UberCloud Marketplace for Technical Computing

UberCloud was launched in July 2012 by Burak Yenier and Wolfgang Gentzsch in Silicon Valley. The early idea was to discover the roadblocks to Cloud Computing and crowd-source solutions with the engineering and scientific community.

In the first year more than 50 HPC Cloud providers and Supercomputing Centers joined the UberCloud initiative. By mid 2014, over 2500 companies and individuals from 72 countries joined the UberCloud Community. These included over 60 cloud providers, 80+ software companies, and several hundred consulting firms and individual experts.

The collective learning of this group results in an annual compendium of case studies. The first collection of 25 was published in HPCwire and can be downloaded HERE. These case studies were selected from the first 60 UberCloud Experiment teams to raise awareness in the digital manufacturing community about the benefits and best practices of using remote computing capabilities.


UberCloud HPC Experiment Compendium of Case Studies

 UberCloud TODAY

Today, UberCloud makes it easy to run your simulations on powerful cloud infrastructure. No more compromises on mesh quality or model fidelity because of hardware limitations. With UberCloud’s flexible software platform and network of cloud partners, you get on-demand access to major providers such as Microsoft Azure, HPE and others. Choose from a variety of secure data centers, and hardware options such as InfiniBand, GPUs etc. Unleash the full power of your analysis software and boost confidence in your results. With over 200 technical-computing-as-a-service case studies, UberCloud has the experience, software platform and partnerships required for your success. Engineers and scientists rely on UberCloud to manage the complexity of cloud and software operations, so they can focus on their analysis.


Wolfgang Gentzsch
President & Co-Founder of UberCloud
Wolfgang is an industry executive consultant for high performance, technical and cloud computing. He was the Chairman of the Intl. ISC Cloud Conference Series, an Advisor to the EU projects DEISA and EUDAT, directed the German D-Grid Initiative, was a Director of the Open Grid Forum, Managing Director of the North Carolina Supercomputer Center (MCNC), and a member of the US President’s Council on Science & Technology PCAST. In the 90s Wolfgang founded several HPC companies, including Gridware (which developed the distributed resource management software Grid Engine) acquired by Sun where he became Sun’s Senior Director of Grid Computing
Burak Yenier
CEO & Co-Founder of UberCloud
Burak is an expert in the development and management of large-scale, high availability systems, and in many aspects of the cloud delivery model including information security and capacity planning. He has been working on Software as a Service since early 2000 and held management positions in software development and operations in several companies. In his most recent role as the Vice President of Operations Burak managed the multi-site datacenter and digital payment operations of a financial Software as a Service technology company located in Silicon Valley where he built cloud infrastructure and operations from scratch and for scale.
Thomas Francis
Head of Products of UberCloud
Thomas has broad industry experience in enterprise software, hardware, cloud and IT operations. His most recent role was as director of software and cloud strategy at Dell. While at Dell he launched multiple cloud businesses including Dell Cloud Business Applications and Dell Cloud Marketplace. Previously, Thomas has held leadership roles in various technology companies including SanDisk and Landmark Graphics software, a maker of 3D seismic interpretation software. Thomas has a masters degree in aerospace engineering from UT Arlington and an MBA from UC Berekely and is based in Silicon Valley.
Ali Kutay
Board Member of UberCloud
Ali currently serves as Chairman and CEO of WebAction, a big data company that offers a real time stream analytics platform to help businesses deal with high volumes of data by offering quick insights. Previously, Mr. Kutay served as the Chairman, President and CEO of GoldenGate Software, Inc., which was later acquired by Oracle. From 1998 to 2003 Mr. Kutay served as the Chairman and CEO of AltoWeb Inc. which he founded in 1999. From 1997 to 1998, Mr. Kutay held the role as the President and CEO of WebLogic Inc., which was merged with BEA Systems Inc. in 1998, and later acquired by Oracle.


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