SGI Debuts in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Modular Servers

We believe getting placed in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Modular Servers confirms the strength of our business strategy and vision. Gartner has recognized SGI in the new Magic Quadrant for Modular Servers Report, placing us in the “Niche Players” quadrant for our SGI® UV™ in-memory computing system, SGI® ICE™ X distributed memory platform and … Continued

Rayn Veerubhotia rocks it at SGI all hands

Thanks to Rayn Veerubhotia for speaking to SGI at our all hands today.  Rayn is the VP in charge of Technology and Cloud partnerships at SAP and a self-described “close friend of SGI”.  I always appreciate a technical executive who can tell a great business story. SGI’ers were fired up. A great soundbite on SAP…74% … Continued

City University of New York – Inflection Point for SGI

There are key inflection points in every company’s history. For SGI it includes marquee movies like Terminator and Jurassic Park, great products like Onyx and Indigo, and great affiliations or partners like SAP. We recently announced The City University of New York (CUNY) as the first customer for our SGI® UV™ 300, the general purpose … Continued

SGI 2014: What Really Mattered

Since 2014 has been an excellent year for SGI, I decided to dedicate this blog to a look back at some of my favorite moments. Here they are in no particular priority:   SAP- From announcing the partnership in January, to debuting our appliance at Sapphire in June, to announcing product with our first customer, … 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

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