TrelliSoft and Network Appliance Collaborate to Boost Storage Resource Management Solutions

Glen Ellyn, IL - January 29, 2002 -- TrelliSoft, Inc., an innovative provider of multi-platform storage resource management (SRM) software, announced today that it has joined the Network Appliance™ Advantage program. The Network Appliance Advantage program enables partners to jointly develop and deliver the best possible business solutions to Network Appliance customers. TrelliSoft will leverage the program to optimize the way in which its StorageAlert product line monitors and manages Network Appliance filers.

"By working closely with Network Appliance, TrelliSoft will enhance our StorageAlert product line to provide more device specific information for NetApp® filers," said Stephen C. Donovan, TrelliSoft President and CEO. "By providing more device specific information for Network Appliance storage solutions, StorageAlert will help enterprises more effectively inventory, monitor, manage, optimize, and forecast enterprise storage assets and usage. We are thrilled to collaborate with a storage industry leader like Network Appliance."

"Teaming with technology leaders like TrelliSoft further extends the overall manageability of our storage solutions," said Mike Marchi, senior director of enterprise marketing at Network Appliance. "Through our Advantage program, TrelliSoft can provide a more detailed level of information and asset management for Network Appliance solutions. TrelliSoft's enhanced SRM solutions can enable customers to better manage and optimize the capacity and utilization of their storage infrastructure, and reduce the cost and complexity of managing increasing storage capacities."

About TrelliSoft

TrelliSoft was founded in 1999 to provide the industry's first and best JAVA- and web-based Storage Resource Management (SRM) solution. With an average of 20 years experience in enterprise software development, every member of the TrelliSoft management team is dedicated to delivering technically advanced enterprise solutions that work for our customers. A storage technology innovator, TrelliSoft is a voting member of the SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association).

Supporting the most popular operating systems, including Windows, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX and Linux, StorageAlert helps organizations reduce storage costs, ensure application availability, forecast future growth, and make data owners accountable for storage costs. For more information, visit www.trellisoft.com.

Press Contact:

Theresa O'Neil
TrelliSoft, Inc.
630.545.0576, x 24
oneil@trellisoft.com