Dot Hill, Stordis Team

Dot Hill announces OEM partnership with Stordis GmbH

February 13, 2008

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GERMERING, Germany and STUTTGART, Germany -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:HILL), a market leader in providing high- performance, flexible storage offerings and responsive service and support to OEMs and system integrators, today announced it has entered into an original equipment manufacturer agreement with Stuttgart based Stordis GmbH.Under the terms of the agreement, Stordis will integrate Dot Hill's high-performance modular storage systems of the 2000 and 5000 series into the product family of Stordis' Snapstor storage arrays. Stordis will market these arrays through distributors, storage resellers and system integrators throughout Europe.

Stordis is a new German value-adding distributor focused on storage and networking solutions. The company delivers these solutions on a European-wide basis. Stordis distributes Dot Hill's disk arrays for SAS and SATA II disks. Each 2000 series RAID chassis supports the loading of up to12 disks. With the addition of a JBOD or disk enclosure, the total disk capacity can be increased to 56 disks. The 5000 series extends this capacity to a maximum of 108 disks with a total capacity of up to 108 TB per system.The 5000 series will support NEBS-Level 3 and MIL-STD-810F certification, making it ideal for telecommunications and military use. Stordis' Snapstor product family offers high performance, high availability and various software features with these platforms.

The OEM partnership between Stordis and Dot Hill is the latest in a series of OEM relationships announced by Dot Hill. The company's unique business model has enabled Dot Hill's OEM partners to provide their customers with competitive products while lowering development costs and accelerating time to market.

"Stordis selected Dot Hill because of its predominant technology and its excellent reputation in the industry," said Alexander Jeffries, Managing Director of Stordis GmbH. "The partnership with Dot Hill enables us to offer our customers a reasonable high-performance and high quality solution for a vast number of different applications."

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