Tag Archives: Cray

  • Hybrid Approach Emerges for AI Workloads

    The discussion surrounding enterprise adoption of AI technologies is shifting from if to when, and what mix of IT infrastructure will be required to deploy and scale machine learning and other workloads. HPC vendors that have been making inroads in the enterprise market view AI as another opportunity. Among them is supercomputer leader Cray Inc….

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  • High-Performance Computing: a Worthwhile Investment for Enterprise Firms?

    Just a few short months ago, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced its $1.3 billion acquisition of supercomputing leader Cray. The acquisition marked a curious venture for the HPE, who — as the lead supplier in the global high-performance computing market — had traditionally set their ambitions towards more low-key, less expensive HPC solutions, servicing mostly commercial markets. Meanwhile,…

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  • Worldwide High Performance Computing 2018 Total Market Model: Server Revenue Shares

    This Intersect360 Research report presents vendor revenue and market share for servers in the High Performance Computing (HPC) market for 2018. Intersect360 Research defines HPC as the use of servers, clusters, and supercomputers—plus associated software, tools, components, storage, and services—for scientific, engineering, or analytical tasks that are particularly intensive in computation, memory usage, or data…

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  • 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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