SGI Announces Industry’s First One-Stop Shop Website for Advanced HPC Training Offers Courses Led by Industry Leaders from Multiple Companies; Online Forum Facilitates Easy Knowledge Sharing

FREMONT, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 1, 2010SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in HPC and data center solutions, today announced, the industry’s first complete, vendor-agnostic training portal aimed at the technical high performance computing (HPC) user community. offers a broad portfolio of courses – from novice to advanced – to help users realize the full potential of their HPC systems. offers E-Learning training courses, virtual classroom environments and customized on-site classes. A Technical User Forum enables simplified knowledge sharing around best practices. brings an integrated systems approach to training directly to users from experts on a variety of in-depth technical topics. The site assembles instructors from a breadth of notable server, storage and software companies that span the industry.

“SGI created as a one-stop shop to streamline training with a complete repository of courses from trusted vendors,” said Peter Luff, professional services director at SGI. “Our common goal is to promote the best system operations training available.” provides coursework in the following areas:

  • System Administration
  • Network Administration
  • Cluster Administration
  • Storage Administration
  • Visualization
  • Applications/Software Development partners include: Adaptive Computing, CAPS Software, Spectra Logic, Oracle, Red Hat, Novell, Atempo, Intel, LSI, Octality, Panasas and Platform Computing. Additional partners are expected in the coming months.

“ literally opens the door to worldwide ‘local’ training, delivering courses directly to individual HPC users,” said Derek Burke, channels and marketing director at Panasas. “It is extremely simple to manage training, from registration to coursework; it streamlines the entire learning process, and eliminates costly and time-consuming travel. We are pleased to be a partner in this industry-first endeavor.”

Users can earn points for the Accreditation for Continued Excellence (ACE) program. offers ACE credentials to students who successfully complete examinations on topics presented in one or more classes. Individual and sequence credentials are available.

“I have taken many valuable courses on HPC technology equipment through SGI Customer Education. Now, with its cross-company curriculum, will become a very valuable HPC education hub,” said Peter Guyan, production systems manager at Deluxe Digital London. “Previously the training approach in the market was adhoc and fragmented; now my staff and I can consider all of our training needs and benefit from a breadth of experts in one place, decreasing the time and cost of training and increasing our productivity.”

Available Courses and Pricing is available in English and French, and offers a range of tracks and coursework, with new additions all the time. For more information on availability and pricing, please visit

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SGI is a global leader in large-scale clustered computing, high performance storage, HPC and data center enablement and services. SGI is focused on helping customers solve their most demanding business and technology challenges. Visit for more information.

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