November 29, 2012 at 16:05 PM EST
Quantum's Data Protection and Big Data Innovations Highlighted With 2012 SVC Product of the Year Awards
DXi V1000 Virtual Deduplication Appliance Receives Top Accolades; Additional Honors for StorNext

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/29/12 -- Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that the company's DXi V1000 virtual deduplication appliance has been named "Virtualisation Product of the Year" at the 2012 Storage, Virtualisation and Cloud Computing (SVC) Awards. In addition, Quantum's StorNext® data management software was recognized as runner up in the Storage Software Appliance category. These accolades highlight Quantum's data protection and big data expertise in developing innovative technologies and adding unique value to meet the evolving storage needs of its customers.

Quantum's DXi V1000 is the first solution in the industry to combine the power and flexibility of target-based deduplication with the simplicity and affordability of a virtual machine. It can replicate to any other DXi® appliance for data recovery protection, including another DXi V1000, or to a cloud data protection service such as Q-Cloud™. Providing storage for 15 TB of deduplicated data(*), and available as a free, full-featured download, DXi V1000 protects customers' investments by enabling them to use their existing backup applications and virtualization infrastructure. As a result, DXi V1000 provides remote offices and small organizations access to previously unattainable deduplication benefits.

Architected for customers in data intensive industries, Quantum's StorNext data management software sets the standard for high-performance workflow operations by offering resilient
high-speed access to shared pools of digital assets across heterogeneous operating systems and server platforms. StorNext also enables cost-effective, policy-based tiering to store massive amounts of big data content.

"These honors showcase Quantum's focus on developing and integrating industry-leading technologies to meet customers' evolving data protection and big data needs across physical, virtual, and cloud environments," said Gabriel Chaher, vice president, EMEA/APAC Marketing at Quantum. "We are grateful to our customers, partners and peers for recognizing the innovation and value of the DXi V1000 and StorNext in this year's SVC Awards."

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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 www.quantum.com/BeCertain.

Quantum, the Quantum logo, Be Certain, DXi, Q-Cloud and StorNext are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Quantum Corporation and its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

"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 DXi V1000 appliances and StorNext software, and 2) customer demand for and Quantum's future revenue from such applicances 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, unforeseen technical limitations, 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 November 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.

* Assuming a typical deduplication ratio of 15:1

Contact:
Bob Wientzen
Public Relations
Quantum Corp.
(720) 406-5667
bob.wientzen@quantum.com

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