LSI, Terascala Team On Offer HPC Parallel Storage Appliance

Terascala DTS 4000 high-performance, large-scale parallel file storage appliance to utilize LSI Engenio 7900 HPC Storage System

May 20, 2009

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MILPITAS, Calif., May 20, 2009 - LSI Corporation today announced an OEM partnership with Terascala, Inc. to drive increased storage sales in the high-performance computing (HPC) market. Under the terms of the agreement, the LSI Engenio 7900 HPC storage system will be integrated with the Terascala DTS 4000 parallel file storage appliance.Announced today, the DTS 4000 is the industry's first large-scale parallel storage appliance designed expressly for high-performance computing environments. It combines Terascala's expertise in parallel file systems and storage appliance development with the leading mixed workload performance, reliability and scalability of the LSI Engenio 7900 HPC storage system. The solution is designed to deliver the highest levels of data integrity and application performance while bringing appliance simplicity to large-scale, high-performance, parallel storage systems. "Every year, high-performance computing applications become more complex and the demand for increased processing power, storage performance and data reliability intensifies," said Larry Genovesi, CEO of Terascala, Inc. "Terascala's proven parallel storage appliances deliver a combination of throughput, capacity and cost effectiveness that cannot be achieved with conventional architectures. The integration of the LSI 7900 HPC storage system into our solution opens the door to the next level of storage performance and system reliability." Based on LSI seventh-generation XBB2 architecture, the 7900 HPC storage system is ideally suited for computing environments that store and utilize vast amounts of data for high-bandwidth and mixed-workload applications. The system combines industry-leading performance with advanced availability and reliability features designed to provide continuous high-speed data accessibility and protection across a wide range of HPC environments. "The LSI Engenio 7900 storage system is trusted by leading server OEMs and end customers to deliver continuous high-speed data accessibility and protection across a wide range of HPC application workloads," said Steve Hochberg, senior director, Worldwide HPC Segment, LSI Corporation. "The integration of the 7900 HPC system with the new Terascala DTS 4000 storage appliance offers customers a cost-effective, turnkey solution for meeting the unique computing requirements of HPC installations." The combined Terascala and LSI parallel storage appliance is available today. More information on the LSI HPC business is available at www.lsi.com/hpc. About LSI LSI Corporation is a leading provider of innovative silicon, systems and software technologies that enable products which seamlessly bring people, information and digital content together. The company offers a broad portfolio of capabilities and services including custom and standard product ICs, adapters, systems and software that are trusted by the world's best known brands to power leading solutions in the Storage and Networking markets. More information is available at www.lsi.com.

About Terascala

Terascala develops high throughput, high capacity and cost-effective storage solutions. Its unique storage appliance approach is changing the dynamics of the performance driven computing market, enabling existing users to do more for less while enabling new users to maximize the capabilities of their processing infrastructure. More information is available at www.terascala.com. Founded in 2005, Terascala is based in Avon, MA.

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