New International HPC Training Schedule Announced By the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG)

International Supercomputing Conference 2014 (ISC2014), Release Immediate

The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) have announced that they will be running a selection of their most popular HPC training courses in both the UK and the USA, open to attendees from any commercial or public sector organization.

The courses will include: Multicore Programming with OpenMP; Programming GPUs with CUDA; Programming the Intel Xeon Phi; Introduction to Fortran; and Essential HPC for Buyers, Managers, and R&D Leaders.

The courses will be run in the UK and the USA between August and December this year. Places are limited and available on a first come first served basis, starting from £395 / $495 per person. Details of these and the many other NAG HPC training courses can be found on our website.

NAG also delivers HPC courses for users, programmers, managers and business leaders on demand at customer sites or as part of services engagements.

NAG is a proven international provider of expertise and experience in HPC, numerical software engineering and algorithms, with customers on every inhabited continent. NAG provides support services, consulting and training in four main categories: Parallel Application Development and Support; Algorithmic Expertise and Software Engineering; HPC Technology Evaluation and Adoption; HPC Strategy, Planning and Procurement. NAG is independent from technology suppliers and thus is trusted to provide impartial advice to some of the largest users of computer power in the world. NAG has built up substantial experience in a wide range of numerical algorithms, robust numerical software engineering practices (including testing and validation), and the impacts of technology changes on long-life codes for a large number of diverse users. NAG is also well known for its numerical libraries products, with hundreds of constantly updated routines across a range of mathematics, numerical analysis and statistics.

Mike Dewar, Chief Technical Offer at NAG said "More than 2000 attendees have benefitted from NAG training courses over the last 6 years, delivered at sites around the world in response to customer demand. Our hands-on training courses delivered by proven experts have enjoyed strong attendance and extremely positive feedback. I am delighted that we are now making our most popular courses available for anyone to attend."

Andrew Jones, Vice-President HPC Consulting and Services at NAG said "NAG training courses have been a successful part of our HPC Services engagements with customers in the commercial and research communities worldwide. We often hear concerns raised as to the skills challenges facing the HPC community, and especially the industrial user base. I am looking forward to helping address these skills needs through the greater availability of NAG's HPC courses - not just for programmers but for users and business managers too."

NAG will be exhibiting at ISC14 in Leipzig this June - come and find us at Booth 850 to discover how we can help your company with your biggest and smallest HPC challenges.

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