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SGI provides a complete line of virtualization solutions across our server product line including SGI® UV, Rackable® servers, and build-to order configurations. SGI server product line provides the widest and most flexible range of system configurations to meet the needs of the most complex virtualized workloads and server consolidations. SGI virtualization solutions include certified virtualization software from the following industry leading partners:

  • VMware vSphere™
    SGI is a member of the VMware Technical Alliance Program (TAP) and offers more than 100 certified SGI servers, including SGI UV, with VMware ESX and ESXi 4.0 and 4.1. SGI servers certified with VMware can be found on the VMware Compatibility Guide.

  • KVM on RedHat® RHEL 6
    KVM is the only virtualization technology that is fully incorporated into the Linux kernel combining support for the latest hardware virtualization capabilities into a complete virtualization platform. SGI certifies and provides support for KVM on Red Hat RHEL 6 and later releases. SGI platforms certified with RedHat can be found on the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization website.

  • KVM on SUSE® SLES 11
    A SUSE partner, SGI certifies and provides support for KVM on SUSE SLES 11SP1 and later releases. SUSE SLES 11 SP1 is currently certified on many SGI platforms including UV.

Product Compatibility Matrix

  SGI® UV™ 20
SGI® UV™ 2000
SGI® Rackable®*


KVM on RedHat® RHEL 6


* Varies by model - contact your SGI sales representative