OTG Software's DiskXtender 2000 Certified With IBM's Linear Tape Open (LTO)

Mar 16, 2001, 00:00 ET from OTG Software

    BETHESDA, Md., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- OTG Software (Nasdaq:   OTGS), a
 leading developer of online storage, data access and email management
 solutions, today announced that its DiskXtender(R) 2000 product now supports
 IBM's Linear Tape Open (LTO) tape technology.  LTO is a high-capacity, high-
 end storage product for midrange and enterprise network servers, as well as
 SAN and NAS storage systems.  OTG's DiskXtender 2000, working with this high-
 end tape storage, provides reliable storage management and access.
     "DiskXtender is the market leader in providing advanced data management
 and high end storage system management," said Richard Kay, CEO and President,
 OTG Software.  "DiskXtender is an enabling solution that provides customers
 the ability to automate and intelligently manage increasing amounts of data
 storage to ensure access and collaboration of all corporate information
 assets."
     "Ultrium drives, based on LTO technology, when combined with DiskXtender
 offer a tape backup solution which is optimized for high capacity and
 performance," said David Walling, Director, LTO Business Line, Storage
 Technology Division, IBM.
     DiskXtender 2000 provides intelligent, automated file migration and access
 to enterprise data.  Designed to take full advantage of the Microsoft Windows
 NT/2000 operating systems, DiskXtender 2000 improves the flexibility,
 scalability and performance of the Windows 2000 file system.  DiskXtender 2000
 provides fast access to critical business data stored in the enterprise,
 improving productivity and lowering the cost of ownership associated with
 managing information assets.  OTG recently launched two new products,
 DiskXtender for UNIX and DiskXtender for Linux, that are designed to address
 the storage access needs of customers operating in multiple platform
 environments.
 
     About OTG Software
     Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, OTG Software is a provider of online
 storage management and access solutions, including a dynamic email management
 solution.  OTG's software enables enterprises to store, track and retrieve
 data over a variety of network architectures, including the Web and storage
 area networks.  Through its application-centric product suite, OTG offers a
 Web and e-commerce solution that provides robust functionality across many
 industries.  OTG empowers storage by combining storage with access and email
 management.  OTG's products support over 750 storage devices, are easy to
 install and use, and can manage storage systems ranging in size from a single
 storage device to an enterprise-wide network storage system.  OTG Software's
 products are used by over 7,600 organizations worldwide and are available
 through a network of over 325 VARs, distributors, and OEMs.  For more
 information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.otg.com or call
 800-324-4222.
     This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning
 of the federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Statements
 contained herein that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed to
 be forward-looking information.  Without limiting the foregoing, references to
 future growth or expansion are forward-looking, and words such as
 "anticipates," "believes," "could," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may,"
 "might," "should," "will," and "would" and other forms of these words or
 similar words are intended to identify forward-looking information.  You
 should read statements that contain these words carefully because they discuss
 our future expectations, contain projections of our future results of
 operations or of our financial position or state other forward-looking
 information. There may be events in the future that we are not able to predict
 or control accurately, and any forward-looking statements are subject to risks
 and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially.
 These risks and uncertainties include:  (i) the ability to recruit and retain
 qualified technical and other personnel in a highly competitive market, (ii)
 market acceptance of our new and future products, (iii) the growth and
 adoption rate of Windows NT and Windows 2000, (iv) growing competition and (v)
 our ability to maintain and manage our growth.  For additional information
 regarding risk factors that could affect our future results, please refer to
 the discussions of "Risk Factors" in our Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
 September 30, 2000, filed with the SEC on October 20, 2000, and our Form S-1/A
 Registration Statement Amendment filed on November 19, 2000.
 
 

SOURCE OTG Software
    BETHESDA, Md., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- OTG Software (Nasdaq:   OTGS), a
 leading developer of online storage, data access and email management
 solutions, today announced that its DiskXtender(R) 2000 product now supports
 IBM's Linear Tape Open (LTO) tape technology.  LTO is a high-capacity, high-
 end storage product for midrange and enterprise network servers, as well as
 SAN and NAS storage systems.  OTG's DiskXtender 2000, working with this high-
 end tape storage, provides reliable storage management and access.
     "DiskXtender is the market leader in providing advanced data management
 and high end storage system management," said Richard Kay, CEO and President,
 OTG Software.  "DiskXtender is an enabling solution that provides customers
 the ability to automate and intelligently manage increasing amounts of data
 storage to ensure access and collaboration of all corporate information
 assets."
     "Ultrium drives, based on LTO technology, when combined with DiskXtender
 offer a tape backup solution which is optimized for high capacity and
 performance," said David Walling, Director, LTO Business Line, Storage
 Technology Division, IBM.
     DiskXtender 2000 provides intelligent, automated file migration and access
 to enterprise data.  Designed to take full advantage of the Microsoft Windows
 NT/2000 operating systems, DiskXtender 2000 improves the flexibility,
 scalability and performance of the Windows 2000 file system.  DiskXtender 2000
 provides fast access to critical business data stored in the enterprise,
 improving productivity and lowering the cost of ownership associated with
 managing information assets.  OTG recently launched two new products,
 DiskXtender for UNIX and DiskXtender for Linux, that are designed to address
 the storage access needs of customers operating in multiple platform
 environments.
 
     About OTG Software
     Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, OTG Software is a provider of online
 storage management and access solutions, including a dynamic email management
 solution.  OTG's software enables enterprises to store, track and retrieve
 data over a variety of network architectures, including the Web and storage
 area networks.  Through its application-centric product suite, OTG offers a
 Web and e-commerce solution that provides robust functionality across many
 industries.  OTG empowers storage by combining storage with access and email
 management.  OTG's products support over 750 storage devices, are easy to
 install and use, and can manage storage systems ranging in size from a single
 storage device to an enterprise-wide network storage system.  OTG Software's
 products are used by over 7,600 organizations worldwide and are available
 through a network of over 325 VARs, distributors, and OEMs.  For more
 information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.otg.com or call
 800-324-4222.
     This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning
 of the federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Statements
 contained herein that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed to
 be forward-looking information.  Without limiting the foregoing, references to
 future growth or expansion are forward-looking, and words such as
 "anticipates," "believes," "could," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may,"
 "might," "should," "will," and "would" and other forms of these words or
 similar words are intended to identify forward-looking information.  You
 should read statements that contain these words carefully because they discuss
 our future expectations, contain projections of our future results of
 operations or of our financial position or state other forward-looking
 information. There may be events in the future that we are not able to predict
 or control accurately, and any forward-looking statements are subject to risks
 and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially.
 These risks and uncertainties include:  (i) the ability to recruit and retain
 qualified technical and other personnel in a highly competitive market, (ii)
 market acceptance of our new and future products, (iii) the growth and
 adoption rate of Windows NT and Windows 2000, (iv) growing competition and (v)
 our ability to maintain and manage our growth.  For additional information
 regarding risk factors that could affect our future results, please refer to
 the discussions of "Risk Factors" in our Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
 September 30, 2000, filed with the SEC on October 20, 2000, and our Form S-1/A
 Registration Statement Amendment filed on November 19, 2000.
 
 SOURCE  OTG Software