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NewsForge: Profile: OptimaNumerics

Jan 27, 2006, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"OptimaNumerics is a software firm that specializes in high-performance numerical libraries, such as are often used on Linux-based supercomputers. The privately held, proprietary software firm was founded some years ago by Dr. Kenneth Tan. Tan and a couple of other OptimaNumerics employees are based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, because its timezone is right for their market. The company also has employees in North America, Singapore, China, and Japan. Revenues and profitability? Sorry, that's confidential information.

"The libraries OptimaNumerics provides are run by some of the fastest supercomputers on the planet. Some of its customers are the Russian Joint Supercomputing Center, Perot Systems, Queens University of Belfast, and Calgary University..."

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