Egenera PAN Manager Software Achieves Full Integration Support for Running SAP Applications on Linux

All PAN-Supported Hardware Platforms Now Linux-Ready

MARLBORO, MA--(Marketwire - September 24, 2008) - Egenera Inc. today announced that PAN Manager® software by Egenera® has achieved full support for running SAP® enterprise applications on Linux® platforms. All PAN-supported hardware -- including solutions from Egenera and its partners, Dell and Fujitsu Siemens Computers -- are now certified by Red Hat and Novell for Red Hat® Enterprise Linux and SUSE® Linux Enterprise on both Intel® and AMD® processors. Egenera is an SAP global technology partner, which SAP defines as a distinction reserved for leading technology companies with significant market share in their industries, and a part of the Adaptive Computing Council, through which it has already completed adaptive computing compliance tests.

With the growing demand for Linux in the data center, customers' requirements for cost-efficient and high-performing Linux platforms are increasing. Egenera is committed to delivering complete and flexible Linux-supported solutions for customers also running SAP solutions based on open industry standards across a host of industries. Enterprise customers worldwide trust their SAP applications to PAN Manager software, which is available across a wide selection of hardware platforms, processors and operating systems.

PAN Manager software by Egenera, certified for integration with SAP applications on Linux, will provide customers with added flexibility and choices in how they deploy solutions. The ability to mix and match operating systems and platforms will help deliver extended value to customers.

PAN Manager software by Egenera is the leader in unified virtual and physical infrastructure management. Customers worldwide standardize on PAN Manager's reliable virtualized architecture, which is based on industry standards and supports popular hypervisors, storage area networks (SAN) and server platforms. PAN Manager reduces data center complexity cost effectively to slash operational and capital expenditures by up to 70 percent.

"Success for our PAN Manager customers continues to be about agility, flexibility and reliability -- without sacrificing choice of operating system, processor type or hardware platform," said Kathy Yenke, vice president, Business Alliances at Egenera. "Egenera works shoulder-to-shoulder with SAP and other key business partners to develop and support solutions that provide customers with reduced total cost of ownership, and increased stability and performance."

About Egenera, Inc.

Egenera makes every data center a reliable dynamic data center, quickly and easily. The company's integrated enterprise data center solutions, powerful PAN Manager® software and professional services are trusted globally to deliver proven value through agility, reliability and availability. Egenera solutions and services guarantee wire-once, always on, physical and virtual management across the data center with measurable savings. Headquartered in Marlboro, Mass., Egenera has offices worldwide. For more information visit, call 508-858-2600 or send email to

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