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Boston and Q-Leap partner to deliver turn-key cluster solutions

Boston Limited, a leading UK-based manufacturer of high-performance, low-power server, storage and clustered solutions, today announces a new partnership with Q-Leap Networks, the creator of the cluster OS Qlustar, to offer scalable out-of-the-box HPC, storage and cloud cluster solutions to their customers that are easy to deploy and operate. Boston's state-of-the-art hardware components combined with the management capabilities of Qlustar will deliver powerful ready-to-run cluster systems for datacentres of all size. Supporting any kind of HPC workload, various cluster file-systems (Lustre, BeeGFS, Ceph), private clouds based on OpenStack as well as "big data" analytics capabilities, these solutions will be able to cover all requirements of modern compute centres in industry and research.

Boston has been designing and deploying HPC solutions for the past two decades, using leading technologies and components from the world’s foremost high-performance computing specialists. The Boston HPC range spans the latest compute, interconnect and storage technologies and offers leading density, performance and costs.

David Power, Head of HPC at Boston, says, “We are delighted to be working with Q-Leap. It’s a natural coming together of some of the industry’s best hardware solutions and Q-Leap’s award-winning cluster management software.”

“At Boston we’ve built our reputation on supplying world renowned hardware from the industry’s top names. Having forged relationships with the key players in the HPC arena, we are at the leading edge of new technology and are always first to market with innovative new solutions. This collaboration with Q-Leap to provide turnkey HPC, Storage and Cloud solutions further outlines our ambition to deliver tightly integrated all-in-one clustering products with full support and operation under Linux.”

Roland Fehrenbacher, CEO and founder of Q-Leap, says, “We are very excited to see our software arrive on Boston's state-of-the-art hardware. This partnership will set new standards in turn-key open-source based cluster solutions. With Boston being one of the leading cluster suppliers, integrated Boston/Qlustar systems will become a compelling offering for any datacenter.”

About Boston Limited
Boston Limited has been providing first-to-market technology to a diverse client base since 1992. Boston's high-performance, mission-critical server, storage and workstation solutions can be tailored for every client. With expertly trained engineers and a dedicated R & D labs facilities, we are able to fully customise the specification, design and branding of a solution in order to help clients solve their toughest business challenges simply and effectively. Since its founding in London, UK, Boston has expanded operations globally. Following on from the successful launch of Boston IT Solutions India in 2009, Boston launched Boston Server & Storage Solutions GmbH in Germany a year later, with offices opening on the East coast of America in 2013. For more information about Boston, please visit and follow @BostonLimited on Twitter.

About Q-Leap Networks GmbH
Q-Leap Networks is all about clustering and HPC Linux Software. Based on its flagship Qlustar, Q-Leap designs, installs, supports and operates Linux HPC, Storage and HA clusters for its customers since 2001. Additionally, to many of their customers, Q-Leap provides HPC application-level services targeting open-source as well as commercial applications. As an active member of the open-source community Q-Leap is also maintaining official Debian packages and contributing enhancements as well as patches to a number of other projects.

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