Scientific's Linda® Now Available for HP-UX 11.0 on Intel® Itanium® 2 Processor

New Haven, CT, July 26, 2002: Scientific Computing Associates (SCIENTIFIC), experts in parallel and distributed computing with more than 22 years of experience, today announced Linda for HP-UX on the Intel® Itanium® 2-based and PA-RISC architectures. SCIENTIFIC's Linda is a unique programming tool which allows developers to parallelize existing applications to run efficiently on clusters of computers.

"With the Linda programming tool, users can now run a single job in parallel across all HP's 64-bit architectures. This allows customers to integrate their new HP-UX Itanium 2-based systems into existing PA-RISC with HP-UX and Alpha with Tru64 environments. We are very pleased to continue and to extend our long-standing relationship with HP," said Beverly Thalberg, CEO and President of Scientific Computing Associates.

"HP is pleased to be able to broaden support for Linda to include our HP-UX Itanium 2-based and PA-RISC platforms, which form an important pillar in HP's high performance technical computing offerings," said Steve Joachims, Marketing and Solutions Director, HP High Performance Technical Computing Division.

Linda, introduced in the mid-1980s, was the first commercial product to implement virtual shared memory (VSM) for supercomputers and large workstation/server clusters. The Linda VSM is content-addressable, not address-based, which makes it easy to build applications, and fully utilize hardware capacity. Cost-effectiveness, speed and ease of use are just some of advantages Linda provides.

Worldwide distribution of Linda for HP-UX 11.0 for the Itanium® 2, PA-RISC, and Alpha is from Scientific Computing Associates, New Haven, CT., 06510.

About Scientific Computing Associates, Inc.
Founded in 1980, SCIENTIFIC has pioneered the commercial use of parallel and distributed computing. Linda software is a set of powerful extensions to C, C++ and Fortran that enables rapid development and deployment of parallel applications. Proven applications include financial and risk analysis, computational chemistry and biotechnology, medicine, seismic analysis, electronic design (EDA), and computational fluid dynamics.

For more information about Linda and SCIENTIFIC's other powerful software products and services, contact SCIENTIFIC at 203/777-7442, visit the company's web page at www.LindaSpaces.com, or email software@LindaSpaces.com.

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