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DISC, Inc. Announces Recordable DVD Support for Storage Libraries
 
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 media.

``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.

About DISC:

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 at www.disc-storage.com.

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 sales@disc-storage.com.

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Safe Harbor

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.

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