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SGI Top Executives to Speak at Seventh Annual User Group Conference

Event Offers Unparalleled Education and Networking Opportunities for SGI Customers

FREMONT, Calif. — October 19, 2009 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI) announced today that the company's top executives will speak at the Seventh Annual SGI User Group 2009 Conference from October 21 — 23 at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas. The SGI User Group (SGIUG) is an independent, global customer community focused on sharing information and improving the technical productivity of SGI's high-performance computing (HPC), data center and storage products. The event is for SGI customers to network with the company's top executives and engineers, share challenges and best practices, learn technical solutions and provide feedback on existing and future company products.

Speaking sessions include:

Keynote: SGI Directions
Presented by: Mark Barrenechea, president and CEO
Date: Thursday, October 22
Time: 9:00 a.m. CDT

Session: SGI Product Strategy
Presented by: Giovanni Coglitore, senior vice president and chief products officer
Date: Wednesday, October 21
Time: 9:15 a.m. CDT

Keynote: Technology Trends
Presented by: Dr. Eng Lim Goh, senior vice president and chief technology officer
Date: Wednesday, October 21
Time: 11:00 a.m. CDT

Session: SGI Services
Presented by: David Yoffie, senior vice president of services
Date: Thursday, October 22
Time: 1:30 p.m. CDT

"The SGI User Group Conference presents a remarkable opportunity for SGI to gain valuable feedback from our customers," said George Skaff, chief marketing officer at SGI. "The SGIUG is invaluable in helping to keep the lines of communication open with our end users so that the company can continue to meet their needs as we further deliver groundbreaking data center and HPC solutions."

The conference also presents various tutorial, technical and workshop sessions to participants. Although primarily tailored to technical users, the SGI User Group Conference is open to all SGI customers in every industry. For more information on the conference and to register, please visit:

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