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Isilon IQ Used to Advance Software as a Service Business

SEATTLE, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isilon(R) Systems (Nasdaq: ISLN), the leader in clustered storage, today announced that Adobe Scene7 has deployed Isilon IQ clustered storage to power its on-demand rich media platform used by eCommerce and multi-channel marketing companies who need to upload, manage, enhance and publish dynamic rich content on the Web. Isilon IQ is a primary storage platform that unifies workflow into a single, high-performance, highly scalable, shared pool of storage, streamlining content creation, hosting, serving and archiving operations while dramatically reducing IT costs and complexity. Isilon's unique, "pay as you grow" clustered architecture enables users to scale capacity and performance linearly and independently, completely eliminating disparate islands of storage and significantly increasing its users access to critical content.

"Leading companies the world over rely on our powerful, rich media software platform to engage their customers more deeply and effectively making the reliability and performance of our solutions tantamount to our clients' success," said Pete Noel, senior director of technology and operations for Scene7 at Adobe. "The Isilon clustered storage solution met our requirements for high levels of reliability, scalability and ease of use."

"As the Internet continues to penetrate every aspect of modern life, its value as a sales and marketing vehicle is indisputable. Combined with advances in rich media technologies, the Internet presents enormous opportunities for businesses to more effectively engage and relate to their customers on a global scale," said Steve Fitz, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations, Isilon Systems. "Scene7 is at the forefront of this macro trend, as its on-demand platform enables companies to create rich, interactive online experiences specifically designed to enhance and strengthen the customer relationship."

Powered by OneFS(R), Isilon IQ delivers the industry's first single file system that unifies and provides instant and ubiquitous access to the rapidly growing stores of unstructured data digital content, eliminating the cost and complexity barriers of traditional storage architectures. OneFS is a unified operating system software layer that powers all of Isilon's award-winning family of IQ clustered storage systems, including the Isilon IQ 200, 1920, 3000, 6000, 9000, 12000, Accelerator, and EX 6000, 9000 and 12000. Isilon also provides a robust suite of software applications including SnapshotIQ(TM), SmartConnect(TM), SmartQuotas(TM), MigrationIQ(TM), and SyncIQ(R) that leverage OneFS and clustered storage, providing the highest levels of data protection and automated data management.

About Isilon

Isilon Systems (Nasdaq: ISLN) is the worldwide leader in clustered storage systems and software for digital content and unstructured data, enabling enterprises to transform data into information -- and information into breakthroughs. Isilon's award-winning family of IQ clustered storage systems combines Isilon's OneFS operating system software with the latest advances in industry-standard hardware to deliver modular, pay-as-you-grow, enterprise-class storage systems. Isilon's clustered storage solutions speed access to critical business information while dramatically reducing the cost and complexity of storing it. Information about Isilon can be found at

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