Using Practice, Teamwork & Feedback to Solve Customer Problems

During a recent interview Jorge Titinger, CEO of SGI, sat down with Bryan Kramer of Pure Matter to discuss Jorge’s considerably atypical experiences that lead him to his current role and views on business. A Peruvian native, Jorge came to the United States to study engineering at Stanford University. Outside the classroom he rounded out … 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

NASA’s Pleiades Supercomputer Performance increases to 5.35 Petaflops – Second Update in Three Months

The NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) facility has expanded the power of their flagship Pleiades supercomputer, increasing its theoretical peak performance from 4.49 to 5.35 petaflops. The latest expansion adds 14 SGI® ICE™ X racks containing 12-core Intel® Xeon® E5-2680 v3 processors, bringing the total number of Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3 racks to 29 and the … Continued

Faster seismic processing and imaging – a huge advantage for DUG

SGI and DownUnder GeoSolutions (DUG) have partnered together for over 8 years to speed seismic processing and imaging. At the forefront of oil and gas exploration, DUG is using their SGI® Rackable® Cluster, powered by Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors, to significantly accelerate turnaround times for processing seismic data. DUG customers are … 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

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

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

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