Deadline for the HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards is Fast Approaching

  Each year the HPCWire Readers’ Choice Awards recognize outstanding individuals and organizations in the industry. Nominations are now being received for the HPCWire Readers’ Choice Awards and SGI is proud to be nominated alongside many of our partners and customers in ten categories this year. The winners of these prestigious awards are announced live … Continued

Leveraging a seismic shift in compute power

In a recent article in Scientific Computing, I describe how the phenomenal increases in the performance and capacity of high performance computing (HPC) technologies are advancing research in seismology. Industries and research institutions harness this enormous compute power to probe deep into the Earth’s crust for insights that help with everything from understanding tectonic plates … Continued

Gartner Positions SGI in Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems

We have great news to share at SGI!  Gartner, Inc. recently announced that SGI is positioned in the “Niche Players” quadrant of the August 2015 Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems.  The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against … Continued

White House Executive Order mandates sweeping action to maximize benefits of high-performance computing

I wanted to share with you some extremely exciting news that relates to our industry and our country’s competitiveness. On July 29, President Obama signed an Executive Order creating a new National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI), with the goal of maximizing the benefits of HPC for the United States. This announcement outlines a concerted government … Continued

More sockets. More memory. More SAP HANA.

SGI UV 300H 20-Socket Appliance Certified by SAP to Run SAP HANA® Under Controlled Availability Announcing the first 20-socket SAP HANA-certified in-memory server! SGI announced today that the SGI® UV™ 300H is now SAP®-certified to run the SAP HANA® platform in controlled availability at 20-sockets–delivering up to 15 terabytes (TB) of in-memory computing capacity in … Continued

SGI Sees 30% Growth in TOP500 Systems

Twice a year, the HPC community sits with baited breath waiting for the release of the TOP500 list. We were no exception here at SGI and we’re very pleased with the results released yesterday at ISC High Performance in Frankfurt. This new list showed 30 SGI delivered systems in the TOP500, which is a 30% … Continued

New Mineset early access beta program is now available

I’m happy to announce that we’re making Mineset immediately available to the public in the form of an early access beta program. Please feel free to check it out at Who and what is Mineset and why might you be interested? Mineset is a subsidiary of SGI and the name of the subsidiary’s product. … Continued

Intel and SGI Enable Real-Time Business Response

To achieve the competitive advantages enabled by big data analytics, businesses must marshal a number of resources: a strategy that seeks the business value buried in big data, a program that puts the right expertise and technologies behind the strategy, flawless execution, and continual assessment of goals and results. But at the bottom of that … Continued