SOURCE: Qualstar Corporation

Qualstar Corporation

August 28, 2012 09:00 ET

Qualstar Names Ideal Singapore Pte. Ltd. Authorized Reseller

Ideal Systems to Deliver Digital Video Archive Systems Throughout Asia

SIMI VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 28, 2012) - Qualstar Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a manufacturer of data security and archive storage solutions and high efficiency power supplies, today announced that Ideal Systems Singapore Pte. Ltd. has become an Authorized Reseller for Qualstar's widely regarded XLS and RLS families of LTO tape libraries throughout Asia.

Ideal Systems will integrate Qualstar tape libraries with XenData SX Series of digital video archive solutions that work seamlessly with most of the popular media asset management (MAM) and broadcast automation, including Aveco, Avid, Cinegy, Dalet, EVS, Harmonic, Evertz and more. 

"We are very pleased that Ideal Systems has chosen Qualstar and Xendata to supply world-class digital archives for their rapidly growing customers," said Larry Firestone, President and CEO of Qualstar Corporation. "Our tape libraries enable Ideal Systems to deliver the industry's most reliable and cost-effective digital archive solutions on the market."

Qualstar's new RLS Expandable Rack Mount Libraries and XLS Enterprise Tape Libraries can easily scale to store from 800 hours to over 200,000 hours of HD content.

The new RLS-8500 Rack Mount Libraries are user-expandable in less than 15 minutes. The key to this new capability is FastPass™, a simple robust design that passes tapes between modules in under two seconds. FastPass fits completely inside the library cabinet, requires no additional power and is field installable by the user. FastPass merges two, three or four RLS modules into a single, efficient cost-effective library storing up to 474 LTO cartridges and housing up to twenty tape drives in one 19-inch rack. 

Qualstar tape libraries are available through Authorized Resellers such as Ideal Systems. Contact Ideal Systems at www.idealsys.com, or tel: +852 2801 4040. Contact Qualstar, an Authorized Reseller or visit www.qualstar.com for more information.

About Qualstar Corporation
Qualstar, founded in 1984, is a diversified electronics manufacturer specializing in data storage and power supplies. The company's products are known throughout the world for high quality and Simply Reliable designs that provide years of trouble-free service. More information is available at www.qualstar.com or www.n2power.com, or by phone at 805-583-7744.

About Ideal Systems Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Ideal Systems Singapore Pte. Ltd. is the South East Asia hub for Ideal Systems Group, the leading Broadcast Media Systems Integration Company in Asia. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Ideal Group operates offices in Thailand, Taiwan, India, China and Singapore. Ideal employs over 150 full-time staff throughout Asia, delivering broadcast solutions to all sectors of the media industry. To date Ideal Systems has built TV Broadcast Facilities that include many DTH Satellite Platforms and Studios. Ideal offers a wide range of services covering all aspects of media projects like Solutions Architecting, Design Engineering, and Facilities Relocation. Ideal Systems has delivered successfully to over 60 Playout Centres for SD, HD, 3D, News Rooms and OTT Systems. Ideal Systems Singapore works with South East Asia's leading operators and has delivered recent projects into ESPN STAR SPORTS, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Astro and Globecast.

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