SOURCE: Data Domain

March 28, 2007 12:30 ET

Data Domain Elects Reed Hundt to Its Board of Directors

Former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Joins Data Domain's Board

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 28, 2007 -- Data Domain, a leading provider of Enterprise Protection Storage systems for disk backup and network-based disaster recovery, today announced the appointment of Reed E. Hundt to the Data Domain Board of Directors. Mr. Hundt is a principal of Charles Ross Partners, LLC, a private investor and business advisory service. He is also a member of the Board of Intel Corporation and is Chairman of Intel's Compensation Committee.

"We're extremely pleased to welcome Reed Hundt to the Data Domain Board of Directors," said Frank Slootman, president and CEO of Data Domain. "Mr. Hundt's distinguished career has spanned both business and political arenas and his appointment brings our Board an expanded level of depth and guidance. We are looking forward to Reed Hundt's contributions to Data Domain."

From 1993 to 1997 Mr. Hundt served four years as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), where he was instrumental in the implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. After leaving the FCC, Hundt worked as an independent adviser on information industries to McKinsey & Company, Inc., a management consulting firm, and to The Blackstone Group, a private equity firm. Prior to his position as Chairman of the FCC, Mr. Hundt was a partner in the Washington, DC office of Latham & Watkins, a national and international law firm. A graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School, Hundt is also a member of the Management Advisory Board at the Yale School of Management.

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Data Domain® is a leading provider of Enterprise Protection Storage systems for disk backup and network-based disaster recovery. Data Domain's Global Compression™, data invulnerability and replication technologies offer data reduction rates that enable new efficiencies in enterprise data protection. Data Domain delivers the performance, reliability and scalability to address the data protection needs of enterprises of all sizes. Data Domain's products and solutions integrate into a customers' existing infrastructure and are compatible with leading enterprise backup software products. To find out more about Data Domain, visit www.datadomain.com. Data Domain is headquartered at 2300 Central Expressway, Santa Clara, CA 95050 and can be contacted by phone at 1-866-933-3873 or by e-mail at sales@datadomain.com.

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