SGI and PipelineFX ‘one-stop’ render management solution accelerates workflow and boosts productivity

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ilicon Graphics (www.sgi.com) and PipelineFX have teamed to bring its Qube! render farm management system benefits to a complete SGI server and Network Attached Storage (NAS) workflow solution.
Built around the new SGI Altix XE servers based on the new Intel Xeon dual-core processors and SGI Infinite Storage NAS technology, the new Render Management Solution is relevant to a range of market segments including animation, special effects, game development, bioinformatics, engineering and government efforts. Ideal for rendering and build processing alike, Qube! integrates directly with most leading 3D modeling and rendering applications, and has demonstrated many times that it can improve productivity and increase content quality while optimizing hardware resources.
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SGI Files Plan of Reorganization and Disclosure Statement

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Silicon Graphics (OTC: SGID) announced today that it has filed an amended plan of reorganization (the “Plan”) and disclosure statement. The plan, which is subject to confirmation by the Court, reflects the global settlement agreement entered into with the Official Creditors’ Committee, an Ad Hoc Committee of Senior Secured Noteholders and the largest holder of Silicon Graphics’ Unsecured Debentures. With the support of its major creditor constituencies, SGI continues to move expeditiously towards emergence from Chapter 11 in September 2006.
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SGI Adds x86 Servers to Low-End Offerings

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Silicon Graphics Inc. last week added low-cost options, including an x86-based server, to its product line, as it continues its effort to return to profitability after its bankruptcy filing in May. The company also brought out new midrange and high-end systems.
SGI moved to extend its low-end offerings because it faces competition from makers of high-performance systems that are building clusters of lower-cost x86 systems. At the same time, SGI will continue broad use of Itanium processors in its midrange and high-end systems.
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