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DataDirect Networks (DDN) CEO to Speak at Morgan Keegan Technology Group Private Growth Company Conference

DDN CEO Alex Bouzari will discuss the company’s growth and its ability to anticipate market transitions

CHATSWORTH, CA — (June 21, 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 Morgan Keegan Technology Group Private Growth Company Conference, taking place June 20-22, 2011 in Half Moon Bay, CA.

Bouzari will focus on DDN’s solid track record in running a profitable, high growth business. He will also highlight the company’s position as the global leader in providing systems to the world’s most data intensive organizations, as evidenced by recent deployments at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at VirginaTech, which is using DDN to support its cancer research; and the City Hall in Gwangju, Korea, which is using DDN to power an extensive video surveillance system.

Other recent announcements include an expanded partnership with DVTel, to provide a massively scalable “Pay as you Grow” video surveillance management infrastructure that lets customers easily add capacity as they deploy additional cameras and sensor endpoints.

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:
Wednesday June 22, 9:15 AM Pacific Time

WHERE:
The Ritz-Carlton
Half Moon Bay, CA

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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