Silicon Graphics Selects Pinnacle Data Systems for Repair Contract

11/12/2004 - Pinnacle Data Systems, Inc. (PDSi) (AMEX: PNS) announced that Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI) has awarded PDSi a multi-year contract to serve as the primary source of board repair services for the majority of SGI’s product line. Over the past several months, PDSi and SGI developed the necessary infrastructure and trained PDSi’s employees to launch the program into production early in PDSi’s fiscal fourth quarter.

Christopher L. Winslow, President and COO of PDSi, commented, “We are excited to begin this new relationship with SGI and are honored that PDSi was selected to fill this mission-critical role. SGI has long been recognized as an industry leader in the high-performance computing space. We are confident that by selecting PDSi’s world-class services organization, SGI will better serve its broad and demanding customer base.”

Terry Oberdank, Vice President, Technology Solutions Group, SGI, said, “SGI’s unique system architecture and highly sophisticated customer base requires that our services partner possess the highest level of engineering acumen, process control, and operational excellence. PDSi is uniquely qualified to support SGI’s drive toward industry-leading customer service and product innovation. We are impressed with the professionalism and leadership that PDSi has demonstrated during the transition of this important operation.”

About PDSi
PDSi provides lifecycle service solutions to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the medical, telecommunications, aerospace, imaging and computer equipment industries, among others. PDSi offers a full range of computer and computer-related product development and manufacturing services that can increase product speed to market and engineered product life. PDSi also offers field service and support solutions through comprehensive product lifecycle management programs encompassing depot repair, advanced exchange, contact center support and end-of-life control. For more information, visit the PDSi Website at

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