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MantiumCAE executes on Hybrid HPC with Advania HPCaaS cloud
Reykjavík, Iceland: MantiumCAE, a young and innovative German computer-aided engineering company, focused on CFD process automation, optimisation and aerodynamics for the racing and automotive industry, has begun executing Hybrid HPC by leveraging Advania’s new HPCaaS cloud for bursting and workload spikes for their CAE solution MantiumFlow.
"The generic public cloud business model does not suit us, but the Advania HPCaaS cloud is tailor-made for HPC operators"
MantiumCAE has been using HPC services since day one, but as the company expands, the need for additional resources along with fast and qualified support has become critical.
“As our business grows and we take on more customers, our projects become more complex; we face a lack of fast and reliable resources. Public clouds are not suitable for our type of HPC operation: our technical demands do not fit the public cloud offerings, and the cost of running in a public cloud is too high. The generic public cloud business model does not suit us, but the Advania HPCaaS cloud is tailor-made for HPC operators,” says André Zimmer, managing director at MantiumCAE. “Access to specialised, on-demand HPC resources that we can consume in a way that makes business sense for us is key as we grow our organisation and expand. This deal allows us to grow more organically and while avoiding expensive investments and long-term commitments in hosting, hardware and specialised IT personnel.”
Evolving from a partnership with HPE and Intel, Advania's HPCaaS cloud service aims to address the increasing need for on-demand HPC-dedicated resources, serving companies that require both the hardware to perform CPU, GPU, and high-speed interconnect, and support that makes the best business sense.
"We are extremely excited to get a pioneering customer like MantiumCAE to execute and demonstrate the value that the Advania HPCaaS cloud can bring companies that are running HPC operations"
MantiumCAE is initially using Advania HPCaaS cloud for on-demand purposes, leveraging the infrastructure on demand and only pay for their usage.
“We are extremely excited to get a pioneering customer like MantiumCAE to execute and demonstrate the value that the Advania HPCaaS cloud can bring companies that are running HPC operations,” says Eyjolfur Magnus Kristinsson, Managing Director at Advania Data Centers. “MantiumCAE showcase here that they are an innovative company that prioritises their customers' needs first. To do that they need to secure the scale of infrastructure that can accommodate the growing demand from their customers with projects of all shapes and sizes, and they have done that by leveraging our new offering.”
With flexible offerings, HPCaaS cloud additionally accommodates the needs of those that want to outsource their HPC operation to leverage a joint overhead to save both time and money.
MantiumCAE is the developer of MantiumFlow and an engineering
consultancy, dedicated to CFD simulations, putting special focus into
• CFD Process Automation
MantiumCAE assists companies to create products with greater
aerodynamic performance and also to establish, enhance and optimize
their CFD capabilities.
Advania is a leading Nordic IT company offering diverse services and solutions that include software, ERP systems, consulting, hardware, IT operations, HPC, hosting and data center services. Built on a solid foundation spanning 70 years of technology services, Advania has over 5,300 clients in public and private sectors in the Nordics and Europe.
Advania’s staff of over 1300 employees across 17 offices located in three countries is committed to providing customers with the best possible service. Operations are certified according to international quality and security standard ISO 27001.