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Added a new category: deadpool

I’ve added a new category that I hope to not have to use very often: deadpool. This is for companies in the HPC ecosystem that, like Alma Cogan, are no more. I went back and added LNXI, SGI (the original one, not the new Rackable/SGI), Quadrics, and now SiCortex. If you think of others, drop me a note.


  1. What about Sun? (bought by Oracle).

  2. John West says:

    I’m holding off on Sun since the deal is still pending regulatory approval.

  3. Patrick says:

    Woven Systems

  4. John West says:

    Patrick – I didn’t know about Woven. Is it official or just a rumor?

  5. Patrick says:

    I haven’t seen an official statement, but from the comments on this piece, looks like Light Reading got some sort of confirmation:

  6. John West says:

    Patrick – Woven is confirmed, multiple sources, some within the company. Last day of business was May 22.

  7. Clearspeed.
    Ok not quite dead – but down from c. 140 employees at the start of 2008 to only a dozen now. The company had its AGM last week where it was to delist itself from the stock exchange and return investors money.

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