Xyratex Exhibiting at International Supercomputing Conference 2012

      Xyratex Exhibiting at International Supercomputing Conference 2012

Xyratex will demonstrate its new ClusterStor™6000 storage solution at the ISC
2012 conference

PR Newswire

HAVANT, UK, June 18, 2012

HAVANT,UK, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Xyratex Ltd (Nasdaq: XRTX), a
leading provider of data storage technology, today announced that it will be
exhibiting at the International Supercomputing 2012 Conference (ISC) in
Hamburg, Germany from June 18th through June 20th.

This year marks the second year of Xyratex exhibitor level participation at
ISC with a booth on the exhibition floor, informative presentations on 'The
Next Generation of HPC Data Storage', a presentation in Xyratex's partner
Intel Corporation's booth, sponsorship of an HPC Advisory Council workshop on
June 17th, and multiple presentations and activity within the OpenSFS / EOFS
Lustre® Pavilion booth. In 2011, Xyratex became a board member and Promoter
level participant of the OpenSFS, a nonprofit, technical corporation that
promotes collaboration among institutions using open source scalable file
systems including Lustre, and is committed to ascertaining requirements of
high-end scalable file systems within the High Performance Computing (HPC)
community.

The primary highlight for ISC attendees is the announcement and demonstration
of Xyratex's new addition to its proven ClusterStor high performance data
storage solutions, the ClusterStor 6000. Xyratex developed the ClusterStor
6000 by leveraging its continuing expertise in clustered file systems,
enterprise class integrated application platforms, and high availability
storage subsystem design. ClusterStor 6000 includes next generation FDR 56Gb/s
InfiniBand interconnect built in as well as utilizing Intel's latest E5 family
of processors for increased throughput and processing capability.

"At ISC'11, Xyratex participated with other HPC organizations including
Microsoft, Mellanox, HP, Dell, and Fujitsu, in the world's first FDR 56Gb/s
InfiniBand demonstration. Organized by the HPC Advisory Council, that
demonstration interconnected exhibitors' booths via the ISCnet FDR 56Gb/s
InfiniBand network to showcase various emerging HPC applications and products
including Xyratex's ClusterStor storage solution," said Gilad Shainer,
Chairman of the HPC Advisory Council. "We are extremely pleased to see those
products being released to the market, such as Xyratex's next generation of
ClusterStor which includes full FDR 56 GB/s InfiniBand capabilities."

The ISC 2012 event, now in its 27th year, begins on June 17th and runs through
June 21st and is expected to draw 2,400 attendees from academia, research
institutions and industry around the world. An estimated 160 leading
organizations will showcase their products and research in the ISC exhibition
along with a wide range of expert speakers and exhibits from leading research
centers and vendors.

"International Supercomputing Conference 2012 is a fantastic opportunity to
showcase the ClusterStor 6000 to the leading influencers in HPC," said Michael
Stolz, VP Marketing Xyratex. "We are very involved with the HPC community,
especially with OpenSFS and EOFS. We're very committed to Lustre and to
ensuring new features continue to become available to the community."

Visit Xyratex in Booth 660 at ISC'12 (June 18 - 20, 2012)
Visit Xyratex International  at booth #660 to learn more about the
organization's HPC products and find out how your organization can benefit
from ClusterStor solutions.

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About ISC'12
ISC is the world's oldest and one of the most important conferences for the
HPC community. Now in its 27th year, ISC is the world's oldest and one of the
most important conferences for the HPC community, offering a strong five-day
technical program with a wide range of expert speakers and exhibits from
leading research centers and vendors. A number of events complement the
technical program, including Tutorials, Workshops, Top500 Announcement,
Research Paper Sessions, Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions, Research Poster
Session, Think Tank Series, Analyst Crossfire, Exhibitor and Start-up Forums,
and the popular Hot Seat Sessions in a new format featuring leaders from
industry and research centers. The conference has experienced tremendous
growth over the last few years, with an estimated 2,400 participants from
around the world expected to convene in Hamburg, June 17th–21st.

About Xyratex
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular
solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD)
capital equipment for the HDD industry. Xyratex enterprise data storage
platforms provide a range of advanced, scalable data storage solutions for the
Original Equipment Manufacturer and High Performance Computing communities. As
the largest capital equipment supplier to the HDD industry, Xyratex enables
disk drive manufacturers and their component suppliers to meet today's
technology and productivity requirements. Xyratex has over 25 years of
experience in research and development relating to disk drives, storage
systems and manufacturing process technology.

Founded in 1994 in an MBO from IBM, and with headquarters in the UK, Xyratex
has an established global base with R&D and operational facilities in North
America, Asia and Europe.

Lustre is a registered trademark of Oracle.

SOURCE Xyratex Ltd

Website: http://www.xyratex.com
Contact: Brad Driver, Xyratex Investor Relations, +1-510-687-5260,
bdriver@xyratex.com, Mike Stolz, Vice President of Marketing, +1-952-303-4780,
mstolz@xyratex.com
 
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