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June 13, 2011

Searchlight Scientific's High Performance Cloud Computing Service to Target Several Industries

By Anshu Shrivastava, TMCnet Contributor


Searchlight Scientific, a subsidiary of Searchlight Solutions, has announced plans to target additional industries with its High Performance Cloud Computing (HPC2) Service.

Initially, the company plans to focus on serving the fire simulation, video rendering, bio-tech, military and university research, according t company officials. Company officials said that they see high performance computing (HPC) very applicable to the computing needs of many industries.

Searchlight Scientific indicated that its sales plan will be extended in phases, targeting additional industries such as Aerospace, Pharmaceutical and Financial. Company officials that more industries and business segments are planned to be added as the company's business matures.

The need for more robust computing systems is increasing because of the growing amount of data analysis or computer modeling for R&D or other purposes. Searchlight believes that many companies will opt to outsource their HPC needs as opposed to purchasing a supercomputer.

Searchlight Scientific is a next generation data services company focusing on developing and growing cloud based solutions to solve tomorrow's computing challenges. It’s aiming to become the cloud computing choice for many companies across many diverse industries.

Recently, the company announced relevant changes in its business model. The company reported that it is concentrating on becoming a next generation data services company focusing on developing and growing cloud based solutions to solve tomorrow's computing challenges.

Last month, Searchlight Solutions completed the closing of the definitive agreement for the acquisition of the majority control of the common stock of Linux Labs International, a hybrid engineering firm specializing in technologies that expand the field of high performance supercomputing.


Anshu Shrivastava is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Anshu’s articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves