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July 13, 2010 10:00 ET

Infortrend's ESVA Wins Network Products Guide Reader Trust Award for Best in Storage

ESVA F60 Fibre Channel Storage Solution Selected 2010 Best Products and Services Winner in Storage Category

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - July 13, 2010) -  Networked storage expert Infortrend® (TPE: 2495) announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading information technology research and advisory guide, has named the ESVA (Enterprise Scalable Virtualized Architecture) F60 Fibre Channel Storage Solution a winner of the 2010 Best Products and Services Award. This respected annual award honors products and services that represent the rapidly changing needs and interests of the end-users of technology worldwide. As part of the tech-industry's leading global awards program, this year's Best Products and Services were nominated from all over the world.

The F60 belongs to Infortrend's ESVA Fibre Channel (FC) Series family, and is a SAN storage solution built from a revolutionary scale-out concept to reinforce storage virtualization capability, advance performance and deliver massive scalability. Infortrend's F60 can deliver an impressive throughput result of 180,488.53 IOPS with an average response time of 8.38 milliseconds, numbers which make it the midrange storage solution that provides the highest performance at the lowest total cost. The F60 also provides thin provisioning, distributed load balancing, array-based snapshots, remote replication, and built-in CacheSafe technology which can safeguard cached data into flash during power outages. The ESVA F60 is an ideal storage solution for enterprises looking to optimize return on investment, simplify the storage infrastructure and maximize application productivity.

The F60 supports different drives with different form factors, including speeds and capacity. By mixing SSD, SAS and SATA drives in the installation, users can achieve ideal service levels for diverse applications in the most effective way. Additionally, Infortrend is committed to the concept of energy efficient IT, and the F60's smart drive spin-down, dynamic cooling mechanisms and highly efficient 80 plus power supplies are designed to help reduce energy consumption.

"Increased end-user awareness and ongoing advances in technology are helping shape better products that offer a variety of benefits," said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Network Products Guide. "Infortrend's ESVA is a great example of this, as it helps enterprises prepare for business growth with minimal upfront investments."

"These awards go to the best technology products, and we are honored that ESVA has gained the trust of the Network Products Guide readership," noted James Hsieh, vice president of global marketing at Infortrend. "Infortrend is committed to meeting the needs of our customers by providing them with the best products, integrating the latest technologies and helping them to achieve maximum IT efficiency."

About Network Products Guide Awards
As industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, Network Products Guide from Silicon Valley plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com.

About Infortrend
Infortrend, the networked storage expert, is a pioneer in cost-effective, high performance storage products. The company provides ESVA®, EonStor DS, EonStor®, EonNAS storage solutions and SANWatch® software for virtually all storage interfaces including Fibre Channel, SAS, iSCSI, SCSI and SATA. For over a decade, Infortrend has provided reliable, fault-tolerant technology to prominent ODMs, distributors, and storage integrators worldwide. The company's core competency includes performance optimized RAID ASICs, feature-rich firmware, and redundant, high availability RAID subsystems and storage solutions. Founded in 1993, Infortrend is traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (Taiex), ticker number 2495. For more information, please visit www.infortrend.com.

Infortrend®, ESVA®, EonStor®, SANWatch®, and EonPath® are trademarks or registered trademarks of Infortrend Technology, Inc. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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