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

Best Just Got Better – Market leading SGI UV 300H now runs Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA®!

Prominently recognized as a leader in High Performance Computing (HPC) with a rich history of innovation, an early pioneer in Big Data (guess who coined the name!), and a significant contributor to the Linux community, SGI is widely known in technical computing environments tackling big problems. SGI builds the most powerful clustered and in-memory supercomputers … Continued

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