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Xiotech's Robert Peglar Re-Elected Treasurer of SNIA Board of Directors

PHOENIX, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiotech Corporation, an innovator in data storage solutions, today announced that Robert Peglar, the company's vice president of technology, has been re-elected Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). He was seated for his second-straight two-year term on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the SNIA board meeting at Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall in Phoenix.

Peglar is a 32-year storage industry veteran, published author and sought-after speaker and panelist at leading storage and networking-related seminars and conferences worldwide. At Xiotech he helps shape strategic vision and emerging technologies, defines future offering portfolios, plays a key role in product planning and serves as an industry/customer liaison. He has served as chair of the SNIA Tutorials, on the boards of the Green Storage Initiative and the Solid State Storage Initiative and as secretary/treasurer of the Blade Systems Alliance. He has won numerous awards for his efforts and expertise, including being one of 30 senior executives worldwide selected for the Network Products Guide 2008 MVP Award.

"We are delighted that Rob Peglar has been chosen again for this prominent leadership position in the storage industry," said Xiotech® President and CEO Alan Atkinson. "This recognition further validates Rob's standing as a top expert in our field and someone to whom other leaders in the business turn for counsel and guidance. It also reinforces our company's reputation as a leader in high-performing, reliable and scalable storage solutions."

"Mr. Peglar is a dedicated leader and a recognized contributor amongst the SNIA Board of Directors and the SNIA global membership," said Wayne M. Adams, chair of the SNIA Board of Directors. "In 2010, SNIA looks forward to Xiotech's continued SNIA involvement and Mr. Peglar's board and executive committee contributions as we advance our initiatives for cloud computing, green IT, virtualization, solid state storage and accredited technology standards."

About Xiotech

Xiotech Corporation delivers the highest storage value available today based on its Intelligent Storage Element (ISE(TM)) technology. With ISE, Xiotech® products deliver 100 percent usable storage capacity with no drop in performance. Drives are fully utilized, provide more performance with less hardware because of their efficiency and enable organizations to scale their storage infrastructures up and out with unmatched flexibility. Additionally, Xiotech significantly reduces storage operation and management costs with the patented self-healing technology of ISE and the industry's only five-year hardware warranty. Also, the ICON Manager user interface integrates and automates storage operations across the array, server and virtual machine layers. With these technologies, Xiotech stands alone in its ability to lower an organization's total cost of ownership for storage.

Xiotech is based in Eden Prairie, Minn., and maintains major facilities in Colorado Springs, Colo., and Hyderabad, India. For more information, visit www.xiotech.com, email [email protected] or call toll free 1.866.472.6764.

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