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Storage-IT Solutions Named Authorized Astute Partner Program Member

SAN DIEGO, CA and CARY, IL--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2013) - Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of performance storage appliances, and Storage-IT Solutions, a leading global data-centric solutions integrator for modern enterprises, today announced that Storage-IT Solutions is now an authorized AstuteNET Partner Program member offering the Astute ViSX family of performance storage appliances. Storage-IT Solutions will now offer the Astute flash storage solutions to help its customers non-disruptively increase the performance of their virtual and physical applications.

"Storage-IT Solutions is always looking to deliver the most compelling solutions to meet our customers' data storage requirements," said Kevin Corcoran, Principal, Storage-IT Solutions. "Astute has a unique product set that provides the most cost-effective solution for iSCSI SAN users to immediately take advantage of the massive performance benefits of flash storage. ViSX appliances are ideal for any company that wants a high-performance storage solution to optimize their virtual infrastructure investments. We are proud to offer ViSX in our suite of products."

The AstuteNET program, which has been enhanced with expanded resources to maximize solution delivery and profitability, assists partners in becoming trusted advisors to their customers by providing a component-rich program that is built around ViSX -- a simple-to-deploy flash storage appliance that is the perfect solution for both virtual and physical performance-hungry applications.

Astute breaks application performance barriers by resolving critical I/O bottlenecks with the ViSX flash-based Performance Storage Appliances for physical and virtual environments. Based on its 10GbE DataPump Engine™ and Networked Flash™ architecture, ViSX gives IT managers a simple to deploy storage I/O acceleration appliance that boosts application and VDI performance up to 10X in a matter of minutes. Companies improve user productivity, customer satisfaction and revenue generation while eliminating the over-provisioning of storage, servers, and network resources. ViSX co-exists with installed storage and delivers 100% flash performance in a non-disruptive, simple to deploy solution, at prices comparable to disk-based systems.

"Storage-IT Solutions is a system integrator well-known for its technical depth and customer value," said Steve Kucker, vice president of sales, Astute Networks. "Like Astute, Storage-IT Solutions is focused on optimizing customers' storage infrastructure while maximizing storage I/O performance. We are pleased to have them adopt our ViSX flash storage appliances to help users eliminate I/O constraints and boost tier one application performance for virtual and physical environments."

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About Astute Networks
Astute is the leading provider of performance storage appliances for physical and virtual environments that increase performance, enhance user productivity, and lower IT costs. The company's ViSX family of Networked Flash appliances is based on a 100% solid state flash technology that cost-effectively delivers a high number of sustained IOPS to dramatically increase application performance. Powered by its patented DataPump Engine™, ViSX overcomes performance limitations by non-disruptively delivering shared performance to all servers and virtual machines over pervasively deployed Ethernet networks. ViSX is available through the company's network of authorized AstuteNet channel partners. For more information, visit www.astutenetworks.com.

About Storage-IT Solutions
Storage-IT Solutions is a data-centric solutions integrator that leverages industry standard best practices to implement leading solutions for the modern enterprise. Its mission is to ensure performance and integrity of data as it moves through the data center into networks that are being challenged by complexity of end point growth and rapid deployment of mobile infrastructure. Established in 2000, Storage-IT Solutions has developed into a global solutions integrator with technology serviced in 13 Nations and global deployment capabilities extending to more than 42 nations. In an economy that requires global infrastructure in order to remain competitive, Storage-IT Solutions is your trusted technology advisor. For more information, visit www.storageitsolutions.com

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