XENON provide an extensive range of end to end software solutions to tackle your IT challenges. Secure, drive, manage and protect any applications, systems, devices and data you require. XENON’s aim is to empower, users, developers, and system administrators to solve current and future computing challenges with greater success and lower cost.

Operating Systems

XENON has extensive practical expertise and knowledge in deploying, configuring and supporting a wide variety of operating systems platforms. Most HPC clusters and supercomputers use the Linux operating system. XENON supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE, Ubuntu and CentOS operating systems.

XENON also partners with Microsoft to ensure the consistent, reliable performance of Microsoft operating systems running on XENON servers, desktop and workstations.

Operating Systems

Cluster Management

Cluster management software maximises the work that a cluster of computers can perform. A cluster manager balances workload to reduce bottlenecks, monitors the health of the elements of the cluster, and manages failover when an element fails. XENON delivers and supports the following cluster management software options:

Intel® Solutions for Lustre

XENON is a certified Intel® Solutions for Lustre* software reseller. Lustre is a parallel distributed file system that provides massive throughput and highly parallel access for computer clusters ranging in size from small workgroup clusters to large-scale, multi-site clusters. Lustre is the file system of choice for the majority of high-end sites as it is scalable and can support tens of thousands of client systems, tens of petabytes of storage, and hundreds of gigabytes per second of aggregate I/O throughput. XENON also offers several third-party options for the Lustre File System and other popular storage solutions from partners such as DataDirect Networks (DDN) and PANASAS.

Bright Computing

XENON deploys and supports Bright Computing’s comprehensive range of software solutions that ideal for deploying and managing HPC clusters, big data clusters, Hadoop clusters and OpenStack in the data center and in the cloud.

ROCKS

Rocks gives users turn-key software installation and update capabilities for Linux clusters. This user-friendly method of maintaining and administering cluster computers scales from small machines to some of the fastest on the Top500 List of supercomputers.

xCAT

xCAT is Extreme Cluster/Cloud Administration Toolkit. xCAT offers complete management for HPC clusters, RenderFarms, Grids, WebFarms, Online Gaming Infrastructure, Clouds, Datacenters, and whatever tomorrow’s buzzwords may be. It is agile, extensible, and based on years of system administration best practices and experience. It enables you to:

  • Provision Operating Systems on physical or virtual machines: RHEL, CentOS, Fedora, SLES, Ubuntu, AIX, Windows, VMWare, KVM, PowerVM, PowerKVM, zVM
  • Provision using scripted install, stateless, statelite, iSCSI, or cloning
  • Remotely manage systems: lights-out management, remote console, and distributed shell support
  • Quickly configure and control management node services: DNS, HTTP, DHCP, TFTP, NFS

Cluster Management

Virtualisation Software

XENON empowers you to create an efficient, responsive IT environment by virtualizing your entire data centre in a Linux or Windows® desktop environment. XENON offers a variety of virtualisation software options that include:

VMware

XENON partner with VMware to create sophisticated, seamless and tightly integrated solutions at each level of the IT ecosystem. XENON is also a VMware Academic Specialist which enables VMware Academic pricing to be passed onto Academic and None Profit organisations.

Citrix

Together with Citrix, XENON offers cost-effective server virtualization with optimized servers, fast application delivery and an enterprise-class feature stack. We can also help you design, implement and manage your desktop virtualization solutions.

In addition, XENON can deliver and support Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), application virtualization, virtualized graphics (vGPU), and unified communication solutions in the cloud.

TSPlus

TSplus is an easy, plug-and-play solution to Web-enable or publish your applications. Freeing you from the complexities of Citrix and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS), TSplus provides a fast, simple and affordable solution. TSplus technology can improve the performance of your Accounting and Retail Manager, QuickBooks and many other applications by up to 10 times faster.

Job Scheduling and Resource Management

Job Scheduling and Resource Management

XENON’s relationship with Altair PBS Professional enables customers to improve dynamic workflow and productivity, optimise resource utilisation & efficiency, and simplify the process of cluster workload management. In addition, administrators have the opportunity to utilize Adaptive Computing MOAB® HPC Suite and SLURM workload manager for select platforms.

Click here for more information about how PBS Professional Maximises Performance and Efficiency of Windows HPC Clusters.

Altair PBS Professional

Development Tools

Working with Intel and Allinea XENON is able to offer a range of high-productivity development tools for science and HPC that enable you to optimise your code.

Development Tools

Networking Software

XENON can offer you a range of highly cost effective, enterprise-class software-defined networking solutions capable of meeting increasingly large-scale and complex requirements. Our product portfolio consists of:

Cumulus Networks

Cumulus Linux is a networking-focused Linux distribution, deeply rooted in Debian. Switches running Cumulus Linux provide standard networking functions such as bridging, routing, VLANs, MLAGs, IPv4/IPv6, OSPF/BGP, access control, VRF, and VxLAN overlays. You can use Cumulus Linux switches in the same places you would use a switch from a traditional supplier.

Cumulus Linux embodies native Linux networking. Supercharged versions of the kernel and other networking related packages encompass the latest industry thinking in networking while retaining compatibility with the full range of software available in Debian. Your favorite tools for networking and operations are an `apt-get` away; networking can easily fit into your operational framework for configuration management, authentication, monitoring, logging, and automation.

XENON with Cumulus Linux allows you to build and operate the right network for your company using the mind-set of the mega-scale pioneers.

Circadence: WAN Optimisation

XENON is pleased to exclusively offer all customers access to Circadence MVO™ optimization solutions, including the award-winning Circadence MVO™ for Mobile. Circadence MVO™ optimization solutions utilize a patented optimization protocol TMP, which provides the highest quality of service, performance, and security for network connections. These proprietary algorithms dynamically measure and analyze network conditions in real time, ensuring optimal transmission of data in all network conditions. The Circadence® protocol enables a hardware-independent approach, which tunnels through network congestion from point-to-point, requiring no special provisioning.

Catapult: High-speed point-to-point data transfer application

Catapult delivers an easy to use, high-speed point-to-point data transfer application available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux platforms. Addressing the shortcomings of common network transfer protocols such as FTP, Catapult enables you to efficiently utilize any internet and VPN connection via its built-in TCP and UDP accelerated transfer protocol. Catapult is an initiative developed by the XENON Technology Group for more information visit www.catapultsoft.com

Networking Software

Back-up and Recovery

FarStone

XENON is the exclusive distributor for FarStone’s Total Backup Recovery Solutions for home and business in Australia. FarStone’s backup and data recovery solutions have been used by millions users to protect their irreplaceable files.

FarStone’s Total Backup Recovery Solutions

Security

XENON’s robust portfolio of security products help businesses of any size detect, address, and prevent security breaches through integrated hardware and software solutions.

Our portfolio includes:

  • Sophos products which enables users to secure every end point of your network, from laptops to virtual desktops and servers, to web and email traffic and mobile devices
  • XENON is an Authorised Distributor Partner of AVIRA complete IT security solutions in Australia and is equipped to provide presale and after sale support for the complete range of AVIRA solutions.

Security

Broadcast

Mediaproxy Compliance and Logging Software

Mediaproxy has pioneered in providing leading solutions for broadcast compliance logging, content monitoring and analysis. Mediaproxy continuously innovates at the highest level, offering the most advanced products to broadcasters, IPTV, MSOs, cable and satellite providers around the world. Its highly reliable and extensible LogServer platform provides 24/7 multi-­channel recording, live monitoring and transport stream analysis of broadcast sources and real-­time data. Contents may be reviewed and managed ‘long after the event’ for regulatory and commercial compliance requirements as well as competitive analysis.

Mediaproxy is a XENON Technology Group initiative for further information, visit www.mediaproxy.com

Big Data/Analytics

Hadoop is an ecosystem of open source components that fundamentally changes the way enterprises store, process, and analyze data. Unlike traditional systems, Hadoop enables multiple types of analytic workloads to run on the same data, at the same time, at massive scale on industry-standard hardware.

XENON offers  full cluster customisation, burn-in and testing, BIOS and Firmware updates, network configurations, pre-install of the Hadoop distributions of choice, including Cloudera and Hortonworks.

Hadoop Big Data Solutions