Computing Visionary Burton Smith Dies at 77

April 4, 2018

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of American computer architect Burton J. Smith on April 3, 2018. Our condolences go out to his family, colleagues and friends. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Pair of Crays Advance Petascale Weather Forecasting in India

January 30, 2018

India is stepping up its supercomputing prowess with the launch of two Cray XC40 supercomputers this month. The larger 4 petaflops unit ("Pratyush"), located at Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

The High Stakes Semiconductor Game that Drives HPC Diversity

December 19, 2017

The semiconductor market is worth $300-billion-plus revenue per annum and Intel accounts for almost $60 billion of this total. In fact the top three companies ( Read more…

By Dairsie Latimer

Vintage Cray Supercomputer Rolls Up to Auction

November 28, 2017

Where do you go to scratch your itch for a vintage Cray? Why eBay of course. Our search wizards were up early this morning and spotted a listing for a "Vintage Cray C90/J916 Super Computer" which includes the 48-foot Ellis & Watts trailer that the supercomputer is mounted to. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Cray Exceeds Q3 Target, Projects 10 Percent Growth for 2018

October 31, 2017

Cray announced Monday that revenue for its third quarter ending in September came in at $79.7 million, slightly higher than the $77.5 million booked in the third quarter of 2016. The company still expects total revenue for the 2017 in the range of $400 million, but anticipates modest growth for 2018. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Cray+Azure: Can Cloud Propel Supercomputing?

October 23, 2017

Cray, which has been seeking new points of entry for its supercomputing technology into the cloud enterprise arena, has struck a partnership with Microsoft and Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Delays, Smoke, Records & Markets – A Candid Conversation with Cray CEO Peter Ungaro

October 5, 2017

Earlier this month, Tom Tabor, publisher of HPCwire and I had a very personal conversation with Cray CEO Peter Ungaro. Cray has been on something of a Cinderell Read more…

By Tiffany Trader & Tom Tabor

Galactos Project Solves One of Cosmology’s Hardest Challenges

October 2, 2017

The nature of dark energy and the complete theory of gravity are two of the central questions currently facing cosmologists. As the universe evolved, the expans Read more…

By Linda Barney

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