PR Newswire: SGI Continues Aggressive Drive Into Linux Market

“Introduces New SGI 1400L Server, SGI Linux and Enterprise-Level
Linux Support”

“Continuing its aggressive drive to bring Linux® solutions
to the enterprise, SGI (NYSE: SGI – news) today announced the
immediate availability of its new Intel® processor-based SGI
1400L server. Preloaded with the SGI(TM) Linux® Environment
with Red Hat® Linux® 6.0, the SGI 1400L server offers
customers a reliable and cost-effective platform for database
serving, file sharing, technical computing and Web serving. The SGI
1400L server is one of two products in the new SGI(TM) 1000 server
family also announced today.”

“‘The SGI 1400L server running SGI Linux Environment combines
SGI’s expertise in high-performance, scalable servers with the
reduced cost and high reliability that is provided by an open
source operating system,’ said Jan Silverman, vice president of
marketing, Computer Systems Business Unit, SGI. ‘With our recent
offering of XFS source code to Linux, SGI demonstrated its full
support for the open source model of software development. Today’s
introduction of the SGI 1400L server addresses the needs of our
customers who’ve championed the use of Linux in technical computing
and enterprise markets.'”

“SGI 1400L ships with one to four 500 MHz Pentium® III
Xeon(TM) processors with a selection of 512KB, 1MB or 2MB of
secondary cache, up to 4GB of memory, seven PCI slots, six Ultra2
SCSI hot swap drive bays and redundant power supplies. SGI 1400L is
available in rack-mount or deskside configurations.”