SGI Performance Suite and SGI Management Suite

SGI has announced the availability of SGI Performance Suite and SGI Management Suite, providing enhanced manageability, load management, scalability and improved performance across all its product lines. Integrating best-of-breed software solutions built on open standards, the SGI Management Suite and Performance Suite complete the company’s software environment for technical computing.

SGI Management Suite includes multiple editions of SGI Management Centre, its control and central management software, and offers a Power Option for green computing. SGI Performance Suite extends the performance of technical computing with scalable and high-performance MPI (Message Passing Interface) software and run-time tools that deliver performance in ISV technical applications without recompilation.

‘SGI Performance Suite gives technical application users and developers the critical tools to greatly boost the performance and scalability of their core applications, and makes these tools more broadly available,’ said Christian Tanasescu, vice president of software engineering at SGI. ‘SGI Management Suite delivers the ease of use and comprehensive control needed by system administrators, and its Power Option allows customers to optimise and control their power usage pattern at the node, rack or data centre level.’

Incorporating the most powerful features and functionality from SGI ProPack 7 with significant new tools and enhancements in a more flexible product, SGI Performance Suite consists of four components, enabling customers to purchase either the complete product suite or individual components for specific environments.

The company’s software environment for technical computing is built on open standards and runs on Linux distributions from Red Hat and Novell and the community distribution, CentOS. SGI integrates and certifies leading third-party software tools to provide a best-in-class open software environment for demanding workloads.

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