Cray CEO to Speak on the Convergence of Big Data and Supercomputing at TechIgnite Conference

GlobeNewswire 21-Mar-2017 3:01 AM

SEATTLE, March 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq:CRAY) today announced that the companys President and CEO, Peter Ungaro, will give a presentation on The Convergence of Big Data and Supercomputing at TechIgnite, a IEEE Computer Society conference exploring the trends, threats, and truth behind technology.

The convergence of artificial intelligence technologies and supercomputing at scale is happening now. As a featured speaker at TechIgnites AI and Machine Learning track, Ungaros presentation will examine how the convergence of big data and modeling and simulation run on supercomputing platforms at scale is creating new opportunities for organizations to discover innovative ways of extracting value from massive data sets.

Other TechIgnite speakers include Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Tony Jebara, director of machine learning at Netflix, William Ruh, CEO for GE Digital, and more.

TechIgnite will take place on March 21-22, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel in Burlingame, CA. Ungaros presentation will be held at 2:00pm PT on Wednesday, March 22. A complete list of TechIgnite speakers is available online via the following URL: http://techignite.computer.org/speakers/.

About Cray Inc. Global supercomputing leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq:CRAY) provides innovative systems and solutions enabling scientists and engineers in industry, academia and government to meet existing and future simulation and analytics challenges. Leveraging more than 40 years of experience in developing and servicing the worlds most advanced supercomputers, Cray offers a comprehensive portfolio of supercomputers and big data storage and analytics solutions delivering unrivaled performance, efficiency and scalability. Crays Adaptive Supercomputing vision is focused on delivering innovative next-generation products that integrate diverse processing technologies into a unified architecture, allowing customers to meet the markets continued demand for realized performance. Go to www.cray.com for more information.

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