[Beowulf] HPE to acquire Cray

Jonathan Engwall engwalljonathanthereal at gmail.com
Fri May 17 09:59:48 PDT 2019

This could be the beginning of a super corporation, like Coca-Cola or
Time-Warner. Large contracts are attractive and the acquisition is brings
in quick cash.
IBM RedHat leaves me with another feeling.
Jonathan Engwall

On Fri, May 17, 2019, 8:31 AM Kilian Cavalotti <
kilian.cavalotti.work at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 17, 2019 at 5:36 AM Deepak Singh <mndoci at gmail.com> wrote:
> > It’s official now
> >
> >
> https://www.cray.com/company/news-and-media/hpe-acquisition-press-release
> I'm wondering how this will impact the two CORAL-2 contracts that have
> been awarded already. Intel subcontracted Cray on Argonne's Aurora,
> and Cray just won ORNL's Frontier about a week ago.
> Those are quite short-term projects, with tremendous ambitions and an
> expected delivery date in 2021, 2 years from now.
> Such an acquisition surely can't be done without an impact on such
> monumental projects, and I'm wondering what route HPE will follow
> there.
> Cheers,
> --
> Kilian
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