Mark Chang, Chief Strategy Officer at GARAOTUS, draws a new model for HPC (High-Performance Computing) to help industrial transformation
[June 2, 2022] With the addition of Mark Chang as Chief Strategy Officer, GARAOTUS has developed the product architecture and portfolio based on the worldwide market trend. First, we partner with hardware providers to offer CRONUS Hyper Computing Series, our infrastructure model of HPC. On top of the infrastructure, we develop our middleware, CRONUS Service Fabric, to manage and optimize the performance of the HPC. Furthermore, we develop a generic software platform, CRONUS Orchestration, to assist users to handle computing and analysis workflows, and also offer Domain-Specific Solutions (Workflow Library) for users in different application domains. Currently, GARAOTUS aims to develop specific solutions in several major application domains: Biomed, Environment (including geosciences and weather), Manufacturing, Semiconductor, Finance, Energy, and Retail.
As Mark Chang, Chief Strategy Officer of GARAOTUS, explains, “GARAOTUS will evolve into a platform provider that offers superior HPC technology construction and design, the service layer will collaborate with partners to co-develop the workflow solutions, which can be opened for free or pay-for-use in the future to boost the partners in the ecosystem to utilize the computing power.”
GARAOTUS won the “2021 IIA International Innovation Award” by the Enterprise Asia
[Jan. 3, 2022]GARAOTUS, a cloud service brand of SYSTEX Group, was awarded the 2021 IIA International Innovation Awards (IIA) organized by Enterprise Asia, and also was the first winner which specializes in HPC technology among the previous winners. GARAOTUS was selected as one of the Top 10 HPC companies in Asia by APAC CIO Outlook magazine in 2020. Next, GARAOTUS has won the IIA award for its cloud platform which was integrated AI and HPC technologies in 2021.
The “IIA International Innovation Award”, which contestants cover the United States, Germany, Finland, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and other countries. The jury is composed of international professionals, and institutional support and future market size are the selection criteria. In 2021, there are more than 260 entries in the world, and only 52 companies were awarded. Among them, GARAOTUS team features its integrated HPC, Cloud Computing, AI, and Containerization technologies, and provides the “GARAOTUS Cloud Platform” that delivers overall solutions from IaaS, PaaS to SaaS. And become the first winner which expertise by its HPC technologies in the “Service & Solution” category as well.
SYSTEX announces 2021 batch of 8 SaaS Startups, Jointly Pursuing the Digital Transformation Needs in Post-Pandemic Era
[Dec. 23, 2021] To expand the software ecosystem of Taiwan, the fourth batch of “AI+ Generator Program of SYSTEX Corporation selected eight startups with high potentials of international development. Amongst them, “Giftpack”, is an on-demand gifting service that enables sending gifts across the globe with the help of AI data analytics. In addition to saving gift givers 95% of the time on choosing gifts, the service satisfies 92% of gift receivers. “Chimes AI”, providing an NCDP (No-Code Development Platform) to develop AI models, assists multinational manufacturers with completing AI projects in merely three days while improving the reliability of equipment. “Authme” focuses on identity authentication methods with AI to against fraud attacks. It helps drastically shorten the traditional time to “Know Your Customer”, and make the online financial services compliant and rigorous. SYSTEX and Authme have jointly introduced its solutions into major domestic insurance companies, to satisfy high compliancy in financial sector.
The AGP teams this batch range from fields such as fintech, marketing, manufacturing and entertainment. Based on the characteristics of the selected teams, SYSTEX will assist them in connecting with the clients SYSTEX has served, and help to expand both domestic and international territories.
The COO of SYSTEX AGP, Alice Ling, stated, “AGP in the post-pandemic era will focus on SaaS-based AI startups. Both B2B and B2C business models can take advantage of these innovative SaaS applications, and end-users could benefit from these high efficiency and automation solutions easier. SaaS service model is an international trend, which enables teams to promptly find their international partners and accelerate business development in overseas market.”
SYSTEX Group Donated Genomics Analytics Process as a Service (GAPaaS) total solution powered by GARAOTUS to NYCU
[Nov. 23, 2021] To strengthen the industry-academia collaboration with NYCU (National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University), SYSTEX Group donated the total solution for GAPaaS with GARAOTUS Cloud Platform worth as much as USD $2.5 million to the College of Biological Science and Technology (CBT) of NYCU. GARAOTUS, a brand of SYSTEX group, being the world-leading GAPaaS (Genomics Analytics as a Service) solution provider, SYSTEX group donate the integrated HPC computing architecture of international class and professional service to establish a world-class genetic analysis laboratory for NYCU. This collaboration enhances the research efficacy and result integration and further offers the Master Program of Engineering and Computational Biomedicine in CBT to foster cross-border biomedical talents of the international level.
Different from the functions of traditional information architecture, Genomics Analytics Process as a Service (GAPaaS) with GARAOTUS Cloud Platform includes the programming language compliant to international regulations and standard procedures, and also integrated the HPC cloud computing architecture, which speeds up the analysis of impacts of unknown viruses or diseases on genes. It’s expected to involve in the research of human genes in the future and assists scientists in studying and identifying the impacts of unknown viruses or diseases on humans in the hope of finding solutions in the shortest period.
AI4SG Award of SYSTEX Works Together with Startups for the Sustainable Future of ESG
[Nov. 11, 2021] To encourage IT workers to solve social, environmental and economic problems through technology so as to promote common social good, SYSTEX sponsored the “Actions Intelligence for Social Good Award, AI4SG Award.” By sponsoring grants, and assisting in marketing and business cooperation, SYSTEX works together with startups or organizations to bring positive influences to the society. SYSTEX has obtained the “Tech for Social Good” Prize in the fifth PwC CSR Impact Award in 2021 for its efforts and investments in AI4SG Award program.
The chairman of SYSTEX Frank Lin said, “No matter how technology had developed, what we desire more is common social good. AI4SG Award starts from the idea “Tech for Social Good”, and expand and deepen the social impact and bring more positive changes to the society through the technology. We hope to share the concept “Help the Helpers” to encourage tech startups to do something good for society with their tech expertise. Besides, we will keep fostering outstanding talents in software field. Strengthening Taiwan software ecosystem is regarded as our primary corporate social responsibility.”
SYSTEX Software is Certified by Azure Expert MSP of Microsoft
[Oct. 20, 2021] SYSTEX Software, a subsidiary of SYSTEX Corporation, has officially obtained the certification of Azure Expert MSP (Managed Service Provider), the highest standard technology of Microsoft. It’s also the first certified company of Azure Expert MSP in Taiwan, in which Microsoft newly added the audit item Cloud Adoption Framework this year. It’s proved that SYSTEX Software has the ability to offer the complete guide service which conforms to the high professional international standards certified by Microsoft in terms of consulting, cloud architecture design, migration, application service optimization, cloud management and security services. SYSTEX Software is sure to help business clients achieve their business targets.
There are 30% staff of the entire team in SYSTEX Software engage in cloud technology, specializing in the fields including Azure, Microsoft 365, Power Platform, Data and AI. Among them, more than 20 certified experts specializing in solutions can assist clients in planning the most suitable IT applications for future development and operation. With the MSP qualification obtained, SYSTEX Software becomes one of the hundred cooperative partners certified around the world. SYSTEX Software, who has the qualifications of cooperative partners distributorship, has worked closely with Microsoft Taiwan for a long term. Among the qualifications, LSP (Licensing Solution Partner) assists multinational corporations in Volume Licensing while CSP (Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider) meets the business requirements of modern cloud.
GARAOTUS forward to Hong Kong and provide the solution of Genomics Analytics as a Service which improves academic institutes’ HPC computing performance and innovative medical research and development
[Sep. 7, 2021] To expanding the cloud service ecosystem, GARAOTUS, a cloud service brand of SYSTEX Group, joined with local partners in Hong Kong to provide the solution of GARAOTUS Genomics Analytics As a Service into the research of life sciences at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and which the use of HPC (High-Performance Computing) technology to maximize resources and accelerate the development to develop disease prevention and innovative treatments, and contribute to human well-being. In the future, GARAOTUS plan to replicate this model of cooperation to medical research institutions around the world, and GARAOTUS’s current cooperation tentacles have also extended to Singapore and India.
The First Fin-Tech Company in Cambodia Collaborated by SYSTEX, SYSTEMWEB And PPDE is Granted the Franchise
[July 19, 2021] SYSTEX Corporation set another milestone in going global! The joint venture company, Phnom Penh Fintech Investment (PPFI), collaborated by SYSTEX, SYSTEMWEB Technologies and PPDE (Phnom Penh Derivative Exchange) held an online MOU signing ceremony with Securities and Exchange Regulator (SERC) on July 15th 2021. Based on the MOU, the SERC would grant the franchising license to PPFI, anticipating to offer outsourcing services of bond system for bond and trust companies in Cambodia starting this year. It’s the first Fintech company obtaining franchising license in Cambodia. With the innovative financial outsourcing services provided by PPFI, the prosperous development of Cambodian financial market will be accelerated in the future.
GARAOTUS, a cloud service brand of SYSTEX, announces atmospheric service architecture (AaaS, Atmospherics as a Service) adopted AI convergence HPC technologies at Computex 2021, which help the research institutes to curb the climate change issue
[May 31, 2021] GARAOTUS, a cloud service brand of SYSTEX, announced the AaaS (Atmospherics as a Service) solution architecture converged the AI (Artificial Intelligence) and HPC (High-Performance Computing) technologies at the “Computex 2021”. GARAOTUS greatly accelerated the cloud computing time and find the results, which assists the world to face the impact of global warming on the environment, as well as the indirect consequences of livelihood issues like water and electricity shortages, and even Including natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis. GARAOTUS’s goal is to focus on assisting Taiwan in accelerating the development of atmospheric science research and is planning to extend the application of related services to other parts of the APAC region in the future.
SYSTEX showcased five self-owned information security solutions at Cybersec 2021
[May 4, 2021] Entering the post-pandemic era, when remote office and remote conferences have become the new normal for global companies, SYSTEX exhibited for the first time in “Cybersec 2021” the results of cooperation with or technology transfer from information security units of related industry-government-university such as the Institute for Information Industry (III), Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and National Center for High-performance Computing (NCHC), which integrated SYSTEX accumulated years of front-line information security service experience to create five self-owned solutions for information security.
The solutions include the “Cyber Center of Excellence” that uses big data and AI technology; the 7×24 guardian system “Monitor Operation Center” for assisting companies quickly and accurately analyzing problems with fast responses; a service mechanism based on long-term information security monitoring and SaaS subscription service, which effectively assists companies in information security defense training and in talent development by the “Red Alert Information Security Defense Program”; the industry’s leading next-generation email protection platform “SESC(SYSTEX Email Security Cloud)”, which provides services in a subscription model, and thus solves the most common security threats faced by Taiwan enterprises in their daily operations with comprehensive and diverse protection capabilities and a convenient and flexible application model; and from the perspective of human factors, the “HEIS Information Security Awareness Human Error Insight System”, which helps companies strengthen their employees information security awareness, and comprehensively strengthen information security protection.
Young Turing Program won the Model Award of the “Global Views Monthly” Corporate Social Responsibility Award
[May 3, 2021] Focusing on cultivating new generation software talents as the main shaft of corporate social responsibilities, the Young Turing Program (YTP) initiated by SYSTEX was awarded “Outstanding Project-Education Promotion Group Model Award” of the 17th “Global Views Monthly” CSR Corporate Social Responsibility Award. Different from the practice of corporate foundations, YTP is planned and executed by the volunteer team of SYSTEX. The main reason for presenting this award to YTP was that the organizer was impressed by the integrity of YTP plan for cultivating new-generation software talents, as well as the participation of diversified volunteers, including back to alma mater for promotion and the deep companionship learning journey of technical mentors with students.
The chairman of SYSTEX, Frank said, “Now is the era where software defines everything. Software and talents will be the most important force for industrial development and national progress. YTP wishes to meet item 4 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – high-quality education, assist and invest in Taiwan outstanding young software talents to own international visions. Finding young software entrepreneurs for Taiwan is the YTP mission and the SYSTEX commitment to the ESG corporate sustainability.”
The power of technology can bring positive influence to the society! SYSTEX held the second “AI4SG Award” to encourage innovative technology applications
[Feb. 4, 2021] The power of technology can bring positive influence to the society! SYSTEX announced the second “Action Intelligence for Social Good Award, AI4SG” award-winning organizations/solutions, including “Hyson Technology”, “Cofacts”, “AgriWeather”, “Sustaihub” and “SENSE Innovation”. In order to encourage them to involve in the long-term and continue to bring positive influence to the society, SYSTEX not only provided each organization with a reward of NT$50,000, but will promote their solutions both internally and externally in the future by connecting them to SYSTEX business units and ecosystem partners. With in-depth discussion of cooperation opportunities and resource gaps, further promote the application of science and technology to solve social, economic and environmental issues, in order to be in line with the item 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), establishing multiple partnerships, and work together to promote the vision of sustainability.