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Nirvanix CloudNAS Named as One of the Finalists for 2008 ‘Products of the Year’

February 3, 2009

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ — Nirvanix, the premier enterprise “Cloud
Storage” service provider, was named a finalist of the 2008 Storage Products
of the Year awards for its CloudNAS by the editors of TechTarget’s Storage
magazine and SearchStorage.com. This breakthrough software from Nirvanix
turns a standard 1U server into a virtual gateway to the cloud. Winners will
be announced later this month.

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CloudNAS was selected in the storage management software category of the
annual awards, along with industry giants EMC, NetApp and VMware, based on its
innovation, performance, ease of integration, and functionality. Winners will
be chosen by the TechTarget Media Group editorial staff together with a team
of users, industry experts, analysts and consultants.

“We are pleased to be among the leading storage industry finalists for the
prestigious Storage Products of the Year awards and are equally happy for the
reception that CloudNAS has received from enterprise customers,” said Jim
Zierick
, Nirvanix President and CEO. “Being recognized by TechTarget for the
benefits CloudNAS offers reinforces what we and our customers already know –
innovative technology can help businesses manage the exponential growth of
unstructured data while keeping hardware purchases in check.”

Nirvanix CloudNAS is a fast, secure and easy way to gain access to the
benefits of Cloud Storage. As the world’s first software-only NAS solution
accessible via CIFS or NFS, CloudNAS offers enhanced secure data transfers to
any of Nirvanix’s globally distributed storage nodes using integrated AES
256-bit encryption and SSL options. Through the Nirvanix CloudNAS,
organizations have access to unlimited storage via the Nirvanix Storage
Delivery Network(TM) (SDN) with the ability to turn any server on their
network into a gateway to the Clouds accessible by many existing applications
and processes.

About The Storage Delivery Network

Nirvanix has built a global cluster of storage nodes collectively referred
to as the Storage Delivery Network (SDN), powered by the Nirvanix Internet
Media File System (IMFS). The SDN intelligently stores, delivers and processes
storage requests in the best network location, providing the best user
experience in the marketplace. With the ability to store multiple file copies
in multiple geographic nodes, the SDN enables unparalleled data availability
for developers, businesses and enterprises.

By using the Nirvanix SDN versus alternatives such as adding network
storage systems or using first generation online storage platforms, businesses
benefit from better flexibility and control for their operations.

About SearchStorage.com

TechTarget’s SearchStorage.com is the number-one online destination for IT
professionals charged with purchasing, implementing, and managing storage
systems at the core of large- and medium-sized businesses. More than 400,000
storage-focused IT executives, managers, and staff rely on SearchStorage.com
for the information they need to do their jobs. SearchStorage.com content
includes original editorial features, news, expert storage advice, Webcasts,
and white papers. More information can be found at
http://www.SearchStorage.com.

About Nirvanix

Nirvanix is the premier global “Cloud Storage” platform provider.
Headquartered in San Diego, California, Nirvanix is privately held and has
raised more than $18 million in funding from world-class investors including
Intel Capital. Nirvanix customers include Fortune 50, media and entertainment
and leading Web 2.0 customers. For more information about the company and its
services, visit http://www.nirvanix.com.


    Nirvanix, Storage Delivery Network, SDN and Experiencing Nirvanix are
trademarks of Nirvanix.  All others are trademarks or trade names of their
respective owners.

     Nirvanix Contact:                        Contact Agency:
     Adrian J. Herrera                        Judy Smith
     Senior Director, Marketing               JPR Communications
     619.764.5650 ext. 306                    818.884.8282
     adrian.herrera@nirvanix.com              judys@jprcom.com

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