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Netlist Demonstrates 'Datacenter in a Box' at Interop Featuring HyperCloud(TM) Memory

IRVINE, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Netlist, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLST) today announced that it will be demonstrating a full featured enterprise service portfolio "Datacenter in a Box," highlighting its HyperCloud™ memory technology at Interop 2010. Addressing the need for datacenter efficiency, "Datacenter in a Box" will showcase how companies can now run a datacenter from a single dual socket Supermicro server utilizing eighteen, 16GB 2vRank HyperCloud DIMMs (288GB DRAM) and virtualization software.

"The industry is seeing steady growth in virtualization, which is forcing IT managers to revaluate their network infrastructure to fully optimize datacenters," said Eric Nagel, principal analyst for Inflection Point Research. "Companies like Netlist are successfully addressing datacenter needs by developing memory technologies such as HyperCloud that further enable server consolidation and overall virtualization efficiency."

Enterprises are today facing the common datacenter constraints of cost, power, and space limitations. "Datacenter in a Box" addresses these constraints by maximizing DRAM capacity in a server, which optimizes virtualization capabilities. Leveraging the benefits of HyperCloud, more applications can run on a single server, as the number of virtual machines per server and the amount of DRAM allocated to each virtual machine can be maximized. This increased virtualization efficiency further reduces datacenter hardware, software, and operating costs.

"The 'Datacenter in a Box' demonstration underscores how HyperCloud can optimize server utilization in memory intensive applications such as virtualization and cloud computing," said Paul Duran, director of business development for Netlist. "HyperCloud can improve overall efficiency for datacenters and alleviate some of the headaches associated with cost, power, and space restrictions."

For the demonstration, Netlist will utilize 16GB 2 vRank HyperCloud DIMMs featuring an 18-slot Supermicro dual socket server (SYS-6026T-NTR+-GS015) with Intel Westmere CPUs (6-Cores) as the hardware. The demonstration will also utilize vSphere™ virtualization software from VMware, Linux and Microsoft-based host software, and applications that include E-mail, web, virtual desktop interface, database, customer relationship management (CRM), and more.

Netlist will demonstrate "Datacenter in a Box" at Interop, taking place April 27-29 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, in booth number 850. The Company's new memory technology, HyperCloud, is available in 4GB, 8GB, and 16GB 2 vRank module options.

About Netlist:

Netlist, Inc. designs and manufactures high-performance, logic-based memory subsystems for the server and high-performance computing and communications markets. The Company's memory subsystems are developed for applications in which high-speed, high-capacity memory, enhanced functionality, small form factor, and heat dissipation are key requirements. These applications include tower-servers, rack-mounted servers, blade servers, high-performance computing clusters, engineering workstations, and telecommunication equipment. Netlist was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Irvine, California with manufacturing facilities in Suzhou, People's Republic of China.

Safe Harbor Statement

This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events and the future performance of Netlist. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expected or projected. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, continuing development, qualification and volume production of NetVault™ and Hyper Cloud™; the rapidly-changing nature of technology; risks associated with intellectual property, including the costs and unpredictability of litigation over infringement of our intellectual property; volatility in the pricing of DRAM ICs and NAND; changes in and uncertainty of customer acceptance of, and demand for, our existing products and products under development, including uncertainty of and/or delays in product orders and product qualifications; delays in the Company's and its customers' product releases and development; introductions of new products by competitors; introductions of new products by competitors; changes in end-user demand for technology solutions; the Company's ability to attract and retain skilled personnel; the Company's reliance on suppliers of critical components; fluctuations in the market price of critical components; evolving industry standards; and the political and regulatory environment in the People's Republic of China. Other risks and uncertainties are described in the Company's annual report on Form 10-K, dated February 19, 2010, and subsequent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission made by the Company from time to time. Except as required by law, Netlist undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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SOURCE Netlist, Inc.

Apr 21, 2010

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