Get HPC Everywhere with Cloud Computing from Altair

Altair cloud computing solutions

Our cloud computing solution provides a single-pane view to the entire engineering and simulation lifecycle — delivering ease of access, application integration, remote visualization, data management and analytics, and cloud-friendly licensing, as well as a powerful and secure workload management solution.

Cloud Benefits

Flexibility & Agility

Get easy access 24/7 and scale up as much as you need to, with automatic updates, backup, and disaster recovery.

Lean Investment

Only pay for the compute resources you use; no need to buy hardware or maintain a datacenter.

More Power, Faster

Bypass setup complexity and get immediate access to powerful and specialized HPC resources.

Manage & Control

The HPC administrator's command center for deploying, managing, monitoring, and optimizing HPC appliances on any cloud (public, private, and hybrid).

  • Single-pane view
  • One-click HPC appliance deployment on private & public cloud
  • Simple UX drag-and-drop GUI to create an HPC appliance
  • Real-time monitoring for preventive maintenance
  • Analyze & optimize resources, workload, policies & SLAs

Control HPC resources and provide 360-degree visibility and agility to HPC system administrators for monitoring, tuning, and reporting.

Access Anywhere

A portal for engineers and researchers to access HPC resources.

  • Novice to expert access to HPC resources
  • Same UX for desktop, web, and mobile
  • Secure access to HPC resources
  • Submit, monitor progress, steer, fix and rerun jobs
  • Collaborate and analyze results in 3D visually

A gateway to collaborative innovation.

Customer Story

"Ultimately, the cost savings to the government is huge. Savings are achieved through reduced hardware costs, reduced staffing requirements, reduced security maintenance and other costs, licensing fees, etc."

– Joseph Swartz
Program Chief Scientist at Lockheed Martin

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Poly-Cloud Deployment

A modern cloud platform as a service to model, create, deploy, manage, and monitor HPC appliances on multiple clouds.

  • No cloud lock-in; choose your preferred providers
  • Easy deployment of complex architecture in minutes
  • Customize security policies and role based access
  • Create your rules to burst on peak loads
  • Open-source business model

Accelerate Innovation with HPC in the cloud.

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On-Demand Bursting

A framework that provides automatic cloud bursting capabilities during peak demand.

  • Cut down time to market
  • Mobilize resources quickly and securely
  • Meet real-time demand
  • Reliable large-scale computing
  • Gain agility with lower development costs

Quickly, easily, and securely burst to different cloud platforms including Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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Application Appliances

Democratize HPC, design, simulation, analytics, and optimization by providing cloud access to vertical applications and increase the pace of innovation through collaboration. A simplified suite allowing engineers to expand CAE computing capacity and quickly utilize HPC so that they can intelligently and efficiently manage resources.

  • Resource provisioning
  • Workload management and scheduling
  • Security and licensing framework
  • Enabled remote visualization, notification, and collaboration
  • Minimum IT burden

HyperWorks Unlimited Appliance at Luxury Mobile Phone Manufacturer

"The real advantage that working with Altair gives us is that their HyperWorks Unlimited installation enables us to have the processing power to solve problems, almost real time as they come up. We can speed up our rate of mechanical design such that we can deliver the latest technology and performance to our customers."

– Hutch Hutchison
Head of Design, Vertu

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Ping Golf: Using CAE and HPC for Virtual Prototyping

In this short interview Eric Morales, Sr Research Engineer at PING Golf, explains how combining CAE simulation with the latest HPC technology has greatly reduced product development time.

Video Testimonials

Fallbrook Technologies

Traction-based, patented NuVinci® transmission is a continuously variable planetary (CVP) technology enabling performance and efficiency improvements for machines that use an engine, pump, motor, or geared transmission systems. Fallbrook Technologies has been working on improving oil flow inside the NuVinci products as it affects the transmission’s efficiency, durability, power, capacity, and cost. Altair worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS), a secure cloud services platform, to provide an integrated solution to Fallbrook including advanced GPU hardware, high-performance computing (HPC) and the nanoFluidX software through industry-leading workload management and job scheduler Altair PBS Professional™.

Customer Stories

Oracle Cloud: Altair ultraFluidX™ and Altair nanoFluidX™

Altair was founded in 1985 with a vision to use simulation to drive design and decision-making. Through the years simulation has evolved from the back end of the design process to the front — and today's cloud infrastructure opens up new possibilities to solve problems of unlimited size.


Cray and Altair: HPC Leadership

Cray and Altair lead the HPC industry with solutions that optimize performance for compute-intensive work. With Cray systems running Altair software, companies of all sizes get the highest available levels of scalability, speed, and efficiency — in the datacenter and in the cloud.


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