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ALT Systems To Provide SGI Solutions To The Entertainment Industry

ALT Systems, Inc., a media solutions reseller serving the entertainment industry throughout Southern California, has become an SGI Platinum Solution Provider. With a customer base of high-end post-production and visual effects facilities, ALT Systems, of Hollywood, California, delivers visual effects workstations, networking, data storage, rendering, data archiving and recording solutions. This new relationship with SGI is a natural extension of ALT Systems' product offerings, which include the Discreet family of software products, which are optimized for the SGI IRIX operating system. ALT Systems has sold equipment or currently provides services under support contracts to various animation and visual effects facilities including Disney Feature Animation, Klasky Csupo and Rhythm & Hues. Additionally, most of the facilities throughout Southern California that provide large-format film recording utilize the services of ALT Systems, including the recently released IMAX titles APOLLO 13, SPACE STATION 3D, STAR WARS: EPISODE II "ATTACK OF THE CLONES" and SANTA VS. THE SNOWMAN. "ALT Systems is thrilled to be working with SGI to provide the entertainment industry with the best solutions available," said Jon Guess, president, ALT Systems, Inc. "Our goal is to be responsive to the high-end requirements of the entertainment special effects, post-production and restoration markets. Now, with the addition of high-performance products from SGI, ALT Systems will be able to deliver complete, powerful, innovative solutions to our customers." For further information, visit