"Lustre is a central technology in our supercomputing products, and we look forward to working closely with Whamcloud, an expert in file system software technologies, to advance performance, add features and push supercomputing capabilities to new levels", stated Yuji Oinaga, Head of Next Generation Technical Computing Unit at Fujitsu, the company that together with RIKEN is a joint developer of the world's fastest supercomputer, the K computer. "Fujitsu is committed to being at the forefront of supercomputing technologies."
"Working with Fujitsu is an extreme honour, and we look forward to their Lustre enhancements benefiting the entire community", stated Brent Gorda, CEO of Whamcloud. "Lustre is the most widely used file system in HPC and is deployed in the most extreme computing environments. Fujitsu's rigorous quality standards are well-known and this agreement is a great vote of confidence for the future of Lustre."