SGI and Intel Welcome Another 20 Software Developers to Altix Via Technical Computing Enabling Program

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI) today announced that more than 20 software providers have recently joined the ranks of the Technical Computing Enabling Program (TCEP), a joint effort between SGI and Intel (NYSE: INTC) designed to further accelerate the migration of technical applications to 64-bit Linux(R).
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Mummy’s mystery unravels in 3D

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Meet ‘Nes’ – though he may not have been as nice as he looks. In fact, personality type is now pretty much the only thing we don’t know about Nesperennub, an Egyptian priest in his forties who lived 2,800 years ago on the banks of the Nile.
In a technological and historical world first, this weekend the British Museum has unveiled or, more accurately, unwrapped the interior of a mummy that had remained sealed since it was made by masters of the ancient Egyptian craft of mummification. The startling operation was carried out without disturbing the intricate wrappings and amulets that were originally placed around his dead body.
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Welsh Academic and Business Communities to Drive Innovation With SGI Reality Center

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and LONDON, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI) today announced that an SGI(R) Reality Center(TM) facility has been installed at the University of Wales Swansea, as part of the Digital Technium project, designed to benefit Welsh businesses and academic communities. Partly funded by the Welsh Development Agency (WDA), the SGI Reality Center installation is a new addition to Digital Technium — a purpose-built facility that houses world-class researchers from the Centers of Excellence, funding experts and intellectual property experts.
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SGI Announces Preliminary Altix Orders

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI) announced that it has received preliminary confirmation from two U.S supercomputing customers of large orders for SGI(R) Altix(R) servers and related SGI(R) InfiniteStorage systems and services. The orders are expected to be delivered primarily in the first two quarters of SGI’s next fiscal year, which ends in June 2005. The aggregate value of the orders is expected to be approximately $55 million.
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PNNL, SGI to Team on Storage Technology Development for Data-Intensive Computing

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RICHLAND, Wash., June 22 /PRNewswire/ — The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) today announced a research alliance aimed at enabling a new generation of fast and efficient storage technology for data-intensive computing. Part of a long-term collaboration between PNNL and Silicon Graphics, the alliance includes options for more than 2.5 petabytes of storage over the next two years.
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