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Cray partnership to deliver combined AI and data analytics capabilities

Supercomputer integrator Cray has announced that it has signed a solutions provider agreement with Mark III Systems to develop, market, and sell products that leverage Cray’s portfolio of supercomputing and big data analytics systems.

‘We’re very excited to be partnering with Cray to deliver unique platforms and data-driven solutions to our joint clients, especially around the key opportunities of data analytics, artificial intelligence, cognitive compute, and deep learning,’ said Chris Bogan, Mark III’s director of business development and alliances. 

Mark III Systems’ BlueChasm digital development unit is focused on building and running open digital, cognitive, and AI platforms in partnership with enterprises, institutions, service providers, and software and cloud partners.

Mark III Systems can now combine the design, development, and engineering expertise of its BlueChasm team with the data-intensive computing capabilities of the Cray XC, Cray CS, and Urika-GX systems, and offer enterprise IT customer’s customised solutions across a wide range of commercial use cases.

‘Combined with Mark III’s full stack approach of helping clients capitalise on the big data and digital transformation opportunities, we think that this partnership offers enterprises and organisations the ability to differentiate and win in the marketplace in the digital era’ Bogan added.

‘We’re thrilled to be partnering with Mark III as they bring the expertise to develop and deliver differentiated solutions that leverage Cray’s supercomputing infrastructure and deliver superior value to our respective customers’ said Fred Kohout, Cray’s senior vice president of products and chief marketing officer.

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