OTG and Compaq Sign Worldwide Reseller Agreement Compaq to Provide Customers with OTG's Storage and Database

Management Solutions



    ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- OTG Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:   OTGS)
 today announced an agreement with Compaq Computer Corporation through which
 Compaq will resell OTG Storage and Database Management Solutions to its high-
 performance technical computing (HPTC) customers on a worldwide basis.  The
 agreement includes OTG's software solutions for long-term archival and
 accessibility of files, data warehouses and very large Oracle databases on
 Compaq AlphaServer(TM) systems running Tru64(TM) UNIX(R) with support for the
 Compaq StorageWorks TL895 and ES9326SL Enterprise Libraries.
     Compaq's CustomSystems & Solutions group will be the focal point for sales
 of the OTG software solutions.  CustomSystems works in conjunction with the
 Compaq sales force to meet specialized needs for major clients.  With this
 agreement, CustomSystems will be focusing on clients with very high-end
 storage needs.  OTG's software solutions will enable Compaq to provide
 complete system solutions to enterprises that require constant access to vast
 quantities of historical data, while reducing the cost of managing such data
 by utilizing a wide variety of secondary storage devices.
     "Compaq's HPTC customer base is ideally suited for our large-scale storage
 data management solutions," said Richard Kay, president and CEO, OTG Software.
 "These customers need scalable performance, with transparent access to huge
 file systems and databases that range from terabytes to petabytes in size".
     The OTG products covered by the agreement include DiskXtender(R) File
 System Edition(TM) for Unix, DiskXtender(R) Distributed Solutions Suite(TM)
 and DiskXtender(R) Database Edition(TM).  These OTG products operate under
 Compaq AlphaServer technology using Tru64 UNIX as well as Compaq Intel(R)
 technology using Linux(R).
     "Compaq's HPTC customer base has requirements to maintain and access
 enormous quantities of historical data that, traditionally, have been sent to
 off-line storage media," according to Rich Marcello, vice president and
 general manager of Compaq's High Performance Systems Division.  "OTG's storage
 and database management solutions will enable our customers to keep this data
 online where it is most accessible in a very cost effective manner."
 
     About OTG Software
     OTG Software provides next-generation data management and collaboration
 solutions that virtualize storage for any type of data, including files,
 messages and databases, while providing easy and transparent access.  OTG's
 application-oriented approach supports all platforms with open architecture
 solutions that scale from the department to the enterprise, and integrate
 seamlessly to store, track and retrieve information.  Headquartered in
 Rockville, Maryland, the company has a customer base of over 15,000
 organizations and a global network of VARs, distributors, and OEMs.
     Infinite Storage. Immediate Access.(TM)  http://www.otg.com
 
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 These risks and uncertainties include: (i) the ability to recruit and retain
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 adoption rate of Windows NT, Windows 2000, UNIX and Linux (iv) growing
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SOURCE OTG Software, Inc.

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