ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Strengthening its presence in the
mid-range Network Attached Storage (NAS) appliance market, OTG Software Inc.
(Nasdaq: OTGS) today announced that Rising Edge Technologies, a leading
storage appliance vendor, has added OTG's solutions to its archive appliance
servers. The combination of OTG's storage, email and video archival and
access solutions and Rising Edge's NS-100 appliance family provide cost-
effective solutions for corporate workgroups and small-to-medium businesses.
Using OTG's solutions, application-specific appliances can now meet the
storage and access demands of specific markets.
"OTG's clear understanding and technological expertise in the storage
industry made it an easy choice for us to offer their solutions with our
servers," said Jerry Curl, CEO of Rising Edge. "We now have a leg up on our
competition by providing a better storage solution to our customers and OTG
has given us a competitive differentiator that is hard to beat."
Rising Edge will offer three different appliance packages through its NS-
100 optical storage server, which provides 900 GB of high performance RAID and
multi-terabyte optical archive in a single rack mounted unit. The storage
appliance package utilizes OTG's DiskXtender(R), which will automate the
migration of stored data to the NS-100 device. The email appliance solution
utilizes OTG Software's EmailXtender(TM) to permit rules-based archiving and
search-based retrieval of mail messages and attachments. Finally, the video
appliance package builds on OTG's VideoXtender(TM) product to provide
automated data transfer within the NS-100 server so that video assets can be
accessed directly from primary or secondary media without manual intervention.
"With NAS playing a central role within corporate IT strategies, we want
to be well positioned as a dominant player within this market," said William
Caple, executive vice president of OTG Software. "Building on our previously
announced relationships with Maxtor and Snap Appliances, and now with Rising
Edge, we continue to execute on our strategy to partner with storage appliance
vendors, to provide value-added storage and access technology."
The bundled solutions are immediately available from Rising Edge. For
more information, contact Rising Edge at 703-471-8108.
About Rising Edge Technologies, Inc
Rising Edge Technologies is focused on providing data capture and archive
storage solutions. The company's data capture solutions offer fast, flexible
signal acquisition products for fixed and portable applications. Its network
attached archive servers offer high capacity, low cost per megabyte, software-
free access to multiple operating systems and a 30-year data life. Competing
solutions might offer one or two of these characteristics but not all four.
Contact the company today for more information. Rising Edge Technologies is
located in Herndon, Va. http://www.risingedge.com
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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