SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — SGI NASDAQ: SGIC today announced financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2008, which ended March 28, 2008.
The Company’s Webcast and conference call to discuss results is Tuesday, May 6 at 2:00 p.m. PDT. The Webcast and presentation materials will be available on the SGI Investors Relations Web page at the time of the call, at http://www.sgi.com/company_info/investors/.
Third Quarter FY08 Highlights
Overall in its third quarter, SGI:
— Grew orders 50 percent over orders received in the third quarter of the
— Grew backlog to $134 million as of March 28, 2008, an 80 percent
increase over the beginning of the company’s fiscal year on a
— Accelerated its software strategy with acquisition of key IP assets
formerly owned by Linux Networx
“We have made great strides in continuing to execute on our strategy this quarter,” said Bo Ewald, SGI Chief Executive Officer. “We saw a 50 percent increase in orders compared to the third quarter of last year, acquired significant software assets to strengthen our business and accelerate development of our Industrial Strength Linux Environment, announced a new support solutions program to reinforce our services offerings, and continued building on solid traction in our core markets. And with new significant customer wins in April, the fourth quarter is off to a strong start as well.”