SGI and SuSE Linux Announce Scalable Linux Offering

SGI and SuSE Linux have announced plans to extend the Linux OS to new levels of scalability and performance. The companies will bundle SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 on SGI AltixTM 3000 servers and superclusters, with SuSE supporting the unique 64-processor single-node scaling capabilities of the SGI Altix 3000 platform. The collaboration opens doors for further expansion of standard Linux in the marketplace. Together, the companies will develop and deliver an offering for customers whose technical or scientific applications interact with additional large-scale databases and enterprise infrastructure software. This offering provides industry-leading computing power, bandwidth and database performance.