Applied Research Associates (ARA) reduced IT support costs and increased solver speeds by 20% with a TotalCAE Managed HPC Appliance from TotalCAE.
Applied Research Associates (ARA), an employee-owned research and engineering firm, struggled with maintaining its legacy HPC cluster. IT staff had to dedicate several days per week to supporting the outdated hardware, and when there were failures, it could leave the engineering team idle while the IT staff would troubleshoot or find refurbished parts online.
By deploying a managed HPC cluster appliance, the company was able to eliminate internal maintenance and support overhead, while improving productivity and reliability.
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