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Industry Veteran Kevin Epstein Joins Scalent Systems as Vice President of Marketing

Kevin will lead corporate branding and marketing program efforts for Scalent

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 07/25/06 -- Scalent Systems, the leading provider of server infrastructure repurposing software for large enterprise data centers, today announced that Kevin Epstein has joined its executive team as vice president of marketing. Kevin will lead corporate branding and marketing program efforts for Scalent. He brings with him a wealth of experience in driving marketing strategy for enterprise and infrastructure virtualization software companies.

Prior to joining Scalent, Kevin founded and ran the marketing programs team for VMware, Inc., an EMC company, where he was responsible for marketing strategy, outbound marketing, product management, and marketing programs. While in that role, Kevin drove company growth from $20mm to more than $500mm in annual sales.

Previously, Kevin ran product management for Inktomi Corporation's Network Products division, responsible for all caching and content delivery server and network products, as well as satellite and ad delivery products. Prior to Inktomi, he held various product management and marketing leadership roles at RealNetworks and Netscape, as well as a founding position with CDnow, and advisory roles with various venture-backed startup companies. Kevin is also a multiple patent-holder, and author of "Marketing Made Easy," a popular trade book from Entrepreneur Magazine Press.

"Kevin has demonstrated tremendous ability in his prior roles and has already done a phenomenal job at shaping Scalent's vision and its strategic direction," said Ben Linder, Scalent's chief executive officer. "I'm pleased to have him as a member of our team, and look forward to working with him to further Scalent's success."

Scalent Systems is a leading provider of network-aware server repurposing software for business continuity and IT consolidation. Using Scalent software, companies have been able to implement cost-effective high availability solutions and rapid, automated disaster recovery solutions, while realizing the benefits of reduced infrastructure overhead, simplified manageability, and increased system performance. Many of the Fortune 1000 companies rely on Scalent to support their success, having adopted the software as an integral part of their business plans. Scalent Systems is based in Palo Alto, California with offices in Denver and New York.

"Scalent's technology is poised to become the next driver of data center efficiency and cost savings," said Kevin Epstein. "The company is unique in its ability to unify data centers' existing virtual and physical computing, networking, and storage resources. I look forward to the chance to evangelize the company's innovation and high quality product."

About Scalent Systems
Scalent Systems is the leading provider of server infrastructure repurposing software to large enterprise data centers. Scalent Systems' Virtual Operating Environment (V/OE) software lets large enterprises radically increase data center flexibility and asset utilization. Using Scalent software, companies have been able to implement cost-effective disaster recovery, IT consolidation, and dev/test operational solutions, while realizing the benefits of reduced infrastructure overhead, simplified manageability, and increased system performance. Many of the Fortune 1000 companies rely on Scalent to support their success, having adopted the software as an integral part of their business plans.

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