Advanced Computing

Advanced Computing is crucial to organisations looking to stay ahead in today’s competitive market. VPAC provides complete solutions to meet your business needs. This includes consulting and support services, High Performance and Cloud Computing and Large Scale Storage and Visualisation that can assist you to gain a productivity advantage.

Services to Suit Your Needs

We are focused on delivering high value Advanced Computing services that meet your business needs.

CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Our consultants and technologists will add immediate value to your Advanced Computing projects and services. Together we will undertake a systematic analysis of your business requirements to design a tailored solution at an affordable cost. VPAC provides full life cycle consultancy from statement of needs through to business operations.

SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
The changing environment of Advanced Computing requires the perfect partner to meet your every day challenges. Our on-site, remote or on-demand systems management services will allow you to focus on your core competencies, while providing the peace of mind that your Advanced Computing resources are well looked after.

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT
We create tailored innovative solutions to improve your product life cycle. We develop unique methodologies using software integration, workflow automation, advanced visualization, and design process mapping. We assist you with turnkey solutions through each step in your business - from needs analysis, implementation, rollout and training.

SYSTEMS SERVICES
When performance matters, VPAC will provide a fresh and innovative approach to your Advanced Computing requirements. Our technical experts coupled with project managers, can provide a rapid solution to increase your performance and minimise outlay. Systems services include system and software procurement, installation, optimisation and tuning as well as customised hands on training for users at all levels. VPAC provides a reliable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Advanced Computing facility that represents one of the most versatile and powerful installations in Australia. That can be accessed securely and seamlessly.

High Performance Computing Software Products
VPAC represents select vendors providing best in class solutions products for operational needs.

System Scheduling - Obtaining the best utilisation from high performance computing clusters demands flexible and sophisticated system scheduling software. VPAC uses and is an Australian agent for Adaptive Computing's MOAB scheduler and can provide advice and licensing as well as full first line support throughout the region.

Parallel File Systems - Compute capability must be balanced against I/O performance or cores will not be effectively utilised and the time to completion for jobs will be reduced by mis-matched storage speed. The Lustre and GPFS parallel file systems reflect the best products on the market today, and VPAC provides Lustre planning, installation, and full life cycle support for systems operations as well as users, and is a partner with Whamcloud to provide a total lustre support solution. VPAC also provides planning, installation, and operational support services for IBM General Parallel File System™ (GPFS™) on both linux and Windows HPC platforms.

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