Press Releases

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., -- SGI (NYSE: SGI) SGI demonstrated that it is One Step Ahead in the development of the Linux and applications software environments for Itanium-based products. Using a cluster of 16 Itanium processors SGI demonstrated a pre-release of SGI Itanium software, built on TurboLinux, comprising SGI Pro64 compilers, Advanced Clustering Environment (ACE) and system administration tools.

The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) and OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) announced that OSC has acquired unlimited use of the NAG C, Fortran and Parallel Libraries for use on OSC’s high performance supercomputers.

For the past 12 years, OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) has made a place for itself in the world of high performance networking and computing. This year will be no exception when OSC showcases recent projects at Supercomputing 2000 (SC2000), an annual week-long national supercomputing conference. SC2000 will be held at the Dallas Convention Center in Texas on November 4-10.

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) will participate in the fifth National Computational Science Alliance Chautauqua, giving users and educators an opportunity to learn about Access Grid technologies. Registration is free for the event (see

The Chautauquana nationwide conference to showcase the technologies and research of the AllianceÑwill be held Aug. 1-3. The University of Kansas will host the conference, and as many as nine sites are expected to connect to the events through the Access Grid.

OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) and The Ohio State University (OSU) will present SI00:Adventures in Computing and Networking on July 17-28, 2000.

 Studies show that by the time many middle-school girls enter 9th grade, they've already lost interest in math and science. They turn to more "socially accepted" subjects like English and art. For many girls, math and science are just too boring, too hard, or too uncool. Besides, everybody knows that math and science are for boys, right?

Why Do 9th Grade Girls Lose Interest In Math and Science? OSC Has the Answer -- and the Solution!

ECom-Ohio today released its statewide and regional assessments of Ohio's readiness for electronic commerce. At the event, key leaders in government, education and industry unveiled action agendas designed to help Ohio lead in the coming e-commerce revolution. The action agendas require key industry, infrastructure and educational changes to be made at both the state and regional levels.

The High Performance Computing (HPC) division of OSC is sponsoring a Graduate Student Conference/Workshop at OSC on August 11 and 12, 2000. The purpose of the Conference/Workshop is to introduce graduate students from around the state to the resources and capabilities of OSC, as well as to exchange information about research projects being undertaken by other graduate students in Ohio.

Ohio has become a national technology development leader in testing and evaluating emerging Internet technologies. ITEC-Ohio (Internet2 Technology Evaluation Center) is led by OSC Networking, a division of OSC, and a consortium of Ohio universities and corporate partners.