It was to be expected. When a one-time tech powerhouse winds up bankrupt and sold off for chump change, that's bound to ignite the daily bloviation fest.
So it was that one and all are today offering their dutiful ruminations on the cosmic import of SGI's acquisition by Rackable Systems for a paltry $25 million.
This is not so complicated. SGI was a comet, soaring through the tech firmament during its brief moment of glory. But it's only one in a list of former high-flyers to come crashing back to earth, a roster that includes the likes … Read more