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SGI Launches New RAID Storage Platform For Big Data And HPC Workloads

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The SGI InfiniteStorage 5600 will be available in April 2013. Pricing is available upon request. For more information please visit www.sgi.com .

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SGI, the trusted leader in technical computing, is focused on helping customers solve their most demanding business and technology challenges. Visit sgi.com for more information.

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Contact Information:

Ogilvy Public Relations: Meghan Fintland 415-677-2704 SGImedia@ogilvy.com

© 2013 Silicon Graphics International Corp. SGI, InfiniteStorage, and the SGI logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Silicon Graphics International Corp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders.

For more information on the SPC-2 benchmark result, please visit the results pages on: http://www.storageperformance.org .

"throughput per spindle" is defined by SGI as SPC-2 MBPS divided by the number of storage devices in the SPC-2 configuration.

2   SPC-2 benchmark results:     http://www.storageperformance.org/results/benchmark_results_spc2#b00065

3   SGI nearest competitive published result and comparisons:      https://communities.netapp.com/community/netapp-blogs/netapp-360/blog/2013/03/06/sgi-infinitestorage-5600-spc-2-benchmark

Results with SPC "Accepted" status as of January 2011 and priced under $500,000". Date current as of March 1, 2013.

 
Tested Storage Product SPC-2 MBPS / Spindle * SPC-2 MBPS™ Number of Spindles
B00065 - SGI InfiniteStorage 5600 73.80 8,855.70 120
B00058 - Sun ZFS Storage 7420 27.87 10,703.69 384
B00052 - IBM Storwize V7000 26.11 3,132.87 120
B00055 - Fujitsu ETERNUS DX80 S2 22.57 2,685.50 119
B00057 - Fujitsu ETERNUS DX440 S2 19.96 5,768.04 289
  *SPC-2 MBPS/Spindle as computed by NetApp = (SPC-2 MBPS / # of spindles in TSP)
 
http://www.storageperformance.org/results/benchmark_results_spc2#b00065
http://www.storageperformance.org/results/benchmark_results_spc2#b00058
http://www.storageperformance.org/results/benchmark_results_spc2#b00052
http://www.storageperformance.org/results/benchmark_results_spc2#b00055
http://www.storageperformance.org/results/benchmark_results_spc2#b00057

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