SGI Wins Big – Second DoD Deal in Three Months

The High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) has awarded SGI a contract of over $30 million to provide the SGI® ICE™ X supercomputer for high-end computational research to be delivered to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) – the second SGI deployment for the Department of Defense (DoD) in recent months. In October, SGI was awarded a contract to provide … Continued

The Ultimate Tiered Data Solution

SGI® DMF™ software has been delivering tiered data solutions for over 25 years! SGI DMF has seen many transitions of storage media over those years, and many operating systems, with some customers having lived through all the transitions right through to today. SGI DMF is now leveraging the latest high performance storage, NVMe FLASH – … Continued

Partner Spotlight: ComnetCo

Company Overview Founded in 1995, ComnetCo, Inc., has established a strong reputation as a Federal and Commercial high performance computing (HPC) solutions provider by establishing a proven track record of technical competence in a wide range of applications. Headquartered in Huntington, New York, this small business firm is supplying HPC systems ranging in size, up … Continued

SGI UV 300 – The Ultimate Virtualization Platform

SGI has been delivering scaleable shared memory systems for over 2 decades.  The 7th generation SGI NUMAlink7 technology is being delivered in the SGI UV 300, launched at SC14. A single UV 300 chassis (5U) provides 4 Xeon E7 processors, up to 96 DIMMs, and 12 PCIe slots. Connecting 8 of these units together in … Continued

Vertical Markets: Can they boost your business?

Much has been written about pursuing new markets by vertical.  Is the vertical market approach only for the largest of IT providers?  Is it better to chase markets by large applications?  Or should IT providers abandon too narrow an approach and chase business more broadly? Pursuing business by vertical markets means more than attending related … Continued

Reinventing the Compute-Storage Landscape

At SC12 in Salt Lake City,  SGI presented the paper, ‘SGI UV2: A Fused Computation and Data Analysis Machine’. The paper provided details of how the machine was combining the latest Intel processing technology, with SGI NUMAlink interconnect to provide up to 4096 cores and 64TB of memory in a single system. This massive in-memory … Continued

SGI Supercomputer Places DownUnder GeoSolutions at the Forefront of Oil and Gas Exploration

SGI and DownUnder GeoSolutions (DUG), a global geosciences company offering seismic processing and interpretation solutions to the oil and gas industry, announced the purchase of high performance computing (HPC) hardware to improve the rate of discovery and analysis for oil and gas exploration. The SGI custom solution, powered by Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® Xeon … Continued

SAP® Gives SGI® Some LUV at SAP TechEd && d-code Event

At the SAP TechEd && d-code event in Las Vegas on 10/20, SAP’s Steve Lucas and John Appleby highlighted the powerful new SGI appliance, SGI UV for SAP HANA, to consume all Wikipedia data in a short amount of time and twice as fast as the competition—30 TBs of data, a quarter of a trillion … Continued

Thinking SAP HANA? Think BIG.

The ability to combine database, data processing, and application platform capabilities in-memory with the SAP® HANA®platform is truly game-changing. Imagine if your operations, financial, research, or marketing teams could operate in real time. Now imagine leveraging SAP HANA in your enterprise at extreme scale and lower total cost of ownership (TCO). SGI is making this … Continued