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Globalstor Ships Ultra-Scaleable 64 bit NAS/iSCSI Solutions for 3 to 18TB’s of Low-Cost Storage

Field Upgradeable Solution to Support 10Gb Ethernet

CHATSWORTH, CA April 24, 2006:

Globalstor Data announced today the ExtremeStor-iNAS is now shipping worldwide with it’s new 64 bit iSCSI + NAS operating system. The iNAS extends their popular line of ExtremeStor series products by offering small to medium enterprises the flexibility of 12, 16, 24, or 36 bay systems that can be configured with either 250GB or 500GB hot-swappable SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) hard drives for scalable capacity ranging from 3TB to 18TB of raw storage. The new ExtremeStor-iNAS features dual Opteron CPU’s for maximized 64bit computing power, hardware RAID controllers, web based gui for remote management, clustering capabilities with heart beat failover, snap shots, dynamic volume expansion and limited scalability via on-board dual U320/SCSI I/O connections that ship standard with every unit for additional scalability out the back. “The ExtremeStor-iNAS line of NAS/iSCSI server solutions easily integrates with existing networks enabling IT managers to effortlessly consolidate multiple file servers,” said Scott Leif, President of Globalstor Data. “The low-cost entry level, backplane compatibility, speed, reliability, scalability and various upgrade options meet today’s IT requirements while providing an affordable growth path to meet tomorrow’s needs as well.”

Integrating Dual Opteron CPU’s , the ExtremeStor-iNAS ensures maximum computing power over a dual gigabit network interface for more efficient file retrieval. Looking forward, Globalstor also plans to add 10Gb Ethernet support in the near future. For ultimate reliability and security, the ExtremeStor product line incorporates a Linux minimized OS on a solid state flash disk and supports encrypted 128bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) transportation. For extreme scalability, organizations also have the option of adding Fibre Channel connectivity on specific models.

Well-equipped to safe guard businesses of virtually any size against downtime and critical data loss, ExtremeStor-iNAS includes two to three hot-swappable power supplies and two to three hot-swappable fans depending on model. RAID support includes levels 0, 1, 5 and 0+1.

Pricing and Availability
Available through Globalstor Data authorized partners, to find an authorized partner in your area call or visit Globalstor online at www.globalstor.com or to OEMs for development into specific applications, ExtremeStor-iNAS is available now with three-year factory warranties. Prices for the ExtremeStor-iNAS start at $9,000.00 MSRP with (12) 250GB SATA drives.

About Globalstor Data
Headquartered in Chatsworth, CA, Globalstor Data Corporation is a leading distributor of high performance RAID, SAN and storage/video servers. Widely recognized for its value-added services, including systems integration and customer support, Globalstor is an OEM with a full spectrum of hardware and software support offering a broad spectrum of broadcast and video professional solutions including DVD-R Digital Video Dailies solutions, 2K and 4K Digital Intermediate solutions, and high-performance hi-definition video servers offering scaleable storage up to 16TB’s. Globalstor serves a worldwide customer base from its U.S. headquarters in Chatsworth, California and internationally through a strong foundation of over-seas authorized resellers.