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Getting Real About Big Data
Beyond the Buzz Words

Join SGI in a half-day Executive Town Hall event on Wednesday, February 27th in Reston, VA

Learn what organizations really need to be successful with Big Data. SGI, along with industry thought leaders from Intel and MarkLogic, and end users such as NOAA and eBay will share insights around the following key questions facing us all on Big Data:

  • What is Big Data - really - and what does it mean to you?
  • What do I need to consider when building out a Big Data architecture?
  • How do I go beyond data analytics and start transacting against my data?
  • How can I keep costs under control in an environment where data is growing exponentially?

We'll discuss how you can build out your own big data architecture to better harness your data and expose key insights that will help you compete, innovate and meet your mission-critical objectives.
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How are you solving your
Big Data Challenge?

Unstructured data is very difficult to analyze and manage using traditional means such as relational databases

Getting Real About Big DataUnstructured or 'Big Data' is data that comes in different shapes and sizes, is frequently changing, can be very short-lived, generally arrives in huge volumes, and originates from a broad variety of sources such as experimentation, web stream, point-of-sale, RFID tags, sensor arrays, etc.
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SGI Announces Software Support
for Intel® Xeon Phi™

SGI offers coprocessor support in both hardware and software offerings

SGI announced the availability of SGI software tools that enable customers and software developers to get the most value from the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor. Additionally, SGI is engaged in software development activities with third party software providers to build and test optimized applications that take advantage of the new coprocessor technology. By combining the power of Intel Xeon Phi, which offers over one teraflop double-precision performance per coprocessor with SGI's leading server platforms, customers can now take advantage of dramatic performance improvements for parallel workloads in an x86 programming model.
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Unbelievable Deals on Remanufactured SGI® ICE™ 8200 Systems & Altix® XE310 Racks!

SGI's Remarketed Products are always a great way for customers to get a lot for their money, but we've never had anything quite like this on our SGI ICE™ and Altix® XE products before. We have two (2) ICE 8200 1,024 core systems, each with 3TB of memory. We also have five (5) Altix XE310 512 core fully loaded standalone racks, each with 512GB memory and 32TB of SATA disks. Since these are being offered at over 85% off original list prices, they will not last long. Limited to supply on hand, so act now! 
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Highlights

Conquering Data-Intensive
Bioinformatics Problems

Live Webinar Event
Tuesday, March 19th 2013 4 PM GMT, 11 AM ET, 8 AM PT

Video Slidecast on insideHPC:
Floyd Christofferson, Director Storage Products, SGI
provides an overview of SGI and Scality

Getting Real about Big Data
IDC Webinar Replay

GPU Technology Conference 2013
March 18-21, 2013
San Jose, CA

SGI UV 20 - Big Memory, Big I/O, Small Price

Hot Downloads

Solution Brief:
SGI DataRaptor with MarkLogic Database

Big Data can bring terrific insights to enterprises and government agencies. Many popular methods for analysis, though, work in a batch mode, whereas often the insights are more valuable when they are revealed in real time

Data Sheet: SGI Management Center
A comprehensive system management console for monitoring your SGI computing system from a single point of control

Hadoop White Papers: SGI Hadoop Starter Kits for Big Data Analytics

SGI Hadoop 10GigE Starter Kits for Big Data Analytics
SGI offers solution-oriented clusters including pre-configured Starter Kits based on SGI Rackable half-depth or standard-depth servers, which can be ordered 'off the shelf. These white papers summarize the data integration capabilities of SGI Hadoop Starter Kits and covers the ecosystem of Business Intelligence (BI) applications supplied with them

Learn more about the new SGI UV 2 Product Family

Special Offers

Have Legacy SGI Product Needs? Try SGI Remarketed Products

Events

SGI Executive Town Hall Event "Getting Real About Big Data"
February 27, 2013
Reston, VA

GTC
March 18-21, 2013
San Jose, CA

HPCC
March 26-28, 2013
Newport, RI

MarkLogic World
April 8-11, 2013
Las Vegas, NV


 
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