Cray's Gemini Interconnect Wins Second Straight HPCwire Award

Wed Nov 16, 2011 12:00pm GMT

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At the 2011 Supercomputing Conference in Seattle, WA, global
supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced that for
the second year in a row, the Company's Gemini interconnect has been
named "Best HPC Interconnect Product or Technology" by the editors of
HPCwire. Additionally, the readers of HPCwire have named the Cray XE6
supercomputer as the "Best HPC Server Product or Technology," selected
the Cray XK6 supercomputer as one of the "Top 5 New Products or
Technologies to Watch," and chosen Cray as one of the "Top 5 Vendors to
Watch." The four awards were presented to Cray as part of the
publication's 2011 Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards.

    Presented by the most widely read publication in the high performance
computing (HPC) industry, the HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards
were determined through online polling of the global HPCwire audience,
along with a rigorous selection process involving HPCwire editors and
industry luminaries. 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

    "Cray has a singular focus on supercomputing, and we have placed
significant, strategic investments in researching, developing and
delivering innovative products for a broadening set of HPC customers,"
said Peter Ungaro, president and CEO of Cray. "Company-wide, our
employees have committed themselves to creating amazing products like the
Cray XE6 and Cray XK6 systems, as well as cutting-edge innovations such
as our Gemini interconnect. That is why it is an honor to be acknowledged
by the readers and editors of HPCwire and the broader HPC community for
our efforts. It's an honor we share with our development partners and

    About Cray Inc.
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highly advanced supercomputers and world-class services and support to
government, industry and academia. Cray technology is designed to enable
scientists and engineers to achieve remarkable breakthroughs 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 for more information.

    Cray is a registered trademark of Cray Inc. in the United States and
other countries, and Gemini, Cray XE6 and Cray XK6 trademarks of Cray
Inc. Other product and service names mentioned herein are the trademarks
of their respective owners.


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