BiTMICRO's E -Disk(r) Solid State Flash Drives Obtain Solaris Ready(tm) Certification from Sun Micros

This certification is a major milestone in the company`s ongoing commitment to deliver products that adhere to open standards and interoperate in heterogeneous environments.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - May 11, 2004 - - BiTMICRO(r) Networks, a pioneer in intelligent flash IDE / ATA, SCSI, USB, VME, Compact PCI, FireWire and Fibre Channel flash disks, announces the successful acquisition of Solaris Ready(tm) certification from Sun Microsystems(tm) (NASDAQ: SUNW) on both SPARC and x86 platforms for its 3.5" Fibre Channel, IDE / ATA and SCSI Wide solid state disks (SSDs) at the Networld + Interop Exhibition in Las Vegas, NV.

This certification is a major milestone in the company's ongoing commitment to deliver products that adhere to open standards and interoperate in heterogeneous environments; serving as complete "drop -in" replacement for hard drives. BiTMICRO's E -Disk(r) SSDs are widely deployed across all major platforms and operating systems.

"We have a strong commitment to our customers not only by delivering best -in -class products, but also by providing them the confidence on our products' reliability and return on investment when they purchase our solid state storage products," comments Rudy Bruce, President of BiTMICRO Networks, Inc.

"Combining BiTMICRO's leading edge solid -state data storage technology with Sun Microsystems' state -of -the -art products, we look forward to being able to address the performance, scalability and reliability requirements of enterprise users worldwide," adds Bruce.

The E -Disk(r) flash drives are being showcased at Booth 340 of the Networld + Interop Exhibition (, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, from May 11 to 13, 2004.

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

About E -Disk(r) Solid State Drives

BiTMICRO Networks Inc. offers E -Disk(r) Fibre Channel, Ultra SCSI, SCSI, ATA / IDE, USB, cPCI and VME electronic disk solid -state storage flash drives. The E -Disk(r) solid state disk drive and flash disk drive solutions are ideal not only for enterprise but also industrial, embedded, communications, medical, military and aerospace's mission -critical applications. Utilizing BiTMICRO's FlashBus(tm) patented technology, its products deliver unparalleled performance, stability and reliability greater than any other storage solution currently available in today's market.

BiTMICRO's E -Disk(r) product line offers all of the advantages of DRAM -based solid state disks but does not suffer from the performance limitations found in competition's line of flash -based solid state disks. By eliminating all I/O delays, improving storage reliability and capacity, increasing durability and manageability across the a spectrum of computing platforms from entry level systems to super computers it is able to address the growing demands of the enterprise today.

High -resolution photo images of BiTMICRO's product line can be found on the Internet at

About Solaris Ready(tm) Program Certification

The Solaris Ready Program allows customers to readily identify third -party products developed for Sun's network computing environment as having met specific Program standards for ease -of -installation, use, management, and network interoperability. When a product displays the Solaris Ready Logo, customers can easily identify it as having proven interoperability on Sun SPARC Solaris and/or x86 operating environments. More information on Solaris Ready Program can be found at

Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun Logo, Solaris Ready, the Solaris Ready Logo, and Solaris are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All SPARC trademarks are used under license and are trademarks or registered trademarks of SPARC International, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

About BiTMICRO Networks

BiTMICRO Networks (, a privately held California corporation, is the world's premier supplier 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)SAN StorView software is a web based storage management software for E -Disk(r)SAN. E -Disk(r) SafeCapacity -Hotfile software complements E -Disk(r) storage solutions by effectively managing different types of disk subsystems and increasing complex data sets such that a constant high -level of file system I/O performance is maintained.

E -Disk(r)s, BiTMICRO Networks(r), BiTMICRO(r) and FlashBus(tm) are trademarks and registered trademarks of BiTMICRO Networks Inc. Others are trademarks of their respective companies or other countries.

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