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NNSA Taps Cray for $600M Supercomputer Project at Lawrence Livermore Nat’l Lab

Cray has secured a potential $600M contract from the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration to build and deliver a supercomputing platform to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California by late 2022. DOE said Tuesday researchers will use the "El Capitan" exascale computer to study methods for nuclear weapons stockpile maintenance, as well as conduct data-heavy simulations and calculations.

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HPE Strikes $1.3B Cash Deal for Cray; Antonio Neri, Peter Ungaro Quoted

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has agreed to acquire Cray (Nasdaq: CRAY) for approximately $1.3B in cash, or $35 per share, in a move to expand high-performance computing technology offerings. HPE said Friday it expects the deal to conclude by the first quarter of its fiscal year 2020 and to …

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Cray Secures $600M DOE Contract to Build AI-Based Supercomputer

Cray (Nasdaq: CRAY) has received a potential $600M contract from the Department of Energy to develop an artificial intelligence-based computing machine that can offer analytics and machine learning for national security, energy, healthcare and manufacturing applications. DOE said Tuesday it expects the “Frontier” supercomputer to roll out at the Oak …

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Intel-Cray Team to Build First Exascale Supercomputer for DOE Lab Under $500M Contract

The Department of Energy selected a team of Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) and Cray (Nasdaq: CRAY) to build and deliver a supercomputing system to DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago by 2021 under a contract worth more than $500M. DOE said Monday the Aurora machine is designed to integrate exaFLOP computational capacity …

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Cray to Help DOE Build Supercomputer at Berkeley Nat’l Lab Under $146M Contract

Cray has signed a $146M contract with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center to build a supercomputing system intended for large-scale simulations and data analyses. The Perlmutter supercomputer is designed to help NERSC researchers examine data sets from scientific experiments, the Energy Department said Tuesday. NERSC Director Sudip …

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6 Firms to Receive $258M in DOE Exascale Supercomputer R&D Contracts

The Energy Department will award six companies three-year contracts worth $258 million in total to research and develop large-scale supercomputers. DOE said Thursday it will issue funds through its Exascale Computing Project as part of the department’s new PathForward program that seeks to create the first exascale supercomputers for U.S. national security, manufacturing, …

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Leidos Forms Strategic Alliance With Cray for Multilevel Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 9, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has collaborated with Cray to develop multilevel security platforms that work to protect information technology systems while supporting various workloads, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Cray said Wednesday the strategic alliance aims to market and sell MLS offerings such as the Cray CS cluster supercomputers …

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Deloitte, Cray Offer Cyber Reconnaissance and Analytics Service for Gov’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2016 — Deloitte has partnered with Cray to offer a cyber analytics service for government agencies that works to generate threat intelligence for the discovery, analysis and response to cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The subscription-based Cyber Reconnaissance and Analytics service utilizes Cray’s Urika-GX analytics platform and …

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DOE Taps Intel, Cray for $200M Supercomputer Project at Argonne Nat’l Lab

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) and Cray (NASDAQ: CRAY) will collaborate with the Energy Department to build a new $200 million supercomputing system at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois for research into solar, wind and biofuel energy technologies. Franklin Orr, energy undersecretary for science and energy, said Wednesday that the department and the companies …

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IBM, Cray to Help NOAA Expand Supercomputing System; Anne Altman Comments

IBM has been selected to upgrade the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s supercomputing system for forecasting. Cray has also partnered with IBM for the work to expand the capacity of NOAA’s two operational supercomputers to 2.5 petaflops by October 2015, the agency said Monday. “These capabilities enable NOAA experts and researchers to make forecasts …

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