Procom Demonstrating Its NetFORCE NAS Filers at HIMSS 2003 Exhibition For Medical IT Professionals

February 10, 2003

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medical industry IT professionals will have an opportunity to see how rapidly images are retrieved from a picture archival and communication system (PACS) when Procom Technology demonstrates its popular

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medical industry IT professionals will have an opportunity to see how rapidly images are retrieved from a picture archival and communication system (PACS) when Procom Technology demonstrates its popular NetFORCE(R) series network-attached storage (NAS) filers at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's HIMSS 2003 Conference and Exhibition, today through Thursday (Feb. 13) at the San Diego Convention Center.

The demonstrations will take place in the booth (#642) of Southwest Imaging, Inc., a value-added reseller for the medical industry, as part of a PACS solution from Marotech, Inc., the leading PACS provider in Korea. The Marotech PACS will include viewing workstations connected to NetFORCE 1750 NAS filers.

"Procom's NAS filer is the key enabling element of Marotech's PACS architecture," said Daniel Lee, Marotech's vice president of international sales. "Allowing direct access from the workstations, NetFORCE helps reduce response time for the viewing workstations by an order of magnitude. It also provides us with scalable, extensible, and easy to manage storage for medical images."

Procom's NetFORCE NAS filers are particularly suited to the high-bandwidth network environments of digital archiving providers in the medical imaging community. The series combines traditional NAS benefits -- such as ease of use and true file sharing in heterogeneous environments -- with the device interoperability, high availability and multi-terabyte scalability of storage area networks. Addressing the full spectrum of storage requirements, NetFORCE NAS filers feature a powerful combination of optimized software, open architecture and best-of-breed components that make them highly cost-effective and simple to install.

"Applications such as MRI and CAT scans, anatomic modeling and medical research are particularly data intensive," said Reza Sadri, Ph.D., Procom's chief technologist, who heads up a company program addressing the storage needs of the medical industry. "We're pleased to provide our partners at Marotech and Southwest Imaging with a storage solution that enables quick, reliable access to this dense medical data."

About Procom Technology

The value leader in NAS filers, Procom Technology has been designing and producing enterprise-class storage solutions for Fortune 2000 companies since 1987. The company has an installed base of more than 1,500 NetFORCE units and 25,000 installations of DataFORCE, Procom's previous flagship product line. Procom is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., with a global presence in 10 countries. More information is available at 800-800-8600, info@procom.com or www.procom.com .

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