(September 11, 2000)
Milpitas, CA - DISC, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCSR), announced
today that Capital Data, Inc., an independent supplier of computer hardware
products and technology leasing solutions, has selected DISC's Orion Series
of 5.25-inch optical storage libraries for integration into enterprise
networks and data intensive vertical market applications. Capital Data
will incorporate the libraries into storage solutions which are requirement
driven, and may include hardware, jukebox management and file migration
software or RAID cache, with the added value and flexibility of leasing.
DISC's entire line of Orion storage libraries provides
users with high performance, reliability and quality. The Orion Series
libraries offer both nearline and long-term storage capabilities giving
customers a safe, secure place for their data that also allows them to
meet long-term storage requirements. The Orion Series is now shipping
with capacities ranging from 728GB to 5.2TB and list prices as low as
3 cents per megabyte. Compatible with most server, operating system, and
network environments, the products are sold through resellers, distributors
and OEM's worldwide.
"Capital Data has a great reputation for the quality
of its storage solutions and the high level of support they provide,"
said J. Richard Ellis, Disc's President and CEO. "We are pleased
that they will be adding our libraries to their product line."
"DISC has a great reputation in the industry,"
said Tim LaMalfa, Senior Account Manager and Co-Owner of Capital Data.
"They have the highest capacity optical nearline storage solution
and with storage needs growing, they offer an effective alternative to
high-cost disk storage that we are pleased to offer our customers."
About Capital Data
Capital Data, Inc. is an independent computer hardware and leasing company,
providing a wide variety of computing solutions, printing solutions and
storage products from IBM, EMC, SUN, Dell, Compaq, HP, Hitachi, StorageTek,
and more. In addition to providing equipment, Capital Data's leasing arm
"CD Leasing" provides customized leasing solutions. The company
was privately founded in 1989 and continues to grow under its original
owners. For more information, see http://www.capital-data.com or call
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