Intel Cluster Ready FAQ: Customer benefits

By Werner Krotz, Published: 03/23/2015, Last Updated: 03/23/2015

Q: Why should we select a certified Intel Cluster Ready system and registered Intel Cluster Ready applications?
A: Choosing certified systems and registered applications gives you the confidence that your cluster will work as it should, right away, so you can boost productivity and start solving new problems faster.
Learn more about what is Intel Cluster Ready and its benefits.

Q: If the application I use is not registered, can I still benefit from Intel Cluster Ready?
A: Yes. Many unregistered applications run on certified Intel Cluster Ready systems with few or no changes. Even if some configuration adjustments are required, you can focus on the application, without having to simultaneously troubleshoot your cluster.

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