News Release

HPC functionality now in EnFuzion3D 2009

Major High Performance Computing enhancements to EnFuzion3D 2009


NAB 2009 - Las Vegas, Nevada. (April 19, 2009) - Axceleon, a leader in high performance distributed computing solutions for render farms, computing grids, clusters today announced the major HPC enhancements to its new EnFuzion3D 2009 product.

"Axceleon's roots are in the mission critical high performance computing (HPC) arena and it only makes sense to take what we have learned, in our nearly 12 years in the HPC world, and bring this to our Media and Entertainment customers", said Mr. Duffy, President and CEO of Axceleon. "With the addition of high availability and redundant EnFuzion clusters, improved cluster and node management tools, pool management we are bringing serious HPC functionality to EnFuzion render farms. Working to enhance the overall stability and manageability of the render farm is very much in line with our mission to hide the complexity of workflow management for the studio and bring "seamless rendering" to the 3D animation artist", commented Mr. Duffy.

EnFuzion3D 2009 feature and enhancement highlights are as follows:

  • Support for SoftimageXSI 7.5 from Autodesk
  • Support for 3ds Max 2010 from Autodesk
  • Support for Toxik 2009 from Autodesk
  • Support for Combustion from Autodesk
  • Support for Nuke from The Foundry
  • Enhanced plug-in for Maya 2009 from Autodesk
  • Enhanced plug-in for After Effects CS4 from Adobe
  • Support for Alienbrain and Tactic asset managers
  • EnFuzion plug-in to LPM Pass manager to support rendering of passes in 3ds Max
  • Further improved graphical job submission GUI
  • High Availability option which supports active/passive redundant EnFuzion head nodes
  • Remote Node Configuration tools
  • Support for multiple EnFuzion Clusters/Root Machines
  • Advanced EnFuzion Control Center, with dynamic Pool Management and Configuration
  • EnFuzion Remote Desktop, provides the ability to upload scenes to an EnFuzion render farm and manage all activities from local desktop which is outside the firewall.
  • "C" and HTTP-based API enables end users to develop customized software to integrate with in house pipeline infrastructure using scripting/programming languages

To learn more about or schedule a demo of EnFuzion3D 2009, please contact Axceleon at info@axceleon.com.

About Axceleon

Axceleon Inc. is the provider of EnFuzion, the high-performance distributed computing solutions for clusters, grids and EnFuzion3D 2009 render farms. EnFuzion speeds up computation intensive applications by distributing the computing over many machines, compute clusters, blade servers, or under utilized desktops or laptops on a corporate network. EnFuzion has been deployed in the energy, financial, bioinformatics, 3D rendering, telecommunications, scientific research and engineering applications, where it helped users to get more results faster. To learn more about EnFuzion, and Axceleon, please visit http://www.axceleon.com.



About EnFuzion3D 2009 for Render Farms

EnFuzion is an industrial-strength render farm management software solution. EnFuzion runs on all major OS platforms (Windows, Linux, Mac OS and IRIX) and all major 64/32-bit hardware platforms from AMD, Intel, Apple and SGI. Plug-ins for all major rendering packages are available, including Maya, 3ds Max, Toxik, Softimage|XSI, Nuke, Combustion, After Effects, Blender, mental ray, Vray, Turtle, 3Delight and more.


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EnFuzion is a registered trademark of Axceleon, Inc. Axceleon is a trademark of Axceleon, Inc. Other product and company names contained herein are properties of their respective owners. The information in this document is subject to change without notice.