XTREME design Inc.
engaged David Barkai as adviser for its entry to the US market with its own HPC cloud service
September 1, 2017
XTREME Design Inc., a Japanese startup offering a cloud-based, virtual, supercomputing-on-demand service, today announced that it engaged Dr. David Barkai as an adviser for entering the US market with its own HPC cloud service. In this role, Dr. Barkai will leverage his deep experience in HPC technology to provide the fast-growing company with strategic guidance as it expands into the US market. XTREME Design Inc. is planning to exhibit at Supercomputing 2017 to be held in Denver in November (Booth #1485).
Dr. David Barkai:
David is a long time HPC practitioner with over 35 years of experience. He entered the field very shortly after receiving a Ph.D. in theoretical physics. A common thread of Davidʼs career is a focus on the relationships between applications/workloads and architecture. He was in several HPC companies during their hay days – Control Data, Floating Point Systems, Cray Research, Supercomputing Systems Inc., as well as a stint at NASA Ames. And, more recently, in Intel for 15 years ‒ most of it as one of its HPC experts. After retiring from Intel, Dr. Barkai stayed involved with HPC through a couple of years each at Cray and SGI.
XTREME Design Inc. is a well-funded startup with over 15 years of experience in high-performance computing and cloud technologies. Their IaaS computing services deliver an easy-to-use customer experience through a robust UI/UX and cloud management features. The XTREME DNA product delivers high-end cloud-based compute capabilities supporting private, public, and hybrid cloud, featuring the latest CPUs, GPUs, and interconnect options. Applications include Computer Aided Engineering (CAE), machine learning, deep learning, high performance data analysis, and the Internet of Things (IoT).
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