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Astute Networks to Co-Host E-Safe Technologies 5th Annual March Madness Customer Appreciation and Vendor Showcase Event

The Most Innovative Technology Solutions on Market Today to Be Featured -- Attendees Will Also Enjoy Prize Drawings and Raffles, as Well as Premium Viewing of March Madness Action

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/12/14 -- Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of Networked Flash™ appliances, today announced it is joining with strategic partner E-Safe Technologies, a leader in state-of-the art technology, support and services, to co-host E-Safe's 5th Annual March Madness Customer Appreciation and Vendor Showcase Event, taking place on March 20, 2014 at the PNC Park Hall of Fame (Pittsburgh, PA).

The day's events will include: opportunities to learn about the most innovative technology solutions on the market today, as well as get a sneak peek at what's coming down the pike; prize drawings and raffles, and of course premium viewing of the exciting March Madness action. And, for those looking for a bit of help in shaking off this winter's cold, the music and dance of Hawaii will be performed.

Astute Networks will feature its ViSX all-flash performance storage appliance, which was architected from the ground-up to deliver unprecedented speeds and reliable performance at prices comparable with conventional spinning disk. Attendees will see firsthand how it enables IT professionals to unlock the full potential of their organization and convert it into competitive advantage -- whether addressing critical application performance issues, deploying a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), or moving into the cloud.

"We look forward to the chance to showcase how the ViSX's newly announced support of OpenStack Cinder enables end users and cloud service providers (MSPs) alike to cost effectively meet storage and application requirements when deploying infrastructure as a service (IaaS)," said Jeff Whitney, Vice President of Marketing, Astute Networks. "Likewise, attendees will get to see how the ViSX's latest OS release, which added Network File System (NFS) v2, v3, and v4 to its current iSCSI support, enables its users to boost Tier 1 applications and VDI performance by as much as 10x, while supporting existing NAS and SAN infrastructure investments."

"The Astute Networks' ViSX enables organizations to achieve dramatically faster, consistent and predictable application performance, at a highly affordable price, ensuring quickly recognized and substantial ROI," said Bruce Thompson, Vice President, E-Safe Technologies. "With the recently announced OpenStack and NFS enhancements, we truly view it as a quantum leap over its competitors."

To learn more and/or register to attend E-Safe's 5th Annual March Madness Customer Appreciation and Vendor Showcase Event, please visit: http://www.e-safetech.com/march-madness/

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About E-Safe Technologies
Founded in 1989, E-Safe began with a mission to help small and medium-sized businesses enjoy significant return on their technology investments. Since then, it has remained dedicated to providing state-of-the-art IT support, service and products that allow its clients to get ahead of the competition and achieve greater success. To learn more, please visit: http://www.e-safetech.com/.

About Astute Networks
Astute is the leading provider of Networked Flash™ appliances that accelerate application performance by 10x or more, enhance user productivity and lower IT costs for physical, virtual and cloud environments. The company's ViSX family of Networked Flash appliances is based on a 100% solid state flash technology that cost-effectively delivers a high number of sustained IOPS to dramatically increase application performance. Powered by its patented DataPump Engine™, ViSX overcomes performance limitations by non-disruptively delivering shared performance to all servers and virtual machines over pervasively deployed Ethernet networks. ViSX is available through the company's network of authorized AstuteNET channel partners. For more information, please visit www.astutenetworks.com.

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