SOURCE: Quantum Corporation

Quantum Corporation

April 04, 2013 09:00 ET

Quantum's Lattus Object Storage Disk Archives Named Bio-IT World Conference "Best of Show" Finalist

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2013) - Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in big data management and data protection, today announced that its Lattus™ family of object storage-based disk archives has been named a "Best of Show" award finalist for the Bio-IT World Conference which takes place next week. This award recognizes exceptional innovation in technologies used by life sciences professionals.

Ideal for petabyte-scale data archive environments, Quantum's Lattus serves as a "forever disk archive" and combines next-generation object storage with file access technologies and user-defined, policy-based tiering of data. This offers a new nearline storage option that is more durable than RAID through self-healing and protection capabilities, and lower latency access for predictably fast retrieval times at a price more typical of long-term storage.

Other Lattus benefits include:

  • Unparalleled scalability to support growing collections of research data;
  • Extreme durability to ensure data is not lost;
  • Automatic multi-site protection without the need for replication;
  • Self-migration for seamless upgrades to new storage technologies;
  • Fast file access using StorNext® File System, HTTP REST or CIFS/NFS; and
  • Cost-effective, high-capacity archive capability across global locations.

Quantum will showcase its newest Lattus offering and other big data solutions at Bio-IT World booth #227, as well as moderate a track on Technologies and Application for Data Handling and Integration on Wednesday, April 10. The Bio-IT World Conference will be held at the World Trade Center in Boston, April 9-11.

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"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 Lattus disk archives and 2) customer demand for and Quantum's future revenue from such disk archives 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, unexpected material deviation in product operation, 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 Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 8, 2013 and Quantum's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 14, 2012. 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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