The HECToR Service is now closed and has been superceded by ARCHER.

Cray Inc

Cray Inc is a global leader in purpose-built supercomputers. Building on a tradition which goes back to the Cray 1 in 1976, Cray's products can offer superior sustained performance on critical applications, scalability to handle larger problems and the reliability to run jobs to completion.

In the academic world, Cray gives the power to unravel profound mysteries and make breakthroughs in vital scientific research. In industry, Cray high-performance computers increase productivity, reduce risk and decrease time to market for companies across a range of applications in the automotive, aerospace, life sciences, petroleum and financial sectors.

Cray has provided high-performance computational power for UK national computing services since 1994. For HECToR, Cray will provide a developing range of systems over the lifetime of the project, following their adaptive supercomputing philosophy.

Cray support for the HECToR hardware is based on their long experience of providing the highest levels of support for their customers. A dedicated team of support specialists is located on site, and is backed by staff elsewhere in the UK, in Europe and in the United States.

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