Bell Micro, Fabrik Sign Pact

Bell Microproducts has signed a distribution deal with Fabrik

May 8, 2007

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Bell Microproducts Inc. (Nasdaq: BELM), one of the world's largestvalue-added distributors of storage and computing technology, has signed adistribution deal with Fabrik, Inc. (, the provider ofinnovative storage, memory and content management services. Under the termsof the agreement, Bell Microproducts will distribute the full line ofFabrik's SimpleTech- branded external and portable backup and storagesolutions, network attached storage devices, memory, compact flash andflash drives throughout North America.

Fabrik's new partnership with Bell Microproducts is designed toincrease awareness and visibility of the company's full line of storage andmemory products. The relationship is in line with Fabrik's strategy tooffer easy access to the best products in the market for small businessusers, creative professionals and consumers. As the premier destination forall storage needs, Bell Microproducts is a natural fit for the line ofSimpleTech-branded solutions.

"We are excited about this relationship, as it will give the channelmore value-added choices," said John Vossoughi, senior vice president,North American computer products marketing for Bell Microproducts. "Notonly does our new partnership expand our portfolio of value-addedofferings, it serves as a great foundation for future collaboration anddistribution of innovative solutions from Fabrik."

Fabrik is a global provider of external, portable and network storagesolutions for consumers and small business users. It also provides flashmemory cards, USB flash drives and memory upgrades for a wide range ofindustrial and consumer applications, including IP networking, servers,consumer electronics, and personal computing. Earlier this yearSimpleTech's consumer business unit was acquired by Fabrik, a privatelyowned company based in San Mateo, California. Fabrik's vision is to developnew product categories that transform the way people store, manage, access,find and share their personal and professional content.

Bell Microproducts (Nasdaq: BELM)Fabrik Inc.

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