SOURCE: Egenera

Egenera

October 07, 2009 08:00 ET

Momentum Builds for Egenera's PAN Manager® on Dell Platform

Several New Customer Wins Showcase the Value of Dell™ PAN System by Egenera®

MARLBORO, MA--(Marketwire - October 7, 2009) - Egenera, Inc. today showcases the momentum of its Dell OEM relationship, which combines PAN Manager® Software by Egenera® and Dell 11th Generation PowerEdge™ servers, with the announcement of new customers across a variety of industries. The Dell™ PAN System simplifies mission-critical computing and makes every data center a reliable dynamic data center. Egenera solutions are trusted globally to deliver proven value through agility, reliability and availability.

In the past two quarters, Egenera's revenue through the Dell OEM channel has grown substantially with strong demand across key sectors, including financial services, cloud service providers/hosters, public sector, manufacturing and utilities. With several new customer wins, PAN Manager on Dell PowerEdge™ blades is winning praise around the world, from industry leaders including:

--  Commerzbank North America, New York Branch -- A leading global
    wholesale bank for corporate and institutional customers as well as banks.
    Commerzbank is currently using Dell PAN System by Egenera as a critical
    component of their dynamic platform for HA, DR and the management of their
    infrastructure.
    
--  Panasonic Electric Works Information Systems Co., Ltd. (PEW-IS) -- PEW-
    IS is the information systems arm of Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd.
    With the Dell PAN System by Egenera, they implemented the schedule
    management system for 20,000 employees of PEW with HA as the first project,
    and plan to consolidate a large number of servers into a simple, lights-out
    management platform managed as a private cloud system.
    
--  Lamar Advertising Company -- The leader in outdoor advertising.  Lamar
    selected Dell PAN System by Egenera to play a critical role in managing
    their datacenters and hosting mission critical applications.
    
--  Lockheed Martin -- A global security company engaged in advanced
    technology systems, products, and services selected Dell PAN System by
    Egenera for an airport surface management and traffic flow research
    project.
    
--  US Department of Veterans Affairs CDCO -- The VA Corporate Data Center
    Operations implemented Dell PAN System by Egenera as a key component of its
    platform to host mission-essential applications for other federal agencies
    and departments.
    

Supporting Quotes

"Together with Dell and Egenera, Apptis Technology Solutions continues to build mission critical, PAN-enabled datacenters which provide on-demand, lower-cost services with greater IT flexibility and scalability -- all of which are key technical elements for our large government agency customers," said Rene LaVigne, President and Chief Operating Officer for Apptis Technology Solutions.

"Egenera's ability to help Dell's enterprise customers quickly and easily build reliable dynamic data centers is evidenced in the rapid adoption of the Dell PAN System by Egenera. The combination of Dell blade technology and Egenera PAN Manager software dramatically reduces cost and complexity in the data center. It's fast to implement and easy to manage, while ensuring mission-critical availability," said Michael Thompson, Egenera's chairman and CEO. "By offering the industry's most trusted, reliable and high-performance solution for enterprise data centers, Egenera provides customers with increased flexibility while reducing IT costs."

Supporting Resources

-- Dell PAN System (http://www.dell.com/content/topics/topic.aspx/global/shared/sitelets/solutions/management /en/us/pan_system?c=us&l=en&cs=555)

-- PAN Manager Software by Egenera (http://www.egenera.com/products-panmanager-ex.htm)

About Egenera, Inc.

Egenera makes every data center a reliable dynamic data center, quickly and easily. The company's integrated enterprise 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 Marlboro, Mass., Egenera has offices worldwide. For more information visit http://www.egenera.com, call 508-858-2600 or send email to info@egenera.com.

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