SANavigator Inc. Forms 2001 Advisory Board; Industry Leaders and Key Customers to Guide Product Development and Marketing

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from SANavigator Inc.

    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- SANavigator Inc., a leader in
 powerful, heterogeneous SAN management software, announced today that it has
 formed an Advisory Board to provide product feedback on the company's
 comprehensive SAN management application, SANavigator(TM), during the entire
 product lifecycle.  Aimed at both product development and market share, the
 Advisory Board will guide the company on matters of customer support, sales,
 marketing, Internet, engineering and documentation.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010327/SANLOGO )
     Advisory Board members have significant experience managing the
 installation and maintenance of SANs, and are primarily individuals from
 Fortune 2000 companies, integrators and XSPs.  Board members include Ed Peters
 from the City of Calgary; Jeff Lunde, Advanced Services Business Development
 Manager at CNT; Hubert (Hu) Yoshida, Vice President and CTO of Hitachi Data
 Systems; Hoot Thompson, CTO at Patuxent Technology Partners; Hubert Daugherty,
 Media Systems Designer at Rice University Information Technology; and LaNet
 Merrill, SAN and High Availability Product Marketing Manager of SGI.
     "SANavigator's Advisory Board represents an excellent cross section of end
 user, storage vendor, and scientific and engineering viewpoints," said Jon
 Toigo, storage consultant, columnist and author of the best-selling book "The
 Holy Grail of Data Storage Management."  "The creation of an advisory board
 ensures that SANavigator will continue to evolve into a powerful solution for
 storage management in the SAN space."
     "We are delighted to host this Advisory Board and contribute to the sense
 of collaboration among SANavigator users, industry experts and vendor
 partners," said David Hamilton, Ph.D., SANavigator User Technology.  "We
 intend to work closely with these leaders, and harvest the strategic value of
 our customers' insight to provide a superior storage management product."
     The Advisory Board will meet for the first time in April in an intensive
 plenary session that will include SANavigator users and cover issues of
 operating environments, product functionality, implementation, and user
 interfaces.
 
     About SANavigator Inc.
     SANavigator Inc. is a leading supplier of innovative and powerful storage
 management software.  With its expertise in all aspects of storage networking
 and software design and development, SANavigator Inc. has quickly emerged as
 the technology leader in SAN management software.  The company's powerful
 SANavigator management software is platform-independent and the only software
 in its class that offers event notification with an agentless installation
 option, Dynamic XML database interface and an easy to use GUI for entry-level
 through complex SAN environments.  It gives the storage network administrator
 confidence that the network is operating properly and the data is available.
 For more information on SANavigator, visit the company's web site at
 www.sanavigator.com or call (408) 232-1000.
 
     SANavigator is a registered trademarks or trademarks of Connex, Inc., in
 the U.S. and/or other countries.  All other products, brands and company names
 contained herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE SANavigator Inc.
    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- SANavigator Inc., a leader in
 powerful, heterogeneous SAN management software, announced today that it has
 formed an Advisory Board to provide product feedback on the company's
 comprehensive SAN management application, SANavigator(TM), during the entire
 product lifecycle.  Aimed at both product development and market share, the
 Advisory Board will guide the company on matters of customer support, sales,
 marketing, Internet, engineering and documentation.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010327/SANLOGO )
     Advisory Board members have significant experience managing the
 installation and maintenance of SANs, and are primarily individuals from
 Fortune 2000 companies, integrators and XSPs.  Board members include Ed Peters
 from the City of Calgary; Jeff Lunde, Advanced Services Business Development
 Manager at CNT; Hubert (Hu) Yoshida, Vice President and CTO of Hitachi Data
 Systems; Hoot Thompson, CTO at Patuxent Technology Partners; Hubert Daugherty,
 Media Systems Designer at Rice University Information Technology; and LaNet
 Merrill, SAN and High Availability Product Marketing Manager of SGI.
     "SANavigator's Advisory Board represents an excellent cross section of end
 user, storage vendor, and scientific and engineering viewpoints," said Jon
 Toigo, storage consultant, columnist and author of the best-selling book "The
 Holy Grail of Data Storage Management."  "The creation of an advisory board
 ensures that SANavigator will continue to evolve into a powerful solution for
 storage management in the SAN space."
     "We are delighted to host this Advisory Board and contribute to the sense
 of collaboration among SANavigator users, industry experts and vendor
 partners," said David Hamilton, Ph.D., SANavigator User Technology.  "We
 intend to work closely with these leaders, and harvest the strategic value of
 our customers' insight to provide a superior storage management product."
     The Advisory Board will meet for the first time in April in an intensive
 plenary session that will include SANavigator users and cover issues of
 operating environments, product functionality, implementation, and user
 interfaces.
 
     About SANavigator Inc.
     SANavigator Inc. is a leading supplier of innovative and powerful storage
 management software.  With its expertise in all aspects of storage networking
 and software design and development, SANavigator Inc. has quickly emerged as
 the technology leader in SAN management software.  The company's powerful
 SANavigator management software is platform-independent and the only software
 in its class that offers event notification with an agentless installation
 option, Dynamic XML database interface and an easy to use GUI for entry-level
 through complex SAN environments.  It gives the storage network administrator
 confidence that the network is operating properly and the data is available.
 For more information on SANavigator, visit the company's web site at
 www.sanavigator.com or call (408) 232-1000.
 
     SANavigator is a registered trademarks or trademarks of Connex, Inc., in
 the U.S. and/or other countries.  All other products, brands and company names
 contained herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  SANavigator Inc.