Academia

Researchers are pushing the boundaries of knowledge at leading academic institutions around the world. Computing power has advanced dramatically during the last fifty years, and academic researchers need to harness high-performance computing to keep pace with rapidly changing requirements.

PBS Professional, the foundation for all PBS Works solutions, is the de facto standard for managing high-performance computing (HPC) resources. PBS Professional increases utilization of costly computing resources through a powerful, easy-to-use policy engine that you control from a single management point.

The value of PBS Professional goes beyond simply lowering costs through better resource utilization or improved availability. PBS Professional ensures academic institutions get the most from their HPC computing resources. Researchers can match their computing requirements to the best computing platforms using commercially proven scheduling, including metascheduling and resource management tools. Administrators can also reduce IT-driven energy use and lower costs using PBS Professional's Green Provisioning and node provisioning features.

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"We were pleased to see that PBS Professional had the scalability, reliability, and resiliency features we needed to run a large environment"

-Brian Ropers-Huilman, Assistant Director, HPC, Louisiana State University

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PBS Professional gives researchers a simple, but powerful user interface across all computing resources, from SMP servers running Linux or workgroup clusters running Windows HPC Server to the largest and most powerful supercomputers.

Pushing the boundaries of scientific knowledge is challenging. To help academic institutions meet this important challenge, Altair continues to provide PBS Works software license grants for qualifying institutions.

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We offer special educational discounts to our customers in Academia. Please contact us to learn more.

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