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Jaryba’s SmartSuspend and Altair’s PBS Professional New Partnership Pushes the Curve to Increase Grid, Cloud and Cluster Utilization

Jaryba, Inc. and Altair Engineering, Inc. extend their capabilities of Altair’s PBS Professional® with Jaryba SmartSuspend™ to create a strategic technology partnership. This strategic technology partnership will focus on new and enhanced capabilities for greater grid, cloud and cluster utilization. SmartSuspend and PBS Professional currently integrated, have the ability through this partnership to build a closer relationship as new and enhanced features become available from both companies.

Reno, Nev., May 10, 2011 – Jaryba, Inc. a leading software provider for maximizing high-performance computing (HPC) resources today announced an expansion of its partnership with Altair Engineering, Inc., provider of PBS Professional®, the world’s most popular commercial-grade HPC workload management solution and job scheduler. The technology partnership between Altair and Jaryba enables customers of both companies to work together with a comprehensive workload solution that will help maximize grid, cloud and cluster utilization.

“By establishing a strategic technology partnership with Jaryba, our engineers now have the ability to work in conjunction with Jaryba engineers to deliver a complete and seamless solution that is tightly coupled with new functionality and features that take advantage of all technology at their disposal and work seamlessly together.” said Bill Nitzberg, CTO of PBS Works at Altair. “This partnership will expand our ability to meet the market’s need for a safe, secure and lossless workload suspension capability in the HPC enterprise that not only increases performance, but also delivers a rapid return on investment.”

The integrated solution combining PBS Professional and SmartSuspend provides HPC customers with greater capabilities to manage their cluster workload now and in the future, as new features and functionality emerge in more enhanced and even faster solutions.

“Jaryba’s focus on maximizing utilization in the high-performance computing arena is extended through this strategic technology partnership with Altair,” said Rick Bayless, Chief Operations Officer of Jaryba, Inc. “This partnership highlights our ability to work together to not only understand the challenges and demands facing the high-performance enterprise, but also to deliver a solution that is seamlessly tailored to meet the evolving needs of the market.”

About PBS Works

PBS Works™ is a suite of on-demand cloud computing technologies that allows enterprises to maximize ROI on computing infrastructure assets. PBS Works is the most widely implemented software environment to optimize grid, cloud, cluster and on-demand computing worldwide. The suite’s flagship product, PBS Professional®, provides a flexible, on-demand computing environment that allows enterprises to easily share distributed computing resources to create and sustain competitive advantages – whether shortened time to market or improved product quality. Leveraging a revolutionary “pay-for-use” unit-based business model, PBS Works delivers increased value and flexibility over conventional software-licensing models. Visit to learn more about how PBS Works makes high-performance computing faster, smarter and more productive.

About SmartSuspend

Jaryba SmartSuspend enables companies to more efficiently manage high-priority workloads. This is accomplished by using lossless preemptive scheduling, which releases all resources being held by a preempted job, while preserving all of the job’s completed work as well as the value of the resources expended running up to the point of preemption. This capability also enables the consolidation of interactive and batch jobs.

About Altair Engineering, Inc.

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 1,400 employees, Altair has offices throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. With a 25-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

About Jaryba, Inc.

Jaryba is a leading provider of enterprise software for maximizing the utilization of hardware and software assets in clouds, grids and HPC clusters, which enables companies to reduce operation and capital expenses while maintaining the desired application Quality of Service. Companies around the world rely on Jaryba SmartSuspend to manage the use of server resources and software licenses for interactive and batch workloads, PaaS and SaaS cloud providers, cloud-hosted applications and databases. Jaryba is headquartered in Reno, Nevada. More information about Jaryba is available at

Jaryba, the Jaryba logo, Jaryba SmartSuspend, and SmartSuspend are registered trademarks of Jaryba, Inc. and Altair, Altair Engineering, PBS Works and PBS Professional are registered trademarks of Altair Engineering, Inc.

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