SGI and Phoenix Integration Announce Alliance for High-Performance Computing Solutions

Process Integration Software Supports SGI Platforms



May 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from SGI

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- SGI (NYSE:   SGI) and Phoenix
 Integration today announced an alliance under which Phoenix will provide
 process integration solutions for SGI(TM) high-performance computing
 platforms.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010510/SFTH025LOGO )
     Phoenix President Brett Malone announced that his company is releasing new
 software dedicated to multiprocessor SGI hardware systems and IRIX(R) and
 Linux(R) operating systems.
     "Our goal is to team with leaders in scientific and technical computing,
 and SGI has demonstrated that it has the most advanced architectures for the
 job. We're proud to be providing process integration tools for SGI platforms.
 This alliance will benefit a wide array of industries that have invested
 heavily in SGI hardware or are looking for new computing solutions," said
 Malone.
     The new release includes support for ModelCenter(R) software compiled
 natively for IRIX and Linux, a new multiprocessor version of Analysis
 Server(R) technology and an innovative new networking service to coordinate
 locating distributed analyses on any compute platform.
     SGI is proud that Phoenix Integration has chosen to support our
 performance computing platforms, significantly expanding the palette of
 time- and cost-saving applications of our technologies. The open architecture
 of ModelCenter and ease of use of Analysis Server provide an excellent
 framework for multidisciplinary design," explained Stan Posey, director of
 manufacturing industry development for SGI.
     ModelCenter helps teams distributed across the globe to integrate
 computationally intensive design analysis tools using automation techniques.
 A suite of graphical integration software products allows users to form an
 integrated set of applications that can be used for intensive
 multidisciplinary optimization analysis.
 
     About Phoenix Integration
     Based at the Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg, Va., Phoenix
 Integration is a software company that provides design and analysis
 integration solutions for leading companies worldwide.  Using a unique mix of
 distributed Web-based technology, design integration interfaces and automation
 tools, Phoenix Integration provides organizations with a complete solution for
 the automation of the product design process.  Phoenix customers are top
 aerospace, defense and manufacturing companies worldwide, including Boeing,
 Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, General Electric and Kawasaki.  Phoenix is
 privately held and is located on the Web at www.phoenix-int.com.
 
     About SGI
     SGI provides a broad range of high-performance computing and advanced
 graphics solutions that enable customers to understand and conquer their
 toughest computing problems. A strong advocate for open technology, SGI is
 committed to contributing technology from its core competencies in
 visualization and high-performance computing to the open-source community.
 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 and the SGI logo are
 trademarks of Silicon Graphics, Inc. ModelCenter and Analysis Server are
 registered trademarks of Phoenix Integration, Inc. Linux is a registered
 trademark of Linus Torvalds. All other trademarks mentioned herein are the
 property of their respective owners.
 
     CONTACT:  John G. Watson of SGI, 650-933-1652, or jwatson@corp.sgi.com.
 
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    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- SGI (NYSE:   SGI) and Phoenix
 Integration today announced an alliance under which Phoenix will provide
 process integration solutions for SGI(TM) high-performance computing
 platforms.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010510/SFTH025LOGO )
     Phoenix President Brett Malone announced that his company is releasing new
 software dedicated to multiprocessor SGI hardware systems and IRIX(R) and
 Linux(R) operating systems.
     "Our goal is to team with leaders in scientific and technical computing,
 and SGI has demonstrated that it has the most advanced architectures for the
 job. We're proud to be providing process integration tools for SGI platforms.
 This alliance will benefit a wide array of industries that have invested
 heavily in SGI hardware or are looking for new computing solutions," said
 Malone.
     The new release includes support for ModelCenter(R) software compiled
 natively for IRIX and Linux, a new multiprocessor version of Analysis
 Server(R) technology and an innovative new networking service to coordinate
 locating distributed analyses on any compute platform.
     SGI is proud that Phoenix Integration has chosen to support our
 performance computing platforms, significantly expanding the palette of
 time- and cost-saving applications of our technologies. The open architecture
 of ModelCenter and ease of use of Analysis Server provide an excellent
 framework for multidisciplinary design," explained Stan Posey, director of
 manufacturing industry development for SGI.
     ModelCenter helps teams distributed across the globe to integrate
 computationally intensive design analysis tools using automation techniques.
 A suite of graphical integration software products allows users to form an
 integrated set of applications that can be used for intensive
 multidisciplinary optimization analysis.
 
     About Phoenix Integration
     Based at the Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg, Va., Phoenix
 Integration is a software company that provides design and analysis
 integration solutions for leading companies worldwide.  Using a unique mix of
 distributed Web-based technology, design integration interfaces and automation
 tools, Phoenix Integration provides organizations with a complete solution for
 the automation of the product design process.  Phoenix customers are top
 aerospace, defense and manufacturing companies worldwide, including Boeing,
 Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, General Electric and Kawasaki.  Phoenix is
 privately held and is located on the Web at www.phoenix-int.com.
 
     About SGI
     SGI provides a broad range of high-performance computing and advanced
 graphics solutions that enable customers to understand and conquer their
 toughest computing problems. A strong advocate for open technology, SGI is
 committed to contributing technology from its core competencies in
 visualization and high-performance computing to the open-source community.
 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 and the SGI logo are
 trademarks of Silicon Graphics, Inc. ModelCenter and Analysis Server are
 registered trademarks of Phoenix Integration, Inc. Linux is a registered
 trademark of Linus Torvalds. All other trademarks mentioned herein are the
 property of their respective owners.
 
     CONTACT:  John G. Watson of SGI, 650-933-1652, or jwatson@corp.sgi.com.
 
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