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Strategic Relationship between ActiveEon and CARRI SYSTEMS [Friday November, 27th 2009]


ActiveEon and CARRI SYSTEMS Announce Strategic Relationship for Uniform Management of Enterprise Grid and Clouds Infrastructure for both CPU and GPU computing

Sophia Antipolis – Paris, France – November 27, 2009 ActiveEon, your dedicated technology partner for accelerating and scaling up your enterprise applications, and CARRI SYSTEMS, leader in premium computer equipment with both CPUs and GPUs, today announced a strategic relationship to provide customers with global solutions for parallel programming, multi-platform scheduling and heterogeneous resource management. ProActive Parallel Suite®, an open source solution, federates existing machines (both Linux and Windows) with new CARRI solutions (PC, GPU PC and Rack 4U, HPC clusters) into a uniform powerful infrastructure for both CPU and GPU computing.

ProActive makes it possible to find the appropriate machine to execute any program, CPUs and GPUs. Overall, ProActive offers a complete Enterprise Cloud solution, featuring Workflow, Data Transfer, Licence Management, and Virtualization. With respect to GPUs, ProActive appropriately schedules workload of GPU jobs in a successive manner, including on several machines.

ProActive Parallel Suite Version 4.2, Nov. 2009, integrated with solutions from CARRI SYSTEMS, provides a powerful innovative Open Source Solution to manage multi-cores and Enterprise Grid & Cloud computing.  It provides customers with rapid development of HPC Applications, together with Grid and Cloud management. ProActive 4.2 features:

• ProActive Programming:  Java Parallel Toolkit • ProActive Scheduling :      Multi-Platform Job Scheduler • ProActive Resourcing:      Desktop, Cluster, Grid & Cloud Resource Manager The innovative ActiveEon-CARRI solutions were disclosed and demonstrated at the international SC09 convention, Nov. 16-20, Portland, Oregon, USA, gathering over 10 000 attendees.

“More than ever, the future of parallel computing resides in a strong collaboration between Desktop PCs, GPU machines or GPU Racks, and HPC Clusters. ProActive Scheduling combined with ProActive Resourcing makes it possible to seamlessly manage heterogeneous IT Infrastructures that include all types of CARRI SYSTEMS machines.” said Denis Caromel, founder of ProActive Parallel Suite and ActiveEon, Head of INRIA OASIS Research Team.

“Flexible Heterogeneous Computing, where portability (Windows, Linux, Mac) works in tandem with versatility (Desktops, Cluster, Grid and Clouds), is what makes such a breakthrough possible.” added Christian Delbé, ActiveEon Technical Director.

“CARRI SYSTEMS is pleased to be working with ActiveEon to bring higher flexibility to our customers,” said Franck Darmon, Manager Operations and Resources at CARRI SYSTEMS. “With ProActive Parallel Suite, CARRI SYSTEMS new solutions not only provide a powerful boost of existing enterprise capacity, but also provide a full and uniform federation of all enterprise resources, existing and new advanced CARRI Solutions”.

About ActiveEon

ActiveEon provides a complete suite of software products that accelerate and scale up your applications in the Grid and Cloud domain. ActiveEon employs the open source leaders who created and drive innovation with ProActive Parallel Suite, the de facto standard portable and powerful solution that finally puts parallel java programming integrated with job scheduling and resource manager within everyone’s reach. ActiveEon also provides high-end services & professional support directly delivered to you by ProActive experts. ActiveEon partners with Integrators for challenging development projects and with ISVs for achieving portable OEM solutions. ActiveEon has strategic relationships Oracle and Microsoft® and provides worldwide support for customers in many sectors including IT services, Finance, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Telco, Academia and Government.

For more information, please visit: www.activeeon.com


Founded in 1992 by enthusiasts, CARRI SYSTEMS is a French company recognised for its technological expertise in high performance computer systems. Based in Bagnolet near Paris, the company has a strongly established business model based on research excellence, outstanding performance and the quality of its computers and peripherals. Its leadership in the French computer market has enabled CARRI SYSTEMS to successfully penetrate all segments, from administration to individuals, research, industry, business services and large accounts.

CARRI SYSTEMS is constantly pushing technological limits and regularly receives specialist awards for the quality of its configurations and their extreme performance. “CARRI Systems’ philosophy is part of a strong consumer culture. Our goal is to understand our customers’ needs and create tailor-made configurations which meet them exactly.” Gérard Darmon, CEO CARRI SYSTEMS.

For more Information, please visit: www.carri.com

For more information, Contact:


ActiveEon Geraldine CABANNES Sales and Marketing Director +33 6 86 77 39 21 geraldine.cabannes@activeeon.com

CARRI SYSTEMS Franck DARMON Operation and resources Manager +33 6 11 03 31 30 Franck.darmon@carri.com

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