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SGI Active Archive Platform Honored as Gold Winner in 5th Annual 2013 Golden Bridge Awards

StorHouse ForeverNAS Delivers Most Efficient Long-Term Data Storage Solution, Earns Gold Status, Innovations Category

FREMONT, Calif. — October 11, 2013 — SGI (Nasdaq: SGI), the trusted leader in high performance computing and Big Data, has earned the prestigious Gold status in the Golden Bridge Awards for its SGI® StorHouse® ForeverNAS™ technology (formerly known as FileTek StorHouse ForeverNAS).

StorHouse ForeverNAS software effectively combines the positives of standard NAS solutions with a layer of intelligent storage management features to deliver a more effective and efficient long-term storage alternative than NAS-only solutions can provide. SGI's ForeverNAS solution provides a better way to manage extremely large volumes of data by creating a virtualized storage layer that seamlessly integrates all device/media types (disk, Cloud and tape) while maintaining a simple NAS interface. Moreover, the ForeverNAS solution provides efficient long-term storage functionality.

"We're extremely proud that SGI StorHouse ForeverNAS has been selected as a Gold winner in the Archive Product or Service - Innovations category of the Golden Bridge Awards," said Jorge Titinger, president and CEO of SGI. "These awards are testament to the fact that StorHouse ForeverNAS delivers a proven, world-class information lifecycle management and active archive solution that enables organizations to manage all data assets efficiently at extreme scale."

The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, case studies, product management, public relations and marketing campaigns, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.

More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2013 Golden Bridge Business Awards winners. The winners were honored during the awards dinner and presentation on September 30, 2013 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, industry leaders, and judges.

About the Golden Bridge Awards
Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at www.goldenbridgeawards.com

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