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January 25, 2010
Newsletter
 SGI Launches Global Channel Network Program

SGI announced the launch of its global SGI Channel Network Program. SGI's channel strategy will drive profitable business growth for resellers by maintaining a limited set of specialized partners, bringing differentiated solutions to market, and delivering a comprehensive program designed to protect partner investment. [Full story] line


 Imperial College London Selects SGI to Accelerate Academic Research
Imperial College London, one of the UK's most prestigious educational establishments, has selected SGI Altix ICE 8200 EX, a Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) solution, to add to its central high performance computing (HPC) service. Consistently rated among the world's best universities, Imperial is a science-based institution with a global reputation for high quality teaching and academic research. Imperial College required an advanced computing solution for students and researchers to conduct course work and research that depend on extremely complex process modeling. [Full story] line


 SGI Names Vincent Scarpulla to Run Americas Commercial Sales
Vincent J. Scarpulla has joined SGI as vice president of Americas commercial sales. With a background spanning more than 30 years of sales, service and management roles across hardware, software and services product portfolios, Scarpulla will drive SGI's U.S. commercial sales strategy, and will have primary responsibility for all sales and relationship activities for vertical markets, including: Internet, financial services, oil and gas, media and entertainment, and manufacturing. In addition, Scarpulla will lead the company's overall sales efforts in Canada and Latin America. [Full story] line


 SGI® Altix® ICE Compute Cluster Drives South Pacific Climate Modeling and Research at Australia's University of Tasmania

Tasmanian Partnership for Advanced Computing (TPAC) at the University of Tasmania's (UTAS) supercomputing facility has completed the installation of a new 64-node SGI® Altix® ICE 8200 compute cluster for Antarctic climate modeling and other vital research.The high performance SGI Altix compute cluster, named "Katabatic" by the university after hurricane-speed winds found in Antarctica, offers 64 clustered blade servers (512 processors) and a terabyte of RAM, which will enable 2 teraflops of peak compute power — four times the performance of the legacy system it replaces. Katabatic also has 71,680GB of hard drive space and 524,288GB of mirrored tape storage. [Full story] line


 SGI Remarketed Products Available for Sale Worldwide–Including Remarketed™ Rackable Inventory
Recertified Rackable Servers are now available at substantial savings. C2000Previously build configurations are selling at a fraction of the list prices with discounts up to 95% off. The servers come with a one year Return to Depot warranty and HW telephone support. We are also open to volume offers where you would like to purchase multiple items or multiple quantities (as available) of an item. Contact us today. Supplies are limited to stock on hand.
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 Visit Us at these SGI Upcoming Events

February 2-4 AFCEA West, San Diego, CA
February 24-25 Data Centre World, London
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