Altair PBS Works™

We focus on the technology so you can work on what really matters – solving real engineering challenges. With more than 30 years of industry leadership, Altair is your expert high-performance computing (HPC) solution partner. Our industry-leading enterprise computing tools let you orchestrate, visualize, optimize, and analyze your most demanding workloads, easily migrating to the cloud and eliminating I/O bottlenecks.

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Fast, Simple Access to HPC

Scientists, engineers, and researchers need a simple, powerful interface and the freedom to focus on core activities. Altair delivers easy and accessible data collaboration tools, remote visualization without big downloads, and the ability to submit and monitor jobs on remote clouds and clusters.

Give your researchers and engineers a single, easy portal to manage and monitor the work they’re doing with HPC tools.

Industry-leading Workload Management

From physics simulation to scientific discovery and bleeding edge chip design, today's most innovative organizations use the Altair PBS Works management suite — including Altair® PBS Professional® and Altair® Grid Engine® – to schedule, tune, and accelerate HPC workloads.

Powerful Resource Optimization Tools

Drive business value with powerful tools for HPC administration maximize resource utilization, save on expensive software licenses, monitor, report, forecast, burst to the cloud, and more. Ease cloud migration and identify I/O bottlenecks for easy performance wins.


"Our most significant functionality update since the move to HPC itself. In most cases we are saving a full day of time or more."

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"By extending Altair Grid Engine to the Microsoft Azure cloud, we gained practically infinite capacity from our hybrid cloud solution in a very cost-effective manner."

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