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Cray Inc.

February 10, 2014 16:35 ET

YarcData President to Speak at Strata 2014

Talk to Cover Real-World Data Discovery Solutions for Complex Business Challenges

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 10, 2014) - YarcData, a Cray (NASDAQ: CRAY) company dedicated to providing a Big Data appliance for real-time data discovery, today announced that Arvind Parthasarathi, president of YarcData, will speak at O'Reilly's Strata Conference at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at 2:20 p.m. (PST) in Ballroom F.

Mr. Parthasarathi's presentation, "Delivering on the Promise of Big Data," will discuss the need to evolve analytics from tactical objectives toward strategic data discovery that heightens business performance, insights and protection by identifying previously undiscovered relationships and patterns in data. The talk will include examples of how data discovery is solving some of the most complex business challenges today by providing customer insights, reducing churn and identifying new markets and products.

YarcData will be exhibiting at Strata 2014, booth #607.

About the Urika® Appliance
The Urika Appliance is a purpose-built big data appliance for real-time data discovery using graph analytics. The appliance helps automate the surfacing of unknown relationships and non-obvious patterns in diverse data sets without the need for pre-modeling, partitioning or knowing all the questions in advance. The Urika Appliance includes graph-optimized hardware that provides up to 512 terabytes of global shared memory; massively-multithreaded graph processors supporting 128 threads/processor; highly scalable I/O with data ingest rates of up to 350 terabytes per hour; and an RDF/SPARQL database optimized for the underlying hardware. Data-center ready and standards based, Urika complements an existing data warehouse or Hadoop cluster and is easy to integrate with existing analytical and visualization tools.

About YarcData LLC
YarcData, a Cray company, delivers a Big Data appliance for real-time data discovery, enabling enterprises to gain game-changing business insights by surfacing unknown relationships and non-obvious patterns. Adopters include the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS), Institute of Systems Biology, the Mayo Clinic, Noblis, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, QinetiQ, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and Sandia National Laboratories, as well as leading government and intelligence organizations, financial services firms, life sciences companies, and telecommunications providers. YarcData is based in the San Francisco bay area and more information is at www.yarcdata.com.

About Cray Inc.
Global supercomputing leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) provides innovative systems and solutions enabling scientists and engineers in industry, academia and government to meet existing and future simulation and analytics challenges. Leveraging 40 years of experience in developing and servicing the world's most advanced supercomputers, Cray offers a comprehensive portfolio of supercomputers and Big Data solutions delivering unrivaled performance, efficiency and scalability. 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 www.cray.com for more information.

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

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