Univa

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Univa Corporation
Private
Industry Cloud computing, Distributed computing, Grid computing, Computer software
Founded Lisle, Illinois (2004)
Headquarters Chicago - Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Products Univa Grid Engine, UniCloud, UniSight, License Orchestrator, Universal Resource Broker, Univa Short Jobs
Website www.univa.com

Univa is a privately held software company that sells data center optimization software products.

Products[edit]

Within its portfolio Univa develops, sells and supports Univa Grid Engine software, Univa's version of the popular workload and distributed resource management technology Grid Engine. Univa had announced in Jan 2011 that it has hired the key personnel formerly working for Oracle and Sun Microsystems on Grid Engine development.[1]

On Oct 22, 2013 Univa also has announced that it has acquired the intellectual property as well the copyrights and trademarks pertaining to the Grid Engine technology from Oracle and that it will take over supporting Oracle Grid Engine customers.[2]

Consulting services[edit]

Univa offers consulting services for installation, tuning and configuration of its products.

History[edit]

Univa was founded in 2004 under the name Univa Corporation by Carl Kesselman, Ian Foster, and Steve Tuecke and was at that time primarily known for providing open source products and technical support based around the Globus Toolkit.

On September 17, 2007, the company announced that it would merge with the Austin, Texas-based United Devices and operate under the new name Univa UD.[3]

The company operated as Univa UD until formally dropping "UD" and returning to common use of Univa Corporation. Under the leadership of its current CEO Gary Tyreman[4] Univa announced, January 17, 2011, that it had hired the principal and founding engineers of the Grid Engine team.[5]

On Oct 22, 2013 Univa has announced that it had acquired the intellectual property as well the copyrights and trademaks pertaining to the Grid Engine technology from Oracle and that it will take over supporting Oracle Grid Engine customers.[6]

A new technical partnership with Force India, providing automation data management software for large scale computational projects.

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