Dr. Michael Hahne of SAND Technology to Deliver Two Presentations at Sapphire(R) '07 Atlanta

    Nearline Storage and ILM Are Among Topics Highlighted; SAND to Exhibit in
    the Powered by SAP NetWeaver(R) Partner Pavilion

    MONTREAL, April 11 /CNW/ -- SAND Technology Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:  
SNDTF.OB), an international provider of intelligent enterprise information
management software, today announced that SAND Product Manager Dr. Michael
Hahne will deliver two key presentations at the upcoming SAPPHIRE(R) '07
Atlanta conference taking place April 22 to 25 in the Georgia World Congress
Center. SAND will also exhibit at the conference in the Powered by SAP
NetWeaver(R) Partner Pavilion in the NW7 Pod area.
    SAPPHIRE '07 Atlanta, SAP's international customer conference, is focused
on enterprise service-oriented architecture, adaptive business networks, and
other cutting-edge solutions and strategies, and will highlight SAP's strategy
for co-innovation with a growing ecosystem of partners such as SAND.
    Dr. Hahne will join with Tom Simmons, Open Text program manager,
Archiving for SAP(R) Solutions, to deliver a presentation on ILM for SAP
NetWeaver Business Intelligence (SAP NetWeaver BI) and the mySAP(TM) ERP
application at a Telecommunications Company on April 23, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Data
growth and nearline storage will be the topic of Hahne's presentation the next
day when he discusses Managing Data Growth with the SAP NetWeaver 2004s
Platform - BI Nearline Storage on April 25, 12-1 p.m.
    "SAPPHIRE attracts professionals who are serious about accelerating
innovation and growth within their companies, and we are very pleased to be
participating with several of our key partners in demonstrating our
complementary solutions," said Linda Arens, vice president, marketing and
global alliances, for SAND Technology. "We also look forward to showcasing our
information management software as it applies to SAP data warehouses in the
Powered by SAP NetWeaver Partner Pavilion."
    SAND Technology's SAND/DNA(TM) product for use with SAP NetWeaver BI is
specifically designed to complement the data lifecycle management capabilities
available to organizations as their data warehouse solutions grow in size.
With SAND/DNA, users can move infrequently used data into a nearline
repository, where it is stored in a highly compressed format while remaining
easily accessible without uncompressing. As a result, storage costs are
reduced without compromising users' ability to access granular historical
    Dr. Michael Hahne has been a data warehouse architect and data modeler in
the utilities industry, an IT manager in the hazardous waste management
industry, and a branch manager of IT consulting in the data warehouse and IT
security space. From 2000 to 2006, he led the business unit at cundus AG, a BI
consultancy and SAP software and services partner. Since 2006 he has been the
product manager at SAND Technology, a business intelligence software company.
Dr. Hahne studied mathematics at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, with an
emphasis on crystallography and business information technology, and earned a
doctorate from the Ruhr-University Bochum in 2002, focusing on
multidimensional databases. He is a member of the German Computer Society
(GI), TDWI, and the German chapter of the ACM. He speaks regularly at TDWI
conferences on general database topics as well as at SAP-related conferences.
Dr. Hahne has published several papers about data warehousing and business
    To arrange to speak with a SAND executive at the conference, please
contact Linda Arens at (650) 726-7539. More information about SAPPHIRE '07
Atlanta can be found at http://www1.sapsapphire.com/usa2007/index.epx.

    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.
Implemented together, SAND/DNA products provide a solution for just-in-time
information delivery with unparalleled productivity gains and

    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, visit http://www.sand.com.

    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.

    SAP, SAPPHIRE, SAP NetWeaver, mySAP and other SAP products and services
mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or
registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries all
over the world.

    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 harbour 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-
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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.

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For further information: Media, Linda Arens of SAND Technology, 
+1-650-726-7539, pr@sand.com; or North America-UK-Western European press, 
Sabrina Sanchez, Ventana Public Relations, +1-925-875-1968, 
sabrina.sanchez@ventanapr.com, for SAND Technology Inc. Web Site:

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