Green Comm secures new sponsor
[Source: Green Comm] SIMtone Corporation, a privately held company delivering Universal Computing, today announced that it is sponsoring the Green Comm Challenge, also known as Circolo di Vela Gargnano-lago di Garda, a team that recently submitted its challenge in the 33rd America’s Cup Race. As a technical partner, SIMtone’s Universal Computing platform will allow the Green Comm Challenge team to access data, applications and information services from the cloud, on demand and on the fly, on water and land.
SIMtone is one of several technical partners including Sofinnova and Wave Group. The technical and research team is being led by Professor Mario Gerla with UCLA’s Computer Science Department and Professor Giovanni Lombardi with the Department of Engineering at University of Pisa, in cooperation with Polytechnic of Turin.
“We are delighted to support the first America’s Cup boat driven by a world-changing innovation and scientific mission and completely aligned with our vision” said Mario Dal Canto, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of SIMtone Corporation.
Lorenzo Rizzardi (left), President of Circolo di Vela Gargnano, and Francesco De Leo, CEO of Green Comm, in the +39 Challenge base in Valencia. Photo copyright Green Comm
“SIMtone transforms computing into a low cost service usable anywhere, via any network, with non processing devices, radically reducing end to end power consumption and the overall carbon footprint. SIMtone will make Green Comm "go faster" by eliminating complexity in the organization and by enabling the entire team to work together simply and safely everywhere. And with SIMtone, the only carbon involved with the Green Comm challenge will be in the hull!”
“With SIMtone’s simple to use yet massively scalable network computing solution, we are able to minimize our information systems carbon footprint while delivering un-matched performance, mobility and flexibility to the team of the Green Comm Challenge on demand, anywhere they need it” stated Lorenzo Rizzardi, President of Circolo di Vela Gargnano.
About Green Comm Challenge
Representing Italy, the Green Comm Challenge aka Circolo di Vela Gargnano formally submitted its challenge to Société Nautique de Genève, the defender of the America’s Cup on May 11, 2009, which begins on July 10, 2009 in Valencia, Spain. The 90x90 foot vessel is one of several teams aiming to compete in the America’s Cup.
Is supported by Ucla (Universirty Califfornia Los Angeles), Universirty of Pisa (Italy) and Politecnico of Turin (Itally) and other International Companies.
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