SGI Receives Honors in 2016 HPCwire Editors’ Choice Awards

Annual HPCwire Awards Awarded to Leaders in the Global HPC Community. SGI Receives Three Awards.

SGI has been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented at the 2016 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC16), in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The list of winners were revealed at the HPCwire booth at the event, and on the HPCwire website, located at  SGI was recognized with the following honors:


  • Editors’ Choice – Best Use of HPC Application in Life Sciences – Earlham Institute (formerly TGAC) uses SGI UV 300 for analysing highly-complex wheat genome – SGI’s largest instance for life sciences.
  • Editors’ Choice – Best HPC Server Product or Technology – SGI UV 300
  • Editors’ Choice – Top 5 New Products or Technologies to Watch – SGI UV 300H

These annual awards represent prestigious recognition from the HPC community. The coveted annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are determined through a nomination and voting process with the global HPCwire community, as well as selections from the HPCwire editors.

“It’s always an honor to be recognized by the editors of HPCwire and the broader HPC community,” said Cassio Conceicao, EVP and chief operating officer at SGI. “At SGI, we are focused on delivering powerful and manageable HPC solutions that allow our customers to tackle many of the world’s most complex problems. HPCwire fosters insightful conversations around supercomputing and it’s rewarding to see our systems recognized with their respected industry awards.”

“From thought leaders to end users, the HPCwire readership reaches and engages every corner of the high performance computing community,” said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications, publisher of HPCwire. “Receiving their recognition signifies community support across the entire HPC space as well as the breadth of industries it serves. We are proud to recognize these efforts and make the voices of our readers heard, and our congratulations go out to all the winners.”

More information on these awards can be found at the HPCwire website ( or on Twitter through the following hashtag: #HPCwireAwards.


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