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September 30, 2013

Permabit Reaches Milestone 1,000th Unit Shipped of Albireo Data Deduplication Software

Delivers an estimated $300 million in savings to end users

CAMBRIDGE, Mass – Permabit Technology Corporation, the recognized leader in data efficiency technology, announced today that its flash and hard disk customers have shipped more than 1,000 arrays running Permabit’s Albireo data optimization software in the past 6 months.

Albireo is on track to ship in more than 3,000 arrays in 2013. 

Permabit’s Albireo is the industry’s first purpose-built OEM deduplication, compression, and thin-provisioning software designed to meet the needs of hardware, software and service providers in the enterprise, cloud, flash, SAN, NAS and data protection markets.  Permabit was chosen by its OEM customers because it provides industry-leading economic value to end-customers. 

“Our OEM partners have exceeded 1,000 arrays shipped with embedded Albireo software in 6-months,” said Tom Cook, CEO of Permabit. “As more of our partners come to market, we expect to surpass 3,000 units sold this year. Most importantly, we estimate that our partners have delivered an astonishing $300 million in data efficiency savings to their customers.”

“With this major milestone, Permabit has proven that data efficiency is being deployed broadly today," said Ben Woo, Managing Director, Neuralytix. "For vendors that still don't have this functionality in their storage systems (disk or flash), they are rapidly running out of time! You can't differentiate storage based on hardware any longer, software is the key and data efficiency is the differentiator.”

Albireo data efficiency software provides deduplication, compression and thin-provisioning capabilities and easily integrates into a storage OEMs existing software architecture.  Data efficiency is a must-have feature for the latest generation of disk and flash, primary, archive and backup storage across the data center and the cloud. With Albireo, OEMs leverage their existing R&D investments while accelerating time to market.

About Permabit
Permabit is the recognized leader in data efficiency technology, enabling OEMs to leverage their R&D investment, increase margin, accelerate time to market and achieve competitive advantage. Permabit Albireo software massively improves performance and efficiency of data creation, transmission and storage. Solutions built with Albireo are being delivered by leading hardware, software and service providers. Permabit was founded in 2000 by a technical and business team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit: www.permabit.com.