EnginFrame is the most advanced, commercially supported Grid Portal in the industry, with a proven track record of successful production deployments within corporate networks and research Grids.
EnginFrame enables efficient Inter-/Intranet access to Grid-enabled infrastructures. HPC clusters, data, licenses, batch & interactive applications can be accessed by any client using a standard browser.
The open and evolutionary framework of EnginFrame is based on Java, XML and Web Services, and facilitates deployment of user-friendly, application- and data-oriented portals.
Users and administrators can easily submit and control Grid-enabled applications, as well as monitor workload, data, licenses from within the same user dashboard, hiding the heterogeneity and complexity of the native interfaces.
NICE EnginFrame Highlights
Universal and flexible access to your Grid infrastructure
EnginFrame provides easy access over intranet, extranet or the Internet using standard and secure Internet languages and protocols.
Interface to the Grid in your organization
EnginFrame offers pluggable server-side XML services to enable easy integration of the leading workload schedulers in the market. Plug-In modules for all major Grid solutions including the Adaptive Computing Torque/MOAB, IBM LSF, Sun/Univa GridEngine, Altair PBS/Pro, EDG/gLite Globus-based toolkits, and provides easy interfaces to the existing computing infrastructure.
Security and Access Control
You can give encrypted and controllable access to remote users and improve collaboration with partners while protecting your infrastructure and Intellectual Property (IP). This enables you to speed up design cycles while working with related departments or external partners and eases communication through a secure infrastructure.
Distributed Data Management
The comprehensive remote file management built into EnginFrame avoids unnecessary file transfers, and enables server-side treatment of data, as well as file transfer from/to the user's desktop.
Interactive application support
Through the integration with leading GUI virtualization solutions (including Desktop Cloud Visualization (DCV), VNC, VirtualGL and HP-RGS), EnginFrame enables you to address all stages of the design process, both batch and interactive.
SOA-enable your applications and resources
EnginFrame can automatically publish your computing applications via standard WebServices (tested both for Java and .NET interoperability), enabling immediate integration with other enterprise applications.
The business rationale for adopting EnginFrame can be summarized in to four categories:
- Streamline and simplify batch & interactive workflows
- Reduce training requirements for newer and occasional users
- Access HPC systemsanywhere, on any device
- Leverage existing investments in HPC resources, scripting solutions and job
- Simplify adoption of advanced policies, Grids and Clouds transparently to
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- Control who can do what, when and how
- Protect data transfers with encryption
- Monitor resources, jobs and license usage
- Reduce data transfers by leveraging caching, compression and remote file
- Transparently access all relevant data distributed in the HPC system
- Reduce job failures with parameter checking and integrated “include file”
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