SGI Acquires FileTek, Expands Role in Big Data Marketplace

Active Archive Architectureby Angela Guess

According to a new article out of the company, “SGI, the trusted leader in high performance computing and Big Data, today announced it has acquired the assets of FileTek, Inc., a global provider of Big Data storage virtualization, large-scale data management, and Active Archive. This valuable acquisition expands SGI’s leadership, delivering storage solutions that enable customers to manage data assets efficiently, reduce administrative overhead, and lower the cost of high-volume storage.”

said Jorge Titinger, president and CEO of SGI commented, “We’re thrilled to welcome FileTek and its customers to SGI… With the addition of FileTek solutions, SGI enables existing and new customers to align both unstructured and structured data with the most cost effective storage throughout its lifecycle, with seamless user access and reliable petascale protection. This acquisition also reflects our strategy to build on SGI’s leadership in High Performance Computing, expertise in Big Data, and experience delivering over 600 petabytes of storage capacity annually, to become a global leader in petascale storage solutions.”

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