University of Hawai'i Awarded Multi-million Dollar Contract for Maui Supercomputing Center

The Air Force Research Laboratory announced today that the University of Hawai'i (UH) has been awarded the contract to operate and manage the Maui Supercomputing Center, located at the Maui Research and Technology Park in Kihei. The contract, which will begin October 1, 2001, may be extended for up to 10 years and has a potential value of $181 million. This is the largest single contract award in the history of the University of Hawai'i.

SGI Demonstrates Itanium Based System at SC2000

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.