Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing

Why work in a closet when you can work in the cloud? On-premises hardware has a flexibility problem, and rigidity can limit your thinking. Which brings us to the beauty of the cloud. Limitless potential. Epic proportions of creativity. From semiconductors to financial services to manufacturing, our powerful cloud solutions deliver a faster time-to-solution and to-market with superior product quality. No closet, no ceiling, just plenty of room for blue sky thinking.


Rapid Chip Design in the Cloud

Find out how Amazon's Annapurna Labs uses Altair's license-first approach to scheduling to enhance resource management.

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Cloud On-demand

Cloud On-demand

No waiting in queues or fighting for licenses. When on-premises workload volume peaks, burst to your favorite cloud provider — or multiple cloud providers — to handle fluctuating workloads with ease. For end users, advanced remote visualization and intuitive job submission portals make leveraging HPC and cloud resources possible from anywhere.

Turnkey HPC & Cloud Appliances

Turnkey HPC and Cloud Appliances

Engineers, researchers and designers are turning to HPC to get to the answers faster and with more accuracy than ever before. Altair boxes up the power of HPC without the complexity in turnkey physical or virtual cloud appliances that make it possible for your team to realize the power of HPC on day one.

Explore Further with Altair One?

Explore Further with Altair One?

Altair One makes it easy to access the tools of innovation on any device, run jobs and visualize data anywhere, and accelerate engineering with HPC – all in one platform. Users get a collaborative experience and administrators keep the needle moving forward with a single view into the entire computing infrastructure.

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Time to Level Up with Turnkey HPC in the Cloud

Level Up with Turnkey HPC in the Cloud

Altair packs the power of HPC, unlimited CAE solver licenses, and industry-leading resource management technology into one turnkey physical or virtual appliance. Our fully managed appliance helps engineers easily tap HPC to edge out the competition, without having to worry about system or license administration.

We democratize HPC, design, simulation, analytics, and optimization by providing cloud access to vertical applications and increase the pace of innovation through collaboration. Altair’s simplified suite allows engineers to expand CAE computing capacity and quickly utilize HPC so that they can intelligently and efficiently manage resources.

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Look Beyond What’s Possible with Altair One

Look Beyond What’s Possible with Altair One

Explore further with dynamic, collaborative access to simulation and data analytics technology plus scalable HPC and cloud resources, in one platform. Provision scalable resources in the cloud or on-premises through a single pane of glass, run cloud versions of your favorite software, and run simulation jobs in the cloud, all in one place.

Shorten the path to discovery with a platform that learns with you.

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Scale Up and Access Anywhere

Scale Up and Access Anywhere

Altair makes cloud bursting to and between your favorite providers easier than ever with an intuitive bursting GUI built right into the Altair? PBS Professional? scheduler. Scale to meet real time demand, only pay for what you need, and cut down time to market. Burst to different cloud platforms including Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Customize security policies, role-based access, cost criteria, and more.

For end users, Altair Access? provides a simple, powerful, and consistent interface for remote visualization and submitting and monitoring HPC jobs on remote clusters, clouds, and other resources. With Access, your team gets HPC that works from home – and from anywhere – on desktop, web or mobile.

Rapid Scaling in the Cloud

Rapid Scaling in the Cloud

Now available in Amazon’s AWS Marketplace, Altair Rapid Scaling provides high-throughput, cost-conscious scheduling in the cloud. Altair Rapid Scaling is robust enough for even the most demanding semiconductor and EDA workloads, offering sub-millisecond latency for best performance and a scalable, small-footprint, high-capacity architecture capable of scheduling millions of jobs per day.

Designed specifically to optimize your workloads for the cloud, Rapid Scaling accounts for speed and license availability to scale cloud resources back down to zero when they're not needed, bringing cloud costs closer than ever to exact demand.

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Accelerating R&D in the Cloud

Materials designers and developers are constantly working to improve existing materials and create new ones that will allow us to interact with our world and explore in ways that weren’t possible before. Because being first counts in the race to materials innovation, Altair enabled a leading materials manufacturer to accelerate product development in the cloud.

Customer Stories

How PING Golf Stays Ahead of the Innovation Curve with Altair HPC Appliance Powered by the Lateset Intel Xeon Processor

Eric Morales, senior engineer at PING Golf, talks with Altair's Rick Watkins about innovating in equipment design using the Altair HyperWorks Unlimited appliance.


HPC Virtual Summit 2020 Cloud Roundtable

Is Cloud Officially Inevitable? Experts from Azure, Oracle and Google get candid about 2020's biggest cloud computing trends and challenges.

ATC Presentations

Cloud Bursting: State of the Art GUIs for Seamless Scaling

Altair's EMEA enterprise computing director, Chris Townend, and product manager, Ian Littlewood, team up to talk about adopting HPC in the cloud and making it simple for users and administrators.

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