Isilon Expands in EMEA

Isilon's channel partner ecosystem grows to 35 companies as European market demand for clustered storage rises

September 7, 2007

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SEATTLE -- Leveraging the accelerating enterprise demand for scalable, robust clustered storage solutions for digital content and unstructured data, Isilon Systems [Nasdaq: ISLN], the leader in clustered storage, today reported impressive market growth resulting from its operations in EMEA. Since launching operations in July 2006, Isilon’s European offices have played a key role in increasing Isilon’s total base to more than 500 customers worldwide

In conjunction with Isilon’s presence at IBC 2007 in Amsterdam, Isilon today announced that leading European media and entertainment and Web 2.0 companies, including Ascent Media Group, Cinesite-UK, Dailymotion, Escape Studios, MPC (The Moving Picture Company), Fugitive Studios, Glasshouse, Fluid, NedStat, Skyrock, Smoke & Mirrors, Random House, Channel 4, Hit Entertainment and, are among customers using Isilon IQ clustered storage to accelerate digital media workflows and maximize the business value of critical media assets during a period of profound change in the media and entertainment industry. To meet the growing demand for Isilon clustered storage in EMEA, Isilon also today announced that more than 35 leading channel resellers and distribution companies have joined Isilon’s channel sales network.

“In just a short 15 months, we have built a thriving channel partner ecosystem that, in combination with our own talented and experienced sales force, has enabled us to acquire new, enterprise customers at an accelerating rate as we deliver the breakthrough benefits of clustered storage to leading businesses across Europe, the Middle East and Africa,” said Steve Jenkins, Vice President and General Manager, EMEA, Isilon Systems. “The roster of media and entertainment companies we are announcing today at IBC reflects that growth in a key market segment, underscoring the clear scalability, performance and significant cost advantages that Isilon provides to companies seeking to maximize their digital content networks around Web 2.0, advanced computing architectures and increasing penetration of HD broadcasting.”

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