April 15, 2006
First, Pick the Servers
Silicon Graphics Inc. will be showing its new SGI Altix 4700, a 64-bit Linux operating system with an Intel Itanium two-chip set. It works on a blade-based architecture with higher-performance slots. “It has a very resilient dual-power-supply capability with the type of hot-swappable characteristics broadcasters want,” explains Chris Golson, senior director for media industries at SGI.