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Quantum announced the GoVault Data Protection Solution

July 10, 2007

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Quantum Corp. (NYSE:

QTM), the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today

announced the GoVault(TM) Data Protection Solution. Designed for small

businesses and branch offices, GoVault is a fast, simple and highly

reliable disk-based, all-in-one storage solution. It includes a tabletop orserver-embedded intelligent dock and two rugged, removable cartridges for

on-site and off-site data protection. In addition, GoVault includes backup

software for Windows featuring unique data de-duplication technology that

reduces the number of cartridges required for backups by as much as 20:1

over alternative tape- and disk-backup products and, thereby, provides asignificant cost advantage.

"Current backup methods used by small businesses tend to be

labor-intensive and can have reliability, performance and capacity issues,"

said Heidi Biggar, analyst for Enterprise Strategy Group. "Quantum's

GoVault removable disk drive solution not only addresses these challenges,but it also provides cost-effective scalability and capacity by leveraging

de-duplication technology."

Providing an alternative to existing tape or optical storage options,

the GoVault Data Protection Solution combines the portability and long-term

archive functionality of tape with the performance and ease-of-use of diskto meet customers' data protection requirements.

Benefits include:

  • Speed -- By only storing changes to files, backups can be completed in

    minutes, instead of hours; transfer speeds average 26-34 MB per second.

  • Simplicity -- Every backup is a full backup, eliminating the complexity

    of managing incremental backups, and files can be restored in seconds

    using simple drag-and-drop capabilities from the familiar Windows

    Explorer interface.

  • Reliability -- Rugged, sealed hard disk cartridges are designed to beremoved for off-site data protection, can withstand up to a one-meter

    drop on hard surfaces, and provide up to a 10-year shelf-life for


  • Security -- GoVault has password protection and encryption to secure

    cartridges while they are transported off-site for disaster recovery orin the event they are stolen or misplaced.

  • Affordability -- At just $.10 per GB, GoVault is a low-cost alternative

    to tape and provides advanced protection at a price small businesses

    can afford.

Quantum Corp.

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