SGI Altix UV continues to gain momentum for a broad range of customers that require large shared memory solutions for research, image processing and genomics. Sales to government agencies in the United States and throughout Europe and Asia include:
SGI Altix UV design wins in intelligence, threat detection, and weapons system simulations to major defense industry and intelligence contractors, integrators and programme offices include agencies in the United States and Israel, and the Atomic Weapons Establishment based in the United Kingdom.
Pre-eminent university customers that are using Altix UV for a growing number of applications, such as climate and financial modelling, large-scale simulation, and mathematics, include:
Many SGI commercial customers run multi-purpose workloads from analysis and simulation to post-processing systems, and include:
SGI Altix UV is the world's fastest and most scalable shared memory supercomputer. It has been selected by many of the world's leading companies for its superior performance, standards-based operation and ease of use. With the new Intel Xeon processor E7 product family, Altix UV delivers enhanced capability for managing complex workloads such as database management, fraud detection, signal processing, real-time analytics, and complex scientific and engineering simulations.
As the world's most scalable x86 platform, customers can deploy standard Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows-based applications to the maximum scale possible of 256 physical cores and 2 terabytes of memory. Altix UV 1000 with 256 cores of Intel Xeon processor 7500 series and 2 TB of memory has four times the x86 scalability of HP and 2.6 times the scalability of IBM.