SUNNYVALE, Calif. (October 1, 2007)—Life-saving medicines and cancer treatments. Safer, more efficient automobiles and airplanes. New generations of space exploration vehicles. Groundbreaking climate change studies. Academy Award®-winning special effects. New sustainable forms of energy. And weapons and intelligence technologies so vital to America’s security that they are considered national secrets.
Commemorating the start of its 25th year, SGI (NASDAQ: SGIC) today spotlighted how its computer, visualization and storage products have enabled its customers to change the world. Founded in 1982 by associate professor Jim Clark and engineering graduate students from Stanford University, SGI delivered its first product, a graphics terminal, the following year to a customer just down the road from its Mountain View, Calif., headquarters: NASA Ames Research Center.