LUMINEX Establishes Business Operations in Asia-Pacific

Kee Wing Wong Joins LUMINEX to Oversee Sales and Technical Services for Rapidly Growing Business in Asia-Pacific

HONG KONG and RIVERSIDE, CA—May 22, 2012LUMINEX SOFTWARE, INC., the worldwide leader in Modern Mainframe Virtual Tape™ solutions, announced today that it has established LUMINEX Software Hong Kong Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary, in Hong Kong and hired Kee Wing Wong, as Director, Sales and Technical Services for Asia-Pacific. Kee Wing has over 18 years of experience in mainframe storage sales and technical services. Kee Wing's vast industry experience and expertise combined with his knowledge of the Asian-Pacific markets add key capabilities to the LUMINEX team allowing LUMINEX to take full advantage of the rapidly expanding mainframe virtual tape sales opportunities in Asia-Pacific.

Prior to joining Luminex, Kee Wing held positions as a Senior Systems Architect, Senior Manager and Chief Storage Solution Consultant, where he played a critical role in building Oracle's (StorageTek's) mainframe tape and virtual tape business in the region. Now, he will contribute to the on-going success of mainframe customers who implement Modern Mainframe Virtual Tape solutions to reduce or eliminate dependency on physical tape, improve their disaster recovery capabilities and their overall mainframe tape operations.

"Mainframe datacenters of all sizes have experienced the benefits of implementing our solutions and we recognize the importance of expanding our resources to support our customers and partners in the region," said Arthur Tolsma, CEO and co-founder of LUMINEX. "Establishing our subsidiary in Hong Kong and hiring a Director of Sales and Technical Services with Kee Wing's technical expertise and customer-focused reputation shows our strong commitment to servicing the Asia-Pacific market."

Kee Wing Wong resides in Hong Kong and can be reached at kwong@luminex.com.

About LUMINEX SOFTWARE, INC.
LUMINEX is a leading developer and provider of disk-based mainframe virtual tape products and technologies. LUMINEX Channel Gateways allow mainframe enterprise users around the world to take full advantage of the benefits of Modern Mainframe Virtual Tape to eliminate or reduce physical tape, improve RTO and RPO, lower capital and operating costs and improve data security. With the LUMINEX Channel Gateways, enterprises can now have a single backup and recovery program for their mainframe and open systems data. To find out more about LUMINEX and its Modern Mainframe Virtual Tape solutions, visit www.luminex.com.

LUMINEX is headquartered at 871 Marlborough Ave., Riverside, CA 92507, USA and can be contacted at 1-888.LUMINEX or by e-mail at info@luminex.com.

LUMINEX and Modern Mainframe Virtual Tape, and are trademarks of Luminex Software, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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Luminex Software, Inc.
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