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Altair’s PBS Professional Honored With Two Telly Awards for Visual Campaign Production



TROY, Mich. – March 28, 2012 – Altair Engineering, a leading global provider of simulation and advanced computing software solutions, has received two bronze Telly Awards in recognition for its visual campaign production of a promotional video highlighting its high-performance computing workload management solution, PBS Professional®.

Altair created its promotional video for PBS Professional in an effort to share with potential customers the key benefits of its software solutions and high-performance computing in action. The video includes interviews with key executives from PBS Works as well as testimonials from PBS Professional users. The video was produced in partnership with Communicore.

“Our goal with the production of this video was to craft a compelling visual that effectively communicated the key benefits of PBS Professional,” said Bill Nitzberg, PBS Works CTO. “Having first-hand accounts of the value of PBS Professional from top executives, engineers and customers, as well as seeing the technology in action, makes our story more accessible and relevant to a broad audience.”

PBS Professional, Altair's EAL3+ security certified commercial-grade HPC workload management solution, is the foundation of all PBS Works solutions. PBS Works is a popular solution set for optimizing workload scheduling and management of complex jobs in the HPC environment to ensure that technologies are being used to their greatest efficiency. It enables organizations to maximize efficient use of their computing resources and to initiate HPC jobs rapidly, thereby improving their overall productivity and return on investment.

The Telly Awards were founded in 1978 and are the premier awards honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video and films. Winners represent the best work of respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments worldwide. This year’s Telly Awards received and evaluated nearly 11,000 entries from across the country.

“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, executive director of the Telly Awards. “Altair’s accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”

A prestigious judging panel of more than 500 accomplished industry professionals, each a past winner of a Silver Telly and a member of The Silver Telly Council, judged the competition, upholding the historical standard of excellence that Telly represents. The Silver Council evaluated entries to recognize distinction in creative work. Only 25 percent of entries are chosen as Bronze Telly winners.

To find out more about the Telly Awards visit www.tellyawards.com.



About PBSWorks
PBS Works™, Altair's suite of on-demand cloud computing technologies, allows enterprises to maximize ROI on existing infrastructure assets. PBS Works is the most widely implemented software environment for managing grid, cloud, and cluster computing resources worldwide. The suite’s flagship product, PBS Professional®, allows enterprises to easily share distributed computing resources across geographic boundaries. With additional tools for portal-based submission, analytics, and data management, the PBS Works suite is a comprehensive solution for optimizing HPC environments. Leveraging a revolutionary “pay-for-use” unit-based business model, PBS Works delivers increased value and flexibility over conventional software-licensing models. To learn more, please visit www.pbsworks.com.

About Altair
Altair Engineering, Inc., empowers client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information. Privately held, with more than 1,500 employees, Altair has offices throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. With a 26-year track record for high-end software and consulting services for engineering, computing and enterprise analytics, Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of industries. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com and www.simulatetoinnovate.com.
Media Contact:
Jennifer Korail
Airfoil Public Relations for Altair
+1-248-304-1429
korail@airfoilpr.com
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