Cray Lands $45M Contract from NNSA

4/1/10Follow @gthuang

Seattle-based Cray (NASDAQ: CRAY), the supercomputing firm, announced today it has been awarded a $45 million, multi-year contract to provide the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) with a next-generation Cray supercomputer. The new computing platform, called Cielo, will support all three NNSA laboratories—Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The new supercomputer will be housed at Los Alamos and is slated to be delivered in the second half of this year.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at gthuang@xconomy.com. Follow @gthuang

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