SOURCE: Qualstar


May 22, 2013 16:01 ET

Qualstar Names Three Authorized Resellers

Alteran Technologies, Maxx Digital and Videotape Products, Inc. to Deliver Qualstar's Library Storage Products to the Broadcast, Media and Entertainment Markets

SIMI VALLEY, CA--(Marketwired - May 22, 2013) - Qualstar Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a manufacturer of data storage solutions and high-efficiency power supplies, today announced that as part of its strategy to significantly grow its distribution channels worldwide, it has added three new sales partners: Alteran Technologies, Maxx Digital and Videotape Products, Inc. (VTP). These new Authorized Resellers will specialize in promotion and sales of Qualstar's widely regarded XLS and RLS families of tape libraries in the broadcast, media and entertainment markets.

Alteran Technologies develops workflow solutions for large-scale media migration and is part of the Broadcast Store, a group of companies that provides audiovisual migration, asset management and systems integration solutions. In the Alteran relationship, Qualstar's products will store customers' media migration and preservation services along with video editing and production capabilities. Maxx Digital sells into the entertainment and media space and will offer Qualstar's products as part of a turnkey solution bundled with disk and software. Finally, VTP, a provider for high-end audio & video professionals, will sell Qualstar's library products into media, entertainment and broadcasting verticals as part of a total storage solution specializing in archival applications.

"The advancement of digital technologies, content digitzation, HD programming and distribution is driving the exponential growth of data in media and entertainment," said Larry Firestone, President and CEO of Qualstar Corporation. "Consequently, content producers and broadcasters need to handle more data and store larger files. Increasingly, they are relying on archive and storage solutions such as Qualstar's tape storage technologies, which are creating a new benchmark for data integrity and reliability."

About Qualstar Corporation

Qualstar, founded in 1984, is a diversified electronics manufacturer specializing in data storage and power supplies. Qualstar'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 or or by phone at 805-583-7744.

Contact Information

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    Philip Varley
    Chief Financial Officer
    Qualstar Corporation
    (805) 583-7744

    Vanessa Lehr/Annie Leschin
    Investor Relations
    StreetSmart Investor Relations
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