MARLBORO, MA--(Marketwire - July 15, 2008) - Egenera Inc., the data center virtualization company, today announced that president and CEO, Michael Thompson, has been named to the Board of Trustees at the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MTLC). The MTLC is dedicated to assisting entrepreneurs in starting, managing and growing their companies, and to help Massachusetts technology companies be successful in global markets. Mr. Thompson has over 25 years' experience in enterprise technology sales and operations management.

Formed by the powerful combination of the Mass Software Council and New England Business and Technology Association, Inc., the MTLC is dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship and promoting the success of companies that develop and deploy technology across industry sectors.

"Taking an active role in our community -- both from a corporate responsibility perspective and supporting organizations that contribute to the growth of our local Massachusetts economy -- is a key focus area for me and all the employees at Egenera," said Mr. Thompson. "I'm pleased to be joining such a diverse and strong team of my peers on the Mass Technology Leadership Council to help our community grow and prosper in the face of a constantly changing business landscape."

The MTLC accomplishes its mission by conducting educational programs and hosting signature events; facilitating networking between industry executives and potential partners, investors, and customers; sponsoring research on the industry; and recognizing industry-leading companies and people through the organization's annual Technology Leadership Awards.

About Egenera, Inc.

Egenera is a global leader in data center virtualization solutions that reduce costs and complexity for enterprises, service providers and public sector agencies worldwide. Egenera integrated hardware and virtualization software solutions virtualize compute, storage and networking infrastructure, and provide a full suite of integrated virtualization management services for high-availability, disaster recovery, dynamic re-provisioning, security and administration. Market-leading enterprises around the world trust Egenera to run their most critical applications and achieve higher resource utilization, faster application time to market and lower total cost of ownership. Headquartered in Marlboro, Mass., Egenera has offices worldwide. For more information visit, call 508-858-2600 or send email to

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