Press Release Archives

2007 Press Releases

Oct102007

Luminex Announces Comprehensive Base of Mainframe Virutal Tape Installations.  Channel Gateway product family, these installations demonstrate the rapidly growing industry acceptance and unparalleled versatility of the Channel Gateway in bringing new technologies to the mainframe base of customers. Read the entire release.

May012007

ETI-NET and Luminex Partner to Simplify Mainframe Data Sharing.  ETI-NET's EZX/BlackBox and Luminex's Channel Gateway Provide Seamless Data Sharing Between HP NonStop Servers and IBM Mainframes.  Read the entire release.

Apr182007

Data Domain and Luminex Partner to Address Mainframe Users' Data Protection Needs.  Vendors enable de-duplication of mainframe data for tape-free disk backup and network-based disaster recovery.  Read the entire release.

Apr172007

Luminex Works With Sun to Bring Innovative Virtual Tape Storage Solution to Mainframe Customers.  The Sun Fire X4500 Server and Luminex Channel Gateway Software deliver the power of ZFS and Solaris 10 into the mainframe storage arena.  Read the entire release.

Mar202007

Luminex's Channel Gateway Mainframe Virtual Tape Installed and Operational at Chungwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (Taiwan).  Luminex's Channel Gateway Virtual Tape System fully operational  at Chungwa Telecom, Taiwan's leading telecommunications service provider, resulting in faster performance and reduced 3490 tape management.  Read the entire release.

Feb122007

Luminex Announces First 4-Port PCI-X Based Mainframe ESCON Channel HBA. Platform Solutions, Inc. Open Mainframe™ Servers to offer Luminex ESCON channel technology. Read the entire release.

Feb122007

Luminex Announces Expansion of the Mainframe Channel Gateway FICON and ESCON Family of Products. Luminex announces new additions to its Channel Gateway FICON and ESCON family of products. Read the entire release.

Feb122007

Luminex Announces Mainframe Data De-Duplication Solution in Production at Shoden Data Systems. Luminex Channel Gateway simplifies customer implementation of tape-less backup, cost effective remote replication and rapid recovery process. Read the entire release.

2006 Press Releases

Nov142006

Luminex Announces That Its Channel Gateway 3200 for Encrypted Mainframe Data Distribution is in Full Production at Fidelity Information Systems. Solution protects Fidelity's confidential customer information while in transit. Read the entire release.

Oct312006

Luminex and Sepaton partner to bring disk-based back-up and recovery to mainframe environments. Sepaton S2100-ES2 VTL certified for Luminex ChannelGateway 3400. Read the entire release.

Nov052006

Luminex named one of Los Angeles Area's Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Program for 5th consecutive year. Luminex attributes its sustained growth over the past five years to its innovative "Universal Storage Networking" technologies. Read the entire release.

Nov022006

Luminex establishes European sales office.  Luminex announced today that it has established a European sales presence with Eric Case as Luminex's European sales manager.  Read the entire release.

Aug142006

Luminex's Channel Gateway 3400 Mainframe Tape Encryption solution is in full production at leading worldwide financial institutions. The Luminex Channel Gateway solution is a fabric-based mainframe tape encryption solution with no MIPS impact to the mainframe, no increase in the backup window, and no new tape media  Read the entire press release.

Jun292006

Luminex Announces RoHS-compliant FICON & ESCON HBA's.
Luminex announced today that as of July 1, 2006 RoHS-compliant versions of its ESCON and FICON host bus adaptors are now available. Read the entire press release...

Jun062006

Luminex Announces New Mainframe Developer Platform for FICON.
Luminex announced today the first of its kind mainframe developer platform for FICON.  The developer platform is available through Luminex and incorporates Luminex’s FICON driver and mainframe control unit software development kit leveraging industry standard Emulex® LightPulse® Fibre Channel HBA products.  The Emulex HBAs are available in many formats including single- and dual-channel, along with RoHS compliant PCI-X and PCI Express form factors.  Read the entire press release...

Jun062006

Luminex Announces Channel Gateway 3000 Family of FICON-Based Mainframe Storage Gateway Products
Luminex announced today the Channel Gateway 3000 Family of products and specifically the Channel Gateway 3200 and Channel Gateway 3400 product lines. The Channel Gateway product family is a new family of products from Luminex that will open the mainframe storage market to the competitive market forces that are at work in the open systems storage market by providing FICON capabilities with industry standard server platforms. Read the entire press release...

Jun062006

Luminex Announces that its Channel Gateway 3200 For Encrypted Mainframe Data Distribution is in Full Production at Leading Financial Services Company
Luminex announced today the completion of installation and release for production of its Channel Gateway 3200 mainframe encryption and distribution solution at a leading global financial services company with some multi-million customer accounts. Read the entire press release...

May292006

Assemblyman John J. Benoit Recognizes Luminex as Small Business of the Year
Assemblyman Benoit (R-Riverside) recognized Luminex at a special event in Sacramento, California, Small Business Association’s Small Business Day, honoring the contributions of small business to the State of California. Read the entire press release. Read the entire press release...

May092006

Luminex Announces Major Mainframe OEM Win
Luminex announced today that Unisys® Corporation is now shipping Luminex's SBCON controller in the ClearPath® Plus Dorado Mainframes. With SBCON connectivity provided by Luminex's Model 6999 64-bit PCI SBCON HBA, Unisys is providing its ClearPath Plus Dorado Mainframe users a new level of high performance for OS 2200 systems, with seamless access to their legacy ESCON disk and tape devices, providing full upward compatibility.
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Feb212006

Leading U.S. Bank Now Encrypting Mainframe Tape Backups Using Luminex Solutions
Luminex Software, Inc. announced today the successful implementation of its Data|WARE™ Channel Gateway mainframe tape encryption solution at a leading U.S. bank.   The bank selected the Luminex solution after an extensive evaluation process which included mainframe encryption solutions from major industry vendors.  The Luminex win was attributed to superior performance, ease-of-use, zero impact to mainframe operations, and compatibility with the bank’s current configuration.
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2005 Press Releases

Sep292005

Luminex Named one of Los Angeles Area's Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Program for Fourth Consecutive Year
Luminex has been named to Deloitte's prestigious Technology Fast 50 Program for the Los Angeles/Inland Empire area, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the area by Deloitte & Touche LLP, one of the nation's leading professional services firms.
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Sep262005

Luminex Appoints IntelliStorage as a Value-Added Reseller for Luminex's Mainframe Connectivity Products in Europe
Luminex and IntelliStorage GmbH announced today that Luminex and IntelliStorage have entered into an agreement pursuant to which IntelliStorage has been appointed as Luminex's value-added reseller for Luminex's mainframe connectivity products.
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Aug222005

NeoScale and Luminex Team to Product Industry's First Direct-to-Tape Solution for Mainframe Tape Encryption
NeoScale Systems, Inc.and Luminex Software, Inc. announced today at the SHARE Technology Exchange Expo the industry's first direct-to-tape solution for mainframe tape encryption.
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Aug222005

Luminex and Decru Announce Availability of Direct-to-Tape Solution for
Mainframe Tape Encryption

Luminex Software, Inc. and Decru, Inc. announced today at the SHARE Technology Exchange Expo interoperability qualification of a direct-to-tape solution for mainframe tape encryption.
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Apr272005

Luminex Joins the StorageTek® TekAlliance™ Partner Program
Luminex and StorageTek (Storage Technology Corporation, NYSE: STK) today announced Luminex's Virtual|BLUE™ 3990 control unit has been certified interoperable with StorageTek FlexLine™ online storage systems for native mainframe direct access storage device (DASD) connectivity. As a result, Luminex has become a new member of the StorageTek TekAlliance Partner Program.
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Apr182005

Luminex Upgrades TPF Operations Servers With 64-Bit, PCI-X 3215 Console Interface
Luminex announced on April 18, 2005 at the TPF Users Group Spring Conference in Hollywood, Calif., the general release of its new 64-bit, PCI-X 3215 TPF Console Interface card, an upgrade to IBM's current 9663 card.
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Feb282005

Luminex Leaps Ahead in Mainframe Storage Solutions with Virtual|Blue™ 3490 Tape Library Product
Luminex Software, Inc. today announced at the SHARE Users Conference in Anaheim, California, the introduction of its Virtual|BLUE™ 3490 mainframe tape library storage solution.
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Feb082005

Luminex And Diligent Technologies Announce Industry's First Mainframe Resident Virtual Tape Solution Using Open Systems Disk
Luminex Software, Inc. and Diligent Technologies today announced product certification and qualification of Diligent's Virtual Tape Facility Mainframe (VTF™ Mainframe) product with Luminex's Virtual|BLUE™ 3990 (V|B 3990) DASD control unit.
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2004 Press Releases

October 26, 2004: Luminex Software Named One of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 & Fast 500 Programs

October 12, 2004 : Luminex and Levi, Ray & Shoup Announce Agreement to Bring IBM TotalStorage DS4000 Series to IBM S/390 and zSeries Systems

August 16, 2004: Luminex Certifies Non-Disruptive Innovation Solutions On Virtual|BLUE™ 3990

July 19, 2004 : Luminex Software Expands in the City of Riverside

June 15, 2004: Nexsan And Luminex Partner To Deliver Mainframe Disk Storage Solutions

April 2, 2004: Luminex and ViON Corporation Announce Agreement to Bring Open Systems Disk Storage to Mainframe Government Users

April 1, 2004: Luminex Announces Industry-First Mainframe Participation in Storage Networking World’s Interoperability and Solutions Demo

February 3, 2004: Luminex Announces General Availability of Virtual|BLUE™ 3990

January, 20 2004: Luminex and Mainline Information Systems Announce TotalStorage ProvenT Certification of the Virtual|BLUE™ 3990 Controller for Use with z800 Servers and FAStTT RAID Systems

2003 Press Releases

December 30, 2003: Luminex Software Named to Software Magazine's 21st Annual Software 500

December 2, 2003: Luminex and DJM Sales & Marketing Announce Sales Alliance

November 10, 2003: Luminex and Denver Solutions Group Bring FastT Disk Storage to IBM S/390 and zSeries Systems

October 14, 2003: Luminex Software Named One of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in North America on the 2003 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 -- Attributes its 496% Revenue Growth to Technology Innovation

October 14, 2003: Luminex Software Appears on the Inc. 500 Ranking of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies

September 10, 2003: Luminex Software Named One of Los Angeles Area's Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Deloitte & Touche Technology Fast 50 Program -- Attributes 19th Ranking to its 496% Revenue Growth

August 12, 2003: Luminex and Kladann Informática Form Alliance for Mainframe Storage -- Kladann to Offer Virtual|BLUE™ 3990 to Brazilian Mainframe Market

August 4, 2003: Luminex Announces 64-Bit PCI to ESCON Protocol Processor

July 29, 2003: Luminex and Mainline Information Systems Announce Alliance

June 17, 2003: Luminex Announces Technology for Mainframe Disk Storage

May 28, 2003: Luminex Announces Low Cost CD-R and DVD-R Data Publishing, Distribution and Archiving Solutions for UNIX and Linux Systems

March 4, 2003: Luminex Completes Purchase of Mainframe Business from Crossroads Systems

2002

October 15, 2002: Luminex Announces Partnership with Viewpointe Archive Services

September 23, 2002: Luminex Wins Deloitte & Touche Technology Fast 50 Award

August 19, 2002: FalconStor and Luminex Partner for Mainframe Storage Applications

May 13, 2002: Luminex Announces Power Scan&Ship Product Release

March 8, 2002: Luminex Announces Exclusive Reseller Agreement with Crossroads Systems

February 4, 2002: Luminex Announces Data/Ware CD 4.0 Product Release

2001

November 19, 2001: Luminex Announces New CD & DVD Library Products

November 12, 2001: Luminex Announces Data Storage Library for Mainframe & Client/Server Users

2000

November 30, 2000: Luminex Announces DVD-R Library Products

September 15, 2000: Luminex Announces Major Acquisition of Data/Ware Product Line

April 10, 2000: Luminex Announces DVD-R Data Archiving and Publishing Solutions for UNIX Servers

March 30, 2000: Luminex Receives Editor's Choice Award by Emedia Professional for HOTfolders Automated CD and DVD Archiving Software

1999

October 15, 1999: Luminex Announces New HOTfolders 2.1 Enhancement for Automated CD and DVD Archiving and Data Distribution

October 15, 1999: Luminex Announces Power-Press™ Product Line of CD Duplication and Printing Solutions

August 31, 1999: Luminex Announces CD and DVD Library and Recording Solutions Are Now Available on Linux

May 19, 1999: Luminex Announces NET-DVD UNIX Based DVD-RAM Recording Solution

May 19, 1999: Luminex Announces New Graphical User Interface for Fire Series Version 2.3 CD and DVD Library and Recording Solutions

February 11, 1999: Luminex CDR-POWER-100 and NET-CDR now ship with 6X CD-Recording speed

1998

December 17, 1998: Luminex Announces HOTfolders™ automated network based CD archiving and distribution solution

December 15, 1998: Luminex in now shipping version 2 of Fire Series CD Library Management Software

December 14, 1998: TeraStor announces alliance with Luminex to broaden UDF support for removable storage systems

November 30, 1998: Luminex and MDI partner for development of UDF filesystem products to support removable media data storage

September 1, 1998: Luminex and Canto Announce Joint Partnership and Technical Integration

August 31, 1998: Luminex announces CD-Recording plug-in support for Xinet's WebNative image management software

June 23, 1998: Luminex Lands a Key U.S. Navy Contract for CD Storage Management

June 17, 1998: Luminex CD Library Now Shipping With 32X Drives.

March 31, 1998: Luminex Announces Prepress focused CD archiving solutions

February 10, 1998: Luminex Announces DVD-POWER-100

1997

October 29, 1997: Luminex Announces CD Library Solutions For Video Streaming Now Integrated With Silicon Graphics' WebFORCE Mediabase

September 30, 1997: The ability to record Macintosh HFS CD-ROMs from a UNIX server is now available from Luminex and Xinet

September 17, 1997: Network CD-Recording is now available for UNIX users

March 11, 1997: Luminex Announces Their New LSX-CDL-100 Recordable Field Upgradeable CD-R library

January 30, 1997: Luminex Now offers Support for the Macintosh Hierachical File System (HFS) with CD-ROM Storage Solutions

1996

November 26, 1996: Luminex Announces the Shipping of Their New Four Drive, 100 Disc LSX-CDL-100 CD Library

September 27, 1996: Luminex Software, Inc. Is First Chosen To Demonstrate Its Software With Sony's New FYLA CD-ROM Libraries