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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Promise VTrak Storage Now Available for Kodak's RIS/PACS Imaging Suite

via PRNewswire

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Promise Technology, Inc., aleading supplier of SATA RAID data protection and storage solutions, todayannounced that its VTrak Serial ATA (SATA) RAID external storage system is nowavailable as an entry-tier configuration option for customers purchasingEastman Kodak Company's RIS/PACS suite.

Kodak's powerful RIS/PACS suite is designed with advanced features thatcan enhance the productivity of radiologists. The RAID storage option with thePromise VTrak system offers healthcare providers a reliable, cost-effective,high-availability storage solution for data protection and archiving.

Kodak's radiology information system (RIS) and picture archiving andcommunications system (PACS) suite is a fully integrated solution thatprovides integral 3D imaging and automates the diagnostic process from examscheduling, diagnostic reading, transcription, to reporting and distributionand billing in radiology departments. With the continuous increase in data andthe increasing regulations on this data, hospitals are in urgent need of cost-effective storage solutions, such as Promise VTrak SATA RAID storage systems.

"By selecting Promise's popular RAID storage system, Kodak can offer adigital imaging solution that facilitates easy storage and retrieval of apatient's entire set of records," said Suresh Panikar, vice president ofworldwide channel sales and marketing for Promise Technology, Inc. "We believeKodak's RIS/PACS suite is an exceptional digital imaging and informationsolution, and are confident that our VTrak RAID storage system will reinforceand help expand its value to the customer. When it comes to medical data,providing data integrity and high availability are paramount."

The Promise VTrak 15100 is a 15-drive 3U rackmount storage systemoptimized for organizations deploying cost-effective, small to mediumapplication clusters, disk-to-disk backup and direct-attach storage solutionsby leveraging high performance, cost-effective Serial ATA drives. The VTrak15100 system supports RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 10, and 50, and enterprise-readyfeatures, such as fully redundant power and cooling, a battery-backed cache,and Promise's patented Predictive Data Migration and Perfect RAID(TM)technologies for high levels of availability and data integrity. MultipleVTrak systems can also be daisy chained to deliver massive storage forcapacity hungry applications. Web-based Promise Array Management(R) (WebPAM)software makes it extremely easy to manage and monitor storage.

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