ALTAIR ACQUIRES ELLEXUS, TO SUPPLY MORE STORAGE FOR DATA ANALYTICS, AI, AND ADAS |AUTO INDUSTRY NEWS
Altair's global technology company announces the addition of Ellexus, an input/output (I/O) analysis tool. It prepares to blend them into the storage-aware scheduling functionality of Altair PBS Works.
The Ellexus software products, Mistral and Breeze, are used for I/O diagnostics, optimization, and dependency detection by massive enterprises' HPC administrators.
"Altair continues to extend its influence and abilities for HPC environments to maintain essential modern workloads involving data analytics, AI and ADAS," JAMES SCAPA, Altair's chief executive officer and founder, said.
"The acquisition of Ellexus is especially applicable in these domains as storage-aware scheduling for big data utilization is crucial," HE SAID.
The company said Ellexus complements Altair's scheduling technology by implementing per-job storage agnostic and network I/O real-time monitoring to identify I/O latencies and bottlenecks for quicker job accomplishment times and more useful resource utilization.
Altair will also increase its technical ranks with the addition of ROSEMARY FRANCIS, Ellexus founder and chief executive officer.
Francis had a Ph.D. in computer architecture from Cambridge University and an undergraduate degree in computer science and Maths.
"There is no bigger place for Ellexus' products to get into the hands of global customers who can instantly benefit. Altair's growing leadership in HPC is inspiring and precisely where I want to be to help advance the business and stretch technology to its limits," FRANCIS SAID