Dr. Michael Hahne of SAND Technology to Deliver Two Presentations at SAPPHIRE® ’07 Atlanta

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Dr. Michael Hahne of SAND Technology to Deliver Two Presentations at SAPPHIRE® ’07 Atlanta

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MONTREAL—April 11, 2007—SAND Technology Inc. (OTCBB: SNDTF.OB), an international provider of intelligent enterprise information management software, today announced that SAND Product Manager Dr. Michael Hahne will deliver two key presentations at the upcoming SAPPHIRE® ’07 Atlanta conference taking place April 22 to 25 in the Georgia World Congress Center. SAND will also exhibit at the conference in the Powered by SAP NetWeaver® Partner Pavilion in the NW7 Pod area.

SAPPHIRE ’07 Atlanta, SAP’s international customer conference, is focused on enterprise service-oriented architecture, adaptive business networks, and other cutting-edge solutions and strategies, and will highlight SAP’s strategy for co-innovation with a growing ecosystem of partners such as SAND.

Dr. Hahne will join with Tom Simmons, Open Text program manager, Archiving for SAP® Solutions, to deliver a presentation on ILM for SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence (SAP NetWeaver BI) and the mySAP™ ERP application at a Telecommunications Company on April 23, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Data growth and nearline storage will be the topic of Hahne’s presentation the next day when he discusses Managing Data Growth with the SAP NetWeaver 2004s Platform – BI Nearline Storage on April 25, 12-1 p.m.

“SAPPHIRE attracts professionals who are serious about accelerating innovation and growth within their companies, and we are very pleased to be participating with several of our key partners in demonstrating our complementary solutions,” said Linda Arens, vice president, marketing and global alliances, for SAND Technology. “We also look forward to showcasing our information management software as it applies to SAP data warehouses in the Powered by SAP NetWeaver Partner Pavilion.”

SAND Technology’s SAND/DNA™ product for use with SAP NetWeaver BI is specifically designed to complement the data lifecycle management capabilities available to organizations as their data warehouse solutions grow in size. With SAND/DNA, users can move infrequently used data into a nearline repository, where it is stored in a highly compressed format while remaining easily accessible without uncompressing. As a result, storage costs are reduced without compromising users’ ability to access granular historical data.

Dr. Michael Hahne has been a data warehouse architect and data modeler in the utilities industry, an IT manager in the hazardous waste management industry, and a branch manager of IT consulting in the data warehouse and IT security space. From 2000 to 2006, he led the business unit at cundus AG, a BI consultancy and SAP software and services partner. Since 2006 he has been the product manager at SAND Technology, a business intelligence software company. Dr. Hahne studied mathematics at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, with an emphasis on crystallography and business information technology, and earned a doctorate from the Ruhr-University Bochum in 2002, focusing on multidimensional databases. He is a member of the German Computer Society (GI), TDWI, and the German chapter of the ACM. He speaks regularly at TDWI conferences on general database topics as well as at SAP-related conferences. Dr. Hahne has published several papers about data warehousing and business intelligence.

To arrange to speak with a SAND executive at the conference, please contact Linda Arens at (650) 726-7539. More information about SAPPHIRE ’07 Atlanta can be found at

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