OTG Software to Showcase Enterprise Storage Solutions in SNW Interop Lab

Oct 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from OTG Software, Inc.

    ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- OTG Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:   OTGS),
 a leading provider of online data storage, data access and email management
 solutions, will join more than 50 other storage networking vendors to showcase
 the largest demonstration of enterprise-wide storage networking solutions at
 the Fall 2001 Storage Networking World(R) (SNW) Conference and Expo in
 Orlando, FL from October 22-24.  The SNW Interoperability Lab and Demo will
 feature the operation of LotsaData Corporation, a simulated enterprise
 environment that will highlight multiple vendors' system and storage solutions
 working together.
     The multi-vendor Interoperability Lab and Demo is a regularly featured
 event at the conference that is sponsored and organized by member companies of
 the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Interoperability Committee.
     OTG will be featuring its DiskXtender(R) and SANXtender(TM) products in
 two themes within the Interop Lab.  In the Branch Office theme, DiskXtender
 will be used to demonstrate NAS aggregation and storage consolidation with
 multiple disparate NAS devices, showing the benefits of plug and play,
 inexpensive storage and data access solutions.  In the Manufacturing theme,
 DiskXtender and SANXtender will be used to demonstrate storage management and
 serverless/LAN-free data movement in a Fibre Channel SAN environment in
 conjunction with Plasmon's Mid-Sized G-Series 5.25 Magneto-Optical Library and
 the V100 Tape Library, showing the benefits of data access in a large-scale
 storage environment.
     The LotsaData Corporation simulation will feature the latest advancements
 in storage networking technologies including iSCSI, FCIP, iFCP, and DWDM, all
 interconnected through local-, metropolitan-, and wide-area network
 infrastructures.  SNW attendees will be able to tour the corporation's
 departments and branch office, observe its real-time operations and discuss
 the working solutions with OTG and other participating storage networking
     "OTG is excited to once again participate in the SNIA Interoperability Lab
 at SNW," said William Caple, executive vice president, OTG Software.  "By
 demonstrating our virtualization, aggregation and storage consolidation
 solutions in an interoperable, multi-vendor environment, OTG is presenting
 solutions to real-world storage problems, which meet customer demands for
 cost-effective, intelligent data management."
     "The SNW Interoperability Lab and Demo enables customers to experience
 storage networking equipment and applications working together in a real-world
 storage enterprise environment," said Tom Clark, Director of Technical
 Marketing for Nishan Systems and co-chair of the SNIA Interoperability
 Committee.  "This fall's demo will provide working examples how companies can
 use storage networking technologies to manage the expanding storage demands of
 any enterprise."
     The Storage Networking World Conference & Expo is co-owned and produced by
 Computerworld and the SNIA. The latest conference program information is
 available online at http://www.storagenetworkingworld.com/orlando_2001 .
     About OTG Software
     OTG Software provides next-generation data management and collaboration
 solutions that virtualizes 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
     About the SNIA
     The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is a not-for-profit
 organization, made up of over 200 companies and individuals spanning virtually
 the entire storage industry. SNIA members share a common goal: to set the pace
 of the industry by ensuring that storage networks become efficient, complete
 and trusted solutions across the IT community. To this end the SNIA is
 uniquely committed to delivering standards, education and services that will
 propel open storage networking solutions into the broader market. For
 information, contact the SNIA at 650-949-6720 or via e-mail at
 executivedirector@snia.org, or visit the SNIA web site at
 http://www.snia.org .
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