Cray, Inc. – the supercomputer manufacturer – just secured a $6 million contract with the Danish Meteorological Institute to provide a 10-fold improvement over their existing system. The contract marks the first Cray system in Iceland, and over 60% of the world’s weather centers now rely on Cray, including:
- UK MET
- European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
- Prominent weather centers in Germany, Switzerland, Finland, even Mongolia.
- And a bunch more.
Cray’s announcement appeared in media outlets from Scientific Computing to GeekWire. Here’s a short list:
- August 18, 2015 / Scientific Computing: Danish Meteorological Institute Selects Cray to Power Weather Forecasts
- August 18, 2015 / The Platform: U.S. Rediscovers the Economic Edge of Weather Supercomputers
- August 18, 2015 / InsideHPC: Danish Meteorological to Install First Cray in Iceland
- August 18, 2015 / Puget Sound Business Journal: Cray Lands $6M Contract for its Latest Supercomputer
- August 18, 2015 / GeekWire: Cray Supercomputers to Power More than 60% of World’s Weather Forecasts after Landing Danish Deal