SOURCE: 3PAR

September 04, 2007 08:30 ET

3PAR Expands Government Focus With Federal Subsidiary

Utility Storage Company Responds to Rise of Utility Computing and Server Virtualization Within the Federal Government

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - September 4, 2007) - 3PAR®, the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today the operation of its wholly owned federal subsidiary, 3PAR Government Systems Inc. (http://www.3PARgov.com). 3PAR Government Systems was organized by 3PAR to focus within the government space and is based out of its Washington D.C. metropolitan office, located in Burtonsville, Maryland.

Today, 3PAR's government customers include Department of Justice, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, National Institutes of Health, TIMPO, US Army, US Air Force and US Census Bureau. To date, over a dozen federal and government organizations specializing in research, the military, healthcare, law, and regulatory enforcement have purchased systems and more than two petabytes of 3PAR Utility Storage.

The 3PAR Government Systems executive team consists of President Jeff Price, Director of Federal Operations Ken Tomaselli, Secretary Paul Harvey, and Facility Security Officer Randy Gast. Price, Harvey, and Gast are also executive officers of 3PAR and will continue in their respective roles as the Vice President of Engineering, Vice President of Customer Service, and Vice President of Operations for the 3PAR.

"We believe we have a strong foundation of government accounts," said Jeff Price, President of 3PAR Government Systems. "Government agencies have responded positively to 3PAR's value proposition and now, with a focused federal subsidiary, we believe that we can respond to their specific requirements more efficiently and effectively. The formation of 3PAR Government Systems signals a major commitment to our federal customers."

About 3PAR

3PAR is the leading global provider of utility storage, a category of highly virtualized tiered-storage arrays built for utility computing. 3PAR Utility Storage allows users to reliably serve more with less. Organizations creating virtualized IT infrastructures for workload consolidation and flexible resource allocation use 3PAR to reduce the costs of allocated storage capacity, storage administration and SAN infrastructure. Distinct advantages in simplicity, efficiency, and massive scalability make 3PAR Utility Storage well-suited for open systems storage consolidation, integrated data lifecycle management, and performance-intensive applications. For more information, visit the 3PAR Website at: www.3PAR.com.

About 3PAR Government Systems

3PAR Government Systems is based in Fremont, California and has an office in Burtonsville, Maryland. 3PAR Government Systems' corporate headquarters are located at 4209 Technology Drive, Fremont, CA 94538. Phone: 510-668-9250, email: salesinfofed@3PAR.com, Web site: http://www.3PARgov.com.

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