SGI Offers Free Cloud Computing in Japan
In an attempt to provide relief to earthquake and tsunami stricken Japan, SGI is making available its SGI Cyclone Technical Computing Cloud services free of charge for up to ninety days, to customers in this island nation.
With this initiative, the technical computing specialist is enabling businesses in Japan to gain immediate access to technical computing via SGI Cyclone. Customers who require immediate access to large-scale on-demand cloud compute resources can use Cyclone to transition their workloads and data to SGI Cyclone over the Internet.
Those interested to know more about this offer may contact the SGI Japan office at +81-3-5488-1811.
SGI is focused on helping customers solve their most demanding business and technology challenges. Commenting on this move its CEO Mark J. Barrenechea said: “Our hearts and condolences go out to those affected by the tragedy in Japan. The SGI commitment to our Japanese customers remains steadfast and we are ready to help in any way possible.
“By offering free access to SGI Cyclone, we can assist organizations that may have lost capabilities or are experiencing unpredictable circumstances, allowing them to restart critical aspects of their business more quickly and reliably.”
“Businesses throughout Japan are dealing with significant challenges,” said Nobuhiko Nakatsu, president of SGI Japan. “Our first priority is our customers and others we may be able to assist, and we stand ready with SGI Cyclone to aid those who can utilize this service to help rebuild their businesses effectively and efficiently.”
Capitalizing on over twenty years of SGI technical computing expertise, Cyclone, the cloud computing offering addresses markets that require high-end computational hardware, software and networking equipment to achieve rapid results. Cyclone can be used for technical computing applications including computational biology, computational chemistry and materials, computational fluid dynamics, finite element analysis, and computational electromagnetics.
By Anuradha Shukla