SGI Unveils Internet Server Environment
Powerful Internet-Serving Software Solution Available for $99
NEW YORK, LinuxWorld Booth 1523, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SGI (NYSE: SGI), the company that powers the world's most demanding Internet sites, today introduced its latest Media Commerce(TM) solution -- SGI(TM) Internet Server Environment (ISE) software. Designed for service providers, ISE includes advanced management, monitoring and security tools with powerful integrated installation scripts and a Web-based user interface-all on a single CD. ISE provides basic Internet infrastructure and a foundation to support the messaging, Web-serving and e-commerce applications typically required by service providers. A powerful, Internet-serving software solution, Linux(R) OS-based ISE has a U.S. list price of $99. "To meet ever-increasing customer demands, service providers must be able to integrate new solutions into existing infrastructures quickly and affordably," said Cathy Lawson, director of product marketing and programs, Telecommunications and Media, SGI. "We took the most popular open-source software, added powerful installation scripts and an easy-to-use Web-based user interface and put it all on a single CD. At $99, this gives service providers the time-to-money value proposition they are looking for." Reliable Thin Server Architecture ISE is qualified to run on the SGI(TM) 1100 server, which combines SGI's commitment to high-performance, scalable servers with the reliability and reduced cost of Linux operating system-based servers. Leveraging SGI's collaborative development with the open-source community, ISE is optimized to provide high performance for the Linux operating system. When combined with the SGI 1100 server, complete Internet-serving configurations start at an affordable $2,850 U.S. list price. SGI 1100 Server Certified to run Windows NT(R), Windows(R) 2000 or Linux, the SGI 1100 server features a space-saving 1U (1.75-inch) footprint that fits easily into industry-standard 19-inch racks. Powered by single or dual Intel(R) Pentium(R) III 800 MHz or 1 GHz processors, the SGI 1100 server is a powerful yet affordable solution. The SGI 1100 is designed for easy manageability, maintainability and expandability for deployment as an Internet infrastructure, e-commerce or rendering server or a cluster computing nodes solution. Features and Benefits of ISE -- Single-CD collection of popular open-source software -- Simplified installation via powerful scripts and Web-based user interface -- Fully supported tools for quick deployment, easy monitoring and remote administration -- Web-based tools to streamline installation, troubleshooting and networking -- Bastille security lockdown with easy installation script -- Upgradable Tripwire(R) intrusion detection and file integrity software -- Installation scripts for Sendmail(R) and Apache -- Reliable Linux operating system -- Centralized configuration, administration and management features -- Improved system security through powerful server lockdown tools SGI Global Services SGI reduces support costs by offering single-point-of-call support for ISE, with timely response from the world-class SGI(SM) Global Services organization. Media Commerce Solutions SGI Internet Server for e-commerce is part of the Media Commerce solution suite of products from SGI that enable customers to create, manage, deliver and transact content over a vast range of networks. Media Commerce solutions for the Internet and media serving range from affordable Linux OS-based servers to powerful, scalable SGI(TM) servers based on IRIX(R) operating system. Linux OS-compatible servers are ideal for Web serving, messaging, e-commerce and media streaming Internet services, while IRIX OS-compatible servers are optimal for high-volume broadband media streaming, carrier-class messaging and e-commerce database-intensive applications. Availability and Pricing ISE is available immediately through SGI resellers at a U.S. list price of $99. When combined with the SGI 1100 server, complete Internet serving configurations start at an affordable $2,850 U.S. list price. About SGI SGI provides a broad range of broadband Internet, high-performance computing and advanced graphics solutions that enable customers to understand and conquer their toughest computing problems. Media Commerce solutions from SGI enable telecommunications, Internet, media and entertainment customers to create, manage, deliver and transact content over a vast range of networks. Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., with offices worldwide, the company is located on the Web at www.sgi.com. NOTE: IRIX is a registered trademark, and SGI, Media Commerce and the SGI logo are trademarks, of Silicon Graphics, Inc. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Windows and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Intel and Pentium are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. All other trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners. 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