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DataDirect Networks CEO to Speak at Needham Financial Conference

Data storage market leader CEO will discuss cloud computing and IT industry trends

CHATSWORTH, CA — (December 17, 2010) — DataDirect Networks (DDN), the leading provider of data storage and compute solutions for content rich and high scalability IT environments, today announced that the company’s CEO and cofounder, Alex Bouzari, will speak at the Needham Growth Conference taking place January 11-13, 2011.

Bouzari’s presentation to the Needham Growth Conference comes during an extended period of profitable, high growth for DDN, whose data infrastructure solutions are business enabling for cloud computing and scale-out IT environments. Organizations such as Microsoft, NASA, Shutterfly, Weta Digital and hundreds of others are leveraging award-winning DDN technology to successfully manage the deluge of data and information.

About DataDirect Networks

DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world’s largest privately held information storage company. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and services that enable content-rich and high growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world’s leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security and intelligence organizations.

Deployed in thousands of mission critical environments worldwide, DDN’s solutions have been designed, engineered and proven in the world’s most scalable data centers to ensure competitive business advantage for today’s information powered enterprise.

For more information, go to datadirect.wpengine.com or call +1-800-TERABYTE (837-2298).