LOS GATOS, Calif., February 27, 2008 - Hifn(TM) (NASDAQ: HIFN), the catalyst behind storage and networking innovation, today announced that it will participate in Microsoft's "Heroes Happen Here" launch event in Los Angeles on February 27 in support of Windows Server 2008. During the event Hifn will demonstrate its encrypted IP SAN appliance which utilizes Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 and offers seamless compatibility with Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007.
"Today's IT customers are looking for increased dependability, scalability and security features," said Ward Ralston, Group Technical Product Manager for Windows Server Marketing at Microsoft Corp. "With Hifn's Encrypted IP SAN appliance and Windows Server 2008, customers can achieve a highly reliable infrastructure for their business-critical applications."
Windows Server 2008 is designed to improve service levels with comprehensive tools to help manage and protect corporate assets and reduce IT costs through low complexity, efficient operations, and high agility through streamlined deployment and resource provisioning.
"As a Microsoft partner we are in alignment, focusing on delivering the same benefits and innovations for IT administrators," said John Matze, Vice President of Business Development at Hifn. "Hifn's technology is designed to address complexity, efficiency and security challenges in today's Data Centers."
The Swarm is a series of IP SAN appliances that delivers the benefits of storage networking to small and mid-sized business that want encryption, storage consolidation, centralized management, automatic backup, high availability and seamless interoperability with the Microsoft operating Hifn to Join Microsoft's Global Launch Event for Windows Server 2008 Pg. 2 environment. The Hifn Swarm Series of iSCSI storage appliances provide up to 9.75 terabytes of RAID-6 protected storage along with a full suite of storage services, including replication, point-in-time copy backup used for Volume Shadow Copy Services (VSS)-consistent snapshots and multipath I/O for high availability active-active configurations.
Hifn (NASDAQ:HIFN) delivers the key channel and OEM ingredients for 21st century storage and networking environments. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in the development of purpose-built Applied Service Processors (ASPs), we are a trusted partner to industry leaders for whom infrastructure innovation in storage and networking is critical to success. With the majority of secure networked communications flowing through Hifn technology, the 21st century convergence of storage and networking drives our product roadmap forward. For more information, please visit: www.hifn.com.