SGI Insider
June 29, 2010
arrow right SGI Releases InfiniteStorage 5000 SAS External Storage System

SGI announced the release of SGI® InfiniteStorage 5000, a RAID storage system that combines is 5000leading edge hardware with a choice of host interfaces and drive technologies in a powerful external storage platform. This system provides advanced features and configuration flexibility to accommodate a broad selection of data store requirements with compelling mid-range performance at entry-level affordability. SGI InfiniteStorage 5000 is SGI's first storage system to employ 6 Gb/s SAS technology. [Full story]

arrow right SGI Releases Next Generation COPAN™ 400 Storage Platform
copan 400SGI released the SGI COPAN 400 platform, the next generation of the COPAN line of energy-efficient, persistent data storage solutions. As the first major update to the COPAN platform since SGI acquired COPAN Systems, Inc. in February of this year, COPAN 400 marks a dramatic improvement in performance, density and the ability to manage extremely large volumes of persistent data at significant savings for power utilization compared to conventional arrays. [Full story]
arrow right SGI Announces Broad Support for New AMD® Opteron™ 4000 Series Platforms
SGI announced broad support for AMD Opteron 4000 Series platforms across SGI® scale-out server platforms. New SGI servers featuring the AMD Opteron 4100 Series processor technology are compelling for customers that require high performance in the smallest possible power footprint.
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arrow right SGI Helps Queensland Government Accelerate Climate Science In Australia
derm Queensland Department of Environment and ResourceManagement (DERM) has installed a high performance computing (HPC) and large-scale storage solution based on SGI Altix ICE 8200 and InfiniteStorage in its Brisbane facility for the processing of computationally intensive environmental modeling applications.
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arrow right SGI® Altix® ICE 8400 Sets Computational Fluid Dynamics World Record on ANSYS FLUENT
SGI Altix ICE 8400 set a world record for scalability running the 111 million cell ANSYS FLUENT 12.0 benchmark. The benchmark was executed on the integrated bladed cluster with 4,092 cores of Intel® Xeon® X5670 processors running at 2.93 GHz with Novell's SUSE® Linux Enterprise 11 operating system. [Full story]
arrow right SGI Announces First Shipments of Complete Altix® UV 1000 Systems
uvSGI has shipped the first complete systems of Altix UV 1000, which are fully functional for use by its high performance computing (HPC) customers. Those among the first to benefit from Altix UV include leading scientific research institutions such as Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ), University of Cambridge and leading federal integrators that have selected Altix UV for its unprecedented performance, scalability and open architecture. [Full story]
arrow right SGI Announces Hybrid Computing Platform to Deliver a Petaflop in a Single Cabinet
SGI has developed a breakthrough hybrid computing platform that will deliver a petaflop of performance within a single cabinet. (A petaflop is defined as a thousand trillion floating point operations per second.) This innovative platform leverages open software architecture and will scale from tens to hundreds of petaflops, enabling users to tackle the most demanding technical compute requirements. [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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