ORIX Ventures Announces Growth Capital Commitment to Virtustream

  ORIX Ventures Announces Growth Capital Commitment to Virtustream

  Funding Supports Growth of Virtustream’s Enterprise Class Cloud Solutions

Business Wire

WASHINGTON -- May 1, 2013

ORIX Ventures announces the closing of a subordinated term loan to
Virtustream, a leading enterprise class cloud software and Infrastructure as a
Service (IaaS) provider. The funding will provide growth capital to support
further product enhancements and expansion across new geographic markets and
industry verticals as demand for enterprise class cloud solutions continues to
increase rapidly.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Virtustream delivers enterprise class
cloud solutions to enterprises, governments and service providers. With
Virtustream, businesses can move complex production applications to the cloud
and benefit from the dramatic operational advantages and cost savings of cloud
computing. This funding highlights ORIX Ventures’ flexible growth capital
solutions for high-growth companies and its ability to team up with Silicon
Valley Bank.

“We are excited to be working with ORIX Ventures,” said Mike Provenzano, CFO
of Virtustream. “Its team understands our business, and this financing will
further drive client growth, accelerate enhancements to our cloud solutions
and expand Virtustream’s geographic coverage to meet rapidly escalating cloud
demand, particularly from the enterprise, service provider and government
market sectors.”

Jeff Bede, managing director in ORIX Ventures’ Washington, D.C. office,
commented, “We are impressed by the significant traction and product
disruption of Virtustream's cloud software and IaaS solutions. With our
resources, ORIX Ventures is well equipped to support its continued growth as a
leading cloud software and IaaS provider.”

About ORIX Ventures

ORIX Ventures provides customized financial solutions to mid- and late-stage
growth companies with established customers and run-rate revenues of $10
million or greater. ORIX Ventures is capable of leading debt or private equity
transactions with total commitments as high as $50 million. Since its
inception in 2001, ORIX Ventures has invested more than $1 billion across more
than 100 growth companies throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information
on ORIX Ventures, visit us at www.orixventures.com. ORIX Ventures is a
subsidiary of ORIX USA, a Dallas-based financial conglomerate with more than
1,400 employees and primary offices in Dallas, New York, Los Angeles, Columbus
and Minneapolis. ORIX USA holds approximately $6 billion of assets and manages
an additional $25 billion. ORIX USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of ORIX
Corporation, a Tokyo-based, publicly owned international financial services
company with operations in 28 countries worldwide. ORIX Corporation is listed
on the Tokyo (8591) and New York Stock Exchanges (IX). For more information on
ORIX USA, visit www.orix.com.

Please contact any of our ORIX Ventures’ offices to discuss your company’s
vision. http://orixventures.com/contact/

About Virtustream

Virtustream is a leading cloud innovator offering enterprise class cloud
solutions to enterprises, governments and service providers. Virtustream
enables businesses to move complex production applications to the cloud –
whether private, public or hybrid – while delivering the full economic and
business benefits of the cloud. Virtustream offersxStream, cloud management
software for private/public/hybrid clouds and also offers the Virtustream
Cloud which providessecure, high availability, Infrastructure as a Service
(IaaS) to enterprises. BothxStreamand the Virtustream Cloud deliver secure,
cloud efficiency withperformance SLAs for mission critical applications (SAP,
Oracle, Microsoft and thousands more). Virtustream’s solutions are backed by
professional services to design, migrate to, and manage clouds.

Virtustream offers these enterprise class cloud solutions worldwide; owns data
centers in the U.S. and EMEA; operates an international Cloud Exchange,
SpotCloud®; has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, New York, Washington D.C.,
Toronto, London, Dubai, Saudi Arabia and has partners in Asia and China.


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Shelby Sabin Menczer, 972-931-7576 x 353