Cray Targets CAE Market with New Cray XD1 Opteron/Linux-based Supercomputer
Monday October 04 2004 @ 08:36AM EDT Cray Targets CAE Market with New Cray XD1 Supercomputer; Innovative Opteron/Linux-based Supercomputer Delivers Leading CAE Performance from Under $100,000

SEATTLE --(Business Wire)-- Oct. 4, 2004 -- Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq:CRAY) announced today that the company is targeting computer-aided engineering (CAE) as a primary market for its new Cray XD1(TM) Opteron/Linux-based supercomputer. The Cray XD1 product is "purpose-built" for high performance computing (HPC) applications, including CAE problems, and features breakthrough innovations in interconnect technology, high availability and ease of management. Cray is working with leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to exploit the Cray XD1 system's advantages on widely used CAE applications. With U.S. list pricing starting at under $100,000, the Cray XD1 system promises to substantially outperform conventional Linux clusters in the same price range.

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