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PROMISE Technology

May 24, 2011 08:00 ET

PROMISE VessRAID Series Wins Best Choice Award at Computex 2011

Innovative Solution Provides Simple, Reliable and Affordable Storage for SMBs and IP Surveillance Deployments

HSINCHU, TAIWAN and MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2011) - PROMISE Technology Inc., a leading supplier of versatile RAID storage solutions catering to customers from enterprise to consumer, proudly announces its VessRAID Series of storage subsystems has won the prestigious Best Choice Award at Computex 2011, the world's second largest ICT show.

Computex Taipei Best Choice Awards were established in 2002, which is one of the most important official events during the Computex show. Computex Taipei is the 2nd largest ICT show in the world, next to CeBIT in Germany. The main purpose of the Best Choice Awards is to encourage technological innovation within the Taiwan ICT industry and to assist manufacturers to expand overseas market opportunities. Over 170 companies and 446 products applied for the 2011 Computex Best Choice Awards, with only 34 of these innovative products winning the final award.

VessRAID storage subsystems provide small to medium business and organizations of all sizes a cost-effective way to keep data online longer, while allowing fast access and reliable data protection. The VessRAID storage system is able to handle today's high-capacity storage requirements for video surveillance, unstructured data, disk-to-disk backup and still meet the strenuous backup requirements necessary for business continuity. For virtualization deployment, the VessRAID series is VMWare Ready and CITRIX Ready certified, which can quickly fit in SMB or entry enterprises' virtualization environment.

The VessRAID series is available with FC, iSCSI and SAS host interfaces, also providing the capability of cost-effective expansion through VessJBOD series expansion chassis. VessRAID system is ideal for any industry confronting the need to provide a reliable, energy-efficient and secure method for the long-term storage of data.

"The VessRAID series integrates several innovative design features, enabling SMB users a easy-to-use , cost-effective and reliable RAID storage solution," said Alice Chang, CMO, PROMISE Technology. "Moreover, we are leveraging several green design features in this product line, such as MAID 2.0 support and power scheduling. Concurrently we are using the 80 PLUS certified power modules on the VessRAID series, helping to avoid unnecessary power waste during power converting."

All VessRAIDs come with PROMISE's innovative One-Plug-Auto-Service (OPAS). Through one USB stick, customers can do auto script configuration for minimal installation fuss, hassle free firmware upgrading, and system maintenance, diagnostics and troubleshooting.

The VessRAID family also features GreenRAID™, an energy efficient 80PLUS power supply that allows the system to power on from standby mode to run user-scheduled tasks such as backups and archives by leveraging its comprehensive power scheduling capabilities. This reduces your costs and environmental footprint by allowing system downtime without compromising your operations. VessRAID's green features can provide annual cost savings of up to 70% over competitive solutions.

PROMISE at Computex 2011
PROMISE will be showcasing it's complete product lines at Computex on May 31 to June 4, 2011, Nangang Exhibition Center Ground Floor Booth J218, Taipei, Taiwan.

About PROMISE Technology, Inc.
With a long history of innovation, PROMISE Technology develops and manufactures sophisticated RAID solutions recognized worldwide, ranging from a complete line of FC/iSCSI/SAS/SATA RAID subsystems. Catering to enterprise, mid-range, entry-level consumer data protection needs, PROMISE products are distinguished by their Unified Common RAID Core and management software and unparalleled support. Visit PROMISE Technology's website at www.promise.com.

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