SAND Names Mike Pilcher as Chief Operating Officer

By Sand Technology Inc., PRNE
Tuesday, May 18, 2010

MONTREAL, May 19, 2010 - SAND Technology Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNDTF), provider of leading
column-based database software, today announced that Mike Pilcher will be its
new Chief Operating Officer.

Before joining SAND, Mr. Pilcher was the European Sales Director for
Corporate Solutions at LinkedIn, where he substantially expanded the European
market and drove continuous revenue growth. Prior to LinkedIn, he held
executive positions at prominent technology companies in the UK and North
, including Oracle, Sybase, Marketbright and Tenfold. In each of these
positions he successfully managed significant and continuing increases in
revenue, customer acquisition and customer satisfaction. Mr. Pilcher is the
author of "Prosultative Selling" and a blogger specializing in the use of
social media in sales and marketing.

"I am delighted at the opportunity to work in the rapidly growing
column-based database market. SAND has an impressive record of innovation and
thought leadership," said Mr. Pilcher. "We will now deliver to a far broader
market the value SAND's customers have known about for years."

"I am very excited to welcome Mike Pilcher to SAND," said Tom O'Donnell,
President and CEO, SAND Technology. "With his strong track record in rapidly
growing sales revenues for technology companies, we are confident Mike will
help SAND realize the outstanding market potential of our patented
column-based database software."

About SAND Technology

SAND Technology provides massively parallel column-based database
software for storing, managing, and accessing all your data, on-demand. SAND
CDBMS offerings include cost-effective nearline data access and high-speed,
column-based analytics, and specialized extensions designed to lower TCO and
improve operational performance for SAP NetWeaver BW, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL
Server, Oracle, SAS, and more. SAND has offices in the United States, Canada,
the United Kingdom and Central Europe, and can be reached online at

North America & Western Europe, Mike Pilcher, mike.pilcher at, or Germany & Central European Press, Maike Thiessen, SAND Technology Deutschland GmbH, at, or Investor Relations, Zainab Ahmed Schwartz, zainab.schwartz at, all of SAND Technology

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