June 12, 2005

Appro Launches Ease of Use NAS Storage

Guest writes "Appro Launches Ease of Use Network Attached Storage for Enterprise Mission-Critical
Data Center Applications

Appro AR3015 NAS delivers affordable storage with enterprise-level performance,
scalability and availability

Anaheim, CA - 06/13/2005 - Appro (http://www.appro.com/ a leading provider
of high-performance enterprise computing announces the immediate availability
of its new Appro AR3015 network-attached storage (NAS) system added to the Appro
Storage Family of products. The new AR3015 NAS boosts network capacity while
providing simple management and redundant features. Appro will showcase its
new Storage System at the Design Automation Conference (DAC), in San Diego,
CA, booth number 2156.

The new AR3015 NAS is powered by Linux embedded OS with easy to use web-based
storage management interface offering considerable advantages over direct-attached
storage, including improved performance, scalability, reliability and availability.
This storage system is ideal for data sharing and storage hungry applications
in high-density environments enabling IT organizations to automate and greatly
simplify their data management operations.

The Appro AR3015 NAS, 3U high-density profile storage system features up to
6 terabytes of easy-to-manage storage capacity with 15 SATA hot-swap hard disk
bays, giving network administrators enterprise-level features such as data mirroring
and fail-over, snapshot data recovery and UPS support for mission critical applications.

"Critical data has to be available data, and the new Appro AR3015 NAS
is designed with redundant features to keep data flowing 24 hours a day,"
said Daniel Kim, CEO of Appro. "We're excited to provide outstanding price
/ performance with the new Appro AR3015 NAS to target directly the fastest growing
segment of the network storage solution market and bring enterprise-level performance
to midrange NAS customers.

Pricing and availability
The Appro AR3015 NAS is available now. A 2.4TB base model pricing begins at
an estimated U.S. list price of $6321. Price varies depending on storage capacity.

About Appro
Appro's headquarters is in Milpitas, CA. Appro has an R&D and manufacturing
center in Asia and a sales and service office in Houston, Texas. APPRO enables
a variety of network computing applications by developing powerful, scalable,
and reliable clusters, servers, storage subsystems and high-end workstations
for the high-performance computing (HPC), Internet computing and cluster market.
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