Microsoft and Cray team up to drive High Productivity Computing into the Mainstream

Cray CX1 Supercomputer with Windows HPC Server 2008 and Intel Xeon Processors Starts At $25,000 and Provides “Ease-of-Everything” For New Users of HPC

Today Cray Inc. and Microsoft are teaming for the first time to announce a compact supercomputer, the Cray CX1 pre-installed with Windows HPC Server 2008. With U.S. list prices starting at $25,000 to over $60,000, “ease-of-everything” features and the ability to fit into standard office environments and workflows, the new product reflects Microsoft and Cray’s shared goal to drive high productivity computing farther into the mainstream in a broad array of markets including financial services, aerospace, automotive, petroleum, life sciences, government, academic and digital media.

For more information about today’s announcement please visit the Windows Server Division Blog.