Leading Oceanographic Research Institution, Ifremer, Selects HPE/SGI to Power Advanced Marine Data Processing and Scientific Research

For more than 40 years, Europe’s leading oceanographic institution, Ifremer, has worked with the Marine Data Management Center, an agency created to store data from observation projects completed on Ifremer oceanographic fleets. In response to a massive increase in data sources and observation systems providing information to the datacenter over the years, the center began looking … Continued

Supercomputing Accelerates Path to Cancer Predictions and Treatment

Quantitative bioinformatics studies utilizing genomics, proteomics and imaging experiments require the integration of vast amounts of data in order to gain new insights from large population data sets. In an effort to solve some of life science’s most complex questions, The Linding Laboratory in Denmark partnered with HPE/SGI to further its research at the Biotech … Continued

The National Center for Atmospheric Research’s Supercomputer “Cheyenne” Recognized on TOP500 as it Nears Installation

In January, the National Center for Atmosphere Research (NCAR) chose an HPE/SGI ICE XA system to facilitate the development of more advanced climate and weather models. Today, the system named “Cheyenne,” is ranked #20 on the 48th edition of the industry’s TOP500 list, recognized for its powerful support for large system needs in weather and … Continued

AbbVie Stemcentrx Develops New Approach to Treating Cancer with SGI Supercomputer

The influx of unstructured data is having an increasingly strong impact on cancer and medical research organizations, and many currently lack the technology and power to derive scientific insights in order to speed up the discovery of diagnoses and treatments. Organizations are beginning to turn to high performance computing to facilitate their research with powerful … Continued

SGI Enables Romanian Aerospace Agency to Run Highly Complex Aeronautic Models Six Times Faster

The National Institute of Aerospace Research (INCAS) “Elie Carafoli” will power its scientific and aeronautical research program with a new SGI UV high-performance computing (HPC) system, installed with the assistance of our valued partner, Spearhead Systems. This updated SGI system allows INCAS to run its high fidelity simulations with dedicated software up to six times … Continued

HPE to Acquire SGI

I am thrilled to announce Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SGI. Our highly complementary portfolio will extend and strengthen HPE’s current leadership position in the growing mission-critical and high performance segments of the server market.  This is great news for our customers, partners, investors and employees. SGI Extends HPE … Continued

SGI System Fuels Scientific and Engineering Research for the Energy Industry at Brazil’s Largest Federal University

The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Embarks on Ground-Breaking Energy Research Powered by New SGI Supercomputer The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), the largest university in Brazil, selected an SGI® ICE™ X system to advance critical research for the university and private companies across Brazil. For the past 15 years, UFRJ has … Continued

Primary and Secondary Genome Processing without moving Data

There is a data avalanche in life sciences happening right now.  Life sciences research is advancing exponentially as genomic, clinical, and pharmaceutical research generates a staggering amount of data.  More and more research establishments tend to focus on a data-rich Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) vs. Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) process. Today, just one complete WGS … Continued

SGI Encourages High School Students to Pursue Careers in Tech

SGI STEM Career Day STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills remain in high demand—especially as technology becomes an ever more critical part of the economy and our personal lives. High tech companies need to do their part to nurture early interest in these fields. As a part of these efforts, eight North High School … Continued