Exabyte's X200 Earns Microsoft Windows Logo Certification; X200 Certified Compatible with Windows Operating Systems

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from Exabyte Corporation

    BOULDER, Colo., April 3 /PRNewswire/ --
 Exabyte Corporation (Nasdaq: EXBT), a performance leader in network backup
 systems, today announced the X200 tape library has passed the Microsoft(R)
 Windows(R) 2000 Professional Logo Testing by Microsoft Windows Hardware
 Quality Labs (WHQL).  This certification assures customers that the X200 has
 passed rigorous testing verifying it is easy to use, reliable, and meets
 Microsoft standards for compatibility with Windows(R) 2000 Professional.
     "This logo certification by Microsoft of the X200 affirms Exabyte's
 commitment to delivering quality products that are easy to use and integrate
 into a total Windows solution," said Bill Fanning, manager of systems
 integration at Exabyte.
     As a Microsoft Logo Partner, Exabyte is ensured inclusion of the X200 on
 the Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility List (HCL):
 http://www.microsoft.com/hcl/.  Exabyte is also now eligible to license the
 "Designed for Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 2000 Professional Logo" for use on
 product packaging, advertising, collateral, and other marketing materials for
 the X200 tape library.
     The Exabyte X200 provides large application servers and storage networks
 with the most scalable storage capacity available in the Exabyte family of
 libraries.  The X200 accommodates from two to ten M2(TM) (Mammoth-2) or
 Mammoth tape drives and can store up to 12 TB native (30 TB compressed*), with
 a native transfer rate of 432 GB (1 TB compressed*) per hour.  The X200 is
 Exabyte's highest capacity, highest performance MammothTape(TM) automated
 library.
 
     * Assumes 2.5:1 compression ratio with M2, 2:1 with Mammoth.  Compression
 capacity and throughput will vary dependent on type of data and system
 configuration.  All specifications are subject to change without notice.
 
     About Microsoft Corporation
     Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is the worldwide leader in
 software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business
 computing.  The company offers a wide range of products and services designed
 to empower people through great software -- any time, any place and on any
 device.
 
     About Exabyte Corporation
     Exabyte Corporation is a leading supplier of tape storage devices and
 network storage solutions for the data intensive application and database
 server markets.  Exabyte engineers, manufactures and markets 8mm and
 MammothTape(TM) technology tape drives, premier storage media and libraries
 for MammothTape, DLTtape(TM) and LTO(TM) Ultrium(TM) tape technologies.
 NetStorM(TM) SAN Alliance is an Exabyte partner program designed to allow
 companies implementing SANs to use tested, certified, top-of-the-line
 components from Exabyte and its partners with confidence.  Exabyte's products
 are available exclusively through an extensive network of OEM, distributor and
 reseller business partners worldwide, all backed by the company's
 award-winning service and support.
 
     For additional information about Exabyte and for sales, call
 1-800-EXABYTE.  For support and customer service, call 1-800-445-7736.  Please
 call (+65)-271-6331 for Asia/Pacific and (+31)-30-2548800 for European
 inquiries.  To obtain investor information, download information from the
 investor relations' room on the company's Web site.  For investor-related
 questions, please call 303-417-7825 or E-mail investor@exabyte.com.  Visit
 Exabyte on the Web at www.exabyte.com, www.mammothtape.com and www.m2wins.com.
 
     Exabyte is a registered trademark, and M2, MammothTape, SmartClean and
 NetStorM are trademarks of Exabyte Corp. LTO and Ultrium are US trademarks of
 HP, IBM and Seagate.  DLTtape is a trademark of Quantum Corp. Microsoft and
 Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.  All other trademarks are the
 property of their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE Exabyte Corporation
    BOULDER, Colo., April 3 /PRNewswire/ --
 Exabyte Corporation (Nasdaq: EXBT), a performance leader in network backup
 systems, today announced the X200 tape library has passed the Microsoft(R)
 Windows(R) 2000 Professional Logo Testing by Microsoft Windows Hardware
 Quality Labs (WHQL).  This certification assures customers that the X200 has
 passed rigorous testing verifying it is easy to use, reliable, and meets
 Microsoft standards for compatibility with Windows(R) 2000 Professional.
     "This logo certification by Microsoft of the X200 affirms Exabyte's
 commitment to delivering quality products that are easy to use and integrate
 into a total Windows solution," said Bill Fanning, manager of systems
 integration at Exabyte.
     As a Microsoft Logo Partner, Exabyte is ensured inclusion of the X200 on
 the Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility List (HCL):
 http://www.microsoft.com/hcl/.  Exabyte is also now eligible to license the
 "Designed for Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 2000 Professional Logo" for use on
 product packaging, advertising, collateral, and other marketing materials for
 the X200 tape library.
     The Exabyte X200 provides large application servers and storage networks
 with the most scalable storage capacity available in the Exabyte family of
 libraries.  The X200 accommodates from two to ten M2(TM) (Mammoth-2) or
 Mammoth tape drives and can store up to 12 TB native (30 TB compressed*), with
 a native transfer rate of 432 GB (1 TB compressed*) per hour.  The X200 is
 Exabyte's highest capacity, highest performance MammothTape(TM) automated
 library.
 
     * Assumes 2.5:1 compression ratio with M2, 2:1 with Mammoth.  Compression
 capacity and throughput will vary dependent on type of data and system
 configuration.  All specifications are subject to change without notice.
 
     About Microsoft Corporation
     Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is the worldwide leader in
 software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business
 computing.  The company offers a wide range of products and services designed
 to empower people through great software -- any time, any place and on any
 device.
 
     About Exabyte Corporation
     Exabyte Corporation is a leading supplier of tape storage devices and
 network storage solutions for the data intensive application and database
 server markets.  Exabyte engineers, manufactures and markets 8mm and
 MammothTape(TM) technology tape drives, premier storage media and libraries
 for MammothTape, DLTtape(TM) and LTO(TM) Ultrium(TM) tape technologies.
 NetStorM(TM) SAN Alliance is an Exabyte partner program designed to allow
 companies implementing SANs to use tested, certified, top-of-the-line
 components from Exabyte and its partners with confidence.  Exabyte's products
 are available exclusively through an extensive network of OEM, distributor and
 reseller business partners worldwide, all backed by the company's
 award-winning service and support.
 
     For additional information about Exabyte and for sales, call
 1-800-EXABYTE.  For support and customer service, call 1-800-445-7736.  Please
 call (+65)-271-6331 for Asia/Pacific and (+31)-30-2548800 for European
 inquiries.  To obtain investor information, download information from the
 investor relations' room on the company's Web site.  For investor-related
 questions, please call 303-417-7825 or E-mail investor@exabyte.com.  Visit
 Exabyte on the Web at www.exabyte.com, www.mammothtape.com and www.m2wins.com.
 
     Exabyte is a registered trademark, and M2, MammothTape, SmartClean and
 NetStorM are trademarks of Exabyte Corp. LTO and Ultrium are US trademarks of
 HP, IBM and Seagate.  DLTtape is a trademark of Quantum Corp. Microsoft and
 Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.  All other trademarks are the
 property of their respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  Exabyte Corporation

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