STEC To Display Its Leading Solid-State Storage Solutions At Oracle OpenWorld 2012

SSD Solutions Boost Oracle Performance, Improve Application Response Times, Reduce Latency

Media Alert – Oracle OpenWorld – STEC, Inc., Booth #1901

SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- STEC, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEC), a leading global provider of solid-state drive (SSD) technologies and products, today announced live demonstrations of the company's latest SSD solutions at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, September 30 to October 4. STEC will have executives and technical experts on hand to showcase its industry-leading SSD solutions that address the growing need in the enterprise for reliable, cost-effective storage that delivers superior application performance.

I/O-intensive applications present a significant performance challenge for IT professionals, which will only become tougher as both growth of data and increase of system speed accelerate year to year. STEC storage solutions help organizations use the latest advances in SSD hardware and software to conquer the application performance challenges presented by even the most complex applications.

At booth #1901, STEC will demonstrate its innovative SSD hardware and software solutions, along with those of other industry leaders in enterprise storage: Mellanox, Nexenta and DataOn.

STEC Demos

STEC SSD Storage: Boost for Oracle performance
  • Processes more transactions per second
  • Improves application response times
  • Lowers total cost of ownership

STEC PCIe Accelerators: Scalable performance with significant cost savings
  • Maximize I/Os per second (IOPS) on a single server
  • Remove I/O bottlenecks
  • Reduce data center operational and capital expenditure

STEC EnhanceIO™ SSD Cache Software: Cost-effective application acceleration
  • Provides simple, flexible caching solution
  • Boosts application performance
  • Cost-effectively scales while optimizing SSD usage
  • Enables seamless IT environment integration

STEC SSDs: A solution to VMware View boot storm challenges
  • Lower VDI storage costs
  • Boot 100 desktops in four minutes or less
  • Can be deployed easily as a server-side SSD solution
  • Provide scalable design based on VMware View

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About STEC, Inc.

STEC, Inc. is a leading global provider of enterprise-class solid-state drive (SSD) technologies and solutions tailored to meet the high-performance, high-reliability and high-endurance needs of today's data-intensive server and storage platforms. With headquarters in Santa Ana, California, and locations worldwide, STEC leverages almost two decades of solid-state knowledge and experience to design, manufacture and deliver the most comprehensive line of PCIe, SAS, SATA, and embedded SSDs on the market today. In addition, STEC's EnhanceIO SSD Cache Software enables IT managers to cost-effectively scale server application performance. For more information, please visit .

STEC, the STEC logo and EnhanceIO are either registered trademarks or trademarks of STEC, Inc. in the United States and certain other countries. All other trademarks or brand names referred to herein are the property of their respective owners.

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Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including those statements concerning the growing acceptance and adoption of SSDs within the enterprise storage and server markets; customer adoption and utilization of STEC's PCIe SSAs, SSDs, EnhanceIO and other SSD solutions into new applications and markets; the benefits, capabilities, performance and cost savings from the adoption and utilization of these STEC solutions; and the overall evolving enterprise storage and server markets. Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and involve inherent risks and uncertainties, including factors that could delay, divert or change any of them, and cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from current expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in forward-looking statements are detailed in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission made from time to time by STEC, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and its Current Reports on Form 8-K. The information contained in this press release is a statement of STEC's present intentions, beliefs or expectations. STEC may change its intentions, beliefs or expectations, at any time and without notice, based upon any changes in such factors, in STEC's assumptions or otherwise. STEC undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date thereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
CONTACT: Jerry Steach         Director, Public Relations         STEC, Inc.         (415) 222-9996                  Jim Ting         Vice President, Product Marketing         STEC, Inc.         (800) 367-7330 x8922

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