Acceleware Launches New CUDA Professional Services Offering
CALGARY, Alberta – March 4, 2009 – Acceleware® Corp. (TSX-V: AXE), a leading developer of high performance computing applications, today announced a new CUDA-based professional services offering, designed to help organizations rapidly implement GPU based High Performance Computing (HPC) software projects. These new CUDA-based services, including consulting, training and quick start packages, will provide expertise for parallel code optimization projects and customization for Acceleware’s existing products.
Acceleware has been developing commercial GPU applications for over 5 years and CUDA-accelerated software products for over 2 years. As a pioneer in the GPU computing industry, the Acceleware Professional Services team has a unique library of tools and solvers, and experience to draw upon to help insure that GPU computing projects using CUDA are delivered with greater certainty and within tight deadlines.
“The 10x-100x performance benefit from using NVIDIA’s GPUs has companies in a broad selection of industries clamouring to port their applications to the massively parallel programming model of the GPU. These companies, in fields such as seismic exploration, financial simulation or medical imaging can now augment their staff with Acceleware’s seasoned team of CUDA software developers to more rapidly bring their applications to market”, said Andy Keane, general manager, GPU Computing at NVIDIA.
Successful HPC solutions are the product of a number of technologies combined together to create an integrated and efficient platform. Acceleware’s areas of expertise include:
- Parallelizing the hard problems
- Accelerating the whole problem to provide meaningful, total run-time acceleration
- Programming languages and 3rd party tool experience
“Acceleware’s Professional Services are now enabling customers to leverage our CUDA-based parallelization, GPU optimization and cluster technology expertise and to add customized features to our existing acceleration products,” said Dr. Michal Okoniewski, Acceleware Interim President and CEO. “With over five years of providing commercial GPU solutions, Acceleware is clearly the most experienced team to address the industry’s growing demand for parallelization services.”
Acceleware’s Professional Services Program is designed to complement the power of multi-core/GPU solutions and to assist customers in planning, designing, implementing and managing their HPC projects.
Acceleware develops and markets solutions that enable software vendors to leverage heterogeneous, multi-core processing hardware without rewriting their applications for parallel computing. This acceleration middleware allows customers to speed-up simulation and data processing algorithms, benefitting from high performance computing technologies available in the market such as multiple-core CPUs, GPUs or other acceleration hardware.
Acceleware solutions are deployed by companies worldwide such as Philips, Boston Scientific, Samsung, Eli Lilly, General Mills, Nokia, LG, RIM, Medtronic, Hitachi, Fujifilm, FDA, Mitsubishi, Sony Ericsson, AGC, NTT DOCOMO, and Renault to speed up product design, analyze data and make better business decisions in areas such as electronic manufacturing, oil & gas, medical and security imaging, industrial and consumer products, financial, and academic research. For more information about Acceleware, please visit www.acceleware.com.
Acceleware is a public company on Canada’s TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol AXE.