Performance. Reliability. Scalability. Is your workload manager meeting your needs?

Efficient workload scheduling can help ensure that resources are effectively used, ultimately speeding time to market or time to solution. As a result, workload managers are expected to perform efficiently and remain responsive, even in the most demanding environments.

Meet IBM Spectrum LSF

IBM Spectrum LSF (formerly IBM Platform LSF) accelerates technical computing, providing greater throughput for faster time to results.

You gain a comprehensive set of intelligent, policy-driven scheduling features to optimize compute infrastructure resources and application performance.

IBM Spectrum LSF is more affordable than ever, enabling you to significantly reduce your operating costs.

Simplifying HPC to maximize productivity and value

Maximize efficiency

Run jobs across small to large clusters and distributed computing environments, on premises or in the cloud.

Enhance productivity

Ensure alignment of resources to business priorities through advanced scheduling and intelligent data staging.

Optimize utilization

Gain comprehensive workload capabilities to enhance user productivity and operational efficiency through ease of use, simplification and insights.

It’s Never Been Easier to Try, Buy and Grow

Try IBM Spectrum LSF Community Edition, it’s available for free and includes a cluster manager, workload scheduler, application-centric web portal and an MPI library

Suites for Simplicity

Priced per socket, includes a cluster manager, workload scheduler, application-centric web portal and an MPI library

IBM Spectrum LSF Suite for Workgroups a cost effective way for small organization to begin their HPC journey

IBM Spectrum LSF Suite for HPC designed to allow organizations to smoothly grow and mature their HPC infrastructure

Maximum Performance and Scalability

IBM Spectrum LSF offers perpetual, annual and monthly licenses, allows unlimited cluster growth in terms of nodes and jobs. Designed to be flexible to suit any organizational structure with available add-on applications for enhanced user productivity, operations and reporting, advanced scheduling and performance including license optimization and intelligent data management

In the Cloud

IBM High Performance Services provides ready-to-run clusters in the cloud—complete with your choice of IBM Spectrum LSF package (community edition, suite and performance), SoftLayer infrastructure, optional high-performance storage, and the support of a dedicated cloud operations team to help design and build your hybrid or stand-alone cloud. Learn more

Discover what IBM Spectrum LSF can do for your business

Accelerating time to results

See how IBM Spectrum LSF 10 is optimized for both high-throughput and high-performance computing workloads, and provides greatly improved job status feedback to users.

IBM Spectrum LSF Community Edition

Get a fully integrated HPC solution including cluster provisioning and management, workload scheduling, application-centric portal and an MPI library (x86-64 only) – at no charge. Supports up to 10 nodes and 1000 jobs.