Portable Clusters, high-performance mobile supercomputing

With a portable cluster by Nor-Tech, power, possibility and potential can travel anywhere.

Ushering in a new era of onsite, high-performance computing, Portable Clusters by Nor-Tech are highly ruggedized and extremely mobile. The portable HPC clusters are lightweight and available in military shock mounted 19″ rackmount cases that adhere to MIL-SPEC standards. The mobile clusters run cool, save energy and are able to operate up to 128 processor cores on just two 120VAC 20-amp circuits.

It’s a high-performance solution that can tackle any global challenge in today’s computing environment.

Benefits of a Portable Cluster over large data clusters

  • Cost of Ownership is reduced: less cooling = lower power consumption
  • Because of the relatively low initial purchase price the funding complexities are much reduced versus a large cluster.
  • Shorter queue wait times, smaller user groups
  • Departmental or individual use means fewer security vulnerabilities.
  • Clusters are available with any of the following software installed and configured:

  • Windows Server 2008/HPC
  • Various Linux Distro’s of CentOS, RHEL, SUSE, Fedora Core, etc.
  • Warewulf Cluster Management Suite
  • Rocks Cluster Management Suite
  • Sun Grid Engine
  • Torque
  • Ganglia
  • InfiniBand Intra-cluster Networking
  • Mryinet Intra-cluster Networking
  • Viz Cluster options are available
  • IPMI management options are available
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