Japan’s MST Increases Performance with the new SGI® UV2000 System

The Foundation for Promotion of Material Science and Technology of Japan (MST) is an analysis center that aids customers ranging from electronics to life sciences with product development and research with the analysis of materials. To support its expansive customer base, and enhance its basic research regarding materials, analysis and evaluation services, MST selected the … Continued

2014 HPCwire nominations – Let the voting begin!

SGI is proud to be nominated alongside many of our partners and customers in nine categories for the 2014 HPCwire Readers Choice Awards. Each year the HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards recognize outstanding individuals and organizations in the industry. The winners of these prestigious awards are announced live at SC’14 in New Orleans, LA. We encourage … Continued

Next-generation Performance and Capability for HPC

Today SGI made two exciting announcements, both of which will enable greater innovation and insight for SGI’s broad range of customers.  The first is our announced availability for the new Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v3 product family across SGI’s industry-leading server line for high performance computing, which includes SGI ICE X, SGI InfiniteData Cluster, and … Continued

Budgets: Times are changing or are they?

This is my first blog on SGI’s platform. I’ll write about one of my favorite topics in my many years in the business. Most of earth shaking moves in IT occurred during downturns: Mainframe to mini computer, the emergence of the PC, Network Attached Storage (NAS), Linux and all the innovations of the last 5-6 … Continued

SGI UV 2000 is the FASTEST, MOST POWERFUL Supercomputer…..

Like any proud parent, we can’t help but brag about our babies.    This week we were excited to announce that the SGI® UV™ 2000 became the first single node SMP to exceed 100 GTEPS, as verified by the Graph 500 benchmark test for measuring large data volume processing by supercomputers. In addition to this … Continued

SGI InfiniteStorage Adds Radiance to Lustre

Lustre has emerged as the file system of choice for many HPC users based on its ability to provide scale-out high performance storage that meets the needs of scale-out HPC applications running on SGI servers. However, because of their role in providing “Formula 1” levels of performance—Lustre file systems have earned a reputation as being … Continued

When is an Archive more than just an Archive?

In an analog world, an archive is where information is put to rest. It goes on the shelf and there it stays, gathering dust. But in a digital world, all data is potentially valuable and needs to be rapidly available, protected and easy to manage. This is particularly important as more and more companies are … Continued

A Bold, New Look for SGI

SGI is unveiling a new and exciting corporate website. The current site had not seen major changes in quite some time, and a fresh new look has been long overdue. The new and improved site design features a high-tech inspired chrome logo and updated messaging that showcases SGI’s leadership in High Performance Computing (HPC)–which is stronger … Continued

Partner Spotlight: Intraware Australia Pty. Ltd.

SGI and Intraware have been business partners since the mid-1990s. During this time Intraware has focused on the media and post production markets in Australasia, growing and gaining an impressive list of clients. Intraware has domain knowledge in post-production and media. “SGI and Intraware have enjoyed a long relationship and we look forward to delivering … Continued

SGI Previews In-Memory Appliance at SAP SAPPHIRE® NOW

We were thrilled to have the opportunity to preview our new in-memory appliance, running live demonstrations on the show floor, at SAP SAPPHIRE® NOW conference in June. SGI UV technology enables the consolidation of applications and data analytics for real-time business at extreme scale, without complexity. Our pioneering single-node appliance builds on SGI’s in-memory computing … Continued