SOURCE: Egenera

September 29, 2008 10:04 ET

Momentum Builds for Egenera in Asia Pacific

Major Customer Wins Across Industries Doubles Company's APAC Business

MARLBORO, MA--(Marketwire - September 29, 2008) - Egenera, Inc. today showcases its continued momentum in Asia Pacific with the addition of new customers across a variety of regions and sectors. Egenera makes every data center a reliable dynamic data center through its integrated enterprise data center solutions, powerful PAN Manager® software and professional services. Egenera solutions are trusted globally to deliver proven value through agility, reliability and availability.

In the past four quarters, Egenera's business in Asia Pacific has grown by 200 percent, led by strong demand from companies across key sectors, including financial services, communications, public sector, manufacturing, retail and utilities. New customers include:

--  Changjiang Securities - One of the fastest growing securities
    companies in China, providing clients with a complete line of financial
--  China International Capital Corporation - The most well-known and
    prestigious institutional investment bank in China.
--  Digital China Financial Software - One of the leading IT service
    providers in China dedicated to helping clients plan, implement and manage
    enterprise IT architectures.
--  Hong Kong Housing Society - A leading provider of affordable housing
    and public services in Hong Kong.
--  Korea Foods Industry Association - Designated as the educational
    agency for food sanitation by the Ministry of Health and Welfare.
--  Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korea - Enhancing the quality of life
    for all Korean citizens.
--  PetroChina East China Region Sales (PECRS) - Part of the largest oil
    and gas producer and distributor in China, playing a dominant role in the
    oil and gas industry across the industry.

"Egenera's ability to help customers build truly reliable dynamic data centers is driving this region's high rate of growth. This isn't a vision 'journey' we're taking customers on, it's real and being delivered every day," said Christine Crandell, executive vice president and CMO. "By offering the industry's most trusted, reliable and high-performance solutions for every enterprise data center, we are providing customers with increased flexibility and agility, whilst helping to reduce IT complexity and costs."

Customers across Asia Pacific acclaim PAN Manager

PAN Manager by Egenera® is winning praise from new customers throughout the region.

At Digital China Financial Software, a provider of financial IT services, the system architecture was no longer meeting business demands. Li Yang, an IT Support Manager, was part of the team that reviewed market alternatives. "We knew Egenera could help us maximize our IT investment by providing scalable capacity, reducing downtime, and enabling rapid deployment," he said. "Lower TCO was the deciding factor and Egenera met all our requirements."

In the Shanghai region, PECRS is a major local fuel supplier, part of the global giant PetroChina. It has stringent uptime and availability demands and needed a secure and agile platform, now and in the future. "While other companies claimed they could execute virtualization and support our growth, we found their approaches restrictive, complicated and even unsuitable for true resiliency," said Jiang Hongquan, Head of the IT Center at the firm.

At the Hong Kong Housing Society, Peter C.W. Miao, Corporate Information Technology Manager, notes that "Egenera's open architecture leverages both Microsoft Windows and major Linux platforms, allowing HKHS to interoperate with other systems on different platforms."

About Egenera, Inc.

Egenera makes every data center a reliable dynamic data center, quickly and easily. The company's integrated enterprise data center solutions, powerful PAN Manager® software and professional services are trusted globally to deliver proven value through agility, reliability and availability. Egenera solutions and services guarantee wire-once, always on, physical and virtual management across the data center with measurable savings. Headquartered in Marlboro, Mass., Egenera has offices worldwide. For more information visit, call 508-858-2600 or send email to

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