SOURCE: InMage Systems, Inc.

February 25, 2008 21:17 ET

InMage Systems Forms Strategic Reseller Agreement With Pillar Data Systems

Organizations Can Now Acquire InMage Systems' Industry Leading Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Software From Pillar Data Systems

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - February 25, 2008) - InMage Systems®, Inc. (www.inmage.net) and Pillar Data Systems® (www.pillardata.com) today announced a strategic reseller agreement under which Pillar will resell InMage's flagship DR-Scout™ suite of products. Through this agreement, Pillar customers will be able to leverage this addition to Pillar's Enhanced Data Protection (EDP) suite of products to provide enterprise storage solutions with the Operational and Disaster Recovery capabilities to match the business continuity needs of today's data centers. Customers can be assured that DR-Scout delivers seamless interoperability with Pillar Axiom storage systems and related solutions.

The InMage solution, DR-Scout, is a turnkey DR/Business Continuity software product that enables customers to protect their data in the event of a natural disaster or everyday application or server failure. It delivers continuous data protection at both the local data center level and also enables remote disaster recovery. Furthermore, InMage's CDP-based software provides comprehensive protection across most leading applications including Microsoft Exchange and SQL, SharePoint, Oracle, Blackberry Server and SAP.

"InMage and Pillar share a common goal of delivering high availability enterprise storage solutions to our customers," said Bob Sandie, EVP Corporate Development, InMage Systems. "We are extremely pleased to team with Pillar to offer the industry's most advanced disaster recovery and data availability solutions while reducing the cost and complexity of the IT infrastructure."

"Our customers require Application-Aware data availability solutions like DR-Scout to complement our Application-Aware Storage system and the ability to work with a single partner like Pillar to assure seamless, flexible and reliable storage that grows with their business," said Bob Maness, vice president of worldwide marketing, Pillar Data Systems. "Pillar's reseller partnership with InMage broadens our solution set, enabling us to deliver to the market the most complete storage solutions ensuring greater data availability options for our customers' storage networks."

About InMage Systems, Inc.

InMage Systems provides continuous data protection and disaster recovery solutions for small to large enterprises. The company's flagship software suite, DR-Scout, enables companies to protect, maintain and access their critical data and applications during any event that threatens information loss. DR-Scout ensures the integrity of backup and replication processes that are essential to business operations, both on a daily basis and during unforeseen disasters. Key applications include disaster recovery, operational recovery and application/data availability. DR-Scout is also noted as the pioneer of true event-based recovery that facilitates compliance with regulatory requirements. InMage was co-founded in 2001 by technology leaders, including CTO and SVP of Engineering Rajeev Atluri, previously of Gadzoox and storage visionary and Brocade co-founder Kumar Malavalli. InMage is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. For more information, visit www.inmage.net.

About Pillar Data Systems

Founded in 2001, Pillar Data Systems develops Application-Aware Storage systems for midsize and enterprise organizations. With the highest utilization rates in the storage industry, the Pillar Axiom solution is the most efficient storage system on the market today. The Pillar Axiom cuts administrative time and total cost of ownership by more than 50 percent as well as provides the only storage system that can differentiate services based on application priority. Designed from the ground up as the only true Application-Aware Storage system, the Pillar Axiom allows users to match multiple application characteristics to the appropriate service levels within a single storage platform. Pillar Data Systems is privately funded by Tako Ventures, LLC, the venture arm of Larry Ellison. The company is headquartered at 2840 Junction Avenue, San Jose, California 95134. The company can be reached on the Web at http://www.pillardata.com, by phone at 408-503-4000 or by email at sales@pillardata.com.

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