iXsystems Announces Technology Partnership with Makena Technologies


September 21, 2006

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iXsystems announced today that it is partnering with Makena Technologies to provide robust server hardware solutions that power Makena’s applications. Makena is the parent company of There.com, one of the largest 3D social virtual worlds on the Internet with 500,000 registered users.
“Makena Technologies is excited to have formed a partnership with iXsystems for our server technologies. iXsystems supports us with knowledgeable sales and technical support, and the willingness and ability to work with us on the creation of custom solutions to lower cost and meet our specific needs on a fast-paced schedule,” said Michael Wilson, CEO of Makena Technologies.
iXsystems is focused on providing leading-edge server solutions that power sophisticated technological innovations such as those created by There.com. iXsystems delivers an enterprise-class server hardware solution that is fully compatible with the open source platform Makena deploys their applications on. iXsystems’ technical expertise will ensure its ability to meet the challenges of Makena’s technology requirements well into the future.
Successful partnerships with innovators like Makena are one of the keys to iXsystems’ sustained leadership in the server industry. “We are pleased that Makena is choosing iXsystems to provide the underlying server infrastructure for its groundbreaking technologies and look forward to continuing our successful partnership with them in the future,” said Michael Lauth, CEO of iXsystems.

About Makena Technologies

Makena Technologies is the parent company of There.com, a fully interactive 3D online social network where members can hang out with friends, get involved in There-sponsored events ranging from paintball to fashion shows, create their own events, build and decorate a virtual home, and participate in building the community.  The company has offices in San Mateo, CA and Laguna Beach, CA. For more information, visit www.there.com.

About iXsystems

iXsystems is a leading provider of high-performance computing clusters, blade servers, rackmount servers, and storage solutions to the global marketplace. iXsystems supplies FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD and Linux servers to a wide cross-section of industries. The company is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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