SAN DIEGO, CA October 6, 2011 -- Tabor Communications Inc., (TCI) publisher of HPCWire and a leading international media, advertising, and communications company, and Platform Computing, the leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software, announced today that they have entered into a media partnership for the 24th Annual International Conference for High Performance Computing, (SC '11) taking place at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA the week of November 12 - 18, 2011.
The agreement grants HPCwire with full privileges as Platinum Media Sponsor, including editorial access, opportunities for interviews, event promotion, program support, cross-collaboration for specific marketing activities and the ability to promote the media sponsorship in advance of, during, and following the event.
"We are very pleased to expand our relationship with Platform Computing by becoming their platinum media sponsor for SC '11," said Jeff Hyman, President and Publisher of HPCwire. "Our business model is committed to building long-term marketing relationships with our partners that anticipate and best address our audience's needs. SC '11 showcases the world's top supercomputers, the latest in technological advances, and late-breaking news as it unfolds. Having the combined strength of our partner network supporting each other's marketing and communications efforts is key to our continuing to be the leading resource for HPC news and information during the premier event of the year."
"HPCwire is the established leader in providing high-quality news, information, and editorial content to the HPC community, and the deeply-rooted audience that HPCwire attracts makes them an ideal partner for Platform," said Jay Muelhoefer, Vice President Marketing of Platform Computing. "Having established a strong and successful relationship with HPCwire over the years, there was no doubt about who we would invite to be our media partner for SC '11. We are excited to be collaborating with such an influential organization for our most important HPC event of the year."
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About Platform Computing
Platform Computing is the leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software ? serving more than 2,000 of the world's most demanding organizations. For 19 years, our workload and resource management solutions have delivered IT responsiveness and lower costs for enterprise and HPC applications. Platform has strategic relationships with Cray, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Red Hat, and SAS. Platform will be exhibiting at Booth #1117 at SC'11. Visit www.platform.com to learn more.
About the International Conference for High Performance Computing (SC '11)
SC '11 will feature the latest scientific and technical innovations from around the world. Bringing together scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, programmers, system administrators and managers, SC '11 will be the forum for demonstrating how these developments are driving new ideas, new discoveries and ?new industries. This years SC '11 thrust is: Data Intensive Science; the theme is Connecting Communities; and the?technical program focus is on sustained performance. SC '11 conference is taking place at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA, November 12 - 18, 2011. For more information on the conference and to register, please visit: sc11.supercomputing.org.
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