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Seattle-based supercomputer maker Cray today announced a four-year, $53 million deal with the Bureau of Meteorology in Australia. Cray will provide its XC40 supercomputer and Sonexion 200 storage system to the Bureau, which will use the technology to help assess forecasts, warnings, monitoring and advice for Australians.

Founded in 1972, Cray is known for selling its supercomputers to clients in the military, financial, or earth science industries. Other weather-related organizations using Cray’s technology include NOAA, UK MET, the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, and more.

Cray reeled in $561.6 million in revenue last year. Its stock is down 24 percent this year.

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