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Platform Computing provides new GPU kits to support NVIDIA's CUDA-enabled GPUs.

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Platform Computing is providing new GPU kits for its Platform Cluster Manager and Platform HPC Workgroup products to support NVIDIA's (Nasdaq:NVDA NVDA NVIDIA Corp (stock symbol)
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) CUDA-enabled GPUs, including Tesla GPUs for high performance computing, the provider of grid and cloud computing software said on Thursday.

According to the company, NVIDIA Tesla-based GPUs feature up to 240 cores and 1 teraflop (unit) teraflop - 10^12 flops.

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 of processing power per processing GPU. Platform's Cluster Manager and HPC Workgroup Manager simplify building, managing and scheduling GPU based clusters. The company's GPU kits can be easily deployed and allow users to quickly provision the clusters they need using NVIDIA's solutions.

No pricing details were disclosed.

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Date:Aug 20, 2009
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