SGI Wins HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards
Annual HPCwire Awards Demonstrate Achievements of Excellence within the HPC Community
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — November 14, 2012 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), the trusted leader in technical computing today announced it has won the HPCwire Readers' Choice Award for "Top Supercomputing Achievement" for its for contribution to the NASA Ames Pleiades supercomputer. In addition, the company also won the Editor's Choice Award for "Best use of HPC in 'edge HPC' application" for its SGI® UV™ 2000's historical mapping and exploration of Wikipedia.
The awards were presented at the 2012 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC12), in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The highly-coveted HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards are determined through online polling of the global HPCwire audience, combined with a rigorous selection by a panel of editorial and executive staff, and recognized HPC luminaries from across the industry.
"It's an honor and a privilege to take time during the most important supercomputing conference globally to acknowledge the organizations and the individuals behind them who exemplify the hard work, dedication, and effort that has taken place the past year to develop new technologies that ultimately benefit mankind", said Jeff Hyman, president and group publisher of Tabor Communications Inc. "The awards represent the highest level of recognition to the leaders and luminaries in the high performance computing industry by our HPCwire readers and the community alike. Our warmest congratulations go out to all the recipients of this year's awards."
More information on the awards can be found at the HPCwire website www.hpcwire.com
Ogilvy Public Relations for SGI
Tabor Communications Inc. for HPCwire
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