Servers target education, government, and business clients.

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Rackmount Model 9715 provides capacity for 4 Intel® Xeon(TM) MP processors with up to 8 MB cache and EM64T, DDR2 Memory, and PCI Express architecture. Expansion capability supports 32 GB system memory and up to 3 TB of internal SCSI storage. SATA-based 9315 and SCSI-based 9415 are NAS servers utilizing Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 software. Both support 64-bit Intel Xeon processors with 800 MHz FSB. Model 9315 offers 1.2 TB raw internal storage, while Model 9415 offers 900 GB.



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Gateway Expands Award-Winning Server and Storage Product Lines for Education, Government and Business Clients



New Enterprise Class Gateway 9715 4-way Server Combines Value With High-Performance; 9315 and 9415 Storage Servers Offer New Network Attached Storage (NAS) Capabilities

IRVINE, Calif., May 31 -- Gateway, Inc. today introduced three new full-featured, high-performance and cost effective server and storage products for the education, government and business markets. Available at an industry leading price of $3,999, the Gateway(R) 9715 Server is a high-performance 4-way server platform for enterprise applications and database deployments requiring exceptional levels of data integrity and availability. The Gateway 9315 Storage Server and the Gateway 9415 Storage Server leverage the existing hardware architecture of Gateway's 9315 and 9415 Servers, and provide new Network Attached Storage (NAS) features such as print server, backup appliance and the ability to attach external storage.

"The Gateway 9715 4-way Server offers enterprise level performance that our professional customers require. The 9315 and 9415 NAS products bring new features to our storage product enabling the targeted solutions our customers need," said Tim Diefenthaler, senior director of server product marketing at Gateway. "We will continue to build upon our entire line of server, storage and networking products to deliver the capabilities and features our customers demand."

Gateway 9715 Server
The 9715 rack-mount server is ideal for database applications as well as server and storage consolidation projects. Using Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 or VM Ware applications, the Gateway 9715 can also be implemented as a Blade server alternative with the ability to run multiple instances of server operating systems. Enabling peak performance and reliability, the 9715 provides the capacity for four high-performance Intel(R) Xeon(TM) MP processors with up to 8MB cache and EM64T, DDR2 Memory with a Memory RAID option, memory sparing capability, slot-less Fibre Channel option and PCI Express architecture. The 9715 offers tremendous expansion capability with support up to 32GB of system memory and capacity of up to 3TB of internal SCSI storage(2).

"Gateway's systems based on the 64-bit Intel(R) Xeon(TM) processor MP and Intel's server building blocks or products offer system flexibility, supporting expanded uptime, faster data access, and more storage for mid-tier and database applications," said Kirk Skaugen, General Manager, Server Platforms Group Marketing, Intel. "Their systems deliver the performance and value customers require for demanding enterprise environments."

For high availability and reliability, the 9715 comes equipped with redundant, hot-swap power supplies and fans, and hot-plug PCI slots and memory. This is critical for organizations running mission critical applications.

The 9715 supports multiple operating systems, including Microsoft Windows Server software, Novell's Netware 6.5, Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3.0 and 3.0 EM64T, and SuSe Linux Enterprise 9.0 and 9.0 EM64T. Additionally, the server comes complete with the Gateway System Manager (GSM). The GSM is a real-time monitoring tool that gives IT managers ability to manage their platforms.

The Gateway 9715 Server is priced starting at $3,999.
Key features include:
o Rack-optimized 6U design
o Supports Quad 64-bit Intel(R) Xeon(TM) MP Processors with 667MHz FSB, 1MB Cache, and EM64T
o Supports up to 32GB ECC Registered DDR2
o Up to 4 "Hot-Plug" Memory Boards
o Supports 2GB DDR2 memory DIMMs
o Memory scub engine, sparing, x4 SDDC
o Dual Integrated Intel Gigabit Ethernet NICs
o Integrated Dual-channel Ultra320 SCSI
o Raid-On-Motherboard (ROMB) Option
o 2 Channel RAID controller with 256MB or 512MB cache and Battery Backup (BBU) options
o Seven Expansion Slots:
- Three PCI-X Slots
- Four PCIe
o 10 Hot-Swap Drive Bays:
o Up to 3.0 TB GB of internal storage
o Tool-less, Redundant Cooling Fans
o Six, cooling fans standard in 5+1 configuration
o Hot-swap, Redundant, Load-sharing Power Supplies
o System includes two, standard 1570W PS modules with full redundancy

Gateway 9315 Storage Server and 9415 Storage Server
Both the Gateway 9315 Storage Server and the Gateway 9415 Storage Server are high-performance, cost-effective NAS solutions. These products have capabilities including: print server, backup appliance and the ability for externally attached storage.

The Gateway 9315 and Gateway 9415 each utilize Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 software, saving network administrators' time by providing near seamless integration into any environment. Additionally, this software enables quick and easy deployment for plug-and-play installation, fast data recovery, web-based management for remote management, and enhanced performance for File and Print serving.

Both units provide scalable memory and storage options and the choice of single or double CPUs. The 9315 Storage Server is SATA-based, supporting higher capacities, while the 9415 Storage Server is SCSI-based, providing top reliability and performance.

The Gateway 9315 Storage Server supports the latest 64-bit Intel(R) Xeon(TM) processors, 800MHz FSB and EM64T for performance-intensive requirements. The system also includes three internal SATA hard drives with hardware RAID 5 support, as well as both PCI-X and PCIe support. The Gateway 9315 Storage Server is ideal for an entry level NAS solution with up to 1.2TB of raw internal data storage2 in only 1.75" of height.

The Gateway 9415 Storage Server supports the latest 64-bit Intel(R) Xeon(TM) processors 800MHz FSB for performance and storage-intensive applications. An innovative design, the 9415 Storage Server integrates three hot-swap SCSI drive bays with RAID 5 capability and dual-redundant, hot-swap power supplies in a 1.75" chassis. Additionally, the unit provides up to up
900GB of raw internal storage, making it more space-effective. With its wide array of technology, the 9415 was designed for high density rack-mount deployments requiring serious computing power, high availability and storage capability. The unit is ideal for a highly reliable entry NAS or for NAS solutions that require additional scalability with the option to attach additional external storage.

The Gateway 9315 Storage Server is priced at $2,197 and the Gateway 9415 Storage Server is priced at $2,098.

Gateway provides a comprehensive array of services specifically designed to meet the needs of businesses and institutions including a Three-Year Parts and Labor, Three-Year On-site, Next-Business-Day Limited Warranty(3). Gateway's optional two or four-hour on-site response program provides a heightened level of support for businesses needing maximum up-time (3). Gateway offers a range of service programs including 24x7 phone support through a dedicated team of MCSE, CNE and Linux certified technicians(3). Gateway also provides end-to-end services for a range of business needs, including hardware and software installation, network configuration development, network and system integration, training, security, and system maintenance.

For more information on Gateway products, customers can visit www.gateway.com or call 1-800-GATEWAY. Solution providers and value added resellers (VARs) interested in partnering with Gateway through the ProNet Partner Program can find more information at www.gateway.com/pronet.

From value-priced servers to ultra-reliable desktops to comprehensive services, Gateway has served organizations for 20 years. Gateway uses its multi-channel approach to make the purchase, use and support of technology simple. Gateway customers include many of the world's leading organizations, such as the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency, the University of Arizona, Harvard University, California Highway Patrol and others. For more information on Gateway Professional solutions, visit www.gateway.com/business.

About Gateway
Since its founding in 1985, Irvine, Calif.-based Gateway (NYSE: GTW) has been a technology pioneer, offering award-winning PCs and related products to consumers, businesses, government agencies and schools. After acquiring eMachines in early 2004, Gateway is now the third largest PC company in the U.S. and among the top ten worldwide. The company's value-based eMachines brand is sold exclusively by leading retailers worldwide, while the premium Gateway line is available at major retailers, over the web and phone, and through its direct and indirect sales force. See www.gateway.com for more information.

All offers valid in United States only and are subject to change without notice or obligation. May not be available through all sales channels. Prices exclude shipping and handling. Applicable taxes extra.

(1) Intel, Intel Inside, the Intel Inside logo, Intel Centrino, the Intel Centrino logo, Pentium, Pentium III Xeon, Intel Xeon, Itanium, Intel SpeedStep and Celeron are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

(2) Accessible capacity varies; TB = 1000 GB; GB = 1 billion bytes; MB = 1 million bytes

(3) Limited warranties and service agreements apply; visit gateway.com or call 1-800-846-2000 for a free copy. Service agreements are issued and performed by third parties. May not be available in all locations. Accidental Damage Protection not available in all states.

On-site service technician will be sent if necessary, following phone-based troubleshooting. Availability varies. Other conditions apply.

(4) Performance may vary. See www.intel.com for additional information.

CONTACT: Bryan Sherlock of Gateway, Inc., +1-949-471-7756, bryan.sherlock@gateway.com

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