LUMINEX Establishes European Sales Office

Eric Case Joins Luminex to Oversee Development of Luminex Sales Channels and Establish Luminex Sales Presence in Europe

Riverside, CA, USA—October 2, 2006—Luminex Software, Inc., a leading developer of mainframe channel gateway, connectivity and data storage products, announced today that it has established a European sales presence with Eric Case (ecase@luminex.com) as Luminex’s European Sales Manager.  Eric will be responsible for building sales of Luminex’s Channel Gateway™, Virtual|BLUE™ and Data|WARE™ mainframe solutions in Europe and developing European-wide OEM, Value-Added Reseller and Distributor channels.  Eric is based near London, England.  Eric has an extensive and successful background in developing sales channels for mainframe class products and most recently was the European Sales Manager for Bus-Tech.

“Luminex provides enterprise-proven solutions to mainframe customers worldwide that address real world operational issues,” said Michael Saunders, Luminex’s President.  “We believe that the European market will be particularly receptive to our RoHS-compliant HBA’s and Channel Gateway mainframe tape products.  We are confident that Eric Case, with his expertise and long term success in selling mainframe solutions in Europe, is the right manager to direct our European sales initiatives.”  

About Luminex Software, Inc.

Luminex develops and markets mainframe channel gateway, connectivity and data storage products.  Luminex products and technology are used worldwide by the leading companies in financial, technology, healthcare and other major industries.  Luminex’s Channel Gateways stream data from mainframe FICON and ESCON channels, at channel speed, to Fibre Channel fabrics and provide the ability to securely encrypt mainframe tape data for backup, archive, and distribution.  The Data|WARE™ Production CD/DVD product family enables customers to archive and distribute data on CD and DVD media for mainframe and network applications.  The Virtual|BLUE™ product family provides native connectivity from mainframes to open-systems servers and storage networks, including RoHS-compliant FICON and ESCON host bus adaptors for OEMs worldwide.

Founded in 1994, Luminex Software, Inc. is headquartered in Riverside, California with sales offices in London, England, Chicago, IL and Houston, TX.  Call 1.888.LUMINEX or email us at info@luminex.com for more information, or visit our web site at www.luminex.com.

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