|MILPITAS, Calif., (January
22, 2002) -- DISC Inc. (Nasdaq: DCSR - news), a manufacturer of automated
solutions for enterprise storage, announced today the availability of DVD-R
and DVD ROM drives in its complete line of NSM and Mercury Series libraries.
The NSM series is now available with a complete line
of recordable DVD technologies to support both archival and general storage
requirements. The DVD-R technology provides many applications with the
capacity and reliability that is essential for the long-term archival
and retrieval of important data. Typical applications include: medical
imaging, audio/video, financial and transaction record management.
DVD-R technology from DISC Inc., utilizes standard media
and provides storage capacities of 4.7 GB per surface and with the recent
release of the Capacity Doubler(TM) from DISC, the NSM Series can provide
true ``WORM'' support for over five terabytes of data using double-sided
``The addition of the DVD-R technology to both the NSM
and Mercury Series product lines, allows our customers to use the latest
and most widely accepted archival technology for today's storage hungry
applications,'' said Bob Riland, DISC's Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
``DISC has reengineered the consumer grade DVD-R drive technology and
improved both the quality and reliability of the drives to withstand the
rigorous demands of today's enterprise storage environments.''
For more information about Disc's NearLine storage solutions,
please visit our web site at www.disc-storage.com.
Established in 1986, DISC Inc., a worldwide manufacturer
of automated library solutions, provides companies with storage devices
that add capacity to networks for a fraction of the total cost of RAID.
Disc's storage solutions range in capacity from 40 GB to 9.5 TB. Headquartered
in Milpitas, California, DISC, Inc. can be found on the World Wide Web
Sales and development offices are located in Northern
California, Chicago, Boston, Dallas, Tampa, New York, Washington D.C.,
Bingen, Germany and London. In addition to these offices, the company
also has authorized resellers, distributors and service partners for sales
of NearLine storage solutions and local customer support in 40 countries.
In North America, DISC can be reached by calling 800-944-3472 or 408-934-7000,
and in Europe; DISC can be reached by calling 49-0-6721-964-430. DISC
can also be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This release contains forward-looking statements that
are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements about the performance, cost
and ease of integration of our Capacity Doubler(TM) technology, adoption
of our technology by the data storage market and our customers' ability
to benefit from our services and technology are forward-looking statements.
These statements are made based on our current beliefs and expectations.
Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risk
and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from the results
predicted. Risk factors that could affect our future include business
conditions, economic conditions and growth in the data storage market,
market acceptance of our products, our ability to keep pace with technological
innovation and competitive developments, our ability to respond to changes
in the data storage market, our ability to raise further capital which
we anticipate will be required to finance our operations, the loss of
key personnel, our history of losses, the loss of customers or distributors
and increased competition and pricing pressure. For more information about
factors that could potentially affect our financial results, please refer
to our fillings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of
which may be accessed through the SEC's web site at http://www.sec.gov/
. We do not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may
be made from time to time by or on behalf of DISC.