Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited today said that it had formed a relationship with Microsoft to address the growing 'high performance computing' (HPC) and parallel computing segment.
Through the relationship with Microsoft, Wipro will enable seamless migration of HPC applications from Linux to Windows HPC Server 2008.
Wipro will enable HPC customers to migrate to Windows HPC Server 2008 and parallelism on the Windows platform by offering services for application porting, optimisation, application development and cluster deployment and management. The relationship includes joint investments in engineering and technology assets.
The relationship will also facilitate development and deployment of new class of applications which exploit the parallel computing features in Windows HPC Server 2008. The services offered through the relationship also include HPC application performance acceleration through benchmarking, system tuning, optimization and parallelization on grid, multi-core and GPU platforms.
"Wipro has tremendous experience in accelerated, cost-effective application development and infrastructure optimisation," said Vince Mendillo, senior director of high performance computing, Microsoft. "With the extension of our relationship to high performance computing, Windows HPC Server 2008 customers can benefit from new, innovative parallel applications and optimal performance."
"We are pleased to broaden our existing relationship with Microsoft to include the emerging segment of HPC technologies," said.