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Cluster Design Services

Cluster Design Services from Aspen Systems

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At Aspen Systems we are committed to meeting the needs of our clients, and exceeding their expectations. Our cluster design services were built around this core philosophy. From the first time you talk to ones of our sales engineers, your design process begins. For success is our field, cluster design requires more than technical knowledge about the hardware. At Aspen Systems, we bring a high level of expertise to our work because of our industry experience in solving the challenges of today’s most demanding applications. When you tell us what your needs are, we create a custom designed cluster perfectly suited to your individual requirements.

Engineering your Clusters – Getting Started

Your cluster investment matters. This is especially true if you have to work within a budget while still getting the most efficiency and power for your applications. The effectiveness of your database, storage, and visualization cluster solution will depend on a number of factors, including hardware requirements and integration into your environment.

By utilizing our benchmark clusters we can help you to determine what architectures will work best for your software. This is the most efficient way to figure out how you can get the most from your hardware while working within a prescribed budget. While many HPC vendors shy away from benchmarking because of the high cost, at Aspen Systems we believe that personalized attention and custom cluster design will be highly beneficial to our valued customers. At times, the perfect technical solution will still exceed budgetary demands. Under these circumstances our sales engineers will work with you to determine what design trade-offs will least impact your usability.

First and foremost, our goal is to build a solution together, utilizing effective communication along with our technical experience. We want your business, and we realize that if we are successful the first time around you will continue to use Aspen Systems for all of your future cluster needs.

Other Factors to Consider

There are other key factors that must be considered when designing a cluster, and at Aspen Systems we are committed to making sure that every aspect of a design is addressed. Your cluster design will be directly influenced by your environment, and this can also factor into the cooling requirements needed for your particular engineering model. Other cooling issues can arise, even in a large-scale environment, so we have developed proven methods to deal with a wide range of problems in this arena.

For cluster management to be effective you must have a strategy to deal with training for your users and administrators. Your physical site also needs to be addressed so the delivery of your hardware can be seamless and safe. With various service and support options available, Aspen Systems ensures that no stone is left unturned, and you can be confident that unforeseen problems do not arise during any phase of the process.

Whether you have a small, medium, or large scale operation, Aspen Systems is ready to meet your particular challenges. For more information about our cluster design services, download our PDF brochure below. And when you’re ready to get started on your custom engineered clusters, contact one our industry leading sales engineers.

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