamically switch between workloads, eliminating the need for expensive dedicated AI hardware and dramatically increasing server utilization. About Tachyum Tachyum is transforming AI, HPC, public and private cloud data center markets with its recently launched flagship product. Prodigy, the world’s first Universal Processor, unifies the functionality of a CPU, a GPU, and a TPU into a single processor that delivers industry-leading performance, cost, and power efficiency for both specialty and general-purpose computing. When Prodigy processors are provisioned in a hyperscale data center, they enable all AI, HPC, and general-purpose applications to run on one hardware infrastructure, saving companies billions of dollars per year. With data centers currently consuming over 4% of the planet’s electricity, predicted to be 10% by 2030, the ultra-low power Prodigy Universal Processor is critical to continue doubling worldwide data center capacity every four years. Tachyum, co-founded by Dr. Radoslav Danilak is building the world’s fastest AI supercomputer (128 AI exaflops) in the EU based on Prodigy processors. Tachyum has offices in the United States and Slovakia.

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Rafay Systems launches Kubernetes operations for converged infrastructure

Rafay Systems | June 03, 2022

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UbiStor Announces Infrastructure as a Service Partnership with Scale Computing

UbiStor | July 21, 2022

UbiStor, a globally-recognized Chicagoland-based Managed Services Provider, has announced its infrastructure partnership with Scale Computing. Scale Computing would be the newest provider to join UbiStor’s arsenal of Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions. Founded in 2001, UbiStor’s team of engineers have spent over two decades in the industry, specializing in Backup and Disaster Recovery as a Service. As data and threats to that data have become more complex, there has been an increasing need for expert MSPs familiar with integrating a variety of solutions depending on their customer’s environment, acting as a main point of contact during routine testing or in the event of disaster. UbiStor specializes in creating Backup and Disaster Recovery Roadmaps for customers with the ability to scale as they grow and weave new solutions into their evolving environment – all backed by their team of expert engineers on an ongoing basis. In 2021, UbiStor’s Managed SafeStor solution powered by Acronis quickly became one of their most-utilized services, but there was a clear desire from customers for an on-premises appliance with continuity across both platforms. The integration of the Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud and Scale Computing's Business Resilience System (BRS) Appliance gives UbiStor’s customers the agility of a hybrid cloud data protection service with the flexibility of instant local virtualization and recovery using the BRS hardware platform, completely changing how UbiStor brings Acronis services to the market. “The addition of Scale Computing to our Backup and DR-as-a-Service offerings enhances our ability to help customers meet their local restore and recoverability requirements, while still being able to leverage the advanced capabilities of the Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud.” Dan Hill, CEO, UbiStor About Scale Computing Scale Computing is a leader in edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions. Using patented HyperCore™ technology, Scale Computing Platform automatically identifies, mitigates, and corrects infrastructure problems in real-time, enabling applications to achieve maximum uptime, even when local IT resources and staff are scarce. Edge Computing is the fastest growing area of IT infrastructure, and industry analysts have named Scale Computing an outperformer and leader in the space, including being named the #1 edge computing vendor by CRN. Scale Computing’s products are sold by thousands of value-added resellers, integrators, and service providers worldwide. When ease-of-use, high availability, and TCO matter, Scale Computing Platform is the ideal infrastructure platform.

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