Server Appliance suits enterprise-class applications.

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To optimize reliability and uptime for business-critical applications, S-1900 R2 combines dual multi-core Intel® Xeon 5500 processor performance with integrated hardware RAID and dual redundant 650 W AC power supplies. Appliance supports 4 hot-swap SATA/SAS HDDs for up to 4 TB of storage and 12 slots of DDR3 memory (1,333/1,066 MHz) for up to 96 GB total memory. There are also 2 full-height, full-length PCIe and one low-profile expansion slots.



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NEI Unveils New High-Performance, Long-Life Appliance Platform for Enterprise-Class Applications



CANTON, Mass., Oct. 5 -- NEI (NASDAQ:NENG), a leading provider of application platforms, appliances and support services for software developers, OEMs and service providers worldwide, today announced availability of a high-performance 1U server appliance for enterprise-class application deployments. The S-1900 R2 appliance combines dual multi-core Intel® Xeon 5500 processor performance with integrated hardware RAID and dual redundant 650W AC power supplies to maximize reliability and uptime for business-critical applications.

"Today's complex IT environment demands reliable, affordable appliance solutions designed for long-life use and maximum uptime," said Jeff Hudgins, vice president of marketing, NEI. "By combining the latest Intel technology with other leading-edge drive and storage components, the S-1900 R2 gives software developers a deployment vehicle on which they can promise their customers higher reliability and more affordable performance."

Key features of the S-1900 R2 include:
-- Four hot swap SATA/SAS hard drives for up to four terabytes of storage
-- Twelve slots of DDR3 memory (1333/1066 MHz) for up to 96 GB of total memory
-- Two full-height, full-length PCIe and one low-profile expansion slots

Additionally, the platform supports up to eight processing cores per system and can host either Microsoft Windows® or Linux operating systems.

When coupled with NEI's Smart Services software - a lightweight and efficient platform lifecycle management console - the S1900 R2 will deliver even greater dependability backed by monitoring capabilities, making it ideal for data and video storage applications, network and web security, IP communications and many other enterprise applications. NEI's Smart Services allows clients to deploy a more controlled, lifecycle-managed network of appliances that simplify and automate remote health monitoring, centralize application and OS updates, streamline support processes and accelerate deployments. All this allows for lower operating cost, a controlled operating environment and greater customer satisfaction on the part of NEI's clients' end-users.

Pricing and Availability

Evaluation units of the S-1900 R2 are immediately available with production quantities expected through 2013. Base-configuration pricing starts at $2,150 each. The S-1900 R2 comes with a two-year limited warranty which can be supplemented by a variety of technical support plans ranging from advance replacement to on-site 24-hour support.

About NEI

NEI is a leading provider of application platforms, appliances and support services for software developers, OEMs and service providers worldwide. Through its comprehensive suite of services that include solution design, integration control, support and other value-added service capabilities, NEI enables customers to more effectively deploy, manage, service and support their solutions. Founded in 1997, NEI is headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts and trades on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol NENG. For more information about NEI's products and services, visit www.nei.com.

NEI and the NEI logo are trademarks of Network Engines, Inc. Intel, Xeon and the Intel logo are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other names, brands and trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

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