SOURCE: Quantum Corporation

Quantum Corporation

August 20, 2012 08:00 ET

Teradata Selects Quantum's Scalar Tape Libraries to Protect Its Enterprise Data Analytics Offerings

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 20, 2012) - Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading analytic data solutions company, has selected Quantum's Scalar® tape libraries and Scalar Key Manager™ encryption software as standard elements in its enterprise data protection solution offerings for customers.

Embedded with intelligent iLayer™ management software, Quantum's family of Scalar tape libraries is designed for a wide range of demanding data protection and archive environments. These libraries are built to deliver cost-effective, long-term data retention, simplified management and high availability for customers of all sizes, from small offices to multi-national enterprises. Additionally, with Scalar Key Manager, Quantum's tape automation products provide reliable encryption that can be centrally managed and scaled to fit growing data security needs.

Quantum is the worldwide market share leader in open systems tape automation and earlier this year captured the top spot overall and in all five rating categories of the Storage magazine/ Quality Awards for both enterprise and midrange tape libraries. These awards are designed to identify and recognize tape products that have demonstrated quality and reliability in actual use. Assessed by qualified readers of Storage magazine, vendors are ranked overall and in five main categories: product features, initial product quality, product reliability, sales-force competence and technical support.

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Scott Gnau, president, Teradata Labs
"We carefully examined other offerings available on the market, and Quantum and its Scalar tape automation line stood out as the ideal solution to support the archive and disaster recovery demands of our data warehousing customers. These customers have ever-increasing data usage and retention needs in the petabyte range, and tape storage serves an important role in their architectures."

Robert Clark, senior vice president, Data Protection Group, Quantum
"As we've extended our leadership in protecting data across evolving architectures with new disk-based deduplication, virtualization and cloud offerings, we've also continued to enhance our tape automation portfolio. Today's announcement reinforces the unmatched value our Scalar libraries provide in terms of features and cost efficiencies and the new use cases we're addressing. Teradata is an exceptional new partner, and we look forward to working together to extend these benefits to more customers around the world."

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About Teradata
Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC) is the world's leading analytic data solutions company, focused on integrated data warehousing, big data analytics, and business applications. Teradata's innovative products and services deliver data integration and business insight to empower organizations to make the best decisions possible for competitive advantage. Visit for details.

About Quantum
Quantum is a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, providing specialized storage solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. From small businesses to major enterprises, more than 50,000 customers trust Quantum to help maximize the value of their data by protecting and preserving it over its entire lifecycle. With Quantum, customers can Be Certain™ they're able to adapt in a changing world -- keeping more data longer, bridging from today to tomorrow, and reducing costs. See how at

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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 Quantum's Scalar tape libraries (including the Scalar Key Manager and the iLayer software) and 2) customer demand for and Quantum's future revenue from such libraries and software, 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, 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 Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 9, 2012 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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