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Strategic Evolution

DISC has strategically evolved from supplying document imaging appliances to delivering a complete range of NearLine Storage Solutions with capacity up to 10 terabytes. DISC has increased its worldwide presence and strengthened market position by merging with NSM Storage in 2001. Other milestones include:

 
1986
  Document Imaging Systems Corporation (DISC) founded
 
   
 
1987
  Proof of concept model for DocuStore optical libraries engineered
 
   
 
1988
  Prototyping commences; venture capital funding and product development
      tooling completed
 
   
 
1990
  NSM releases its first CD-ROM jukebox, the CDR 100 SC
 
   
 
1991
  DocuStore beta shipments begin
 
   
 
1992
  DISC's initial public offering, Nasdaq: DCSR
 
   
 
1993
  NSM introduces first CDR-Recordable jukebox with integrated recorder drive
 
   
 
1995
  DISC increases capacity 17 percent on two models of DocuStore CD-ROM
      libraries
 
   
 
  DISC announces Windows NT compatibility with its full line of optical libraries
 
   
 
  New SlimLine jukeboxes support up to 24 CD-ROM/CD-R drives or up to eight 5.25-inch optical drives
       
      NSM introduces Mercury Series the first CD jukebox designed specifically for
data storage requirements
 
   
 
1996
  DISC Announces 4.6 terabyte optical jukebox
 
   
 
  DISC introduces industry's first quad function CD/Optical hybrid jukeboxes that support CD-ROM, CD-R erasable optical and WORM media
 
   
 
  DISC introduces CD-R jukeboxes with Sony's Packet-Recording drives
 
   
 
  Entry-Level magneto optical libraries introduced
 
   
 
  DISC introduces new Entry-Level CD-ROM/R jukeboxes
 
   
 
1998
  DISC introduces Orion Series MO jukeboxes
 
   
 
  DISC increases library storage capacity with integration of 5.2 GB optical disk drives
 
   
 
1999
  DISC Announces availability of 2.6 gigabyte disk drives in its jukeboxes
 
   
 
  DISC introduces departmental level D Series libraries
 
   
 
  DISC receives ISO 9001 certification
       
      NSM introduces NSM Series high capacity CD/DVD jukeboxes
 
   
 
2000
  DISCSTOR/naS, network attach storage product released
 
   
 
  DISC Announces DV Series CD/DVD libraries
 
   
 
2001
  DISC integrates 9.1 GB optical drives, boosting storage capacity up to 10
      terabytes
 
   
 
  DISC announces support for 5.25 inch Ultra Density Optical format
 
   
 
  DISC merges with NSM Storage GmbH
 
   
 
  DISC Wins Best of Show Award at Internet World Chicago
 
   
 
  DISC announces CapacityDoubler for NSM Series to lower the total cost of ownership for storage
 
   
 
2002
  DVD-R/DVD-ROM availability for NSM and Mercury Series libraries
 
   
 
  DISC & Sun Microsystems partner to provide cost-effective storage solutions for healthcare market
 
   
 
  DISC products available through SEWP III Contract
 
   
 
  Tivoli supports Orion Series libraries
 
   
      DISC Wins Best of Show Award at Government Technology Conference
       
      DISC introduces NSM3000U, NSM4000U & NSM7000U next-generation modular storage libraries
       
 
2003
  DISC announces High-Availability & Clustering Network Attach Storage
       
      DISC announces blue laser-based, Ultra Density Optical Storage
       

 

     

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