SOURCE: Cray Inc.

November 17, 2008 19:10 ET

Cray Named One of Top Vendors to Watch in 2009 by HPCwire Readers and Editors

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - November 17, 2008) - Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced that it has been named one of the "Top Five Vendors to Watch in 2009" by both the readers and the editors of HPCwire as part of the publication's 2008 Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards.

Presented by the most widely read publication in the high-performance computing (HPC) industry, the 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.

"We at Cray are honored to be acknowledged by both the readers and the editors of HPCwire as one of the Top Five Vendors to Watch in 2009," said Cray CEO and President Peter Ungaro. "These two awards reflect our respected position in the marketplace for providing customers with a comprehensive portfolio of HPC systems that deliver unrivaled, sustained performance on a wide range of challenging applications -- from the largest supercomputers in the world with our Cray XT systems to personal supercomputers that can fit under your desk with our Cray CX1."

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