SGI, Once Mighty Graphics Giant, Gobbled Up For Pittance by Rackable Systems

Posted by jhansonxi on Apr 4, 2009 10:59 AM EDT
InformationWeek; By Alexander Wolfe
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For anyone with an historical perspective about our industry, the demise of Silicon Graphics Inc. is a scary example of the truism that great technology is no insulation from the changing vagaries of the marketplace. (Also, that iffy business decisions don't help.) Still, remembering the heyday of this one-time maker of the absolute coolest workstations on the planet, it's sad to see it acquired for a paltry $25 million.

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SGI also made some awesome big iron caitlyn 4 1,171 Apr 6, 2009 9:35 AM

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