SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of cluster and cloud management solutions, announced that it has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award. This nomination carries prestigious recognition in honoring Bright Computing as one of the year's most-audacious and far-reaching private technology companies from across the globe.
From a candidate pool of over 1000 companies that span more than 40 nations, the finalists selected by the Red Herring editorial team demonstrate the most-innovative technologies and business models. Representing recent competitions for Red Herring Top 100 Asia, Europe and North America awards, finalists are judged on a range of qualitative and quantitative metrics that include, for example, technology innovation, financial performance, growth criterion, management's execution standards, potential globalization of the strategy and market-share improvement.
"Technology companies are becoming the bright spot in the economic outlook based on their increasing role within macro-economic environments," stated Alex Vieux, Chairman of Red Herring. "2013 has demonstrated the sector's vibrant activity and its contribution to the global economic recovery. An unprecedented number of entrepreneurs are jumping ahead of the competition and making a difference. Breakthroughs obsolete each other faster than ever before. Bright Computing is performing exceptionally in its field and strongly deserves to be singled out as one of the Red Herring Global Finalists. At this stage, we are left with the daunting task to select the best qualified companies for the 2013 Top 100 Global Award."
Bright Computing will be presenting its winning strategies at the Red Herring Global Forum in Los Angeles, November 18-20, 2013. The 2013 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony on November 20 at the event.
About Bright Computing
Bright Computing specializes in management software for on-premise HPC, Hadoop, storage, database and workstation clusters, as well as the seamless extension of these clusters into the cloud. Its flagship product -- Bright Cluster Manager -- with its intuitive graphical user interface and powerful cluster management shell, makes clusters of any size easy to install, use and manage, including systems combining processors with accelerators (e.g., NVIDIA GPUs) or coprocessors (e.g., Intel Xeon Phi). Bright's minimal footprint enables systems to be utilized to their maximum potential, from departmental Hadoop clusters to large-scale supercomputers. Bright Computing partners include Amazon, Cisco, Cray and Dell, while Boeing, ING Bank, NASA, Roche, Saudi Aramco plus Stanford University and Tokyo Institute of Technology are examples of Bright customers. Bright Computing is a Red Herring 2013 Top 100 North America Award winner, the Deloitte Technology Fast50 "Rising Star 2013" Award winner, and Bright Cluster Manager was a "Best of Show Award" winner at Bio-IT World 2013.
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