Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 26th Feb 2003 08:05 UTC
SGI and IRIX "A long time ago, in an economy far, far away, computer manufacturer Silicon Graphics Inc. was a powerful force. Hollywood studios courted its executives. They spent hundreds of millions of dollars on the company's colorful and whimsically named machines - "Indigo," "Crimson" and "Onyx," among others. [...] Not anymore. Consumed by its own ambition and wounded by the surging popularity of the free Linux operating system, SGI has lost its star power in Hollywood." Read the article at NewsObserver by P.J. Huffstutter.
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SGI is now becoming a state company...
by Cesar Cardoso on Wed 26th Feb 2003 14:30 UTC terms that the US Gov't is keeping SGI alive. It's bad. A company that depends on one customer to be alive is in a bad situation.

I really hope that SGI turns to supercomputing, AND the SGI turn into supercomputing goes good. IBM needs some competition to the zSeries machines.