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Range of Certifications Give Mylex Customers Confidence with Multiple Environments

Mylex, an IBM Company and leading supplier of RAID controllers, today announced that its AcceleRAID 352 and AcceleRAID 170 Ultra 160 SCSI RAID controllers have recently earned certifications for Windows®, Solaris® and other operating systems.

AcceleRAID 352 is now certified for the following operating systems and software tools: Microsoft® Windows 2000, Sun® Solaris 7.0 x86, Novell® NetWare® 5.1, SCO® OpenServer® 5.0.5 and UnixWare® 7.1.1. AcceleRAID 170 has earned certifications for Windows NT ® 4.0 and Windows 2000, as well as for Solaris 7.0 x86.

"Customers can now have the highest confidence that their products will work in these environments," said Suresh Panikar, director of product marketing. "Mylex has always been a supporter of heterogeneous environments and in providing certification to our entire product line."

AcceleRAID 352 and AcceleRAID 170 Offer Latest SCSI Technology Performance
The Ultra 160 SCSI interface standard helps improve network storage reliability and performance, and is designed to deliver a data transfer rate of 160 MB/second, twice that of Ultra2 SCSI RAID.


The AcceleRAID 352 RAID controller is ideal for entry level to midrange servers that require full RAID functionality. A dual channel Ultra 160 SCSI RAID controller, the AcceleRAID 352 can deliver performance of up to 7000 IOPs and sustained data transfer rates of about 125 MB/s.

The AcceleRAID 170 is a single channel Ultra 160 SCSI RAID controller, ideally suited for workstations and high-density, rackmount servers. It is capable of delivering performance of more than 4000 IOPs and sustained data transfer rates of approximately 100 MB/s.

Availability

AcceleRAID 352 and AcceleRAID 170 are available now through OEMs and Mylex’s worldwide sales and channel network, which includes distributors, resellers and system integrators.


About Mylex

Mylex, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IBM Corporation (NYSE: IBM), produces high-performance RAID controllers and complementary computer products for network servers, mass storage systems, workstations and system motherboards. Mylex products are sold globally through a network of OEMs, major distributors, VARs and system integrators. Mylex is headquartered at 34551 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont, CA 94555, and can be reached by phone at 510-796-6100 or toll free at 800-77-MYLEX, by fax at 510-745-8016 or on the Internet at http://www.mylex.com



IBM, Mylex and AcceleRAID are trademarks or registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corp. and its subsidiaries. All other referenced product names are trademarks of their respective companies. Microsoft, Windows and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Sun and Solaris are registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. Netware is a registered trademark of Novell, Inc. SCO, OpenServer and UnixWare are registered trademarks of The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc.


Contacts:

Suresh Panikar

Mylex Corporation

+1 510 608 2406

spanikar@us.ibm.com


Paul Shlackman or Alex Murphy

Strategic Relations

+44 (0)1494 434 434

alexm@strategicpr.net

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