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DISC Appoints Vice President of Marketing and Business Development

(March 15, 2000)

Milpitas, CA - DISC Inc. (NASDAQ: DCSR), a leading manufacturer of automated library solutions for enterprise storage, announced today that Robert W. Riland III has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. He will report to J. Richard Ellis, President and CEO.

Mr. Riland comes to DISC with over 14 years of marketing and sales experience in the high tech industry with an emphasis on data storage over the last 3 years. In his most recent role as Vice President of Sales at Maxoptix Corporation, Mr. Riland was responsible for the company's fastest-growing business groups with annual revenues of more than $30 million. During 6 years as a senior marketing and sales executive at U-tron Technologies, Riland drove the company sales from a run rate of $6 million to over $150 million per year. While at Acer America and AST Computers, he managed products and marketing programs that helped both companies achieve year-to-year growth rates exceeding 60%.

Company President and CEO, J. Richard Ellis continued, "Looking ahead, there is tremendous growth potential for DISC in the enterprise storage market. The opportunity to bring in an executive of Robert Riland's caliber to spearhead our marketing and business development efforts will accelerate our growth in the enterprise storage market. Riland's marketing and sales experience in high-growth, dynamic environments rounds out our executive team and will catapult DISC onto the high growth curve of enterprise storage."

About DISC

DISC Incorporated manufactures an extensive family of automated library solutions for enterprise storage. DISC storage devices are designed and built at their ISO 9001 certified plant in Milpitas, California. DISC products range in capacity from 104 GBs to 5.4 TBs and are designed for high performance and maximum reliability.

Customers seeking more information may reach DISC at 1-800-944-3472 or (408)934-7000.


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