Supercomputer company Cray announces new customer contracts

Supercomputer company Cray announced new contract awards for its XC40 supercomputer, two CS400 clusters, a Urika-GX agile analytics platform, and its DataWarp applications I/O accelerator.

Here are the recent Cray deals:

The Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies (ACCMS) at Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan —  Awarded Cray a contract for a Cray XC40 supercomputer, featuring the Cray DataWarp applications I/O accelerator, and a Cray CS400 cluster supercomputer. The 5.4 petaflop Cray XC40 system at Kyoto University will also include the new Intel Xeon Phi processors, formerly codenamed “Knights Landing”.

The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS) in Bristol, United Kingdom —Purchased a Cray CS400 cluster supercomputer.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne Leadership Computing Facility at Argonne National Laboratory — Awarded Cray a contract for the recently launched Cray Urika-GX system.

[Image courtesy: Cray]


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