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IBM Endorses Crosswalk

WESTMINSTER, Colo. -- Crosswalk, Inc., the innovator of intelligent storage grid systems that transparently scale performance, access to data, capacity and resiliency, today announced that their revolutionary iGrid™ Intelligent Storage Grid System has been designated “IBM Ready for Grid Computing” by IBM (NYSE: IBM).

IBM Ready for Grid is both a program and a process that ensures an application is capable of executing and realizing benefits from running in a grid computing environment. As a member of the IBM Ready for Grid Computing program, Crosswalk provides customers with the assurance that the grid functionality found in the iGrid Intelligent Storage Grid System has been analyzed and verified as Ready for Grid by IBM, resulting in more reliable implementations.

“The IBM Ready for Grid Computing validation is an important endorsement of the iGrid Intelligent Storage Grid architecture and Crosswalk’s commitment to ensure organizations around the world experience substantial benefits by implementing grids in critical business processes to achieve both business and technology benefits,” said Jack McDonnell, Crosswalk’s founder and CEO. “This validation also ensures that iGrid can seamlessly integrate and interoperate with the broad portfolio of IBM technology and ISV partner products, so IBM Business Partners and our mutual customers can implement iGrid into new and existing grid computing environments with confidence and peace of mind.”

Crosswalk Inc.