SANZ Joins ESRI Business Partner Program

Company to Market GEMS Appliance to Data Providers and Users of

ESRI's Worldwide Geography Network



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from SAN Holdings, Inc. dba Storage Area Networks

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo., April  23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 SAN Holdings, Inc. dba Storage Area Networks (OTC Bulletin Board:   SANZ) a
 leading provider of data storage solutions, announced today it has joined the
 Business Partner Program of ESRI, (Environmental Systems Research Institute,
 Inc.), of Redlands, California, the leading provider of GIS software
 applications.
     As an ESRI Business Partner, SANZ will provide its geospatial data
 appliance, "GEMS" to users of ESRI's ArcIMS software product and the Geography
 Network, a worldwide collaborative system enabling public and private sectors
 to spatially integrate and share geographic data.  The Geography Network is a
 global community of data providers who publish geographic content online from
 many sites around the world, providing users with immediate access to the
 latest maps, data, and related services.  Types of users include commercial
 businesses in telecommunications, transportation, and oil & gas as well as
 utilities and state and county governments.  Jack Dangermond, President of
 ESRI claims, "The Geography Network is as important as any accomplishment we
 have ever achieved.  ESRI is committed to continuing research and build
 technology that will facilitate the convergence of the Internet and GIS tools,
 allowing geographic information to be shared by everyone."
     SANZ's GEMS appliance is a comprehensive solution designed to meet the
 data storage requirements of today's Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
 professional.  GEMS provides easy access, rapid retrieval and secure storage
 of GIS data, and will be available to data providers and users of the
 Geography Network effective June, 2001.
     SANZ VP of Marketing, Maria Uspenski, stated: "ESRI applications and the
 Geography Network are pushing the limits of today's geospatial infrastructure.
 We believe our product is unique in its ability to address all of the data
 delivery, management and storage issues presented by Internet-enabled GIS
 applications. GEMS is positioned to be the server of choice for Geography
 Network content providers and subscribers."
 
     ABOUT ESRI
     ESRI is the global leader in GIS software products that integrate
 different systems to save valuable resources, visualize an organization's
 assets, and streamline workflow processes for industries including retail,
 transportation, real estate, finance, and environmental agencies to all
 aspects of government, with more than 300,000 clients worldwide.  For more
 information on ESRI, please visit www.esri.com.
 
     ABOUT SANZ
     STORAGE AREA NETWORKS is a storage solutions provider, focused on
 providing storage and engineering services to Fortune 1000 and State and
 Federal Government clients.  With operations located across the United States,
 SANZ can be found in Colorado, Texas, Arizona, California, Illinois, Ohio,
 Virginia, New York and Florida or on the World Wide Web at  www.sanz-inc.com.
 SANZ is a trademark of SAN Holdings, Inc.
 
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SOURCE SAN Holdings, Inc. dba Storage Area Networks
    CASTLE ROCK, Colo., April  23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 SAN Holdings, Inc. dba Storage Area Networks (OTC Bulletin Board:   SANZ) a
 leading provider of data storage solutions, announced today it has joined the
 Business Partner Program of ESRI, (Environmental Systems Research Institute,
 Inc.), of Redlands, California, the leading provider of GIS software
 applications.
     As an ESRI Business Partner, SANZ will provide its geospatial data
 appliance, "GEMS" to users of ESRI's ArcIMS software product and the Geography
 Network, a worldwide collaborative system enabling public and private sectors
 to spatially integrate and share geographic data.  The Geography Network is a
 global community of data providers who publish geographic content online from
 many sites around the world, providing users with immediate access to the
 latest maps, data, and related services.  Types of users include commercial
 businesses in telecommunications, transportation, and oil & gas as well as
 utilities and state and county governments.  Jack Dangermond, President of
 ESRI claims, "The Geography Network is as important as any accomplishment we
 have ever achieved.  ESRI is committed to continuing research and build
 technology that will facilitate the convergence of the Internet and GIS tools,
 allowing geographic information to be shared by everyone."
     SANZ's GEMS appliance is a comprehensive solution designed to meet the
 data storage requirements of today's Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
 professional.  GEMS provides easy access, rapid retrieval and secure storage
 of GIS data, and will be available to data providers and users of the
 Geography Network effective June, 2001.
     SANZ VP of Marketing, Maria Uspenski, stated: "ESRI applications and the
 Geography Network are pushing the limits of today's geospatial infrastructure.
 We believe our product is unique in its ability to address all of the data
 delivery, management and storage issues presented by Internet-enabled GIS
 applications. GEMS is positioned to be the server of choice for Geography
 Network content providers and subscribers."
 
     ABOUT ESRI
     ESRI is the global leader in GIS software products that integrate
 different systems to save valuable resources, visualize an organization's
 assets, and streamline workflow processes for industries including retail,
 transportation, real estate, finance, and environmental agencies to all
 aspects of government, with more than 300,000 clients worldwide.  For more
 information on ESRI, please visit www.esri.com.
 
     ABOUT SANZ
     STORAGE AREA NETWORKS is a storage solutions provider, focused on
 providing storage and engineering services to Fortune 1000 and State and
 Federal Government clients.  With operations located across the United States,
 SANZ can be found in Colorado, Texas, Arizona, California, Illinois, Ohio,
 Virginia, New York and Florida or on the World Wide Web at  www.sanz-inc.com.
 SANZ is a trademark of SAN Holdings, Inc.
 
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