From the Wires
hhpberlin Selects GreenButton(TM) for Comprehensive Cloud Solution
By: Marketwired .
Nov. 27, 2012 06:00 AM
PALO ALTO, CA and BERLIN -- (Marketwire) -- 11/27/12 -- GreenButton, the leading provider of IT automation and utility computing software, today announced that hhpberlin, a leading engineering firm for fire protection and life safety from Germany, will deploy GreenButton's high performance computing (HPC) solution.
hhpberlin specializes in large commercial buildings and uses an open source application called FDS (Fire Dynamics Simulator) to simulate fires and design escape procedures. The strategic deployment of GreenButton maximizes the benefits of the cloud for mission critical, compute intensive workloads, while increasing productivity. The company has partnered with GreenButton, via one of their European resellers, leveraging Windows Azure to scale FDS to large-scale simulations on demand. The on demand solution provides incomparable optimization of cloud services through seamless end-to-end management of any projects burst to the cloud for execution. In addition it maximizes speed to deployment with results in hours, not weeks or months.
"GreenButton provides our customers seamless access to the cloud," said Stefan Truthän, CEO of hhpberlin. "By porting our studies and designs for commercial building smoke handling systems and sprinkler/detector activation systems to Windows Azure, our architects and engineers can now offload as many simulations to the cloud for processing right from their workstations, with results in hours vs. days. The time and cost savings are invaluable to us and our customers."
"We see companies every day that just don't have the time or resources to execute their critical applications," said Scott Houston, GreenButton's CEO. "GreenButton's suite of high power computing and on demand software gives hhpberlin the ability to easily increase efficiencies and cut costs via the cloud."
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hhpberlin is different -- deeply involved, innovative, enthusiastic and with passionate views for fire safety services. In this way we turned hhpberlin into a leading engineering firm for fire protection and life safety. Today hhpberlin is a trusted partner for architects, owners and public authorities. We develop and integrate modern fire safety into their buildings.
About GreenButton Limited
Cloud computing is a growing phenomenon, projected by industry analysts to exceed US$160billion, but end users and vendors are struggling with engagement models and portal interfaces. GreenButton has developed an intelligent interface (an API) called the "GreenButton" which enables the user to access this capacity whenever it is required, directly from their desktop application. Please visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thegreenbutton or on Twitter@GreenButton
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