Tag Archives: Cray

  • Why did HPE Buy Cray?

    Late on Friday, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) dropped some big news – in more ways than one. The company had acquired supercomputing behemoth Cray, one of the largest and most famous players in the field of supercomputers and high-performance computing (HPC). Recently it has been working with the US Department of Energy on exascale computing projects, and announced in…

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  • HP Enterprise Nears Deal to Buy Supercomputer Pioneer Cray

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. has agreed to buy U.S. supercomputer maker Cray Inc. in a deal valued at about $1.4 billion as the firm works to become more competitive in high-end computing. Cray investors will get $35 a share in cash, the companies said in a statement on Friday, confirming an earlier Bloomberg report. That represents a…

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  • Exascale Supercomputers Signal a New Era

    Last week Cray and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced Frontier ― an exascale supercomputer being developed for Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Slated for delivery in 2021, Frontier is expected to be the world’s most powerful computer. It will advance science and innovation far beyond anything currently possible. For us at Cray, the announcement of…

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