IBM Platform HPC - Express Edition V4.2.0

Product ID: 5725-K71
Status: Withdrawn from Marketing

Description IBM Product Life Cycle Additional Information


IBM Platform HPC, easy-to-use, comprehensive HPC management software, which includes a rich set of features that empowers high- performance technical computing users. It helps reduce the complexity of their computing environment and improves time-to-solution.

The latest version of Platform HPC, V4.2.0, offers the following capabilities for technical computing users:

  • Using xCAT technology for cluster provisioning, enabling broader Linux operating system support.

  • GPFS monitoring that correlates workload with file system performance for enhanced overall application performance.

  • Integrated monitoring for network switches and chassis.

  • Enhanced workload reports to help with chargeback accounting.

  • Refreshed workload management based on Platform LSF 9.1.1 for easy upgrade to LSF standard, and certified on the latest operating system.

  • Platform MPI 9.1, supporting the latest hardware and operating system.

  • Support for new versions of the Linux operating system.

Program Number
  • IBM Platform HPC - Express Edition V4.2.0 (5725-K71)

Platform HPC - Express Edition offers the following features and benefits:

  • Reduces time to cluster readiness with easy-to-use cluster management.

  • Increases user and administrator productivity with an intuitive web-based interface, including simplified application integration.

  • Improves resource utilization and reduces infrastructure cost with infrastructure-aware job scheduling.

  • High availability of the cluster for reduced cluster downtime.

  • Accelerated time to results with robust workload management capabilities and advanced MPI libraries.
IBM Product Life Cycle:

Program NumberVRMAnnounced AvailableMarketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
5725-K7104.02.00 2014-10-062014-10-31 2016-10-142020-04-30
5725-K7104.01.01 2013-09-032013-09-13 2016-10-142020-04-30
5725-K7103.02.00 2013-03-122013-03-15 2015-09-182017-04-30
Additional Information:
Short Title: IBM Platform HPC - Express Edition V4.2.0
Offering Type: Software
Offering Subtype: Program Product
Content Revision Date: 20161022
Document Identifier: 000000345041
Brand Codes: B5000 B8UN1 B8U00
Applicable Countries:
United States

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