IBM Platform Computing

Integrate Hadoop, Spark and born-on–the-cloud apps
on a shared services infrastructure

Maximize the utilization and performance of your distributed computing

Do you need to run more simulations or analyses in less time? Are you looking for new ways to optimize resource utilization while containing costs? You need to maximize the potential of your infrastructure to accelerate your analytics, HPC, Hadoop, Spark, and other born-on-the-cloud applications at any scale, extract insight from your data and get higher quality products to market faster. With intelligent workload management and policy-driven resource scheduling, IBM Platform Computing enables you to deploy an agile shared services environment that speeds time to results and decreases infrastructure costs by optimizing resource utilization. Now even faster, with more flexibility and scalability to over 150,000 cores, IBM can help you optimize your distributed computing environment, whether it’s a small departmental cluster, a multi-site grid or a high performance cloud.


Customer Success

Aeromine revolutionises R&D with IBM HPC Cloud

Working together with expert partners in industry and education, Aeromines is an HPC solution based on IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service—enabling rapid, pay-as-you-go access to cluster resources for small and midsize enterprises.

Milk enables award-winning visual effects in film and television

Visual effects producer Milk worked with Pixit Media to deploy IBM Spectrum Scale and PixStor software for a powerful, scalable solution for media and broadcast that puts the brakes on storage spend.

  • Our clients speak...


    “(Platform) Analytics is one of the most significant IT investments that we have made. We needed the IBM solution to deliver the HPC utilization required to help our research teams generate results rapidly, meet their publication deadlines and, ultimately, secure new funding.”

    - Dr. Peter Clapham, Principal Systems Administrator, Informatics Systems Group, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

    “Thanks to the IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service, Aeromines is realizing our vision of offering secure, cost-effective access to HPC resources.”

    - Elie Hachem, Founder of Aeromines and Head of the Computing and Fluids Research Group at CEMEF Mines ParisTech

    “We chose IBM Spectrum Scale™ because no other file system could offer the same non-disruptive scalability.”

    - Bob Oesterlin, Senior Storage Engineer, Nuance Communications, Inc.

    “I love the IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service— it gives us access to HPC capabilities without the headache of supporting a dedicated cluster.”

    - Dr. Elsa Aristodemou, Senior Lecturer, London South Bank University


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