(September 8, 2000)
Milpitas, CA - DISC, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCSR), announced today that they have
signed a reseller agreement with NCR Corporation in with NCR will integrate
and sell DISC storage libraries with their ImageMark Advantage solution.
DISC's nearline storage products, including both 5.25" optical and
DVD-RAM libraries will provide a storage medium for the archive and research
application of NCR's ImageMark Advantage solution.
DISC products are designed to provide affordable, reliable, long-term
storage solutions. Features such as the Dynamic Automatic Alignment (DAA)
System in Disc's Orion Series make proper robotic alignment possible,
thus providing quick and continuous operation in mission-critical applications.
Built in their ISO 9001 facility in Milpitas, California, all DISC products
are put through rigorous qualification tests to ensure optimum performance
in all customer environments.
NCR's ImageMark Advantage solution provides a single-source, image
item processing system to financial institutions, designed to enable them
to reduce operating costs, improve customer services and generate revenue
through value-added product offerings to their customers. Utilizing a
Windows NT / Oracle platform, ImageMark Advantage provides a flexible
and scalable solution to capture, process, archive, retrieve and distribute
data and images online.
"As part of our commitment to providing a total solution offering,
we evaluated the market to find best-in-class products to integrate with
our ImageMark Advantage solution," said Dick Wheeler, Director
of Payment Solutions Marketing, NCR Corporation. "Our partnership
with DISC will allow us to provide cost-effective, high performance storage
libraries to our customers."
"Both DISC and NCR aim to provide customers with solutions that
are flexible, scalable and affordable," said J. Richard Ellis, DISC
President and CEO. "This partnership allows us to combine our products
and offer customers maximum flexibility where they can optimize storage
capacity while accommodating the continuous growth of their customer base,"
About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a 6.2 billion dollar leader in providing
Relationship Technology solutions to customers worldwide in the
retail, financial, communications, travel, transportation and insurance
markets. NCR's Relationship Technology solutions include privacy-enabled
Teradata warehouses and customer relationship management (CRM) applications,
store automate and automated teller machines (ATM). The company's business
solutions are built on the foundation of its long-established industry
knowledge and consulting expertise, value-adding software, global customer
support services, a complete line of consumable and media products and
leading edge hardware technology. NCR employs 32,500 people in 130 countries
and is a component stock of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. More
information about NCR and its solutions may be found at www.ncr.com.
NCR and Teradata are trademarks or registered trademarks of NCR Corporation
in the United States and other countries.
DISC, Inc. manufactures an extensive family of automated library solutions
for enterprise storage. DISC solutions are developed and produced at its
ISO 9001-certified headquarters in Milpitas, California. DISC enterprise
storage solutions range in capacity from 104GB to 5.4TB and are designed
for high performance and maximum reliability. Disc's sales offices are
located in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Washington D.C., Phoenix, Northern
California and London. DISC is traded over the NASDAQ stock exchange -
Symbol DCSR. Customers seeking more information on the company's products
can reach DISC by calling (800) 944-3472 or (408) 934-7000, or by accessing
Disc's homepage on the Internet at: http://www.disc-storage.com