Xyratex Releases Results

Xyratex announced results for the first fiscal quarter ended February 28, 2007

March 28, 2007

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HAVANT, U.K. -- Xyratex Ltd (Nasdaq: XRTX), a leading provider of modular enterprise class data storage subsystems and storage process technology, today announced results for the first fiscal quarter ended February 28, 2007. Revenues for the first quarter were $236.4 million, an increase of 24.1% compared to revenues of $190.5 million for the same period last year.

For the first quarter, GAAP net income was $10.1 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, compared to GAAP net income of $6.4 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, in the same period last year. Non-GAAP net income increased 45.8% to $11.9 million, or a diluted earnings per share of $0.40, compared to non-GAAP net income of $8.3 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, in the same quarter a year ago (1).

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Gross profit margin in the first quarter was 19.0%, compared to 19.7% in the same period last year, primarily due to product mix within the Networked Storage Solutions business.

Revenues from sales of our Networked Storage Solutions (formerly Storage and Network Systems) products were $163.6 million as compared to $128.8 million in the same quarter a year ago, an increase of 27%. Gross profit margin in the Networked Storage Solutions business was 13.6% as compared to 15.1% a year ago. Revenues from sales of our Storage Infrastructure products were $72.8 million as compared to $61.7 million in the same quarter a year ago, an increase of 18%. Gross profit margin in the Storage Infrastructure business was 31.6% as compared to 29.4% a year ago.Our first quarter results were ahead of our expectation. With strong demand for our products, particularly in our Networked Storage Solutions business, I am encouraged with regard to our continued progress in executing our strategic plan and expansion of our customer base,” said Steve Barber, CEO of Xyratex. “The fundamentals of the markets we serve continue to be very good and I believe we continue to improve on our competitive and technology position. We will continue to work with our customers to make them more competitive in their respective markets and remain flexible in meeting their technology and product demands. I believe we are well positioned to capitalize on the positive industry dynamics that are creating significant demand for our storage products.”

Xyratex Ltd.

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