HPC Expertise from NAG
NAG HPC can bring substantial value to your entire HPC lifecycle. NAG experts have practical experience in procuring large supercomputers and associated support services, as users of HPC in industry and academia, as technology experts, in HPC service management, and in strategy development. NAG consultants deliver trusted, impartial, and expert advice to a range of customers across government, academia and industry.
NAG is also used by small and medium sized organizations to help them make use of their HPC systems in the most appropriate way. Projects have included data re-structuring and alternative algorithmic approaches appropriate to the new HPC topologies as well as verification of numerical results and the creation of testing processes.
HPC Services include:
- HPC Technology Evaluation and Application Strategy
Which hardware or software technology will provide your next step in performance or cost efficiency? How will you ensure your applications and skills are ready for future technology? Where should you focus your investment for sustainable HPC?
HPC Technology Evaluation can help you plan for future HPC technology - securing optimum benefits and managing the challenges.
- HPC Planning and Procurement Advice
NAG helps you design a benchmark process that supports your HPC procurement process to achieve its performance goals and derive value for money. This might take into account the range of codes your HPC service will run in the future, selecting benchmark scoring mechanisms to drive the solution space to the right goals, and more. NAG can even manage the benchmarking process for you.
- HPC Applications Development Support
NAG offers an embedded support service where you call on NAG experts as needed, either on a project basis to achieve specific performance or porting goals, or on a collaborative support basis where NAG HPC staff are deployed on-site as focused members of your HPC service or application development teams.
- HPC Technology Intelligence Service
Providing an impartial intelligence and analysis service delivering risk-reduction and competitive insight to users, managers and owners of high performance computing technology. The HPC Technology Intelligence Service helps you find what you need to know about HPC technology with less time, effort and cost on your part and thus focus on the important information among the clutter in the HPC market.
- Software Modernization Service
The Software Modernization Service solves the porting and performance challenges faced by customers wishing to use the capabilities of modern computing systems, such as multi-core CPUs, GPUs and Xeon Phi. NAG HPC software engineering experts modernize the code to enable portability to appropriate architectures, optimize for performance and assure robustness.