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Permabit Adds Supermicro Platform

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Permabit Inc., a leading developer of capacity optimized disk-based archive systems for enterprise, today announced the addition of Supermicro technology to its world class Permabit Enterprise Archive tm systems. Supermicro collaborated with Permabit to build the latest generation of Permabit Enterprise Archive systems. The family of massively scalable, capacity optimized, disk-based archive products are now powered by advanced Intel Dual Core XEON processors. The Supermicro based Permabit Enterprise Archive systems enable a 100% performance increase over prior generation systems, improved power efficiency and dramatically improved reliability. The Permabit Enterprise Archive system is an integrated appliance leveraging industry standard components delivered in a grid configuration. The latest generation integrates seamlessly with earlier versions, so current and new customers alike can take advantage of the advancements..

This is an extremely exciting time for us.” said Tom Cook, Permabit CEO. “Fixed information is bloating enterprise primary storage and we meet the challenge head-on with the massively scalable Permabit archive which enables businesses to optimize their primary data store and improve overall IT efficiency. Enhancing our technical platform with Supermicro gives Permabit the edge to continue the innovation and deliver enterprise quality business solutions to our customers.”

“Permabit’s grasp on technology in the enterprise archive space is an excellent compliment to our leadership in server system technology,” said Robbie Abreu, senior director of strategic sales at Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI). “Their enhanced scalability in combination with our SuperServer delivers higher reliability, dependable transfer rates, and a competitive price point, providing an optimized solution for the demanding requirements of the corporate world.”

Permabit Inc.