LOITGMC to Market Dot Hill Storage Solutions Throughout South Korea

Selection of Dot Hill 3000 and 2002 Series Based on Dot Hill's Reputation for Delivering Reliable, Versatile, High Performance Storage

Oct 13, 2010, 08:55 ET from Dot Hill Systems Corp.

LONGMONT, Colo., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: HILL), a provider of world-class storage solutions and software for OEMs, open storage partners and system integrators, today announced that it has signed an agreement with LOITGMC, a leading distributor in South Korea. Under the terms of the agreement, LOITGMC will market Dot Hill's 3000 and 2002 Series storage arrays throughout South Korea.

LOITGMC is an Oracle storage partner and carries the full line of SUN StorageTek storage and library products, working closely with resellers to serve South Korean customers in the data center, government, telecommunications and defense sectors.  

"We are very pleased to have a distribution contract with Dot Hill, which was the OEM supplier for the highly successful SUN products based on the SANnet II. Dot Hill's reputation in the storage industry for quality and high reliability was the primary reason we selected the company as our storage partner," said Jeonghoon Kim, storage marketing manager, LOITGMC. "With a broad portfolio of disaster recovery solutions and unique innovations, such as EcoStor battery-free cache memory, that complement its robust, versatile storage arrays, Dot Hill delivers complete, competitively priced storage solutions with undeniable value."

"Dot Hill has gained a lot of momentum around the world with our 3000 Series, as evidenced by this latest selection by LOITGMC," said Jim Jonez, senior director of marketing, Dot Hill Systems. "Continuing to expand our global footprint, we anticipate LOITGMC will prove to be a worthy ambassador of the Dot Hill brand and the innovation it represents."

Dot Hill's next-generation 3000 Series of RAID arrays offers support for 8Gb Fibre Channel storage area networks (SANs), 10Gb iSCSI SANs, and dual interface 8Gb Fibre Channel/1Gb iSCSI SANs, along with optional Dot Hill AssuredRemote™ data management software for remote replication, AssuredCopy™ volume copy technology which enables the creation of independent data volume copies for additional data protection, and Dot Hill's AssuredSnap™ snapshot capability for improved data availability and business continuity.

Dot Hill 3000 and 2002 Series storage arrays are easily customized by partners and customers to meet varying performance, capacity, and other specific business requirements. Dot Hill storage arrays are equipped with a number of energy-saving features including Dot Hill's patented EcoStor™ "green" battery-free alternative for cache memory, drive spin-down and DC power options. Dot Hill storage solutions scale to support up to 144 SAS, near-line SAS, SSD and SATA disk drives, totaling up to 192 terabytes of capacity based on today's 2 TB disk drive capacities, and feature a 2U 12 or 24-drive rack-mount footprint.

About Dot Hill

Offering enterprise-class security, availability and data protection, Dot Hill provides responsive and adaptive storage solutions to meet 24/7/365 business demands. With Dot Hill, businesses can proactively safeguard and manage business data, and leverage operational efficiencies to save time, effort and expense today, while meeting the evolving business needs of tomorrow strategically and cost effectively. Headquartered in Longmont, Colo., Dot Hill has offices and/or representatives in China, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom, and the United States.

For more information, visit us at www.dothill.com.

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Certain statements contained in this press release regarding matters that are not historical fact are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by the statements. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding: the size and timing of orders placed by LOITGMC; any improvement to Dot Hill's financial results due to its relationship with LOITGMC; the size of the Korean data storage market; and the benefits or performance of Dot Hill's products (including the 3000 and 2002 series) in any particular environment. The risks that contribute to the uncertain nature of the forward-looking statements include: that the relationship between Dot Hill and LOITGMC may terminate at any time and does not require minimum purchases; changing customer preferences in the open systems computing market; and unforeseen supply, technological, intellectual property or engineering issues. Plus, there are many other risks not listed here that may affect Dot Hill's business, as well as the forward-looking statements contained herein. To learn about such risks and uncertainties, you should read the risk factors set forth in the company's public filings with the SEC, including the Forms 8-K, 10-K and 10-Q most recently filed by Dot Hill. All forward-looking statements contained in this press release speak only as of the date on which they were made.

Contact:

Steve Sturgeon

Lutz PR

858-472-5669

ssturgeon@san.rr.com

Company Contact:

Ruth Macdonald

Marketing Communications Manager

720-839-6614

ruth.macdonald@dothill.com

SOURCE Dot Hill Systems Corp.



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