SOURCE: Data Domain

October 10, 2006 15:01 ET

Data Domain Posts Record Sales in Q3

Company Records Its 11th Consecutive Quarter of Sales Growth

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 10, 2006 -- Data Domain, the leading provider of Enterprise Protection Storage systems for disk backup and network-based disaster recovery, today announced record sales for the fiscal quarter ending September 30, 2006. Third quarter sales for the company were up 40% compared to the previous quarter and up 260% compared to the same quarter in 2005. Sales for the first nine months of 2006 were up 360% from the same period in 2005. Total customer count is now approaching 600, up from well over 400 at mid year.

"Data Domain sales are accelerating all over the globe, and we see much more enterprise wide deployment of our protection storage systems than before," said Frank Slootman, president and CEO of Data Domain. "The market shift from tapes and trucks towards disks and networks is well underway now, and Data Domain is leading the field by a considerable margin."

Along with record sales results, the company continued to execute aggressively in delivering new products, growing its customer base, reinforcing its intellectual property portfolio and growing its distribution capacity in Q3:

--  Products.  The DDX data center-scale deduplicating protection storage
    array was shipped, culminating in an announcement earlier this week, along
    with the company's third generation of controllers, the DD560 and DD560g.
    The DDX offers up to 6.4 terabytes per hour of sustained throughput and up
    to 15 petabytes of capacity.
--  Customers.  TeraSystem is using Data Domain's DDX Series to design and
    implement an extensive enterprise data protection solution for Telecom
    Italia, Italy's largest telecommunications provider, that will backup and
    replicate over 2 petabytes of data monthly.  Other new customers include
    Expedia, HBO, Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets, Troutman Sanders, Bain Capital,
    US State Department, USA Today, Benetton, Vodacom, SE Bank, Axpo Informatik
    AG, State of Louisiana, REI, Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Labor Ready.
--  Patents.  Data Domain was granted its third patent for accelerated
    deduplication technology that maximizes system throughput with less RAM.
About Data Domain

Data Domain is the leading provider of Enterprise Protection Storage systems for disk backup and network-based disaster recovery. Over 500 companies worldwide use Data Domain's award-winning solutions to reduce backup costs and simplify their data recovery. Data Domain's Global Compression™, data invulnerability and replication technologies offer breakthrough data reduction rates that enable new efficiencies in enterprise data protection. Only Data Domain can deliver the performance, reliability and scalability to address the data protection needs of enterprises of all sizes. Data Domain's products and solutions integrate seamlessly into customers' existing infrastructure and are compatible with all leading enterprise backup software products. To find out more about Data Domain, visit 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

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