September 2, 2003
Mendocino, CA, USA

***For Immediate Release***

SOFTRAID, LLC introduces SoftRAID 3.0 with a $99 special introductory offer.

SoftRAID, LLC, today announced the release of SoftRAID 3.0. This
long-awaited Mac OS X version supports Stripe and Mirror (RAID levels 0 and
1) volumes on any combination of FireWire, ATA, SCSI, USB and Fibre Channel
drives. SoftRAID 3.0 requires Mac OS X 10.2 or later. A special “upgrade”
price of $99 is available to everyone until November 1, 2003.

“SoftRAID 3 is an important release for all Mac OS X admins and users who
depend on their data.”, said Mark James, President of SoftRAID, LLC. “We
have received hundreds of positive emails during beta testing.”

SoftRAID went though a three month rigorous beta test program working with
leading developers and manufacturers in order to release a solid product.

“Alsoft worked closely with SoftRAID to make sure SoftRAID 3 works well
with DiskWarrior 3.”, said Al Dion, President of Alsoft. “We, at Alsoft,
are very happy to see our friends at SoftRAID release their Mac OS X

“Mac pros need the speed and reliability of RAID combined with the
flexibility of an external hard drive,” said Mike Williams, Vice President
of Product Marketing at Maxtor. “Maxtor FireWire drives used with SoftRAID
3 deliver a powerful RAID solution for video editing and server backup on
Mac OS X.”

After November 1, 2003, the suggested retail price for SoftRAID 3.0 will be
$129 for an all-electronic version, or $149 for a retail CD version (plus

In addition, SoftRAID 2.2.2 users who purchased or upgraded SoftRAID after
August 1, 2002 are entitled to a free upgrade to SoftRAID 3. It will be
sent to them today automatically. (OEM bundles do not qualify for this

For more information about SoftRAID 3.0, contact us at

About SoftRAID LLC. SoftRAID, LLC is headquartered in Mendocino,
California, and has dedicated itself to developing high quality
applications for Mac OS.