PathScale EKOPath Compiler Suite Receives Three HPCwire 2005 Editors' & Readers' Choice Awards at SC05

Nov 17, 2005, 00:00 ET from PathScale, Inc.

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and SEATTLE, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- PathScale, the
 developer of innovative software and hardware solutions to accelerate high
 performance computing, today announced that the PathScale EKOPath(TM) Compiler
 Suite has received three industry awards from the highly respected HPCwire
 organization. The PathScale EKOPath Compiler Suite won the Editors' Choice
 award for the "Most Significant New HPC Software Product for 2005," and both
 the Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards for the software product with the
 "Best Software Price Performance." PathScale executives received these honors
 from HPCwire editors and publishers during a ceremony at the SC|05 conference
 this week in Seattle.
     "We're honored that the editors and readers of HPCwire have recognized our
 EKOPath Compiler Suite for the second year in a row," said Scott Metcalf, CEO
 of PathScale. "EKOPath has become the industry's 64-bit Linux compiler of
 choice, preferred by all of the leading Linux system suppliers and deployed by
 more than 1,000 leading sites. This award, by one of the HPC industry's most
 respected publications, is another strong endorsement of EKOPath's performance
 and reliability."
     The PathScale EKOPath Compiler Suite offers the industry's
 highest-performance C, C++, and Fortran 9X compilers for 64-bit Linux-based
 computer systems. It has been optimized for both the AMD64 and Intel EM64T
 architectures and has the world's most sophisticated optimization
 infrastructure. At SC|05, PathScale released the newest version of EKOPath,
 version 2.3, introducing autoparallelization support and a new version of
 PathOpt, an innovative performance optimization tool that automatically
 determines the best compiler flags for Linux applications.
     The award-winning PathScale EKOPath compilers can be evaluated free for 30
 days by visiting
     Visitors to the SC|05 show in Seattle can see all of the latest PathScale
 products running live in the PathScale booth (#422). PathScale
 InfiniPath(TM)-connected clusters are also running at AMD's booth on Angstrom
 servers, in the Microway booth, and in the TeamHPC booth. In addition, an
 extensive group of PathScale partners are promoting their InfiniPath
 interconnect and EKOPath Compiler Suite offerings. The list includes Arima,
 Cisco, Lahey Computer Systems, LSTC, HP, IBM, Iwill, Linux Networx, MSI,
 SilverStorm, Supermicro, Verari Systems, Voltaire and Western Scientific.
     PathScale, Inc. develops technologies that enable breakthroughs in high
 performance computing, science and engineering. The PathScale InfiniPath(TM)
 HTX(TM) Adapter and EKOPath Compiler Suite drive Linux(R) clusters to
 performance levels that can exceed the world's most powerful supercomputers.
 Today, PathScale technologies are the choice of leading scientific and
 engineering organizations to more effectively solve complex computational
 challenges, from aerospace and automotive design simulations to weather
 modeling and drug discovery. PathScale is headquartered in Mountain View,
 Calif. For more information, visit
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 AMD and Opteron are trademarks of AMD. InfiniBand is a registered trademark of
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 are trademarks of Pathscale, Inc. All other product names mentioned are
 trademarks of their respective owners.

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