CSIRO Deploys SGI UV 3000 for Pioneering Scientific Advancements

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency, selected SGI® to power its scientific research in a number of cutting-edge fields. CSIRO installed the SGI UV™3000 high performance computing (HPC) system, named “Ruby,” to handle massive data workloads and enable researchers across Australia to partner on projects designed to help solve … Continued

SGI Provides Total with Improved Modelling to Support Decision Making

Total triples the compute power of its massive Pangea system making it one of the largest supercomputers in the world Image courtesy of Total. Copyright: Total – Cédric Motte dit Nöt. Viable energy production has now become a computing challenge as more energy companies across the globe are facing challenging times with the low price … Continued

SGI Publishes New World Record SPEC CPU2006 Results

Compute-intensive, fast algorithm workflows such as CAE, genome assembly and scientific simulations require the ability to solve complex problems at greater scale.  The SGI® UV™ 3000 is an advanced symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) system designed for these types of workloads. Building upon 21 years of in-memory computing expertise, SGI is pleased to announce new world records … Continued

SGI Enters OEM Agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to Deliver SGI UV Technology through HPE Mission Critical Solutions

The business imperative for real-time analytics and modernizing business processing, coupled with the ever growing volume of data, is driving demand for larger in-memory computing solutions. Furthermore, the business critical nature of enterprise applications and high cost of downtime requires solutions that are highly resilient. To meet these demands, SGI and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) … Continued

NCAR Selects SGI to Focus on Advanced Climate Modeling and Research

Today, SGI announced that the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) chose an SGI supercomputer to facilitate the development of more advanced climate and weather models. The new SGI® ICE™ XA system, named “Cheyenne,” will perform some of the world’s most data intensive calculations for weather and climate modeling to improve the resolution and precision … Continued

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to Host Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Thunder Supercomputer

This time last year, we announced the close of two major deals in three months with the Department of Defense (DoD) for their High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP), supplying both the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Department of Defense Supercomputer Resource Center (AFRL DSRC) and the U.S Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) with … Continued

New SGI Marketing Campaign Boldly Goes Where We Have Gone Before

At SC15 (Supercomputing 2015) in Austin, SGI is launching a new “THIS is supercomputing” marketing campaign. It features ads and other promotional materials across various media that celebrate the end results our customers achieve in various fields—from genetic research to climate simulations. The creative execution of the campaign pays homage to an award-winning “See What’s … Continued

NASA Says “Cool It” to Water Waste

New SGI supercomputer cooling system will save 2 million gallons of water a year As one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, the Pleiades system at NASA’s Ames Research Center generates a massive amount of heat. Until recently it required millions of gallons of water to cool it, and most of that water … Continued