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Voltaire Works With Oracle, NetApp

SAN FRANCISCO -- Voltaire Ltd.
(NASDAQ: VOLT), a leading provider of grid backbone solutions for the data
center, today announced that its InfiniBand-based solutions are available
for OracleR Real Application Clusters 11g. The combination of Oracle Real
Application Clusters running on Voltaire's InfiniBand-based switches and
software delivers faster application-level performance than clusters using
Ethernet. The solution also enables greater scalability so customers can
deploy larger Oracle Database clusters than ever before.

Postbank, one of the largest retail banks in Germany and a beta customer of
the latest release of Oracle Real Applications Clusters, has tested their
cash withdrawal processing application running on HP Proliant servers
interconnected with a Voltaire Grid SwitchT 20 Gigabits/second InfiniBand
switch. Postbank's application, which relies heavily on the performance of
the cluster interconnect, has experienced a 50 percent boost in performance
using the combined Oracle-Voltaire solution.(*)

"We are very pleased with the performance and scalability that Voltaire
InfiniBand brings to Oracle Real Application Clusters in our large Oracle
Database environment," said Jens-Christian Pokolm, Analyst IT Services,
Postbank. "To deliver the best and most reliable service to our customers,
our applications demand fast access to data and this solution truly
delivers. An important capability this solution provides is the ability to
eliminate latency and scale our Oracle Database applications."

"We are pleased to work with Voltaire to bring the industry standard
OpenFabrics Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) over InfiniBand solution to the
Oracle database environment," said Juan Loaiza, Senior Vice President,
Oracle. "We believe that the OpenFabrics effort is crucial to the success
of high performance networking protocols and applaud Voltaire's support of
this effort."

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