Dot Hill’s SANnet II Storage Systems to be Distributed by Caen

5/13/2003 - Dot Hill (AMEX: HIL) announced that its SANnet® II storage systems will be resold by Caen Engineering and subsidiary CaenAV. Caen Engineering will target the education, government and geophysical exploration sectors. CaenAV specializes in storage solutions for the digital audio, video, graphics and animation markets.

“We look forward to this new relationship with Dot Hill,” said Caen Engineering’s Executive Vice President Martin Calderwood. “We decided to resell the SANnet II family of data storage products because of their high availability and NEBS Level 3 certification. Plus, the online support, on-site service and overnight delivery options make supporting the products relatively easy.”

“We believe our SANnet II products are an excellent fit for the vertical markets targeted by Caen Engineering and CaenAV,” said Omar Barraza, director of product management for Dot Hill. “SANnet II’s ruggedness and reliability are critical factors in applications such as geophysical exploration. The high performance and small footprint of SANnet II also are very important to the Caen target markets.”

The SANnet II family of storage systems provides industry-leading 99.9998+ percent uptime in a compact, rugged enclosure. SANnet II brings enterprise class features into the workgroup and virtually eliminates downtime with no single points of failure. The common modular architecture of the SANnet II product family provides seamless scalability for future growth.

All SANnet II products feature hot-swappable, field-replaceable components including drives, controllers, power supplies, fans and event monitoring units. This product line meets MIL-STD-810F standards for the U.S. Department of Defense and is certified to the telecommunications industry NEBS Level 3 standard.

About Dot Hill
Dot Hill Systems Corp. is a leader in the innovative design and delivery of storage networking solutions to channel partners worldwide. Its products include the SANnet family of storage systems, SANscape® storage management software, SANpath® storage networking software and professional training, support and service. For more information, visit Dot Hill on the web at

About Caen Engineering
Caen Engineering, Inc. has successfully marketed and sold high-end storage solutions into the government, military and IT markets for over 27 years. Founded in 1976, Caen Engineering, Inc. has provided large-scale customers with high-end solutions specifically tailored to their needs. Caen’s subsidiary, CaenAV, provides storage solutions for the digital audio, video, graphics and animation markets.

Dot Hill, the Dot Hill logo, SANnet, SANscape, and SANpath and are trademarks of Dot Hill Systems Corp.

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