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Isilon Makes Announcements

SEATTLE -- Isilon Systems (Nasdaq: ISLN), the leader in clustered storage, today announced that NBC Universal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies, has chosen Isilon IQ to archive and access growing stores of media programming including, entertainment TV and production, movies, news, and sports. Under the multi-year agreement with Isilon, NBC Universal plans to deploy multiple Petabytes of Isilon IQ clustered storage in its main production and broadcast operations to maximize the value of their media assets across NBC Universal’s media properties. Isilon also announced today that NBC is deploying Isilon IQ to facilitate its coverage of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

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SEATTLE -- Isilon® Systems (Nasdaq: ISLN), the leader in clustered storage, today announced that XM Satellite Radio, the nation’s leading satellite radio service with more than 7.6 million subscribers, is using Isilon IQ as the primary storage platform to help power its broadcast operations. XM Satellite Radio has deployed Isilon IQ to support the creation, management, delivery and archival needs of its entire catalog of entertainment content. Isilon also announced today that XM Satellite Radio will be presenting on the main stage at Storage Networking World (SNW), Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, on April 18th, 2007. For more information on SNW, visit

“Our immense content delivery operations –creating significant growth of our storage capacity needs – necessitate a storage solution that provides unparalleled simplicity and scalability to ensure our critical media content is immediately available, at all times,” said John Archer, VP of Operations, XM Satellite Radio. “Isilon clustered storage delivered above and beyond what we required.”

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