Cray Wins Four HPCwire Awards

SEATTLE and SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the 2016 Supercomputing Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq:CRAY) today announced the Company won four awards from the readers and editors of HPCwire, as part of the publication's 2016 Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards. This marks the 13 th consecutive year Cray has been selected for multiple HPCwire awards.

This year's awards include:
  • Reader's Choice: Best HPC Collaboration Between Academia & Industry (the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) Lonestar 5 supercomputer, now in full production and built off technologies from Cray, Intel, and DataDirect Networks, anchors TACC's collaboration with industry program.)
  • Reader's Choice: Top 5 Vendors to Watch
  • Editor's Choice: Top 5 New Products or Technologies to Watch (Cray® Urika-GX™ system)
  • Editor's Choice: Best Use of HPC in Automotive (Dana Holding Corp., supplier of automotive subsystems, upgrades five clusters to Cray technology and adopts Bright Cluster Manager to enhance and speed CAE.)

"We are honored the readers and editors of HPCwire have acknowledged the significant effort Cray employees, our customers, and our partners put into building world-class supercomputing products and technologies," said Fred Kohout, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Cray. "The HPCwire awards are representative of the broader supercomputing industry, and we are humbled that over the last 13 years, our peers have consistently recognized Cray for its contributions to the supercomputing community."

A complete list of award winners is available on the website.

About Cray Inc.Global supercomputing leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAY) provides innovative systems and solutions enabling scientists and engineers in industry, academia and government to meet existing and future simulation and analytics challenges. Leveraging more than 40 years of experience in developing and servicing the world's most advanced supercomputers, Cray offers a comprehensive portfolio of supercomputers and big data storage and analytics solutions delivering unrivaled performance, efficiency and scalability. 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 meet the market's continued demand for realized performance. Go to for more information.

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