About California Digital
California Digital is a privately held company with worldwide
headquarters in Fremont, California and an Engineering and Development
Centers in Bangalore, India.
California Digital acquired the
systems division of VA Linux Systems (now VA Software) in
late 2001 and re-launched VA's server business thereafter.
California Digital focuses on providing massively-parallel
Linux or OS X compute clusters to enterprise technical computing
customers in various vertical markets
such as manufacturing, oil and gas exploration, bioinformatics,
financial services, and digital content creation.
California Digital provides turnkey cluster solutions,
including system and interconnect integration, software
support and configuration, application optimization and porting,
performance tuning, and comprehensive cluster manageement tools.
California Digital customers can reduce costs by up to 90%
by migrating compute-intensive applications away from proprietary,
"big iron" UNIX systems to massively parallel
Linux or OS X clusters. Toward this end, California Digital offers
turn-key clusters completely supported and configured to
run required applications upon delivery and commissioning.
California Digital personnel have deployed two of the five most
powerful supercomputers on Earth -- the 19.94 teraflop
cluster at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the
12.25 teraflop System X at Virginia Tech.
California Digital specializes in 64-bit computing solutions
and deploying leading-edge technology to further the adoption
of massively-paralelle cluster computing.
B.J. Arun brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the
Enterprise Technical Computing industry. Arun
co-founded California Digital in San Jose, CA in 1994
and has run the company profitably ever since. He set
up India's first Linux only company when he set up
California Digital (India) Private limited as a wholly
owned subsidiary in 1999.
Arun orchestrated the acquisition of the assets of VA
Linux Systems (Nasdaq: LNUX) in 2001 which catapulted
California Digital into a market leadership position in
the space of Linux based High Performance Computing and
related software services.
Prior to California Digital, Arun served in Product
Marketing for Micronics Computers (Nasdaq: MCRN), a leader
in the design and manufacture of high end X86 based
motherboards. He was responsible for defining the
technology road map for the company's industry leading
designs of server and desktop products.
Arun is a charter member of TiE, The Indus
Entrepreneurs, a not-for-profit global network of
entrepreneurs and professionals dedicated to the
advancement of entrepreneurship.
Arun holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from the
Bangalore University (India).
In addition to various awards and recognitions, Arun was awarded the
prestigious 'Karnataka Rajyotsava Day Award' (the highest civilian award
at the State level) by the Chief Minister of Karnataka on November 1st,
46832 Lakeview Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538
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Bangalore 560 066