Founded in 1982, SGI is headquartered in Mountain View, California with manufacturing facilities located in Chippewa, Wisconsin. With offices worldwide, the company sells its products through a mix of direct sales and global distribution partners, and on June 25, 2004, employed 2,655 people.
SGI, also known as Silicon Graphics, Inc., is the world's leader in high-performance computing, visualization and storage. SGI's vision is to provide technology that enables the most significant scientific and creative breakthroughs of the 21st century. Whether it's sharing images to aid in brain surgery, finding oil more efficiently, studying global climate, or enabling the transition from analog to digital broadcasting, SGI is dedicated to addressing the next class of challenges for scientific, engineering, and creative users.