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

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