Why IBM Spectrum Cluster Foundation Community Edition?

Minimize complexity

Many organizations need increased compute and data processing capabilities. They face challenges in maintaining complex, diverse HPC infrastructures with disparate hardware and software. IBM® Spectrum Cluster Foundation Community Edition is an easy-to-use, yet high performance cluster infrastructure management solution. It helps to simplify the oversight and maintenance of running your IT environment.

Gain efficiency

With IBM Spectrum Cluster Foundation Community Edition, customers benefit from: rapid deployment of HPC clusters, enhanced user and administrator productivity and reduced infrastructure and management costs.

Add flexibility

The solution automates the deployment of the operating system and software components – as well as complex activities, such as application cluster creation and maintenance of a system. It offers the flexibility for users to add custom features that are based on specific environment requirements. It provides monitoring capabilities for most components within a cluster so users can easily visualize the performance of their cluster.

Use a solution tailored to your needs

IBM Spectrum Cluster Foundation Community Edition is available as a no cost download, with optional support. It offers flexible monitoring capabilities for servers, IBM Spectrum Scale, and IBM® POWER8™ energy metrics and customized devices. Support for mixed computing environments enables organizations to manage both Linux on IBM POWER8 LE and x86 systems.

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