SGI Wins HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards

SGI Wins HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards

Annual HPCwire Awards Demonstrate Achievements of Excellence Within the HPC
Community

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SGI (Nasdaq:SGI), the
trusted leader in technical computing today announced it has won the HPCwire
Readers' Choice Award for "Top Supercomputing Achievement" for its for
contribution to the NASA Ames Pleiades supercomputer. In addition, the company
also won the Editor's Choice Award for "Best use of HPC in 'edge HPC'
application" for its SGI® UV™ 2000's historical mapping and exploration of
Wikipedia.

The awards were presented at the 2012 International Conference for High
Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC12), in Salt Lake
City, Utah.

The highly-coveted HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards are determined
through online polling of the global HPCwire audience, combined with a
rigorous selection by a panel of editorial and executive staff, and recognized
HPC luminaries from across the industry.

"It's an honor and a privilege to take time during the most important
supercomputing conference globally to acknowledge the organizations and the
individuals behind them who exemplify the hard work, dedication, and effort
that has taken place the past year to develop new technologies that ultimately
benefit mankind," said Jeff Hyman, president and group publisher of Tabor
Communications Inc. "The awards represent the highest level of recognition to
the leaders and luminaries in the high performance computing industry by our
HPCwire readers and the community alike. Our warmest congratulations go out to
all the recipients of this year's awards."

More information on the awards can be found at the HPCwire website
www.hpcwire.com

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are interested in high performance and computationally intensive computing.
For topics ranging from the latest developments in systems, software, tools
and applications, to middleware, networking and storage technologies, HPCwire
delivers it all and remains the HPC communities' most reliable and trusted
resource. For additional information, visit:www.hpcwire.com

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Tabor Communications Inc. for HPCwire
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