SOURCE: Quantum Corporation

Quantum Corporation

June 27, 2011 15:47 ET

Quantum DXi Deduplication Appliances Win "Storage Product of the Year" at 2011 Storage Awards

LONDON--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 2011) - Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced that its DXi6000 disk backup and deduplication appliances were named "Storage Product of the Year" at the 2011 Storage Awards: The Storries VIII. Based on more than 8,000 votes cast by the readers of Storage Magazine, the UK's leading IT and storage publication, the award is testament to Quantum's continued commitment to excellence and innovation in solutions that meet customers' data protection requirements.

The DXi6000 purpose-built deduplication and replication appliances, which encompass the DXi6500 family and DXi6700, are designed to solve end-user data protection problems with an optimal combination of performance, simplicity and value.

"We would like to thank our customers and peers within the storage industry for recognising our leading products again in this year's Storage Awards," said Gabriel Chaher, vice president, International Marketing at Quantum. "This latest award further validates the strength of Quantum's disk offerings in addressing customers' data protection and management needs."

At the 2010 Storage Awards, Quantum was awarded "Deduplication Product of the Year" for its DXi6500 enterprise backup and deduplication solution and "Best Tape Product" for its Scalar i6000 enterprise tape library.

About Quantum
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) is the leading global specialist in backup, recovery, and archive. From small businesses to multinational enterprises, more than 50,000 customers trust Quantum to solve their data protection, retention and management challenges. Quantum's best-of-breed, open systems solutions provide significant storage efficiencies and cost savings while minimising risk and protecting prior investments. They include three market-leading, highly scalable platforms: DXi®-Series disk-based deduplication and replication systems for fast backup and restore, Scalar® tape automation products for disaster recovery and long-term data retention, and StorNext® data management software and appliances for high-performance file sharing and archiving. Quantum Corp., 1650 Technology Drive, Suite 800, San Jose, CA 95110, (408) 944-4000,

Quantum, the Quantum logo, DXi, Scalar and StorNext are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Quantum Corporation and its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

"Safe Harbor" Statement: This press release contains "forward-looking" statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. Specifically, but without limitation, statements relating to 1) customer benefits and value to customers from using Quantum's DXi6000 appliances, and 2) customer demand for and Quantum's future revenue from such appliances, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Quantum on the date hereof. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Quantum's actual results to differ materially from those implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks include operational difficulties, unforeseen technical limitations, the ability of competitors to introduce new solutions that compete more successfully with our solutions, unexpected changes in market conditions and unanticipated changes in customers' needs or requirements, as well as the risks set forth in Quantum's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, those risks and uncertainties listed in the section entitled "Risk Factors," in Quantum's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 14, 2011. Quantum expressly disclaims any obligation to update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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