NVIDIA has acquired The Portland Group (PGI), an HPC independent supplier of
compilers and tools.
Founded in 1989, PGI has a long history of innovation in HPC compiler technology
for Intel, IBM, Linux, OpenMP, GPGPU and ARM. Nvidia has worked with them for
the past five years as its engineers pushed deeper into high performance
computing with GPUs.
PGI and its staff will continue to operate under the PGI flag ? developing
OpenACC, CUDA Fortran and CUDA x86 for multicore x86 and, of course, GPGPUs. And
they will continue to serve their wide-range of customers ? including chip
makers, research labs and HPC computing centers.
"Bringing our teams together further cements our strong, established technical
partnership in creating developer tools for the accelerated computing
revolution. It also strengthens the OpenACC initiative to create an easy on-ramp
to parallel computing by joining the world?s top independent provider of OpenACC
compilers with the world?s best GPU designers," Nvidia said.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed