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VARBusiness: SGI Joins 'Intel Inside' Crowd

Jul 30, 1999, 00:13 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)

"The "Intel inside" juggernaut continues, as SGI begins shipping its first Intel-based servers on Aug. 2. The first new SGI 1400 models out of the chute will use Intel IA-32 processors and support Linux and Windows NT operating systems (OSs). These new one-to-four processor servers will be welcomed by SGI's existing customers..."

"The new line kills two birds with one stone for the company. Support for Linux and Windows NT brings the scores of killer apps built for those OSs into SGI VARs' arsenal. The entry into the IA-32 arena also puts SGI on the migration path for the long-awaited Intel IA-64 chip."

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