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May 31, 2011 08:00 ET

Egenera PAN Manager Software for HP BladeSystem to Debut at HP Discover 2011

HP-Certified Converged Infrastructure Management Software Showcased on Production HP BladeSystem

BOXBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - May 31, 2011) - Egenera, the only provider of open converged infrastructure management software that supports heterogeneous data centers, today announced that live, public demonstrations of Egenera® PAN Manager® Software for HP BladeSystem, an HP certified Converged Infrastructure Ready solution, will be provided for the first time at HP Discover 2011, June 6 - 10 in Las Vegas. Egenera, an HP AllianceONE partner, will be located beside the HP Converged Infrastructure Pavilion in booth 160.

"HP Discover 2011 presents Egenera with a singular opportunity to interact with a broad swath of the HP community in the most meaningful way possible: face-to-face discussions and live demonstrations that spotlight the combined power of Egenera PAN Manager Software and HP BladeSystem," said Jim Bandanza, Chief Operating Officer at Egenera. "Egenera has a compelling advantage for customers, VARs, and systems integrators alike. I'm sure they'll like what they see."

HP describes the Discover 2011 conference as "the one event to experience HP's entire portfolio of products, solutions and services," and "the new Enterprise Business event for all alumni of HP Software Universe, HP Technology Forum, and HP Technology@Work.1"

Attendees at the inaugural Discover 2011 conference will have the opportunity to witness how HP BladeSystem and Egenera PAN Manager Software enable enterprises to create a dynamic, flexible and agile pool of compute resources that can be easily accessed on the fly to meet rapidly changing business requirements. In addition, Egenera provides "One Click" High Availability™ and "One Click" Disaster Recovery™ capabilities that are unique in their configuration simplicity and efficacy, and are essential to business continuity.

Egenera PAN Manager Software for HP BladeSystem is an HP certified Converged Infrastructure Ready solution. Only AllianceONE partners that have validated their applications in the HP Converged Infrastructure environment and demonstrate expertise in delivering solutions that are Converged Infrastructure compliant earn the Converged Infrastructure Ready designation.

About Egenera PAN Manager Software for HP BladeSystem
Egenera and HP launched Egenera PAN Manager Software for HP BladeSystem in April 2011. By integrating Egenera PAN Manager Software, the most field-tested converged infrastructure management software available, with HP BladeSystem, Egenera and HP have created a powerful solution that brings a previously unseen level of reliability, control and efficiency to data center infrastructure management. Egenera PAN Manager Software for HP BladeSystem leverages the capabilities of HP's Virtual Connect FlexFabric module to deliver a reliable, enterprise-class platform specifically designed for business-critical applications.

PAN Manager Software (based on the Egenera Processing Area Network concept) combines the simplification benefits of unified computing with integrated high availability and disaster recovery services for physical and virtual servers. The software uses standard servers and Ethernet and creates server, I/O, networking and storage pools that can be easily re-allocated. The result is a business-critical infrastructure with massive hardware and operational efficiencies. With more than 10 years of rock-solid performance, PAN Manager is deployed at more than 1,600 sites globally. The software currently supports hardware from Egenera, Dell, Fujitsu and HP, and storage from 3Par, Dell, EMC, Fujitsu, HDS, HP, IBM, NetApp and others.

VIP List for Media, Analysts and Bloggers
Media, IT analysts and industry bloggers can schedule personal demonstrations or an interview with Egenera COO, Jim Bandanza, in advance of Discover 2011 by contacting Chas Kielt at ckielt@egenera.com no later than Friday, June 3.

About Egenera
Converge. Unify. Simplify. That's how Egenera makes every data center a reliable dynamic data center, quickly and easily. The company's production-proven converged infrastructure data center solutions, powerful PAN Manager® Software by Egenera® 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 Boxborough, Mass., Egenera has offices worldwide. For more information visit http://www.egenera.com or send email to info@egenera.com.

1 HP Discover 2011 web site: http://ht.ly/518RX

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