ATLANTA – February 12, 2008 – VeriStor Systems Inc., an Atlanta-based data storage systems integrator, has been named 2007 North America Channel Partner of the Year by 3PAR. The award recognizes VeriStor’s success in the architecture, delivery, and support of advanced enterprise storage solutions based on the 3PAR Utility Storage platform.

VeriStor, which provides turnkey advanced data storage solutions to mid-market and enterprise customers, specializes in virtualized storage architectures and has partnered with 3PAR since 2005.

“We’re extremely honored to receive this recognition,” said VeriStor CEO Ashby Lincoln. “As the leading high-end virtualized storage platform, 3PAR Utility Storage is a key component of VeriStor’s ability to design and deliver ROI-rich, advanced functionality solutions for our larger customers. Our continued success with 3PAR demonstrates the strength of the 3PAR Utility Storage solution as well as the high level of value that VeriStor brings to enterprise-level storage architecture engagements.”

“It gives us great pleasure to name VeriStor our 2007 Partner of the Year,” said Jim Dawson, Vice President of Worldwide Sales for 3PAR. “We feel it’s important to recognize the valuable contribution that VeriStor has made in helping us deliver extremely cost-effective, resilient, and adaptable solutions to our joint customers.”

About VeriStor Systems, Inc.

VeriStor Systems is an enterprise data storage solutions provider and consulting organization headquartered in Atlanta, GA. VeriStor’s integrated solutions include Storage Area Networks (SANs), Network Attached Storage (NAS), iSCSI, Storage and Server Virtualization, Backup & Recovery, Data Replication, Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) and Compliance Archiving. Among VeriStor’s 275+ customers are enterprise and mid-market companies in financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, education and federal, state and local government. More information can be found at

About 3PAR

3PAR is the leading global provider of utility storage, a category of highly virtualized tiered-storage arrays built for utility computing. 3PAR Utility Storage allows users to reliably serve more with less. Organizations creating virtualized IT infrastructures for workload consolidation and flexible resource allocation use 3PAR to reduce the costs of allocated storage capacity, storage administration and SAN infrastructure. Distinct advantages in simplicity, efficiency, and massive scalability make 3PAR Utility Storage well-suited for open systems storage consolidation, integrated data lifecycle management, and performance-intensive applications. For more information, visit the 3PAR Website at: