Don't count SGI out just yet. Today the companyannounced
that global energy producerTotal S.A.
has ordered a 2.3 petaflop SGI ICE X supercomputer.
The needs for compute-intensive data processing in the oil and gas industry are constantly increasing,' said SGI interim CEO Ron Verdoorn. 'With data files exceeding ten petabytes, technological innovation for reservoir modeling and simulation relies not only on compute architectures but also on storage architectures, as well. Within this framework, SGI offers a complete integrated solution including compute, storage, and services.'
The new system will help Total to identify and develop oil and gas resources. Read the Full Story