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DISC Libraries Selected by Capital Data
for Integration into Computer Data Centers

(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 or call (414) 291-8000.

About DISC

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:


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