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Primeur weekly 2012-03-05

The Cloud

Australian National University selects SGI to help harness explosion in data ...

Big science teams up with big business to kick‐start European Cloud computing ...

AMD to acquire SeaMicro: accelerates disruptive server strategy ...

HP launches Enterprise Security Cloud Connections partner programme ...

Dell advances public Cloud security with Trend Micro SecureCloud solutions ...

EuroFlash

Stories from the Grid launched at International Symposium on Grids and Clouds ...

IBM selected to build new supercomputer of the Max Planck Society ...

A supercomputer for research: University of Oldenburg to upgrade technical infrastructure ...

Workshop Call for Abstracts: Collaborative research using eScience infrastructure and high speed networks ...

USFlash

Cray's YarcData Division launches new Big Data graph appliance ...

Cray reports 2011 full year and fourth quarter financial results ...

National Institute of Genetics adopts SGI HPC solution for new supercomputer system ...

NASA scales SGI Pleiades InfiniBand Cluster to 25,000 Intel Xeon processor cores ...

SGI announces new President and CEO Jorge Luis Titinger ...

IBM Research advances device performance for quantum computing ...

ORNL completes first phase of Titan supercomputer transition ...

Researchers harness Kraken supercomputer to model explosions via transport ...

Climate scientists compute in concert ...

High-Performance Computing customers gain greater capabilities to address Big Data requirements through NetApp's collaboration with OpenSFS and EOFS communities ...

New supercomputer to accelerate Taiwan's Render Farm ...

On the path to 1 terabit-per-second networks ...

XSEDE's Extended Collaborative Support programme shares insights via symposium series ...

IBM captures leadership position in worldwide server market in fourth quarter of 2011 ...

Illinois supercomputers' expertise to help determine winner of genomics prize ...

SDSC and UC Santa Cruz to host summer school on astroinformatics ...

SGI announces new President and CEO Jorge Luis Titinger

23 Feb 2012 Fremont - SGI, a trusted expert in technical computing, has appointed Jorge Luis Titinger as SGI's president and chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors effective on February 27, 2012. Mr. Titinger brings more than 25 years of relevant industry experience to his new role, having previously served as CEO of Verigy Ltd. Mr. Titinger replaces Ronald D. Verdoorn, SGI's chairman of the board, who has served as interim CEO of SGI since January 1, 2012.

"We welcome Jorge's experience and leadership to the SGI community", stated Mr. Verdoorn. "In his new role as chief executive, he will be responsible for delivering against our updated 2012 guidance, improving gross margins, and returning the company to profitable growth. His results-oriented approach and ability to think strategically will play a pivotal role in extending our track record of innovation, while helping us grow profitability.

"SGI is at the forefront of technical computing. The most influential researchers and greatest companies from Prof. Stephen Hawking to Total are using SGI systems to find answers to the world's toughest challenges", stated Jorge Luis Titinger. "I am excited to be part of the new SGI, building on one of Silicon Valley's great brands and fully exploiting the opportunities in HPC, Big Data and the Cloud. With the mountains of data and the need for more advanced analysis growing, more and more enterprises require the speed and scale SGI delivers."

Mr. Titinger has experience in leading and transitioning companies to make them world leaders within their industries. Prior to Verigy, Mr. Titinger served as senior vice president of FormFactor Inc.'s Product Business Groups. Before joining FormFactor, he held several executive leadership positions at KLA-Tencor Corporation, a supplier of process control and yield management solutions for semiconductor and related micro-electronics industries. Earlier in his career, Mr. Titinger was vice president of Global Operations within business and product divisions at Applied Materials. He also served in vice president and director positions at leading technology organisations including Hewlett-Packard.

Mr. Titinger earned bachelor's and master's degrees in Electrical Engineering as well as a master's in Engineering Management from Stanford University. He currently serves as Board vice president of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley.
Source: Rackable Systems

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2012-03-05

The Cloud

Australian National University selects SGI to help harness explosion in data ...

Big science teams up with big business to kick‐start European Cloud computing ...

AMD to acquire SeaMicro: accelerates disruptive server strategy ...

HP launches Enterprise Security Cloud Connections partner programme ...

Dell advances public Cloud security with Trend Micro SecureCloud solutions ...

EuroFlash

Stories from the Grid launched at International Symposium on Grids and Clouds ...

IBM selected to build new supercomputer of the Max Planck Society ...

A supercomputer for research: University of Oldenburg to upgrade technical infrastructure ...

Workshop Call for Abstracts: Collaborative research using eScience infrastructure and high speed networks ...

USFlash

Cray's YarcData Division launches new Big Data graph appliance ...

Cray reports 2011 full year and fourth quarter financial results ...

National Institute of Genetics adopts SGI HPC solution for new supercomputer system ...

NASA scales SGI Pleiades InfiniBand Cluster to 25,000 Intel Xeon processor cores ...

SGI announces new President and CEO Jorge Luis Titinger ...

IBM Research advances device performance for quantum computing ...

ORNL completes first phase of Titan supercomputer transition ...

Researchers harness Kraken supercomputer to model explosions via transport ...

Climate scientists compute in concert ...

High-Performance Computing customers gain greater capabilities to address Big Data requirements through NetApp's collaboration with OpenSFS and EOFS communities ...

New supercomputer to accelerate Taiwan's Render Farm ...

On the path to 1 terabit-per-second networks ...

XSEDE's Extended Collaborative Support programme shares insights via symposium series ...

IBM captures leadership position in worldwide server market in fourth quarter of 2011 ...

Illinois supercomputers' expertise to help determine winner of genomics prize ...

SDSC and UC Santa Cruz to host summer school on astroinformatics ...