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SGI Launches New Performance-Optimized Enterprise Storage Systems and New All-Flash Array for Big Data and HPC Workloads

New SGI® InfiniteStorage™ 5100 Breaks New Ground in Performance, Efficiency and Reliability

SGI introduced SGI® InfiniteStorage™ 5100, SGI® InfiniteStorage™ 5600 FC16, SGI® InfiniteStorage™ 5500-F, and SGI® InfiniteStorage™ 5600-F, supported by the InfiniteStorage Storage Management (ISSM) 11.10. These enhancements to the SGI InfiniteStorage 5000 series will enable customers to tackle their Big Data challenges with enhanced computing, performance and scalability, accelerating the discovery of actionable insights and innovation.

SGI and Cognilytics Partner to Bring Advanced Analytics to Enterprise Big Data

Solution Integration with Application Ecosystem Helps Maximize Business Value

SGI announced a partnership with Cognilytics, combining SGI's HPC technology for Big Data analytics with Cognilytics' expertise in implementing technologies such as Hadoop and SAP Platform and Analytics solutions — bringing customers a more robust Big Data and HPC offering. Infrastructure solutions delivered through the new SGI and Cognilytics partnership include SGI® InfiniteData Cluster™ and SGI® UV™.

The partnership will also leverage the recently announced plan to develop a SAP HANA in-memory computing appliance. Delivering application integrated solutions for Big Data powered by SGI infrastructure increases our ability to help customers convert Big Data to a strategic asset. Additionally, Cognilytics was recently named the winner of the SAP North America Partner Excellence Award 2014 for Platform Solutions.

Hot Downloads

On Demand
SGI and FedCentric Deliver Real-Time Analytics for USPS
Gerry Kolosovary, President of FedCentric Technologies, discusses the high-density, scale-up, SGI UV Platform put into place by USPS. The high-density SGI UV system, combined with SGI's ability to understand and support mission-critical applications helped USPS move well beyond what they were able to achieve with traditional approaches.
SGI delivering Real-Time Analytics for USPS
On Demand
SGI® Trusted Edge® Symbolic Link Creation and Seamless File Access
SGI Trusted Edge is a simple-to-install, user-friendly intelligent content analysis and policy-based migration management tool for automatically moving less active, forever-read data from primary storage to a more cost-effective data management system.
SGI Trusted Edge
Data Sheet
On Demand

SGI® UV – The Big Brain for No Limit Computing
SGI UV is the ideal platform to accelerate the pace of innovation in all areas of decision support, genomics and bioscience, chemistry and materials, physics, integrative systems science, national security, product design, and other data-intensive fields.
SGI Trusted Edge
Case Study
On Demand
National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) Boosting Shared Memory Supercomputing, NCSA doubles performance with SGI UV
As one of the premier high-performance computing (HPC) research institutions in the U.S., the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) provides HPC resources for a wide range of scientific applications, including many where performance needs require highly parallel shared memory architecture.
NCSA Case Study

SGI Announces Global Big Data Educational Tour

Big Data U introduces enterprise leaders to top Big Data challenges and solutions

SGI will host SGI Big Data U - a global complimentary lunch event to discuss the hottest topic in technology today, Big Data. The multi-city tour will provide a forum to discuss the leading Big Data challenges - volume, variety and velocity and how enterprise and government organizations can better understand their customers to grow revenue, lower costs, gain competitive advantage and derive valuable insights from their increasing volumes of data. For a full list of tour destinations and specific venue locations, please visit SGI Big Data U.

Highlights & Events

Various Locations –
US and Europe
SGI Big Data U SGI Big Data U
March 25 - 27
Newport, RI
March 31 - April 1
European SGI User Group Meeting European SGI User Meeting
April 14 - 17
Tampa, FL
April 29 - May 1
Boston, MA
Bio-IT World Bio-IT World
June 3 - 5
Orlando, FL
ASUG Annual Conference

Liz King Joins SGI as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Elizabeth P. King has joined SGI as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales. King has more than 20 years of experience in global sales and business development, including key leadership roles with responsibility exceeding $1 billion in sales on a global basis. She was most recently vice president, strategic alliances, for Juniper Networks. Previously, she was vice president & general manager of the server group for Hitachi Data Systems where she was responsible for sales, marketing, operations and customer delivery of Hitachi servers and solutions. King also held key senior business development and sales roles at Alcatel-Lucent, Sun Microsystems, Raytheon, and Texas Instruments.

Jorge Titinger Named by the CEO World Awards as 2013 CEO of the Year in the Operational Effective Category

Jorge Titinger, president and chief executive officer of SGI has been announced as one of the winners in the prestigious CEO World Awards program. The coveted annual CEO World Awards program encompasses the world's best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services. Jorge was named CEO of the World in the Operational Effective Category. More than 30 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world and over 200 CEOs participated.

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