Tag: Cyclone

The Eye of the Cyclone: Christian Tanasescu on SGI’s Role in Technical Cloud Computing

Mar 7, 2011 |

One year ago, SGI announced its SGI Cyclone for large-scale, on-demand cloud computing services specifically dedicated to technical applications. This first anniversary seemed like the perfect time to get an update from someone who is deeply involved with Cyclone, Christian Tanasescu. As Vice President Software Engineering at SGI. Christian, among others, leads SGI’s activities around Cyclone. He gives a status update on the technical clouds and talks about future directions for SGI.

SGI Whips Up Cyclone Cloud Service for HPC

Feb 11, 2010 |

SGI today announced “Cyclone,” a cloud service aimed specifically at technical computing. Although the company has sold hardware that ended up in other peoples’ clouds, Cyclone represents SGI’s first foray into the cloud as a service provider. The idea is to provide a purpose-built HPC cloud, wrapped with third-party application software, and backed up by SGI’s considerable HPC expertise.