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2009-03-16 07:10:00

DENVER, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstPass Engineering, a Colorado-based Custom ASIC Design company, today announced that global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. has selected FirstPass Engineering for logic design and verification services critical to Cray's next generation supercomputing platform. FirstPass will work with Cray to develop ultra-complex ICs that will support the performance, power, and time-to-market goals for Cray's supercomputers. "FirstPass Engineering provides highly...

2009-02-24 08:05:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Department of Defense (DOD) selected Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC), through its wholly owned subsidiary Silicon Graphics Federal, Inc., for six of seven awards as part of the agency's Technology Insertion 2009 (TI-09) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP). The multi-year $40 million agreement engages Silicon Graphics to provide world-class compute and storage solutions, along with options for...

2009-02-17 08:05:00

Pioneering Studies of 'Cellular Networks' to Put Unprecedented Demands on Compute, Storage and Visualization Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of a multi-year collaboration, Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC) today announced it will provide the high-productivity solutions needed to outfit a new world-class cancer research facility in the United Kingdom. Silicon Graphics has been selected to equip, over the next five or more years, an initiative...

2009-02-10 08:05:00

Silicon Graphics Ultra Large Shared Memory Capability Enables New Algorithms and Boosts Productivity for Critical Applications SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC) is in a category all by itself when it comes to massive globally shared main memory and globally addressable memory on SGI(R) Altix(R) 4700 systems. With numerous installations in the 4 TB range, and a number more in the 8 TB range, the groundbreaking scalability of SGI...

2009-02-09 08:05:00

Russia's National Weather Service Boosts Computing Power by 10,000 Times to Model Weather and Climate in Greater Detail SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Around the world, efforts are intensifying to provide early and accurate warning of severe weather systems. In Russia, meteorologists are pursuing this potentially life-saving goal with world-class computing and storage solutions from Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC). Russia's Federal Service for...

2009-02-05 16:00:00

At Irish Centre for High-Performance Computing, New SGI Altix ICE System Powers Climate Change and Life Sciences Research SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ireland's most powerful computer was installed in three hours and powered up in just one day, thanks to a rapidly deployable computing platform from Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC) that is transforming what users can expect from supercomputer deployments. Installed in November at the Irish Centre for...

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2009-02-03 11:15:00

Seven months ago IBM delivered the world's fastest supercomputer, and Tuesday the company has already announce an even faster one, with the computer power of 2 million laptops.IBM said that it is developing the technology for its new Sequoia computer, which will be available to the Department of Energy for use at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 2011.Sequoia grabs speeds up to 20 petaflops per second.  Its predecessor, which was delivered in June to the Energy Department, only...

2009-01-20 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Microsystems, Inc., an innovative leader and expert in the design and development of high performance communications solutions including data center extension, announced today that its ABEx(R) 2020 Multiservice Transport Gateway platform has been accepted into the Integrators' List by the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA). Bay's ABEx 2020, which enables InfiniBand extension over Wide Area Networks, was tested and accepted by the IBTA as...

2009-01-15 13:14:00

ANGLETON, Texas, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading contract manufacturing provider, announced today that, through a joint effort with Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY), it helped support Cray in its efforts to deliver a supercomputer system for Oak Ridge National Laboratory which set a new world record for computer speed. The Cray system sustained performance of over a petaflop (a quadrillion mathematical calculations per second) on two scientific...

2008-12-08 08:30:00

ANGLETON, Texas, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading contract manufacturing provider, announced today that, through a strategic alliance with Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC), it helped create the computer system for which NASA achieved the ranking of third fastest supercomputer in the world. NASA's new Pleiades system is a 51,200-core SGI(R) Altix(R) ICE 8200EX system from SGI and is capable of generating a theoretical peak...


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