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Permabit Continues Deduplication Momentum With the Award of Three New Patents

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Permabit's Leading Technology Portfolio Now Contains Nineteen Patents

Cambridge, MA & Orlando, FL -- Permabit Technology Corporation, the leading innovator of Dedupe 2.0 storage solutions for the enterprise and cloud service providers, today announced it has been awarded three new patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

These new patents cover a broad range of data deduplication technologies. The patents use U.S. Patent No. 7,685,096 covers technologies for rapidly storing and accessing file systems in a content-addressed deduplicating storage system. U.S. Patents No. 7,657,931 and 7,693,814 cover the use of deduplication for content detection, verification, and metadata annotation. For example, such a mechanism could be used for detecting computer viruses, or for gathering market research data.

With these, Permabit has a total of 19 patents covering diverse areas in data deduplication, protection and archive, with many more filings pending in similar areas. Permabit's extensivestorage patent portfolio includes the use of data fingerprints, hash-based deduplication for scalable file and object data storage, encrypted deduplication, snapshooting, and many other features of the company's Scalable Data Reduction™ (SDR) technology which are the foundation of its Dedupe 2.0 solutions.

Permabit will be showcasing its patented technology at its booth at the SNW Spring 2010 conference at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. Executives will be on hand to answer questions at Booth #A8.

Supporting Quote:
"Innovation is the key to solving the data storage problems of tomorrow. At Permabit, we continue to focus on developing the next generation of deduplication technology that will allow companies to improve their ability to process information more efficiently at all levels of the data center. Because we maintain the flexibility of being a private company focused on innovation and solutions, we can shorten the development cycle and time to market by months, if not years, while retaining the intellectual property rights to the technology."

~ Jered Floyd, Chief Technology Officer, Permabit.

About Permabit

Permabit's Dedupe 2.0 storage solutions are the industry's most cost-effective, scalable, secure, data-reduced systems capable of storing multiple petabytes of information. Based on patented technology, Permabit's Enterprise Archive™ and Cloud Storage are proven solutions that exceed business demands for long-term data retention at an affordable cost. Permabit was founded in 2000 by a technical and business team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit:

Permabit, the Permabit logo, Permabit Enterprise Archive, and Scalable Data Reduction are trademarks of Permabit Technology Corporation, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.

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