Xyratex to Exhibit at SC'13 - Extending Industry Leadership

         Xyratex to Exhibit at SC'13 - Extending Industry Leadership

ClusterStor (TM) demonstration of next generation technologies combined with
multiple presentations in Xyratex booth.

PR Newswire

DENVER, Nov. 18, 2013

DENVER, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xyratex Ltd (Nasdaq: XRTX), a leading
provider of data storage technology, today announced that it will be
demonstrating its next generation ClusterStor systems at SC'13 to be held this
week in Denver, Colorado. Xyratex will highlight its HPC data storage
solutions and demonstrate the significant value it brings to the market
through a number of presentations at the show during the week. This year
Xyratex will have a presentation theater in its booth with presentations from
Xyratex and industry leaders as well as end user customers speaking on broad
application areas related to various HPC subjects.

"We are delighted to be exhibiting at Supercomputing again this year. Each
year we have raised the bar with exciting announcements and this year will be
no exception. The announcements this week will further extend our leadership
in storage performance efficiency," said Ken Claffey Senior Vice President and
GM for the ClusterStor business. "Additionally, we are really honored that we
will have so many end user customers talking about their experience with our
products and how their requirements are evolving given the challenges they are
facing in their business dealing with the ever growing demand for storage."

Some of the recognized industry names planned to present in Xyratex booth
#2107 on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and Wednesday, Nov. 20 include University of
California Berkeley, Pittsburg Supercomputer Center, Princeton University,
Seagate, Intel, Mellanox, Knome, Arista Networks, CEA, HP, and more.

Xyratex itself will deliver multiple presentations at SC'13 outside its booth
including:

  oXyratex Principal Architect Torben Kling-Peterson will be a panelist at
    the SC'13 BoF Session: "The Lustre Community – at the Intersection of HPC
    and Big Data" on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 12:15 p.m.
  oXyratex Partner and Alliance Development Manager Michael K. Connolly will
    lead presentations at several exhibitor booths including Intel on Tuesday,
    Nov. 19 at 4:30 p.m. and Mellanox on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 1:15 p.m.
  oXyratex Field Applications Engineer Tony Katz will speak at the Exhibitor
    Forum Session: "Moving, Storing, and Managing Data" on Thursday, Nov. 21
    at 4 p.m.

Demonstrations of ClusterStor, its new features and the next generation of the
ClusterStor Manager user interface will take place at the Xyratex booth,
#2107.

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 Technology, Ltd., in the United
States.

SOURCE Xyratex Ltd

Website: http://www.xyratex.com
Contact: Brad Driver, Vice President of Investor Relations, Tel: +1 (510)
687-5260, Email: bdriver@xyratex.com
 
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