Nearline Data Archiving a Topic of Discussion at SAP NetWeaver BI Portals 2007

    Accenture Executive to Discuss the Benefits of Nearline Storage with SAP
    System Data

    MONTREAL, March 21 /CNW/ -- SAND Technology Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:  
SNDTF.OB), an international provider of intelligent enterprise information
management software, today announced that Accenture executive Don Marion will
deliver a presentation on the benefits and requirements associated with
nearline archiving of SAP(R) Business Information Warehouse (SAP BW) system
data at the upcoming SAP NetWeaver BI Portals 2007 conference. The conference,
which will be held in Las Vegas at the Venetian Hotel from March 26 to 28,
2007, is focused on strategies, best practices, and instruction for teams that
are running and evaluating SAP NetWeaver(R) technology. SAND will also be
exhibiting at the conference in booth #616.
    Marion's presentation, entitled "Is nearline data archiving the right
choice for your SAP BW landscape?" will address Information Lifecycle
Management (ILM) for SAP NetWeaver BI and the differences of nearline storage
and data archiving. A case study involving SAND Technology will be included,
as well as a discussion outlining the benefits of using nearline storage,
including: more efficiently meeting SLAs, reducing backup and recovery times,
faster data loading and query processing for reporting and analytics, ability
to manage larger amounts of information, meet compliance and regulatory
requirements, reduced resource consumption and reduced costs. Marion's
presentation will be delivered on Wednesday, March 28, 8:30-9:45am.
    SAND Technology's SAND/DNA(TM) product for 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
    SAND will showcase its SAND/DNA software for SAP NetWeaver BI at the
conference in booth #616. To speak with a SAND executive at the conference,
please contact Denise Nelson, Ventana Public Relations at (925) 837-6277.
    More information about the SAP NetWeaver BI Portals 2007 conference may
be found at

    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 cost-
    SAND/DNA solutions include SAP-certified information management, CRM
analytics, and specialized applications for government, healthcare, financial
services, telecommunications, retail, transportation, and other business
    SAND Technology has offices in the United States, Canada, the United
Kingdom and Central Europe. For more information, visit

    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.

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of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  The forward-looking
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For further information: media, Linda Arens of SAND Technology, 
+1-650-726-7539,; or North America, UK/ Western European Press, 
Denise Nelson of Ventana Public Relations, +1-925-837-6277,; or German/Central European Press, Richard T. 
Lane of IMC International Marketing Communications, +49 61 31 / 89 13 89,; or Investor Relations, de Jong & Associates, +1-760-943-9065,, all for SAND Technology Inc. Web Site:

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