March 21, 2005

Next Generation Linux Disaster Recovery Solution

ShaoLin Microsystems Ltd. writes "New Release of ShaoLin InfiniCluster and ShaoLin Volume Replicator

(HONG KONG, 21 March 2005) - ShaoLin Microsystems, a leading provider of enterprise Linux utility computing, announced a new release of a robust yet affordable disaster recovery solution for Linux - ShaoLin InfiniCluster and ShaoLin Volume Replicator. Designed to maximize application availability and data integrity for ensuring business continuity, ShaoLin InfiniCluster and ShaoLin Volume Replicator together provide the most scalable and enterprise-class fault-tolerant solution with unique features.

"Traditional cluster management software which limited 16 or 32 cluster nodes are no longer able to cope with the trend of 'scale-out' model. Enterprises tend to have more servers instead of a big server. Now, ShaoLin InfiniCluster and ShaoLin Volume Replicator fulfill their needs by providing limitless scalability and manageability of parallel multi-instance applications." said David Chow, CEO of ShaoLin Microsystems. "We're keen to build the fault-resilient clustering infrastructure that not only sustain businesses, but help companies grow and scale to infinite."

ShaoLin InfiniCluster handles availability issues by maintaining system uptime, simplifying server consolidation and effectively managing applications. ShaoLin Volume Replicator provides reliable real-time data replication to remote sites. The seamless integration of ShaoLin InfiniCluster and ShaoLin Volume Replicator delivers a high availability disaster recovery solution for Linux with unmatched manageability which ensures critical applications and data are protected and recovered in any planned or unplanned downtime.

Key Features of ShaoLin InfiniCluster

ShaoLin General Parallel Cluster Infrastructure enables infinite number of cluster nodes without limitation on expandability
Supports a wide range of applications, including the next generation parallel multi-instance applications with specific Service Monitoring Agents
Automates availability requirements with policy-based failover, intelligent server workload and quality-of-service management
Allows faster recovery by only recovering applications that failed without full server shut-down
Provides reliable multi-channel kernel-based cluster communications
Manages multi-application in multi-cluster across sites through a single Java-based console

Key Features of ShaoLin Volume Replicator

Replicates existing volumes between any storage hardware over any IP network
High performance and security over network with ShaoLin's unique Kypertec data compression and encryption
Multi-path load-balanced and high-availability communication channel configuration
Enables fast and intelligent resynchronization by only replicating data blocks that changed
Uncompromised data integrity and maximum application performance with asynchronous replication
Allows infinite number of replication sites over any distance which supports one-to-one, one-to-many and many-to-one configurations

About ShaoLin Microsystems
ShaoLin Microsystems is a leading provider of enterprise Linux utility computing. We provide Linux-based storage software and infrastructure solutions for worldwide enterprises and organizations. With our unique and advanced technology and superior products, we allow users to have full command over open-source Linux in a robust infrastructure. Our major products include desktop network computing environment, storage and network management software, high availability cluster and data protection software.

For more information, please visit http://www.shaolinmicro.com/'>www.shaolinmicro.com .

Marketing & Public Relations
Helen Cheung
ShaoLin Microsystems Ltd.
Tel: +852 2352 5568
E-mail: mailto:helencheung@shaolinmicro.com'>helencheung@s haolinmicro.com"

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