SGI Delivers Defense Department’s Most Powerful Supercomputer

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SGI (NYSE: SGI) today announced that the U.S. General Services Administration, Federal Technology Service, on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD) High
Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP), has purchased an SGI(R) Altix(R) supercomputer to help the United States military maintain its technological supremacy over its adversaries in weapon systems design.
The Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC) Major Shared Resource Center (MSRC) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, has enhanced their computing power with the recent installation of a 2,048-processor SGI Altix supercomputer that will: aid weapon systems design of innovative materials; advance design concepts; improve and speed modification programs; increase high fidelity simulations; and enable more efficient tests and evaluations.
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