Xyratex Launches ClusterStor™ Professional Services to Deliver Added Value Through its Industry-Leading HPC Storage Solutions

  Xyratex Launches ClusterStor™ Professional Services to Deliver Added Value
              Through its Industry-Leading HPC Storage Solutions

New team accelerates time to results for HPC users and delivers support for
Lustre®, installation, training and other advanced services

PR Newswire

HAVANT, United Kingdom, June 4, 2013

HAVANT, United Kingdom, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Xyratex Ltd (NASDAQ:
XRTX), a leading provider of data storage technology, today announced the
creation of its new ClusterStor™ Professional Services capability. This new
team of highly skilled service and technology professionals will be
responsible for helping partners and end users capture and execute on their
storage requirements to bestmatch theirmost demanding application needs. 

"Our mission for ClusterStor Professional Services is to accelerate the time
to results for our users and partners across verticals and geographies, and
help them realize value sooner from their investment in HPC storage
technology," said Simon Johnson, senior director of ClusterStor Professional
Services at Xyratex. "Our team has a deep pedigree in value-added services,
Lustre^® file systems and data storage, and our ClusterStor solutions have
achieved tremendous market adoption in a short time. Combined, this experience
enables us to bring additional integrated solutionvalueand efficiency to
solve our clients' challenges andfurtherexploit the best-in-class
performance thatourtechnology delivers."

"Xyratex has 25 years' experience delivering and optimizing high-performance
storage products to a wide range of end users," said Addison Snell, CEO of
Intersect360 Research. "This history of successful deployments will create a
solid foundation of trust in value-added services, as more commercial
organizations seek greater throughput and scalability with Lustre."

Specifically, ClusterStor Professional Services will deliver the following:

  oComprehensive early-stage customer requirement gathering and design
  oRapid, quality controlled installation and evaluation of personalized
  oAdvanced services that include complex solution design and integration,
    client deployments, data migration and more
  oTraining programs for Xyratex OEM partners and resellers that share our
    unique field and solution experience and ensure optimal solutions ROI
  oContract support services for Lustre on non-Xyratex hardware

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 United
Kingdom, Xyratex has an established global base with R&D and operational
facilities in North America, Asia and Europe.

Lustre is a registered trademark of Xyratex Ltd. Other names may be trademarks
of their respective owners.

SOURCE Xyratex Ltd

Website: http://www.xyratex.com
Contact: Brad Driver, Vice President of Investor Relations, +1-510-687-5260,
brad_driver@xyratex.com; or Jason Sprenger, for Xyratex, +1-612-327-1886,
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