Cray Wins Seven HPCwire Awards

Cray Wins Seven HPCwire Awards 
SEATTLE, WA and SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/12 --  
At the 2012 Supercomputing Conference in Salt Lake City, UT, global
supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced the
Company has won seven awards from the readers and editors of HPCwire,
as part of the publication's 2012 Readers' and Editors' Choice
Awards. The five Readers' Choice Awards and two Editors' Choice
Awards combine for the most awards Cray has ever won in a single
year. 
This year's awards include: 


 
--  Readers' Choice: Best Application of "Green Computing" in HPC (the
    Cray XK7 "Titan" supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
--  Readers' Choice: Best HPC Server Product or Technology (Cray XE6
    supercomputer)
--  Readers' Choice: Best HPC Collaboration between Government and
    Industry (Cray, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy,
    AMD and NVIDIA for the Cray XK7 "Titan" supercomputer)
--  Readers' Choice: Top 5 New Products or Technologies to Watch (Cray XK7
    supercomputer)
--  Readers' Choice: Top 5 Vendors to Watch
--  Editors' Choice: Top 5 New Products or Technologies to Watch (for the
    OpenACC Directives, shared between Cray, NVIDIA, PGI and CAPS)
--  Editors' Choice: Top 5 Vendors to Watch

  
"One of the highlights of the annual Supercomputing Conference each
year is the unveiling of the HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice
Awards, and it's a real honor that our Company's efforts this year
have resulted in seven awards, which is a new record for us," said
Peter Ungaro, president and CEO of Cray. "These awards are a result
of the hard work our employees company-wide have put towards
designing, developing and implementing world-class high performance
computing technologies. Whether it's through collaboration with our
customers or working closely with our various partners, our goal is
to be a leader in supercomputing, and these HPCwire awards are a nice
acknowledgement of our efforts. I would also like to congratulate
Appro on their two HPCwire awards, and we look forward to the
capabilities a combined company will bring to the HPC and Big Data
marketplaces." 
The highly coveted HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards are
determined through online polling of the global HPCwire audience for
the Reader's C
hoice Awards, combined with a rigorous selection
process for the Editors' Choice Awards, where winners have been
selected by a panel of editorial and executive staff, recognized HPC
luminaries, and contributing editors from across the industry. The
awards are an annual feature of the publication and constitute
prestigious recognition from the HPC community. The awards are
presented each year to kick off the Supercomputing Conference, which
showcases high performance computing, networking, storage and data
analysis. 
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by accelerating performance, improving efficiency and extending the
capabilities of their most demanding applications. Cray's Adaptive
Supercomputing vision is focused on delivering innovative
next-generation products that integrate diverse processing
technologies into a unified architecture, allowing customers to
surpass today's limitations and meeting the market's continued demand
for realized performance. Go to www.cray.com for more information. 
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