SOURCE: Egenera

April 17, 2007 21:00 ET

Egenera Forges Strategic Alliance With Jardine OneSolution in Singapore

MARLBORO, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 17, 2007 --Egenera Inc., the data center virtualization company, today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Jardine OneSolution (JOS), one of Asia's leading providers of integrated information technology solutions and services. JOS is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group, an Asian-based conglomerate with extensive experience in the Asia Pacific region, and has been a leading force in the IT industry for more than 50 years. Under the terms of the agreement, JOS will resell the full suite of Egenera® technologies to a broad customer base in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

According to IDC, the Asia Pacific server market is expected to be the fastest growing market among the top four server markets in the world(1). In 2006, the Asia Pacific region became the third largest server market in terms of spending. Given the region's hyper growth, the new alliance with JOS is a strategic agreement that will help Egenera further penetrate key markets, grow its overall Asia Pacific presence and drive new business and opportunities in the region.

Egenera was founded in 2000 by the former CTO of Goldman Sachs who was struggling with the challenges of increasing cost and complexity in his IT environment. Based on this experience, Egenera has pioneered a new computing architecture specifically designed to reduce data center complexity, resulting in unmatched infrastructure agility, availability and cost-effectiveness. Egenera's data center virtualization architecture -- the Processing Area Network (PAN) -- attacks the underlying cause of complexity in the data center by eliminating layers of software and hardware components, while leveraging the cost and performance benefits of industry standard technologies such as Intel®, AMD, Windows® and Linux®, and delivering an integrated processing platform designed for critical applications. Hundreds of forward thinking companies trust their most critical applications to Egenera everyday.

"Egenera provides highly-available, flexible and fully integrated solutions that our financial services, telecommunications, commercial and government customer base is looking for," said Kent Lee, sales and account management director, Jardine OneSolution. "In addition, the innovative technology that Egenera provides will greatly enhance our current line of IT solution and service offerings, further ensuring that JOS is able to meet the most demanding business needs of our customers."

"Jardine OneSolution is the ideal candidate for a strategic, experienced and capable reseller partner in Singapore, which with a GDP growing at nearly 10 percent annually, is a very important market for Egenera," said Mike Thompson, president and CEO, Egenera. "Jardine OneSolution's extensive customer base, which spans multiple industries and includes many leading companies, is proof of their expertise in delivering integrated IT solutions and services providing true business value to customers. Their widespread connections and capabilities will bring immense value and we look forward to growing this relationship for mutual success."

About Egenera Inc.

Egenera is a global leader in delivering data center virtualization solutions that reduce costs and complexity for hundreds of forward thinking companies. The Egenera BladeFrame system virtualizes the data center with an innovative server architecture specifically designed to reduce complexity and enable IT to respond rapidly to business requirements. Market-leading enterprises around the world trust Egenera to run their most critical applications and achieve higher resource utilization, faster application time to market and lower total cost of ownership. Headquartered in Marlboro, Mass., Egenera has offices worldwide. For more information visit www.egenera.com, call 508-858-2600 or send email to info@egenera.com.

Egenera, Egenera stylized logos, BladeFrame and PAN Manager are trademarks or registered trademarks of Egenera Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. The information in this document is subject to change without notice.

(1) Saxena, Avneesh and Rajnish Arora. “Asia/Pacific Quarterly Enterprise Server Tracker.” IDC June 2006.

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