HP Enterprise Buys Out SGI

Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 11 August 2016 at 05:34 PM EDT. 12 Comments
HP Enterprise has announced it's acquiring SGI, formerly known as Silicon Graphics.

These days SGI is about offering products and services around High Performance Computing (HPC) but many will recall the days of Silicon Graphics' IRIS GL that pre-dated and ultimately formed the basis of OpenGL. There are many fond memories of Silicon Graphics while these days SGI continues to be involved in Linux through their HPC efforts.

HP Enterprise is buying SGI to strengthen its HPC position and they are acquiring the company for $275 million USD. It will be interesting to see HP's efforts in this area going forward especially with the long talked about "The Machine" and Linux++.

More details on HPE's acquisition of SGI via the press release.
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