VARBusiness: SGI Joins ‘Intel Inside’ Crowd

“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

“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.”