BiTMICRO(r) Launches Latest Variant of E -Disk(r) VME Plug In Module at Eurosatory 2004

With Industrial-Grade Operating Temperature Range, 40 MB/sec Burst R/W Rate, Up to 36.9 GB Capacity and Patented Security Features.

Paris, France - June 14, 2004 - - BiTMICRO Networks(r), a pioneer in intelligent flash IDE/ATA, SCSI, USB, VME, CompactPCI, FireWire, Ethernet, PMC and Fibre Channel solid state storage solutions, today unveiled the E -Disk(r) VME SCSI Wide solid state storage plug -in module at the Eurosatory 2004 in booth B -27, USA Pavilion. Eurosatory -International Exhibition for Land and Land -Air Defence is currently being held in Paris -Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in Paris, France from June 14 to 18, 2004. Sponsored by COGES, the event is presided over by the French Land Defense Manufacturers Association and held under the patronage of the French Ministry of Defense.

BiTMICRO(r) brings advanced technologies to provide flash based solid -state hard disk solutions for airborne and land -based defense systems as well as aerospace and homeland security applications. Considered as the leading solid -state disk (SSD) supplier in the military sector, BiTMICRO(r) further expands its product line with the E -Disk(r) VME SCSI Wide flash disk, a convection -cooled plug -in module available in 6U double slot form factor. With capacities of up to 36.9 GB, this completely bootable module does not require any device driver and complies with the remanence security requirements of the U.S. Department of Defense, Navy, Army and Air Force.

Land and land -air defense equipment manufacturers can rely on the E -Disk(r) SSD`s unmatched performance features. Burst and sustained read/write rates have been clocked at 40 MB/sec and 34 MB/sec, respectively. In addition, the E -Disk(r) VME SCSI Wide module can withstand 20 Gs of operating shock and -40 to 85C of operating temperature. It performs well from -1,200 to 120,000 feet of altitude and has an I/O rate of up to 9,500 per sec, thereby guaranteeing unhampered operation of advanced defense equipment and weapons systems during critical military operations.

`Defense contractors worldwide have relied on BiTMICRO(r) for the uncompromising stability, speed and security offered by the E -Disk(r) solid -state flash drive,` states Rudy Bruce, President of BiTMICRO(r) Networks. `With almost a decade of experience in mission -critical applications for the military industry, E -Disk(r) offers the most inherently secure and reliable SSD design, with lightning -quick data transfer rates that can keep up with the fastest data recorders in the market. E -Disk(r) VME SCSI Wide expands our ever widening product portfolio, giving systems integrators and equipment manufacturers unrivaled design flexibility.`

For E -Disk(r) technology information, pricing and availability, call +1 510 -74E -DISK / +1 510 -743 -3475, e -mail or visit

About BiTMICRO Networks

BiTMICRO(r) Networks (, a privately held California corporation, is the leading provider of rugged and high performance non -volatile solid state disk, flash disk drive, and network storage and management solutions. E -Disk(r) storage solutions are offered with SCSI, IDE / ATA, Fibre Channel, USB, FireWire, Compact PCI, VME, PMC and Ethernet interfaces in 2.5 -inch and 3.5 -inch hard disk drive footprints, single -wide PMC, 3U and 6U board, and 19 -inch rack mount configurations scalable up to several terabytes of pure solid state storage.

E -Disk(r), BiTMICRO Networks(r) and BiTMICRO(r) are registered trademarks of BiTMICRO Networks, Inc. Other names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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