[Beowulf] Rackable / SGI

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Sun Apr 19 07:42:33 EDT 2009

----- "Mike Davis" <jmdavis1 at vcu.edu> wrote:

> My experience is the polar opposite. SGI quotes took forever. And that
> situation goes back to the mid 90's. I can usually have a Sun quote in
> hours.

I think it all depends on whom you're dealing with, and
which country they are in.

Our previous Sun HPC rep couldn't even get permission
from his management to respond to our last RFP for a
AU$900K cluster - thankfully they seem to have had a
change of heart on HPC in Australia at least..

Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
 P.O. Box 201, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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