Dataram and SGI Enter into Support Services Agreement for SGI Altix 3000 Servers and Superclusters; Dataram Introduces New Memory Upgrades up to 8GB Capacity.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 8, 2003
Dataram Corporation (Nasdaq:DRAM) announced a Support Services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services Agreement with SGI (SGI, Sunnyvale, CA, www.sgi.com) A manufacturer of workstations and servers, founded in 1982 by Jim Clark. The company was founded as Silicon Graphics, Inc., but changed to its acronym in 1999. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :SGI) covering newly released Dataram memory upgrades for the SGI Altix 3000 family of servers and superclusters. Under the terms of the agreement, SGI will provide support services to customers using Dataram's memory designed for Altix 3000 systems.
Altix 3000 systems combine SGI(R) NUMAflex(TM) shared-memory architecture with Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 processors and the Linux(R) operating system operating system (OS)
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. to enable global shared memory (1) Using part of main memory to support a low-cost display circuit that does not have its own memory. See shared video memory.
(2) The common memory in a symmetric multiprocessing system that is available to all CPUs. See SMP.
1. , a first for Linux OS-based computing. Ready for immediate shipment, the 4GB upgrade--DRGA3700/4096--consists of eight 512MB DIMMs and the 8GB upgrade--DRGA3700/8192--is made up of eight 1GB DIMMs. Dataram memory has been tested and qualified by SGI for use in the Altix 3000 systems. All Dataram memory comes with a Lifetime Warranty. Aside from SGI's semiconductor vendors, Dataram is the only memory manufacturer authorized by SGI to offer memory for these systems.
The SGI(R) Altix(TM) 3300 server offers midrange configurations with 4, 8, or 12 Itanium 2 processors with 2GB of memory, with scalability up to 96GB of memory. The SGI(R) Altix(TM) 3700 supercluster su·per·clus·ter
A group of neighboring clusters of galaxies.
A large group of neighboring clusters of galaxies, along with isolated galaxies scattered between them, the entire collection offers global shared memory scaling to hundreds of processors and over 2TB (terabyte) of memory today, with future scalability to 2,048 processors and 16TB of global shared memory.
"This Support Services Agreement further underscores SGI's confidence in our memory products and Dataram's commitment to being a leader in the high-performance memory market," stated Jeff Goldenbaum, Dataram's Product Manager. "This agreement, in conjunction with an existing agreement authorizing Dataram to offer memory for the visual workstation, advanced visualization and server products systems, we are able to satisfy the needs of customers who wish to take advantage of the significant cost savings Dataram has to offer - while maintaining the highest level of service and support from SGI."
Customers may contact the SGI Customer Support Center for technical assistance covered under the terms of the product warranty or support contract. Customers may also contact Dataram Customer Support for technical assistance and memory replacements or repairs.
Dataram's competitive pricing on authorized memory upgrades for SGI Altix 3000 servers, combined with fast delivery and SGI support services, provide customers with a seamless and worry-free total solution.
Product Offerings: Capacity Configuration Dataram SGI -------- ------------- ------- --- 4GB 8 x 512MB DIMMS DRGA3700/4096 LS-MEM-4G-133 8GB 8 x 1GB DIMMs DRGA3700/8192 LS-MEM-8G-133
Dataram is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of reliable, high capacity and innovative memory solutions. With over 36 years experience Dataram provides customized memory solutions for OEMs and compatible memory for leading brands including HP & Compaq, Dell, IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) , SGI, Sun Microsystems Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) is an American vendor of computers, computer components, computer software, and information-technology services, founded on 24 February 1982. and Intel. For more information about Dataram, visit www.dataram.com.
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