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April 28, 2010
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arrow right Register Today for the SGI User Group Conference
SGIUG 2010 ConferenceThe 8th Annual SGI User Group (SGIUG) Conference features tutorials, technical presentations, workshops, and tours. Top SGI executives, including Mark J. Barrenechea, SGI CEO, and Dr. Eng Lim Goh, SGI CTO, will be present at the conference. "The SGIUG is an important organization that facilitates direct communication between SGI and our valued customers and partners," said George Skaff, chief marketing officer at SGI. "We look forward to hearing their feedback and welcoming members to SGI headquarters for demos of our products, including the ICE Cube modular data center." [Full story]
arrow right SGI Introduces InfiniteStorage Server 3500 All-in-One Storage Server
InfiniteStorage Server 3500 is a fully integrated storage server that offers high density and power efficiency in an extremely cost-effective package. Leveraging SGI's expertise in compute and storage technologies, SGI InfiniteStorage Server 3500 (ISS3500) is a solutions-focused platform aimed at environments in which data and compute need to be tightly coupled. With support for low latency protocols, including iSER for iSCSI over InfiniBand, ISS3500 is a perfect target for high performance computing (HPC) clusters such as SGI® Altix® ICE. [Full story]
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arrow right Skoda Auto Selects SGI® Altix® ICE to Accelerate Automotive Innovation
skodaSkoda Auto a.s., one of Europe's best known car companies and daughter company of the VW Group, the world's leading manufacturer of automobiles, has selected SGI Altix ICE to augment its computer-aided engineering (CAE) system. The Altix ICE system, based on the Intel® Xeon® "Nehalem" architecture, enables Skoda to achieve more with its computing resources over a shorter period of time. SGI's leading Eco-Logical™ design also offers compelling energy and management efficiency gains.
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arrow right SGI Announces Partnership with Nimbis Services for Easy Access to SGI® Cyclone™
SGI announced a strategic partnership with Nimbis Services, Inc., which will provide easy access to
SGI Cyclone, the world's first large-scale, on-demand cloud computing service specifically dedicated to technical applications. Cyclone's high performance computing (HPC) cloud services will be available May 2010 for small and mid-sized U.S. companies via Nimbis Services' ecommerce portal.
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arrow right SGI Announces Third Quarter of Fiscal 2010 Earnings Call Information
SGI will report financial results for the company's third quarter of fiscal 2010 on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 after the close of the market. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be held that day at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ET).
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arrow right Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Accelerates Scientific Research with SGI® Altix® UV
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has been working with pre-production Altix UV hardware and software both at PSC and SGI. Since the beginning of February 2010, PSC has been working to build and run important applications in climate, weather, chemistry, materials science and physics using Altix UV. The center has also tested kernels representing unique applications in graph-based informatics, an area in which Altix UV is expected to excel. Ongoing work at the center will target additional high performance computing (HPC) applications, including biology and astrophysics. [Full story]
arrow right Worldwide–Weekly Specials on Remarketed Products
Visit our weekly specials featuring remarketed products with exceptional sale prices. These systems and options may come with a full system warranty or a six month warranty, and are eligible for extended support. All products are limited to supply on hand and are subject to prior sale. [Full story]


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