Cray Forms YarcData Division for Big Data – Cray Spelled Backwards

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Today Cray announced it has created a new division focused on Big Data. This division, called YarcData, will be led by Arvind Parthasarathi, who has been appointed to the new position of senior vice president and general manager of YarcData.

Cray is best known for building supercomputers that can run massive scientific and engineering simulations, and from that work we have developed unique technologies and amassed significant experience working with some of the largest data-intensive environments in the world,” said Peter Ungaro, president and CEO of Cray. “This makes our entry into the Big Data market a natural evolution. I am extremely excited to have a proven executive like Arvind helping us bring our leading supercomputing technology to enterprise customers that are trying to gain insight and harness value from the explosion of data happening in their businesses today.”

According to the company YarcData will broadly expand the scope of what Cray’s Knowledge Management practice.

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