IBM Platform Computing Provides Significant Advancements in Ease of Use, Scalability,

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IBM Platform Computing is widely viewed as the cluster, grid, and cloud management software of choice for technical and high performance computing (HPC) environments, including computationally and data-intensive design, manufacturing, financial analytics, business, and research applications. Platform Computing products are used both to simplify the deployment, management, and use of small departmental clusters as well as to optimize the deployment of complex applications and workloads in many of the world's largest environments (100,000+ cores). The product portfolio is a critical component for any client that wishes to maximize the utilization of its compute- and data-intensive resources for the highest return on investment while ensuring the shortest time to results.


The latest product releases and additions to the IBM Platform Computing portfolio further extend this value with new features making the products easier to use, enhanced management features, and significant advances in scalability and performance. This preview provides details of the following product family releases:

  • IBM Platform LSF® 9.1 ( Express® , Standard, and Advanced Editions), and LSF add-on modules ( IBM Platform Session Scheduler and IBM Platform Dynamic Cluster)
  • IBM Platform Symphony® 6.1 (Developer, Express , Standard, and Advanced Editions)
  • IBM Platform Cluster Manager - Standard Edition 3.2
  • IBM Platform Cluster Manager - Advanced Edition 4.1
  • IBM Platform MPI 9.1



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