SOURCE: Exanet

January 24, 2006 16:42 ET

Storage Leader Exanet Joins the Intel® Storage Community

HERZELIA, ISRAEL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 24, 2006 -- Exanet, a leading developer of software-based network-attached storage (NAS) solutions, today announced it has joined the Intel® Storage Community (ISC). Exanet has a strong commitment to providing leading-edge, standards-based solutions in the storage market segment with its investments in the next generation of platforms such as ExaStore 2.2™.

Through its membership in the ISC, Exanet is able to benefit early from new Intel roadmaps for timely market delivery and joint activities in the strategic development of leading-edge storage solutions.

"Our participation in the Intel Storage Community results in better and more timely storage solutions for our customers," said Per Sjofors, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, Exanet Inc. "With access to a broad range of Intel standards-based building blocks, we can further accelerate time-to-market of innovative modular storage solutions."

ExaStore™, Exanet's award-winning product is an ideal storage solution for customers in need of a worry-free system with record-breaking performance and automation features leading to a low cost of ownership with always-on access to data.

"As a member of ISC, Exanet serves as a resource for storage developers and enterprise users seeking high-performance NAS solutions that are optimized for Intel® Architecture (IA) storage platforms," said Mike Wall, General Manager, Marketing, Intel Storage Group. "Exanet and Intel are committed to delivering new technologies that will enable better cost performance to meet the ever-increasing demand for data availability and protection."

The Intel® Storage Community is a community of storage developers and solution providers committed to the development of innovative standards-based storage solutions that are based on the latest Intel technologies and building blocks. To learn more, please visit: http://www.intel.com/design/network/IntelStorageCommunity/index.htm

About Exanet

Exanet, Inc. develops and markets a new breed of storage solutions. Creating a worry-free environment, ExaStore™ ensures seamless and always-on access to data while maximizing existing corporate IT resources and investments. It enables any business to improve its business results. Exanet is headquartered in Israel and has offices in USA, UK, Germany, France and Japan. For more information, please visit www.exanet.com.