Luminex Software Named One of Los Angeles Area’s Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Program For Fifth Consecutive Year!

Luminex Attributes Its Sustained Growth Over the Past Five Years to its Innovative “Universal Storage Networking™” Technologies

Riverside, Calif., October 5, 2006 — Luminex Software, Inc., a leading developer of mainframe channel gateway, connectivity and data storage products, has been named to Deloitte’s prestigious Technology Fast 50 Program for the Los Angeles area, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the area by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, one of the nation’s leading professional services organizations.  Rankings are based on the percentage revenue growth over the five years from 2001-2005.  

This year’s Los Angeles Technology Fast 50 program is co-presented by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP and Porsche Motorsport, Continental Airlines, Comerica, Marsh, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, Cresa Partners and Merrill Corporation, in association with the Technology
Council of Southern California.

Art Tolsma, CEO of Luminex, credits Luminex’s dedication to developing innovative Universal Storage Networking technologies as the stimulus behind the company’s fast growth over the past five years. Tolsma continues: “Luminex is proud to be named to the Deloitte Fast 50 program for the fifth year in a row. Our demonstrated success of continued profitable growth combined with the high quality of our technologies make Luminex a safe choice for our enterprise customers.”

“Deloitte’s Los Angeles Technology Fast 50 companies have shown the strength, vision and tenacity to succeed in today’s very competitive technology environment,” said Anthony J. Buzzelli, Vice Chairman, National Managing Partner, US Regions, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “We applaud the successes of Luminex and acknowledge it as one of the very few to accomplish such a fast growth rate over the past five years."

To qualify for the Technology Fast 50, companies must have had operating revenues of at least $50,000 in 2001 and $1,000,000 in 2005, must be public or private companies headquartered in North America, and be a company that owns proprietary technology or proprietary intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues; or devotes a significant proportion of revenues to research and development of technology.  Using other companies’ technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify.

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 DC 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.
Founded in 1994, Luminex Software, Inc. is headquartered in Riverside, California with development offices in San Diego, California, and Beaverton, Oregon. Luminex products are available directly from the company and through partnerships with leading systems integrators and resellers worldwide. Call 1.888.LUMINEX or email us at for more information, or visit our web site at

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