MONTREAL, May 6 /PRNewswire/ --

SAND Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNDTF), an international provider of intelligent enterprise information management software, today announced an important addition to its Board of Directors. SAND is very pleased that Thomas O'Donnell, a successful, seasoned business executive and CEO and founder of Edge Specialists has joined SAND's Board of Directors. O'Donnell has an extensive career in the software and financial markets. Today O'Donnell is CEO, Founder and Majority Owner of Edge Specialists which is an independent software vendor with extensive U.S. Patent protection providing derivative trading tools including options, stocks and futures trading. In addition O'Donnell was a Designated Primary Market Maker on the Chicago Board of Options Exchange and has extensive experience in the financial markets. Tom's extensive experience in software and financial services brings a new vision and perspective to the board. As an independent director he will play an important role in monitoring the company's commitment to successfully delivering intelligent information management solutions to enterprise companies.

"I look forward to serving as a member of SAND's board," said O'Donnell. "This is a solid technology company with a promising future, and I am excited about the opportunity to be involved at this level and have a positive impact on SAND's growth."

O'Donnell is a graduate of Harvard Business School.

"Having Tom O'Donnell on the Board of Directors is a great opportunity for SAND and conveys the confidence that Tom has in our offerings," said Arthur Ritchie, CEO, SAND Technology. "Our shareholders can be confident that Tom will provide an experienced voice and perspective to help guide the company as we move forward and continue to address the challenge companies face with effectively and efficiently managing the explosion of their data growth."

About SAND Technology

SAND is an international provider of intelligent information management software. The SAND/DNA product suite scales to help any size enterprise cope with exploding data requirements, now and into the future. SAND/DNA Access allows for retaining all potentially relevant data in a tiny footprint while providing instant access to just what's required. SAND/DNA Analytics allows for complex what-if analysis to meet any planned and unplanned business need.

SAND/DNA solutions include CRM analytics, and specialized applications for government, healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, retail, transportation, and other business sectors. SAND/DNA has achieved "Certified for SAP NetWeaver" status and SAND Nearline Integration Controller has achieved "Powered by SAP NetWeaver" status.

SAND Technology has offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Central Europe.

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North America, UK-Western European Press, Linda Arens of SAND Technology, +1-650-726-7539,; or German-Central European Press, Richard T. Lane of IMC International Marketing Communications, +49-61-31-89-13-89,; or Investor Relations, de Jong & Associates, +1-760-943-9065,, both for SAND