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Bob Braham Joins SGI as Chief Marketing Officer

Former EMC Storage Executive to Drive Global Marketing & Product Management for Technical Computing Leader

Fremont, Calif. — March 11, 2013 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a trusted leader in technical computing, today announced that veteran technology executive Bob Braham has joined the company as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Braham will be responsible for product management and development and execution of all aspects of SGI's global marketing efforts. He will report directly to SGI President and CEO, Jorge Titinger.

"Bob brings exceptional experience, leadership and innovation in global product marketing, brand strategy and communications to this role," said Titinger. "He will support SGI's growth as we continue to innovate in storage, high performance computing, server, data center and cloud computing for HPC and Big Data."

A recognized strategic marketing leader, Braham has been instrumental in building top talent throughout his career. He has led technology and marketing teams that have created unique value in the IT ecosystem, while increasing brand awareness and sales year over year. Braham joins SGI from EMC where he served as vice president of marketing for the company's Enterprise Storage Division. He led the rebranding of the company's flagship product, VMAX, transforming it from a data center-specific product to an industry-leading storage platform for the cloud. Previously, he was vice president, product marketing, at Brocade Communications for the company's networking and storage products. Prior to Brocade, Braham ran product management at Equinix, a data center services provider, and also held positions at NetApp and Sun Microsystems.

"SGI has been a respected competitor throughout my career," said Braham. "I am very impressed with the company's recent momentum and I am honored to join the seasoned management team that is now driving the company forward."

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