Leading academic institutions worldwide select Cray solutions
From teaching the next generation of scientists to making tomorrow’s groundbreaking discoveries, academic researchers use supercomputing for a wide array of scientific and engineering disciplines. Cray supports these varied endeavors with systems that range from small cluster installations to massive computing machines that power research at the largest national datacenters.
- Cray® XC™ series systems offer academic users needed flexibility and power with their renowned scalability and adaptive architectures and Cray's commitment to open standards in software.
- Capacity-oriented Cray® CS™ series cluster supercomputers offer high performance and maximum configuration flexibility.
- Cray storage and data management systems provide integrated, reliable and modular scale-out Lustre® storage to maximize file system performance and scalability at any size.
- And the Cray® Urika®-GX agile analytics platform fuses supercomputing technologies with an open, enterprise-ready software framework for big data analytics. The Urika-GX system provides unprecedented versatility for running multiple analytics workloads concurrently on a single platform that leverages the speed of a Cray supercomputer.
A diverse universe of research applications are run on Cray systems worldwide, with many optimized to exploit the scaling provided by Cray architecture.
Cray systems are a top choice for leadership centers in academia, with solutions ranging from single-university systems up to the largest installations in national academic research centers. Leading academic institutions worldwide such as the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), University of Kyoto, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, University of Illinois and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council have selected Cray solutions of every size and type.