PALO ALTO, CA and BERLIN--(Marketwire - Nov 27, 2012) - 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 stands for fire protection services from the draft concept until the keys to the building are handed over, for residential or governmental buildings, hotels or hospitals, industry, traffic and airports alike, all over the world. hhpberlin has been established as a synonym for next-generation fire protection services.
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.
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