SGI Petascale Storage Offers a 'Green' Alternative for Data-Rich and Streaming Media Environments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. , Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silicon Graphics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGIC) today unveiled SGI(R) InfiniteStorage 15000, a new storage platform that pushes beyond existing limitations in access speeds, capacity, footprint and energy...


SUNNYVALE, Calif. , Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silicon Graphics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGIC) today unveiled SGI(R) InfiniteStorage 15000, a new storage platform that pushes beyond existing limitations in access speeds, capacity, footprint and energy efficiency.

Breakthrough innovations from SGI have allowed customers to eliminate bottlenecks even in the most demanding compute and streaming media environments where data sets can swell to Petabytes, and the SGI InfiniteStorage 15000 continues this tradition.

With the SGI InfiniteStorage 15000, IT managers, already under pressure to control costs, can:

"Our history in rich media and HPC has helped us drive storage innovations," said Kurt Kuckein , InfiniteStorage product line manager, SGI. "The SGI InfiniteStorage 15000 another step further in satisfying the most capacity and performance hungry applications, and gives IT managers plenty of choices to match their storage environment to their business requirements."

Performance, Scalability and Intelligent Power Management

SGI InfiniteStorage 15000 storage systems deliver a unique combination of performance and scalability, while enabling organizations to make intelligent use of disks to minimize power and cooling costs.

The SGI InfiniteStorage 15000 is available immediately from SGI and its value-added resellers, and is competitively priced starting at $560,000 U.S. list. For more information visit http://www.sgi.com/products/storage/.

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