SAND Technology Continues North American Expansion



    
    Intelligent Information Management Software Provider Builds on Momentum
    with Key Customer and Corporate Milestones
    

    MONTREAL, April 24 /CNW/ -- SAND Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:  
SNDTF.OB), an international provider of intelligent enterprise information
management software, today announced the addition of a new technical solution
director to support the company's increased traction with the SAP and non-SAP
market in the U.S. This development is among several corporate milestones
including new SAP and HP certifications, and partnerships with Business
Objects and TotalTec.

    
    SAND Technology is off to a strong start for 2007:
    -- SAND/DNA(TM) for SAP NetWeaver BI version 2.3 was awarded "Certified
       for SAP NetWeaver(R)" status for its integration with Near Line Storage
       for SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence (SAP NetWeaver BI) Release
       2004s. SAND is one of the first nearline software vendors to achieve
       integration with this SAP solution.
    -- SAND joined the Business Objects Technology Partner Program. As part of
       the agreement, SAND and Business Objects will be collaborating on sales
       and marketing initiatives. The combination of SAND/DNA products with
       the business intelligence and enterprise information management
       software in Business Objects XI Release 2 results in powerful solutions
       that enable organizations to meet all their data management needs and
       service-level objectives.
    -- SAND announced that its SAND/DNA data management solutions, including
       SAND/DNA Access, SAND/DNA Analytics, and SAND/DNA for SAP NetWeaver BI,
       now run on HP Integrity servers running HP-UX 11i v3 as well as the new
       rx2660 entry-level server.
    -- In addition to SAND's participation at the SAP NetWeaver BI Portals
       2007 conference in March, Accenture executive Don Marion delivered a
       presentation on the benefits and requirements associated with nearline
       archiving of SAP Business Information Warehouse (SAP BW) system data.
       Marion's presentation included a case study involving SAND Technology.
    

    SAND also added Glen Leslie to the team as Director of U.S. Technical
Solution Consulting. Leslie is widely recognized for his success with Oracle,
where he most recently worked as principal solution consultant, and at SAP. At
SAND, Leslie will oversee the company's technical field activities with
partners and end users. His extensive BI experience includes positions as a
product manager for SAP NetWeaver at SAP Labs in Atlanta, and staff positions
at Cognos and Disney Worldwide Services.
    Leslie's background with SAP brings to SAND a level of expertise that
will greatly benefit SAND/DNA for SAP NetWeaver BI customers, including major
energy company Entega Service, which uses SAND/DNA as a nearline solution to
manage the rapidly growing volumes of data in its SAP Business Information
Warehouse (SAP BW) environment; and Volkswagen Financial Services
Aktiengesellschaft, the largest provider of automotive financial services in
Europe, which implemented the SAND/DNA nearline storage solution for SAP
NetWeaver Business Intelligence Release 2004s. Other SAND/DNA for SAP
NetWeaver BI adopters include a large Asian telecommunications provider, a
major U.S. government agency, and a large retail European company.
    "We are very excited to have Glen Leslie join our team here in the U.S.
and bring his SAP expertise to our customers using SAND/DNA for SAP NetWeaver
BI," said Robin Carr, vice president of sales, SAND Technology. "As we enjoy
continuing momentum with the SAP market, Glen's experience and technical
insights will help build on the value our solution delivers to SAP users,
managing the complexities of their rapidly growing data warehouses. The
feedback from SAP customers who knew Glen during his tenure at SAP has been
resoundingly positive, and he has added considerable credibility to SAND's
Nearline solution approach."

    
    SAND Experts to Present at Upcoming Events:
    -- SAND Product Manager Dr. Michael Hahne will deliver two key
       presentations at the SAPPHIRE '07 conference, taking place April 22 to
       25 in the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. SAND will also
       exhibit at the conference, in the Powered by SAP NetWeaver Partner
       Pavilion in the NW7 Pod area.
    -- SAND Technical Solutions Director Glen Leslie is scheduled to deliver a
       presentation at IBM/SAP University, May 8 to 9, in Newtown Square,
       Pennsylvania.

    About SAND Technology
    
    SAND is an international provider of intelligent information management
software. The SAND/DNA product suite scales to help any size enterprise cope
with exploding data requirements, now and into the future. SAND/DNA Access
allows for retaining all potentially relevant data in a tiny footprint while
providing instant access to just what's required. SAND/DNA Analytics allows
for complex what-if analysis to meet any planned and unplanned business need.
Sharing SAND's patented "ask-anything" DNA, together they provide a
just-in-time approach to data management with unparalleled productivity and
cost-effectiveness.
    SAND/DNA solutions include CRM analytics, and specialized applications
for government, healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, retail,
transportation, and other business sectors. SAND/DNA nearline solutions for
SAP NetWeaver BI have achieved "Certified for NetWeaver" and "Powered by
NetWeaver" status.
    SAND Technology has offices in the United States, Canada, the United
Kingdom and Central Europe. For more information, please visit www.sand.com

    NOTE:  SAND Technology and Nucleus are registered trademarks, and SAND,
SAND/DNA, SAND/DNA Access, SAND/DNA Analytics, SAND Dynamic Nearline Access,
SAND Dynamic Nearline Analytics, SAND Dynamic Nearline Architecture, SAND
Searchable Archive, SAND Analytic Server, and other SAND- and Nucleus-related
terms are trademarks of SAND Technology Inc. Other trademarks remain the
property of their respective owners. All other product and service names
mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies.
    Certain statements contained in this press release are "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of the United States Securities Act of 1933 and
of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The forward-looking
statements are intended to be subject to the safe harbor protection provided
by these Acts. We have based these forward-looking statements on our current
expectations and projections about future results, levels of activity, events,
trends or plans. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees and are
subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may
cause the actual results, performance or achievements of SAND to be materially
different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or
implied by such forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements
included in this press release are based on current expectations and on
information available to SAND on the date of this press release. For a more
detailed discussion of these risks and uncertainties and other business risks,
see SAND's current Annual Report and SAND's reports to the Securities and
Exchange Commission. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-
looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. We undertake no
obligation to publicly release the result of any revision of these forward-
looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date they are
made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events





For further information:

For further information: media, Linda Arens of SAND Technology, 
+1-650-726-7539, or pr@sand.com; or North America, UK/ Western European 
Press, Denise Nelson of Ventana Public Relations, +1-925-837-6277, or 
denise.nelson@ventanapr.com; or German/Central European, Richard T. Lane of 
IMC International Marketing Communications, +49 61 31 / 89 13 89, or 
lane@imc-pr.de; or investors, de Jong & Associates, +1-760-943-9065, or 
sndt@dejong.org, all for SAND Technology Web Site: http://www.sand.com/

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