Photo Release -- Bob Braham Joins SGI as Chief Marketing Officer

Photo Release -- Bob Braham Joins SGI as Chief Marketing Officer

Former EMC Storage Executive to Drive Global Marketing & Product Management
for Technical Computing Leader

FREMONT, Calif., March 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SGI (Nasdaq:SGI), a
trusted leader in technical computing, today announced that veteran technology
executive Bob Braham has joined the company as senior vice president and chief
marketing officer. Braham will be responsible for product management and
development and execution of all aspects of SGI's global marketing efforts. He
will report directly to SGI President and CEO, Jorge Titinger.

Bob Braham
 Veteran technology executive
 Bob Braham joins SGI as
 senior vice president and
 chief marketing officer

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"Bob brings exceptional experience, leadership and innovation in global
product marketing, brand strategy and communications to this role," said
Titinger. "He will support SGI's growth as we continue to innovate in storage,
high performance computing, server, data center and cloud computing for HPC
and Big Data."

A recognized strategic marketing leader, Braham has been instrumental in
building top talent throughout his career. He has led technology and marketing
teams that have created unique value in the IT ecosystem, while increasing
brand awareness and sales year over year. Braham joins SGI from EMC where he
served as vice president of marketing for the company's Enterprise Storage
Division. He led the rebranding of the company's flagship product, VMAX,
transforming it from a data center-specific product to an industry-leading
storage platform for the cloud. Previously, he was vice president, product
marketing, at Brocade Communications for the company's networking and storage
products. Prior to Brocade, Braham ran product management at Equinix, a data
center services provider, and also held positions at NetApp and Sun
Microsystems.

"SGI has been a respected competitor throughout my career," said Braham. "I am
very impressed with the company's recent momentum and I am honored to join the
seasoned management team that is now driving the company forward."

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