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SGI to Demonstrate Latest HPC Solutions at International Supercomputing Conference 2010


Dr. Eng Lim Goh, SGI Chief Technology Officer, to Deliver Two Technical Addresses

FREMONT, Calif., and READING, England May 18, 2010 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in HPC and data center solutions, announced today that it will showcase new and innovative High Performance Computing (HPC) data center and storage solutions at the upcoming International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2010, taking place from May 30 to June 3, 2010, in Hamburg, Germany. SGI Chief Technology Officer Dr. Eng Lim Goh, an expert in next generation computing architecture, will lead technology sessions on managing massively large data sets and on accelerated computing technology.

"SGI is continually innovating with cutting edge solutions for the most demanding HPC applications in the world," said George Skaff, chief marketing officer at SGI. "ISC provides an excellent opportunity to demonstrate how SGI accelerates results for HPC with groundbreaking server and storage products like Altix® UV®, Altix® ICE, SGI® InfiniteStorage and ICE Cube®."

SGI Products Exhibit: SGI Booth #330 and ICE Cube Booth #823

SGI will demonstrate new and popular HPC, data center and storage solutions, including:

HPC:

  • Altix® ICE 8400 — With world record breaking cluster performance, it's the latest addition to the award-winning Altix ICE scale-out HPC blade platform.
  • SGI® Altix® UV — Altix UV leverages next generation Intel® Xeon® x86 processors to deliver the fastest, most scalable shared memory supercomputer in the world.
  • Cyclone™ — The world's first large-scale, on-demand cloud computing service specifically dedicated to technical applications.
  • CloudRack® X2 — Extreme server density and 99 percent power distribution efficiency with Power XE™ in a small, 5-square-foot form factor.

Data Center:

  • ICE Cube® — SGI's award-winning modular data center delivers extreme server and storage density in a self-contained, easily deployable 20' or 40' container.

Storage:

  • SGI® InfiniteStorage Server 3500 — An integrated storage server that features the latest Intel® dual-socket processors to provide full x64 application compatibility.
  • COPAN™ 300M — Enterprise MAID storage for disk-based, persistent data-aware applications.

SGI Speaking Session: "Next-Generation Accelerated Computing Technology," presented by Dr. Eng Lim Goh, senior VP and CTO at SGI

Date: Tuesday, June 1
Time: 10:10 a.m. CEST
Location: Hall 3, CCH-Congress Center Hamburg

SGI Speaking Session: "Managing Massively Large Data Sets With Breakthrough Technology at ICR," presented by Dr. Eng Lim Goh, senior VP and CTO at SGI

Date: Wednesday, June 2
Time: 4:15 p.m. CEST
Location: Hall 3, CCH-Congress Center Hamburg

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