VIRGIN MOBILE SELECTS GIGASPACES AS A STRATEGIC MIDDLEWARE PROVIDER

GigaSpaces Delivers Unparalleled Dynamic Scalability to Core Enterprise Applications

London, UK– January 23, 2006 –GigaSpaces Technologies, a fast-growing provider of new generation infrastructure software solutions, today announced that Virgin Mobile has selected its product to act as a middle-tier for its mission-critical order management applications.

Virgin Mobile (LSE: VMOB), the UK's leading mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) with more than four million customers, is always at the forefront of adopting cutting-edge technologies. Virgin Mobile has decided to build its high-throughput transactional applications on top of GigaSpaces, in order to address the scalability and performance challenges associated with its continuous growth.

“We were looking for a technology that would enable us to achieve high performance levels and dynamic scalability for our mission critical order management applications," said Julian Browne, Head of Architecture at Virgin Mobile. "GigaSpaces exceeded our performance requirements and enabled us to build a flexible, cost-effective infrastructure that will serve us for years to come."

“We are seeing tremendous demand for new generation infrastructure software solutions in large Telco’s across Europe," said Alan Weisleder, VP Sales International at GigaSpaces. "Our solution enables linear scalability on demand, outstanding performance and faster delivery of value to our customers.”

"Providing resilient coordination of enterprise services without sacrificing scalability or performance is a technically challenging problem that faces many businesses today,” said Steve Colwill, Principal and Founder, PSJ Solutions. “We were delighted to be able help Virgin Mobile adopt, architect and implement a pragmatic solution using the GigaSpaces product."

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