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SILICON GRAPHICS RECEIVES ISO CERTIFICATION FOR MANUFACTURING QUALITY

 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Graphics Inc. (NYSE: SGI) today announced that TUV Rheinland of North America has presented the company with ISO 9002 certification for manufacturing quality assurance. Silicon Graphics' certification follows a detailed assessment by TUV Rheinland to confirm the company's compliance with stringent guidelines outlined in the International Standards Organization (ISO) 9002 and the European Norm (EN) 29002 standards.
 The comprehensive requirements for ISO 9002/EN 29002 certification cover many aspects of manufacturing, supplier management and distribution. Processes must be well-defined, documented, controlled and continuously reviewed for effectiveness. Silicon Graphics met these requirements by making innovative use of its leading visual computing technology, creating visual systems for such processes as online documentation and automated management of problem-solving and corrective action.
 "ISO certification is essential in today's global workstation and server markets," said Steve Goggiano, Silicon Graphics' senior vice president, operations. "It underscores our commitment to quality and will enable Silicon Graphics to compete in a wider range of sales opportunities."
 Silicon Graphics Inc. is the leading manufacturer of high-performance visual computing systems. The company delivers interactive three-dimensional graphics, digital media and multiprocessing supercomputing technologies to technical, scientific and creative professionals. Its subsidiary, MIPS Technologies Inc., designs and licenses the industry's leading RISC processor technology for the computer systems and embedded control markets. Silicon Graphics has offices worldwide and headquarters in Mountain View.
 NOTE: Silicon Graphics and the Silicon Graphics logo are registered trademarks of Silicon Graphics Inc.
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 /CONTACT: Sandi Weir of Silicon Graphics, 415-390-5255/
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