SGI Insider
March 31, 2010
Monthly Newsletter
arrow right SGI® Introduces Altix® UV 10
SGI announced the immediate availability of Altix UV 10 a new high performance quad-socket server that enhances the range of data-intensive applications addressed by the Altix® UV product family.

SGI also announced it has submitted world record breaking SPEC benchmark performance results with Altix UV 1000 with Intel Xeon processor 7500 series (codenamed “Nehalem-EX”). [Full story]

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Intel General Manager for Server Platforms Group Marketing, Boyd Davis, talks about SGI Altix UV powered by the Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series. [View video]

arrow right SGI Unveils Origin® 400 Integrated Workgroup Blade System
SGI announced availability of Origin® 400, an integrated workgroup blade system that features compute and storage area network (SAN) storage functionality, making it ideal for remote offices and small- and medium-sized enterprises. Origin 400 delivers highly differentiated enterprise features, such as virtualization capabilities that provide maximum flexibility and eliminate the need to overinvest in hardware. Extensive software certifications, including VMware®, Linux®, SAP®, Microsoft® Windows®, Microsoft® Exchange and Microsoft® SQL Server®, ensure suitability for a large number of applications.
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arrow right SGI Awarded Five-Star Partner Rating by Everything Channel
SGI's Channel Network Program has been recognized with a top Five-Star rating in Everything Channel's 16th annual 2010 Partner Program Guide. The strategy aims to drive profitable business growth for program members with differentiated, channel-focused solutions and a comprehensive set of value-add sales and marketing tools delivered via the SGI Channel Network Portal™. The portal is a single point of web access for SGI's quote configurator, targeted promotions, demand generation tools, training modules and opportunity registration.
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arrow right SGI Announces Strategic AMD Processor Adoption Plan
SGI reaffirmed its commitment to supporting AMD® Opteron™ series platform choices, including the AMD Opteron 6000 series, across all SGI scale-out server platforms. SGI server solutions will tackle mission critical server and workstation application workloads with increased performance and energy efficiency.
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arrow right SGI® Altix® ICE Sets New World Record in Performance and Scalability
SGI Altix ICE integrated blade cluster is the leading performer in Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation's (SPEC) MPI2007 benchmark tests for high performance technical computing. This SPEC benchmark demonstrates the superior scalability and computing power of the SGI system, which leverages Intel processors, the Linux operating system and SGI Message Passing Toolkit MPI library.
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arrow right SGI Announces Immediate Availability of Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600 Series
Full and immediate support of the Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 series (codenamed "Westmere-EP") is now available across the entire scale-out server lineup, including Altix® ICE high performance computing (HPC) clusters, CloudRack® and Rackable™ scale-out servers, SGI® InfiniteStorage servers, the Octane® III personal supercomputer and the newly announced Origin® 400 workgroup blade solution. SGI's server solutions boast increased performance, core density and power efficiency up to 60 percent. [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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