SGI Announces Silicon Graphics 750 Developer Bundle for Linux

SGI Makes Development on Itanium Processor-Based Systems Using Linux Easier



Nov 14, 2001, 00:00 ET from Silicon Graphics, Inc.

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- SGI (NYSE:   SGI), the
 world's leading provider of high-performance computing, complex data
 management and visualization products, solutions, and services for technical
 and creative users, today announced that the Silicon Graphics(R) 750
 Developer's Bundle is available for immediate shipment.  This announcement
 demonstrates SGI's ongoing commitment and leadership in enabling customers to
 prepare for future Intel(R) Itanium(TM) processor-based products using
 Linux(R) operating system.
     The Silicon Graphics 750 Developer's Bundle is based on the Silicon
 Graphics 750 system, which was the first in a series of products scheduled to
 be introduced by SGI based on the Itanium processor and Linux.  The bundle
 combines this cutting-edge microprocessor architecture with development
 software and tools to provide a complete development environment at an
 attractive price.  The Silicon Graphics 750 system and Developer Bundle is
 available through SGI channels priced at $19,995 (U.S. List).
     "Many high performance customers are considering the Itanium Product
 Family and Linux in their strategic planning.  The Silicon Graphics 750 bundle
 provides an excellent development environment to help them with evaluation of
 these new exciting developments in 64-bit computing," said Greg Estes,
 vice president of marketing, SGI.  "SGI is committed to providing leadership
 for Linux with products and solutions based on the Itanium processor."
     The bundle features the SGI(TM) Scientific Computing Software Library
 (SCSL), a comprehensive collection of scientific and mathematical functions
 optimized for systems from SGI.  In addition, the bundle offers a variety of
 high-performance software and tools from the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG),
 including the NAG Fortran and C libraries, NAGware f95 compiler and NAG IRIS
 Explorer(TM), as well as various other tools.  These tools, bundled and
 validated with the hardware for convenience, provide the ultimate platform for
 technical developers.
     "We are pleased to offer the NAG libraries and tools as part of the
 Silicon Graphics 750 Developer's Bundle," said Brian Ford, director and
 president, Numerical Algorithms Group.  "The mathematical, statistical and
 data visualization capabilities offered by NAG combined with the power of the
 SGI systems create a complete, robust platform for applications development on
 Linux and Itanium."
     The Silicon Graphics 750 Developer's Bundle delivers a powerful
 dual-processor Silicon Graphics 750 workstation running Linux as well as
 optimized libraries, compilers and tools for an affordable price.  For more
 information about this offering and availability, visit the Web site at
 www.sgi.com/workstations/750/ or stop by the SGI both 707 or the NAG booth 516
 at the upcoming SuperComputing 2001 event in Denver, Colo.
 
     About NAG
     The Numerical Algorithms Group, NAG, has over 30 years' experience in
 developing, porting, distributing and supporting numerical and other
 scientific software.  NAG supplies a range of software libraries, compilers,
 tools, data visualization applications and associated products for the
 professional programmer in business, industry and education.  When results
 matter, trust NAG.  NAG has headquarters in Oxford UK and offices in Chicago,
 Munich and Tokyo, as well as distributors worldwide.
     For more information visit www.nag.com.
 
     About SGI
     SGI, also known as Silicon Graphics, is the world's leading provider of
 high-performance computing, complex data management and visualization
 products, services and solutions that enable its technical and creative
 customers to gain strategic and competitive advantages in their core
 businesses.  Whether being used to design and build safer cars and airplanes,
 discover new medications and oil reserves, predict the weather, entertain us
 with thrilling movie special effects or provide mission-critical support for
 government defense, SGI systems and expertise are empowering a world of
 innovation and discovery.  The company, located on the Web at www.sgi.com, is
 headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., and has offices worldwide.
 
     NOTE:  Silicon Graphics is a registered trademark and SGI and the SGI logo
 are trademarks of Silicon Graphics, Inc.  IRIS Explorer is a trademark of
 Silicon Graphics, Inc., used with permission by NAG.  Intel is a registered
 trademark and Itanium is a trademark of Intel Corporation.  Linux is a
 registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.  All other trademarks mentioned herein
 are the property of their respective owners.  NAG is a registered trademark of
 The Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd.
 
     CONTACT:  Media, Marla Robinson, +1-256-864-3426, or marlar@sgi.com, or
 SGI PR Hotline, +1-650-933-7777, or SGI PR Fax, +1-650-932-0737, all of
 Silicon Graphics, Inc.
 
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    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- SGI (NYSE:   SGI), the
 world's leading provider of high-performance computing, complex data
 management and visualization products, solutions, and services for technical
 and creative users, today announced that the Silicon Graphics(R) 750
 Developer's Bundle is available for immediate shipment.  This announcement
 demonstrates SGI's ongoing commitment and leadership in enabling customers to
 prepare for future Intel(R) Itanium(TM) processor-based products using
 Linux(R) operating system.
     The Silicon Graphics 750 Developer's Bundle is based on the Silicon
 Graphics 750 system, which was the first in a series of products scheduled to
 be introduced by SGI based on the Itanium processor and Linux.  The bundle
 combines this cutting-edge microprocessor architecture with development
 software and tools to provide a complete development environment at an
 attractive price.  The Silicon Graphics 750 system and Developer Bundle is
 available through SGI channels priced at $19,995 (U.S. List).
     "Many high performance customers are considering the Itanium Product
 Family and Linux in their strategic planning.  The Silicon Graphics 750 bundle
 provides an excellent development environment to help them with evaluation of
 these new exciting developments in 64-bit computing," said Greg Estes,
 vice president of marketing, SGI.  "SGI is committed to providing leadership
 for Linux with products and solutions based on the Itanium processor."
     The bundle features the SGI(TM) Scientific Computing Software Library
 (SCSL), a comprehensive collection of scientific and mathematical functions
 optimized for systems from SGI.  In addition, the bundle offers a variety of
 high-performance software and tools from the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG),
 including the NAG Fortran and C libraries, NAGware f95 compiler and NAG IRIS
 Explorer(TM), as well as various other tools.  These tools, bundled and
 validated with the hardware for convenience, provide the ultimate platform for
 technical developers.
     "We are pleased to offer the NAG libraries and tools as part of the
 Silicon Graphics 750 Developer's Bundle," said Brian Ford, director and
 president, Numerical Algorithms Group.  "The mathematical, statistical and
 data visualization capabilities offered by NAG combined with the power of the
 SGI systems create a complete, robust platform for applications development on
 Linux and Itanium."
     The Silicon Graphics 750 Developer's Bundle delivers a powerful
 dual-processor Silicon Graphics 750 workstation running Linux as well as
 optimized libraries, compilers and tools for an affordable price.  For more
 information about this offering and availability, visit the Web site at
 www.sgi.com/workstations/750/ or stop by the SGI both 707 or the NAG booth 516
 at the upcoming SuperComputing 2001 event in Denver, Colo.
 
     About NAG
     The Numerical Algorithms Group, NAG, has over 30 years' experience in
 developing, porting, distributing and supporting numerical and other
 scientific software.  NAG supplies a range of software libraries, compilers,
 tools, data visualization applications and associated products for the
 professional programmer in business, industry and education.  When results
 matter, trust NAG.  NAG has headquarters in Oxford UK and offices in Chicago,
 Munich and Tokyo, as well as distributors worldwide.
     For more information visit www.nag.com.
 
     About SGI
     SGI, also known as Silicon Graphics, is the world's leading provider of
 high-performance computing, complex data management and visualization
 products, services and solutions that enable its technical and creative
 customers to gain strategic and competitive advantages in their core
 businesses.  Whether being used to design and build safer cars and airplanes,
 discover new medications and oil reserves, predict the weather, entertain us
 with thrilling movie special effects or provide mission-critical support for
 government defense, SGI systems and expertise are empowering a world of
 innovation and discovery.  The company, located on the Web at www.sgi.com, is
 headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., and has offices worldwide.
 
     NOTE:  Silicon Graphics is a registered trademark and SGI and the SGI logo
 are trademarks of Silicon Graphics, Inc.  IRIS Explorer is a trademark of
 Silicon Graphics, Inc., used with permission by NAG.  Intel is a registered
 trademark and Itanium is a trademark of Intel Corporation.  Linux is a
 registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.  All other trademarks mentioned herein
 are the property of their respective owners.  NAG is a registered trademark of
 The Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd.
 
     CONTACT:  Media, Marla Robinson, +1-256-864-3426, or marlar@sgi.com, or
 SGI PR Hotline, +1-650-933-7777, or SGI PR Fax, +1-650-932-0737, all of
 Silicon Graphics, Inc.
 
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