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SGI to Showcase Latest Advancements in Technical Computing at GEOINT 2010 Symposium

Leading HPC and Storage Solutions on Display in SGI Booth #129

FREMONT, Calif. — October 25, 2010 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a trusted leader in technical computing, announced today that it will showcase its leading SGI® high performance computing (HPC) and storage solutions, including Altix® UV, the world's fastest, most scalable supercomputer, at the upcoming GEOINT 2010 Symposium from November 1-4, 2010, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

"The GEOINT 2010 Symposium is the largest geospatial intelligence event in the United States. SGI is proud to showcase its groundbreaking HPC and storage technologies at this pivotal event, as we are committed to the defense, intelligence and homeland security communities," said Jim Brinker, vice president of federal sales at SGI.

SGI products on display at the GEOINT 2010 Symposium booth #129 will include:

High Performance Computing with Altix UV:

With industry-leading I/O and memory scalability in an open standard design, SGI's Altix UV is the ideal platform for demanding data-intensive intelligence and defense programs. It is the industry's most scalable shared memory system, with 16 to 2,048 cores, with architectural provisioning for up to 262,144 cores, while supporting up to 16 terabytes of global shared memory in a single system image (SSI).

  • Altix® UV 10 —One of the highest performing quad-socket rackmount servers available, it is the cost-effective entry to large-memory systems. Altix UV enhances the range of data-intensive applications addressed by the Altix UV product family, with up to 32 processor cores and 512GB of shared memory for a maximum of 289 gigaflops per server.

  • Altix® UV 100 — Addressing the mid-range market, Altix UV 100 is based on an industry-standard 19" rackmount 3U form factor. It scales to 96 sockets (768 cores) and 6TB of shared memory in two racks for up to 6.9 teraflops of compute power in a single system image.


  • SGI® InfiniteStorage 5000 — SGI InfiniteStorage 5000 provides high performance and scalability, multi-protocol host connectivity, flexible drive support, data security features and advanced energy savings.

  • COPAN™ 400 — The COPAN 400 platform is the next generation energy-efficient, persistent data storage solution, providing double the density of previous generation COPAN products with capacity of nearly 1.8 petabytes in a single cabinet. It enables over four times the performance with up to 23TB per hour in throughput at full bandwidth, while enabling strict control over system power budgets.

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