DataSynapse Joins Board of Enterprise Grid Alliance (EGA)

Founding EGA Member Expands Leadership Position; Helps Accelerate Adoption of Grid Computing Solutions in the Enterprise

LONDON - 01 August 2005 - DataSynapse, Inc., the fastest-growing provider of grid-computing solutions for the virtual enterprise, today announced that its CEO, Peter Lee, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Enterprise Grid Alliance (EGA), the industry consortium focused on developing and promoting enterprise grid solutions.

A founding member of the EGA, DataSynapse helped launch the organisation in April 2004, to accelerate the deployment of grids in enterprise data centres. As a member of the Board, DataSynapse joins a team of technology leaders from EMC, Fujitsu Siemens Computers, HP, Intel, NEC, Network Appliance, Oracle and Sun Microsystems.

"DataSynapse is a recognised leader in the financial services industry with an impressive client roster and a growing presence in other verticals," said Dr. Donald Deutsch, president, EGA and vice president, standards strategy and architecture, Oracle. "DataSynapse's experience in deploying enterprise grids into production is a valuable addition to the EGA Board of Directors. We are pleased to welcome them to the Board."

DataSynapse's infrastructure software, GridServer(r), virtualises application workload across a grid of shared system and data resources to drive new levels of business performance. Using GridServer to realise the benefits of a virtual enterprise, DataSynapse works with customers in the financial services, government, energy, and industrial sectors.

"The EGA is a key technology consortium for advancing the development and adoption of standards-based enterprise grid technologies," said Peter Lee, CEO of DataSynapse. "DataSynapse is pleased to join the Board of Directors and looks forward to contributing to the EGA's future success."

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