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DataDirect Networks CEO to Speak at ThinkEquity’s ThinkTomorrow – Today Conference

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

CHATSWORTH, CA — (May 09, 2011) — DataDirect Networks (DDN), the world’s largest privately-held information storage company, today announced that the CEO and Co-Founder, Alex Bouzari, will speak at the ThinkEquity’s ThinkTomorrow &ndash Today (TTT) Conference, taking place May 9-11, 2011 in Palo Alto, CA.

Bouzari’s presentation to the TTT Conference comes during an extended period of profitable, high growth for DDN. The company has recently announced new deployments of its industry leading information management solutions at such customers as Photobox, Europe’s largest photo sharing site; Stanford University Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, a world leader in gene sequencing research; and the City Hall in Anyang, Korea, which is using DDN to power an extensive video surveillance system.

In addition, DDN announced its new NAS Scaler offering, a highly scalable multi-protocol network attached storage solution, designed for high-growth cloud service providers, unstructured data, and machine-generated data sets.

Other recent announcements include an expanded partnership with Samsung Techwin and ISS to provide massively scalable video surveillance systems in Latin America.

WHO:
Alex Bouzari brings more than twenty years of experience in the storage industry and a wealth of knowledge in running profitable, fast growth technology companies. Prior to co-founding DataDirect Networks, Mr. Bouzari served as CEO of Personal Writer, Inc., and co-founder of MegaDrive Systems, Inc. Mr. Bouzari holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Engineering and Economics from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), with graduate studies in Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University.

WHEN:
Tuesday May 10, 8:15 AM Pacific Time

WHERE:
Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley
East Palo Alto, California

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).

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