Visual Numerics' IMSL Fortran Numerical Library to Support PathScale EKOPath Compiler Suite

Feb 21, 2006, 00:00 ET from PathScale Inc.

    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
     About PathScale
     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

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