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Heise Online: SGI to Discontinue MIPS/IRIX Line

Sep 06, 2006, 17:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert W. Smith)

"SGI, the computer manufacturer famed for its high-end graphics workstations, will discontinue its MIPS/IRIX line at the end of the year. IRIX is SGI's in-house Unix derivate. MIPS/IRIX systems were first presented in 1988 and have since then featured in numerous server and workstation systems. Between 1992 and 1998 SGI owned a processor manufacturer that was a leading-edge developer of RISC CPUs.

"By opting for Itanium Silicon Graphics broke off its relationship with MIPS..."

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