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DataDirect Networks (DDN) Appoints Financial Services and Technology Industry Leader to Board of Directors

Oracle Veteran John Dorman Expands Strategic Focus to Data-Driven Services Industries

CHATSWORTH, CA — (September 20, 2011) — DataDirect Networks (DDN), the world’s largest privately held information storage company, today announced the addition of financial services and technology industry veteran John Dorman to its Board of Directors.

Previously, Dorman served as chairman, president and chief executive officer for online banking services company Digital Insight Corporation and prior to that was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Financial Services at Oracle, where he was responsible for product development, services and sales to banks and brokerage firms worldwide. Dorman also served as chairman, CEO and founder of Treasury Services Corporation, and Treasurer of Union Bank of California. Dorman currently serves as a board member at Online Resources Corporation, Deepdyve and the Yosemite Conservancy.

“Financial organizations around the world are seeking to extract faster business feedback, increased insight, and greater value from the massive amounts of data they collect, and are seeking next-generation technologies to enable these objectives,” Dorman said. “I am honored to join the Board of Directors of DDN, an organization that is poised at the leading edge of this new era of computing.”

“We are delighted to welcome John to DDN,” said Alex Bouzari, CEO and cofounder, DataDirect Networks. “His unique background in developing technologies for mission critical services industries is a valuable asset as DDN scales for increased demand from organizations around the world seeking transformative, enabling solutions for the Big Data era.”

Dorman earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Occidental College.

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.

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