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LeftHands Supports IBM

BOULDER, Colo. -- LeftHand Networks(R) has
expanded its open iSCSI SAN portfolio with support for IBM System x3650
servers. The combination of the IBM System x3650 server and LeftHand
Networks' SAN/iQ(R) software provides customers an easy-to-deploy SAN with
unprecedented scalability, high availability, reliability and performance.
LeftHand Networks' open iSCSI SANs are ideally suited for use with server
consolidation and virtualization projects, Microsoft application
environments, Lotus Notes and Domino applications and disaster recovery

Leading the open iSCSI SAN market, LeftHand Networks is the only vendor
to break free from the proprietary approach to storage and offer customers
the choice and flexibility to purchase enterprise-class x86 servers powered
by LeftHand's SAN/iQ platform. Customers can select from a variety of
industry standard hardware platforms best suited to meet performance,
capacity, reliability, and budget requirements while also protecting
current network storage investments.

"IT professionals can benefit from solutions that build upon and
leverage prior investments in storage systems hardware and network
infrastructure," said Natalya Yezhkova, research manager, compliance
storage, at IDC. "The combination of IBM's System x3650 servers with
LeftHand's SAN/iQ software provides customers with a solution that is
competitive on price, performance and scale by leveraging the latest
multicore processors. LeftHand's open iSCSI SAN solution supports a wide
selection of platforms to meet the storage requirements of various

LeftHand Networks Inc.