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Join us at GEOINT, Tampa, Florida

SGI is committed to solving the world's most challenging problems with industry-leading technical computing, Big Data & data storage solutions

At GEOINT 2013, SGI will showcase Big Data solutions, designed to provide mission-critical support for operational intelligence.

Solutions & Applications to be showcased:

  • SGI Big Data Solutions - helping you to quickly and easily process data for mission-critical decisions
  • Extreme Scale-Out Storage provides scalability both in capacity and performance delivering comprehensive data protection for your classified data storage needs
  • GIS Federal - showing the acceleration of computing time for heavy duty GIS operations, helping to reduce the critical time from capture to delivery
  • LiveArc™ - a cross-platform digital asset and metadata management framework with the power, flexibility and scalability to address the most difficult data problems. With LiveArc, rapid collaboration across otherwise incompatible data silos can be a reality

Schedule a briefing with SGI at GEOINT in booth #1219 to learn more about the SGI solutions which have provided mission-critical support on numerous government intelligence projects for the last twenty years.

Hot Downloads

On Demand SGI ICE X - Petascale Performance Leadership
SGI ICE X is the next generation of the world's fastest distributed memory supercomputer for over four years running. This performance leadership is proven time and again, not just in the lab, but at customer sites including the largest and fastest pure compute InfiniBand cluster in the world
Data Sheet SGI ICE X
On Demand SGI ICE X - Ultimate Flexibility for the World's Fastest Supercomputer
Despite the trend towards large supercomputing clusters based on industry-standard components, there is no one-size-fits-all solution in high-performance computing (HPC). As HPC technology is applied to solve new problems, or extended to solve old problems at greater scale, system flexibility has become perhaps as important as overall performance
White Paper SGI ICE X

SGI Achieves Even Higher Levels of Performance, Scale and Efficiency in its SGI® ICE™ X and Rackable® Server lines By Adding the New Intel® Xeon® Processor
E5-2600 v2

New Science and Discoveries are Possible for NASA, ICHEC, T-Systems, and AWE by selecting SGI with Intel's Xeon processor E5-2600 v2

SGI announced support for Intel's newest Xeon processor E5-2600 v2 product family. This new microprocessor provides a 37 percent increase in peak performance per rack of its ICE™ X supercomputer as well as new performance records for its Rackable line of servers. Now harnessing the newest Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v2 product family, SGI ICE X, Rackable and Modular InfiniteStorage™ products allow customers to run more jobs in the same footprint as previous generations, enabling scientific innovation and bringing new products to market more quickly. Customers can now take advantage of up to 50 percent more cores per socket, increased processing speeds and improved energy consumption.

Highlights & Events

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Registration required
Behind the Scenes of the Global Twitter Heartbeat Project
Webinar Replay
On Demand
How to find your needle in the Big Data Haystack Video on demand
September 23-24 Heidelberg, Germany ISC Big Data Conference 2013 ISC'13 Big Data Conference
October 1-3 Garden Grove, CA Altair Technology Conference
PBS Works User Group
Altair Technology Conference
October 13-16
Tampa, FL
October 16-17
London, UK
October 28-30
New York, NY
Strata Conference + Hadoop World Strata Conference

October 29-30

ANSYS Automotive World Congress Ansys Automotive
November 18-21
Denver, CO
SC13 SC13

Voting for the annual HPC Wire Readers Choice Awards is now open!

Please take a few moments to complete the HPC Wire ballot and vote for your favorite SGI Customers and solutions!
The submission deadline is Saturday, October 12th

Q2. Best use of HPC in Life Sciences: Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center "Blacklight" (SGI Altix UV) for next-generation sequencing assembly

Q4. Best use of HPC in Financial Services: Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, XSEDE, SDSC, Univ. of Illinois and Cornell using "Blacklight" (SGI Altix UV) to investigate questionable regulation practices of major U.S. stock exchanges
PayPal using HPC technologies from SGI, Mellanox, and DataDirect Networks with Hadoop to detect and prevent fraud during PayPal transactions

Q5. Best use of HPC in Oil & Gas: TOTAL for the installation of their latest SGI "Pangea" HPC system

Q9. Best application of "green computing" in HPC: SGI and Altair for the "PPRS" (Power Performance Resiliency Scheduling) solution

Q18. Top SuperComputing Achievement: Total and SGI for "Pangea" the largest commercial HPC deployment in the world for oil and gas exploration

Q20. Top 5 Vendors to Watch: SGI

Fantastic deals on UV1000 and ICE systems

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 UV™ before. We have UV1000 systems that are at unbelievable discounts from original list price. In addition, we have an incredible price of only $15/GB on the 4GB dimms for the UV1 product line. This would be the time to upgrade or fill-up those empty slots. Additional UV1000 configurations are available, please contact your sales rep or authorized SGI reseller for details. We also have two (2) SGI ICE™ 8200 1,024 core systems, each with 3TB of memory. We have priced these at less than $200 per core. Limited to supply on hand, so act now!

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