Cray Expands Worldwide Reseller Network for the Cray CX1 Deskside Supercomputer

May 11th, 2009 2:09 pm
Posted by Christy Adkinson
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SEATTLE, WA, Apr 29, 2009 Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced that it has expanded the worldwide reseller network for its Cray CX1(TM) deskside supercomputer. By continuing to build momentum in the reseller channel, Cray can now reach new customers across the globe in diverse markets such as the commercial, government and education sectors.

"We are pleased with the progress we are making with the Cray CX1 deskside supercomputer. Expanding our worldwide reseller network puts us in a position to work with our partners to reach the broad number of customers around the globe who have been expressing excitement about what the Cray CX1 uniquely brings to the market," said Ian Miller, senior vice president of the productivity solutions group and marketing at Cray. "While the number of resellers we now have on board is significant, what is even more impressive is the quality of these partners. They all have excellent reputations and track records and that is very important to us as we work together to provide unique solutions and grow our Cray CX1 customer base."

Cray has reseller agreements with several technology companies to market and sell the Cray CX1 deskside supercomputer worldwide. Cray's resellers include the following companies based in the following countries:

United States:

-- Criterion HPS (www.criterion-hps.com)

-- Data Capital (www.datacapital.com)

-- i4DM (www.i4dm.net)

-- James River Technical, Inc. (www.jrti.com)

-- MPAK Technologies (www.mpaktech.com)

-- Padova Technologies (www.padovatech.com)

Italy:

-- E4 Computer Engineering (www.e4company.com)

Spain:

-- Englobe Technologies and Systems (www.englobe-tec.com)

Korea:

-- SamBoo System Development (www.samboo.co.kr)

Japan:

-- Sumisho Computer Systems Corporation (www.scs.co.jp)

China:

-- NetOp Computing (www.netopcomputing.com)

Canada:

-- VXTECH (www.vxtech.com)

Introduced in September 2008, the Cray CX1 deskside supercomputer is designed from the ground up to provide superior performance, functionality and cost for individuals and departmental workgroups who want to harness high performance computing (HPC) without the complexity of traditional clusters. The Cray CX1 supercomputer delivers performance leadership across a broad range of applications, all in a compact, deskside system that plugs into a standard wall outlet.

Equipped with the powerful Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor 5500 series and state-of-the-art visualization and storage capabilities, the Cray CX1 product allows users to apply HPC power to challenging science, engineering and design problems. The Cray CX1 supercomputer offers multiple operating environments such as Windows(R) HPC Server 2008, or Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Clustercorp Rocks+.

About Cray Inc.

As a global leader in supercomputing, Cray provides highly advanced supercomputers and world-class services and support to government, industry and academia. Cray technology enables 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 will result in 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.

About the Cray CX1 Deskside Supercomputer

The Cray CX1 product is an affordably priced, deskside supercomputer. Easy to configure, deploy, administer and use, it is the "right size" in performance, functionality and cost for a wide range of users, from the single user who wants a personal supercomputer to a department of users as a shared clustered resource. Equipped with powerful Intel(R) Xeon(R) processors and Windows(R) HPC Server 2008 or Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Clustercorp Rocks+, the Cray CX1 product offers performance leadership across a broad range of applications and standard benchmarks. For organizations wanting to harness HPC without the complexity of traditional clusters, the Cray CX1 supercomputer delivers the power of a high performance cluster with the ease-of-use and seamless integration of a workstation.

Cray is a registered trademark, and Cray CX1 is a trademark of Cray Inc. All company and/or product names may be trade names, trademarks and/or registered trademarks of the respective owners with which they are associated. Features, pricing, availability and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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