New flagship supercomputer relies on off-the-shelf chips, open-source OS
Chippewa Falls, Wis.This is crunch time for Silicon Graphics Corp. (SGI)
in more ways than one.
As the companys sprawling manufacturing plant here scrambles to push product out the back door in the final days of its fiscal first quarter, it is hoping ear......Full article >>>
computing equipment. They are trying to create a new niche.
Altix 3000 systems are available today in single-system configurations of four to 64 processors and in supercluster configurations of four to 128 processors. The company hopes to offer superclusters configurations up to 512 processors by October, the company reported last month. SGI also recently announced plans to extend the sca......Full article >>>
does not take off, bondholders will say, No way, give us our cash or well take you to bankruptcy.
Theyve got a little time; theyve got a product thats gaining early success. It could be quite good.
Dick Harkness, SGIs vice president of operations, worldwide manufacturing, said the combination punch of visualization, storage and scalable high-end supercomputing should bring it suc......Full article >>>
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