MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- PathScale, the developer of
innovative software and hardware solutions to accelerate high performance
computing, today announced that Visual Numerics has ported its IMSL(TM)
Fortran Numerical Library to the PathScale EKOPath Compiler Suite. Support of
Visual Numerics' Fortran Library will enable scientific and technical
institutions using PathScale's award-winning EKOPath Compiler to better
perform advanced numerical analysis, leading to an acceleration of
breakthroughs in science and engineering.
"Providing access to the IMSL Fortran Numerical Library will enable
developers to build computational applications that address some of the
world's most complex research problems," said Scott Metcalf, president & CEO
of PathScale. "More and more, companies and research organizations are
choosing EKOPath because of its proven performance and solid reputation for
quality on x86-based systems. With the support of Visual Numerics, aerospace,
manufacturing, automotive, and government concerns can extend the capabilities
and reach of EKOPath compilers to address new computationally intensive
The EKOPath Compiler Suite from PathScale offers the industry's
highest-performance C, C++, and Fortran 9X compilers for 64-bit Linux(R)-based
computer systems. It has been optimized for both the AMD64 and Intel EM64T
architectures and has the world's most sophisticated optimization
"Together, PathScale and Visual Numerics will provide leading scientific
and technical organizations the ability to push the limits of research and
engineering," said Phil Fraher, president and CEO of Visual Numerics. "By
supporting the EKOPath high performance compiler, we are providing the
developer community with a strong foundation for creating advanced
computational applications on 64-bit cluster computing systems."
The award-winning PathScale EKOPath compilers can be evaluated free for 30
days by visiting www.pathscale.com/trial.php.
PathScale Inc. develops technologies that enable breakthroughs in high
performance computing, science and engineering. The PathScale InfiniPath(TM)
InfiniBand(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 www.pathscale.com.
SOURCE PathScale Inc.