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Egenera, Inc. Joins EMC E-Infostructure Developers Program.

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MARLBORO Marlboro or Marlborough (märl`bərō), city (1990 pop. 31,813), Middlesex co., E Mass.; settled on the site of a Native American village 1657, inc. as a city 1890. , Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 7, 2002

Egenera, Inc., an emerging leader in data center infrastructure, today announced that it has joined EMC (1) (EMC Corporation, Hopkinton, MA, The leading supplier of storage products for midrange computers and mainframes. Founded in 1979 by Richard J. Egan and Roger Marino, EMC has developed advanced storage and retrieval technologies for the world's largest companies.  Corporation's E-Infostructure(TM) Developers Program, the storage industry's most comprehensive open storage software initiative.

Through this technical alliance, Egenera plans to integrate its PAN Manager(TM) software with EMC Enterprise Storage application programming interfaces (APIs). This integration will enable Egenera customers to manage both BladeFrame(TM) and EMC information storage resources from the PAN Manager console, enhancing flexibility and lowering administrative costs administrative costs, the overhead expenses incurred in the operation of a dental benefits program, excluding costs of dental services provided.

"Egenera's ability to deliver exceptional customer value is based in part on our firm commitment to open standards Specifications for hardware and software that are developed by a standards organization or a consortium involved in supporting a standard. Available to the public for developing compliant products, open standards imply "open systems;" that an existing component in a system can be replaced  and non-proprietary architectures," explained Susan Davis Susan A. Davis (born April 13, 1944), is an American politician who has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing California's 53rd congressional district (map). , vice president of product marketing and management, Egenera, Inc. "Likewise, EMC has taken a leadership role in enabling cross-platform data center solutions that help customers improve the efficiency of their IT infrastructures. Through access to EMC APIs, the E-Infostructure Developers Program will enable Egenera to provide our mutual customers with a single point of management control for both storage and processing resources."

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 management applications that create simplified views of complex, multi-vendor environments and coordinate all layers including the server, network and storage system," said Linda Wright, Senior Director of EMC's E-Infostructure Developers Program. "Through EMC's E-Infostructure Developers Program, we are working with companies such as Egenera to help customers achieve simplified administration and a quantifiable reduction in total cost of ownership."

Through the EMC E-Infostructure Developers Program, EMC provides wide-scale access to its APIs, which are software paths into its Enterprise Storage systems and software. The program enables independent software developers to select from, and rapidly integrate, a large variety of information management, sharing and protection tools. By sharing its APIs with complementary solution providers such as Egenera, EMC helps customers take full advantage of the leading performance, availability and management features of EMC open software solutions, while eliminating costly, time-consuming customized application creation.

The Egenera BladeFrame system and its Processing Area Network (PAN) architecture deliver a new approach to computing by consolidating and virtualizing the allocation and management of processing capacity. Leveraging the Red Hat Linux Red Hat Linux, assembled by Red Hat, was a popular, "middle-aged" Linux distribution (not as old as Slackware but older than Ubuntu) upon its discontinuation in 2004.[1]

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Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs.
, the BladeFrame creates a pool of up to 96 server-class Intel(R) processors on 24 Egenera Processing Blade(TM) resources that are interconnected via a very high-speed, internal network and deployed through Egenera PAN Manager software. Purpose-built for mission-critical applications, the patent-pending technology integrates hardware, software, networking and services to resolve major data center pain points from a single platform. The BladeFrame helps Egenera customers, which include both large enterprises and service providers, reduce application time-to-market, keep applications online, improve data center management and lower total cost of ownership.

Egenera has assembled a senior management team and engineering staff with an average 20-plus years' experience working with the industry's foremost providers and users of enterprise-class hardware and software systems. This collective technical, customer and business experience uniquely positions the company to reinvent data center computing. Relationships with EMC, Intel, Oracle, Red Hat and Turbolinux, among others, further strengthen the Egenera value proposition.

About Egenera, Inc.

Egenera has pioneered a next-generation approach to data center computing by integrating hardware, software, networking and services into simple, yet powerful machines. The privately held company privately held company

A firm whose shares are held within a relatively small circle of owners and are not traded publicly.
 helps large enterprises and service providers reduce application time-to-market, keep applications online, improve data center management and lower total cost of ownership. For details, visit, send email to or call 508-858-2600.

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 logos, BladeFrame, PAN Manager and Processing Blade are trademarks of Egenera, Inc. EMC is a registered trademark and E-Infostructure is a trademark of EMC Corporation EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is an American Fortune 500 and S&P 500 manufacturer of software and systems for information management and storage. It is headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA. . Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation (company) Intel Corporation - A US microelectronics manufacturer. They produced the Intel 4004, Intel 8080, Intel 8086, Intel 80186, Intel 80286, Intel 80386, Intel 486 and Pentium microprocessor families as well as many other integrated circuits and personal computer networking . Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Red Hat is a registered trademark of Red Hat, Inc. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. The information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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