Compute Manager is a Web-based application for accessing computing resources from any location. With Compute Manager's easy to use interface, users can set up jobs on remote HPC systems, access geographically distributed applications and data, manage and monitor workloads, and visualize results remotely from virtually any Internet-enabled device.
"Tower International is a respected leader in a competitive industry, so they understand the importance of choosing new technologies that will improve the return on investment for their existing HPC systems", stated Sam Mahalingam, CTO for Enterprise Computing at Altair. "Compute Manager simplifies the process of managing application workload on remote resources, so Tower's engineers can easily perform simulations using various solvers on the HPC system, and visualize results, without having to deal with complicated command line interfaces or network bandwidth and latency issues."
A manufacturer of engineered automotive structural components and assemblies, Tower initially implemented Altair's PBS Professional for workload management on their HPC cluster to help reduce computation times for highly complex CAE simulation applications like Altair RADIOSS and OptiStruct. Tower then added Compute Manager to this environment, implementing the solution from bare metal to a fully operational environment within two weeks.
"With Compute Manager it's much easier for our engineers to manage simulation jobs and data", stated Pankaj Garg, Information Technology Manager at Tower International. "Compute Manager is a key enhancement to our PBS Works environment, ensuring we extract more value from all our software investments while helping our users to be more efficient and productive."