Rescale

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Rescale, Inc.
Founded 2011
Founder Joris Poort
Adam McKenzie
Headquarters San Francisco, California
Website rescale.com

Founded in 2011 in San Francisco, California by Joris Poort (CEO) and Adam McKenzie (CTO), Rescale is a startup that develops a cloud computing simulation platform. Rescale was a Y Combinator[1] company and has received $6.4M in funding from high-profile investors including Sam Altman, Jeff Bezos,[2] Richard Branson, Chris Dixon,[3] Paul Graham, and Peter Thiel.[4] [5] [6] [7] The founders previously built a software technology stack at Boeing saving the company over $180M through weight improvements on the 787 Dreamliner.[8]

The Rescale platform combines engineering and science software tools with high performance computing (HPC) to create a cloud simulation environment. Design Engineering magazine describes Rescale as "...a good fit for manufacturers who need to run complex simulation and optimization jobs, but don't have the HPC hardware required." [9]

The Platform noted in May, 2015 that Rescale claims the largest known globally available commercial HPC network with "...eight million servers globally with a potential 1,400 petaflops of compute capacity ... across 30 global datacenters." [10]

Rescale has partnerships with engineering software companies in the computer aided engineering space including: ANSYS, CD-adapco,[11] Dassault Systemes,[12] MSC Software,[13] and Siemens.[14]

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  1. ^ "Y Combinator". Y Combinator. 
  2. ^ "Bezos Expeditions". 
  3. ^ "Angel List". 
  4. ^ "Rescale investors". Rescale. 
  5. ^ "Rescale Emerges With $6.4M to Make Complex Product Design Easier". Wall Street Journal. 2015-05-14. Retrieved 2015-05-14. 
  6. ^ "Superstar-backed Rescale nets $6.4 million to build a better engineering cloud". Fortune. 2015-05-14. Retrieved 2015-05-14. 
  7. ^ "Rescale Lands $6.4M From Who's Who of Investors". TechCrunch. 2015-05-14. Retrieved 2015-05-14. 
  8. ^ "Former Boeing engineer builds a better way to run simulations". San Francisco Business Times. 2015-10-09. Retrieved 2015-10-18. 
  9. ^ Kenneth. "Rescale: Build Your Own Simulation Template in the Cloud". Virtual Desktop. 
  10. ^ "Rescale's Political Stance Boosts Cloud Based Supercomputing". The Platform. 
  11. ^ "CD-Adapco Partners". 
  12. ^ "Simulia Technology Partners". 
  13. ^ "MSC Technology Partners". 
  14. ^ "Siemens' NX Nastran Now Available on Rescale On-Demand Cloud Environment". 

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