SOURCE: InMage Systems, Inc.

November 12, 2008 06:00 ET

InMage Systems Joins LeftHand Networks Technology Alliance Program

Companies Provide Best-in-Class Disaster Recovery and Data Protection Solutions for Small to Large Enterprises

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - November 12, 2008) - InMage Systems®, Inc. (www.inmage.com) has joined LeftHand Networks' Technology Alliance Program, providing customers with a best-in-class solution for disaster recovery, business continuity and data storage. The companies, both recognized earlier this year as Gartner "Cool Vendors" in data protection and storage, respectively, have certified InMage's DR-Scout software with LeftHand's iSCSI storage area networks (SANs). The resulting solution is easy to manage, competitively priced, and provides customers with multiple levels of protection against virtually any type of data loss event.

InMage's DR-Scout reduces the cost and complexity of business continuity and disaster recovery strategies. The software delivers continuous local backup and remote disaster recovery in one solution, improving recovery time and recovery point objectives across heterogeneous storage environments. LeftHand Networks' iSCSI SAN is an integral component of an effective high availability/disaster recovery plan. The ideal storage repository for DR-Scout, LeftHand SANs are highly scalable and have a wide array of storage management features, including storage clustering, thin provisioning and replication.

"We are very pleased to have InMage Systems, a recognized data protection pioneer, as part of our Technology Alliance Program," said Larry Cormier, vice president of marketing, LeftHand Networks. "Today's organizations need highly available storage and disaster recovery strategies for maximum business productivity. In addition to LeftHand Networks' powerful iSCSI SANs, our customers can now also reap the benefits of InMage's DR-Scout, a solution that has been validated by numerous organizations in data-centric and compliance-driven industries such as legal, financial services, healthcare and government."

"We are excited to work with LeftHand Networks as part of its Technology Alliance Program," said Peter O'Brien, vice president of business development, InMage Systems. "This is an ideal opportunity to provide joint customers the best of both worlds. The combination of DR-Scout's innovative backup and disaster recovery capabilities with LeftHand's powerful SAN technology results in a complete, value-driven high availability and data protection solution."

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.com.

About LeftHand Networks

Founded in 1999, LeftHand Networks pioneered IP-based storage area networks (SANs). SANs built using LeftHand's SAN/iQ® software are uniquely able to distribute and protect data across a cluster of industry-standard storage servers. The company's patented architecture increases data availability, allows users to start small and grow the SAN seamlessly, and simplifies management. The LeftHand SAN is ideal for storage and server consolidation, multi-site SANs, and disaster recovery. LeftHand SANs are available in the U.S., Canada and throughout Europe. For more information, contact LeftHand at info@lefthandnetworks.com.

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