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DISC Inc., Announces Feature That Doubles Capacity of DVD RAM Storage Systems

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 footprints.''

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.

About DISC:

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 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

NOTE: Capacity Doubler(TM) and DISC are registered trademarks of DISC, Inc.

Safe Harbor

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 We do not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of DISC.


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