Adaptec to Host Q4 FY'01 Financial Results Webcast on April 26

Financial and Industry Analysts, Computer and Business Press, as Well

As the Investing Public Are Invited to Attend Adaptec's Live Webcast Outlining

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from Adaptec, Inc.

     The Company's Fourth Quarter Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2001
 
     WHAT:      Adaptec Webcast (and teleconference) on the company's
                Q4 FY2001 Financial Results
 
     WHEN:      Thursday, April 26, 2001, 1:45 p.m. PDT/4:45 p.m. EDT
 
     AGENDA:
     -- Financial review and outlook from Dave Young, CFO
     -- Business and opportunities forecast from Bob Stephens, CEO and
        president
     -- Roxio spin-off update from Chris Gorog, CEO and president, Roxio, Inc.
     -- Question and answer session (including Bob Schultz, COO)
 
     HOW:       Visit Adaptec's Internet home page at http://www.adaptec.com,
                at least 15 minutes before the start of the teleconference.
                Adaptec will guide you in downloading any necessary
                applications for live audio feeds.  If you would like to
                participate in the live conference call, you may do so by
                dialing 212-896-6010 approximately 10 minutes prior to the
                call.
 
     REPLAYS:   A Webcast replay will be available until May 3, 2000 by
                accessing Adaptec's home page at http://www.adaptec.com.  A
                telephone replay will be available shortly after the call ends
                through May 3, 2001 by calling 800-633-8284 and referencing
                reservation # 17652858.
 
     About Adaptec
     Adaptec Inc. (Nasdaq:   ADPT) provides broad-markets with intelligent,
 highly available storage access solutions that reliably move, manage and
 protect critical data and digital content.  Adaptec's storage solutions are
 found in high-performance networks, servers, workstations and desktops from
 the world's leading manufacturers, and are sold through OEMs and distribution
 channels to ISPs, enterprises, medium and small businesses and consumers.
 Adaptec is an S&P 500 member.  More information is available at
 www.adaptec.com.
 
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SOURCE Adaptec, Inc.
     The Company's Fourth Quarter Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2001
 
     WHAT:      Adaptec Webcast (and teleconference) on the company's
                Q4 FY2001 Financial Results
 
     WHEN:      Thursday, April 26, 2001, 1:45 p.m. PDT/4:45 p.m. EDT
 
     AGENDA:
     -- Financial review and outlook from Dave Young, CFO
     -- Business and opportunities forecast from Bob Stephens, CEO and
        president
     -- Roxio spin-off update from Chris Gorog, CEO and president, Roxio, Inc.
     -- Question and answer session (including Bob Schultz, COO)
 
     HOW:       Visit Adaptec's Internet home page at http://www.adaptec.com,
                at least 15 minutes before the start of the teleconference.
                Adaptec will guide you in downloading any necessary
                applications for live audio feeds.  If you would like to
                participate in the live conference call, you may do so by
                dialing 212-896-6010 approximately 10 minutes prior to the
                call.
 
     REPLAYS:   A Webcast replay will be available until May 3, 2000 by
                accessing Adaptec's home page at http://www.adaptec.com.  A
                telephone replay will be available shortly after the call ends
                through May 3, 2001 by calling 800-633-8284 and referencing
                reservation # 17652858.
 
     About Adaptec
     Adaptec Inc. (Nasdaq:   ADPT) provides broad-markets with intelligent,
 highly available storage access solutions that reliably move, manage and
 protect critical data and digital content.  Adaptec's storage solutions are
 found in high-performance networks, servers, workstations and desktops from
 the world's leading manufacturers, and are sold through OEMs and distribution
 channels to ISPs, enterprises, medium and small businesses and consumers.
 Adaptec is an S&P 500 member.  More information is available at
 www.adaptec.com.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X75544419
 
 SOURCE  Adaptec, Inc.