Press Releases

Columbus, OH -- January 7, 2000 -- An audience watched a surgeon sew up a herniated bladder as another surgeon, two miles away in the Rhodes State Office Tower, collaborated with him as part of a live demonstration of Internet2 technology on January 11 .

The Information Age has made a permanent mark on our lives. Even if you don't own a computer, you are still affected by them every time you shop, drive your car or even visit the doctor's office. But, did you know that this world of technology also affects your security?

Columbus, Ohio -- November 23, 1999 -- Employers, businesses, hospitals and the government are moving toward computerized systems.

Collaboration Announced To Enable And Promote Linux Cluster Computing

Portland, OR -- November 16, 1999 -- The Portland Group, Inc. (PGI) and OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) today announced that OSC has acquired 200 copies of PGI Workstation, PGI's suite of parallel Fortran, C and C++ compilers and tools for Linux workstations. The announcement was made from SC99, the world's largest conference for high performance computing sponsored by ACM SIGARCH and the IEEE Computer Society.

Columbus, Ohio -- October 11, 1999 -- More than 80 national and international research institutions and networking organizations are participating in Megaconference, the world's largest H.323 Internet video conference, being held today in Seattle. Megaconference runs in conjunction with the Fall Internet2 Meeting, taking place today through Wednesday. The Megaconference is a permanent, continuous multipoint H.323 Internet video conference organized and supported by the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) located in Columbus.

Columbus, Ohio -- September 22, 1999 -- OSC, in cooperation with the University of Toledo and the Edison Industrial Systems Center will host a meeting in Toledo on September 30, from 9:30 to 2:30 on the applications of computing technology to product design and manufacturing process flows. A followup meeting will be held on October 21 at the same location to discuss possible research agendas that will be produced using information from the first meeting.

Columbus, Ohio -- September 21, 1999 -- "Don't let Ohio fall behind in the global economy," was the message sent to more than 50 of Ohio's business, industry and government leaders today during a special press conference at the Ohio Statehouse.

Columbus, Ohio -- September 14, 1999 -- Ready or not, electronic commerce is transforming the nation's economy. Quick adaptation to e-commerce capabilities is the key to global competitiveness in the 21st century. Next week, Ohio will become the first state to benchmark its readiness for this new economy.

The Ohio Project is an effort to raise awareness of the power of computational problem solving by reaching out to potential industrial users of high performance computing (HPC) and networking or computational science methods. It has two goals:

Company's First Linux Cluster Will Aid OSC in Bringing New Technologies to the State of Ohio

Mountain View, CA -- Aug. 12, 1999 -- SGI (NYSE:SGI) today announced that it will install the company's first 128-processor Linux® cluster at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), bringing new technologies to the Ohio research and education community.