MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/
-- DISC Inc. (Nasdaq: DCSR - news), a manufacturer of automated solutions
for enterprise storage, announced today a new feature for the NSM Series
libraries that will double the storage capacity and lower the total cost
per megabyte to under a penny in its DVD-RAM libraries. The Capacity Doubler(TM)
will be available as an option for the NSM2000 and NSM3000 models and
will be standard in the NSM4000 and NSM6000 models.
Used in conjunction with double-sided media, this new
Capacity Doubler(TM) has been tailored for using the modular design of
the NSM Series DVD-RAM libraries. The ease of integration also makes it
perfect for upgrades to existing units providing a cost effective way
for customers to increase their storage capacity.
``Customers that have purchased our modular design series
have once again been rewarded by our commitment to this technology,''
stated Bob Riland, DISC's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. ``All
units in the field are upgradeable with the Capacity Doubler(TM) and new
customers will be able to acquire our solutions for less than a penny
per megabyte. The new Capacity Doubler(TM) will give customers storage
capacities up to 5.2 terabytes of data in one of the industry's smallest
The Capacity Doubler(TM) from DISC will come standard
in all NSM4000 and NSM6000 models. It can be added as an option to the
NSM2000 or NSM3000 models. Any customer with a current DVD-RAM library
from DISC can purchase a Capacity Doubler(TM) upgrade kit. Prices start
at $2,660 for a Capacity Doubler(TM) to be installed at time of purchase
or $4,100 for a field upgradeable.
DISC is exhibiting this week at Comdex. You can see
the Capacity Doubler(TM) in the RDVDC Pavilion, booth L5555 at the Las
Vegas Convention Center.
Established in 1986, DISC, Inc., a 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 email@example.com.
NOTE: Capacity Doubler(TM) and DISC are registered trademarks
of DISC, Inc.
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.