SEATTLE, WA, Sep 06, 2007 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced
that it has opened a new engineering development center in Austin,
"Austin has a very strong high-tech community in both hardware and
software and provides a deep pool of technology and engineering
talent," said Peg Williams, senior vice president of research and
development at Cray. "We look forward to becoming part of the
community and, at the same time, advancing Cray's leading-edge
technological strength and innovation in HPC."
Austin's status as a technology hub, the close proximity to a number
of strategic development partners and the University of Texas, with
its strong computer science and computer engineering programs, were
key factors in the company's decision to open a facility in the area.
Located at 6200 Bridgepoint Parkway, engineers in the new Austin
office will focus on developing boards and custom ASICs for Cray's
high-end custom supercomputers, along with supporting future software
In addition to the new Austin office, Cray has engineering facilities
in Seattle, Mendota Heights, Minnesota and Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.
Cray's corporate headquarters are located in Seattle.
About Cray Inc.
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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
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SOURCE: Cray Inc.