The consortium, dubbed Recover NY, includes Overland Data (Nasdaq: OVRL), Exabyte Corp. (Nasdaq: EXBT, Qualstar Corp. (NASDAQ: QBAK), Quantum Corp. (NYSE: DSS), ADIC, BakBone Software Inc. (Toronto: BKB), CommVault Systems Inc., Computer Associates International (NYSE: CA), Legato Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: LGTO), StorageTek (NYSE: STK) and Veritas Software Corp. (Nasdaq: VRTS).
The group is offering a range of products and services, including hardware and software on loan, hotline support, and equipment repair.
"With expertise in the area of data backup and recovery, specifically at the tape level, we may be able to play a role in helping any of the organizations that were affected get their data back," says Chris Calisi, president and CEO of Overland Data.
Companies can request assistance, regardless of brands of hardware or software used, the consortium says, through an 800 number or via the Web. The Recover NY hotline number is --- 1-800-859-8559 or visit the Web site: www.recoverNYdata.com