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Quantum to Highlight New StorNext 4.0 Software Features, Including File System Deduplication, at Leading Industry Events

Product Demonstrations and Technology Presentation to Be Given at NAB, Bio-IT World and SNW

SAN JOSE, CA, Apr 07, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced plans to showcase its recently released StorNext(R) 4.0 data management software at two key conferences in April, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and Bio-IT World. In addition, the company will conduct an educational session at Storage Networking World (SNW) Spring 2010 on the integration of deduplication into file systems.


Quantum will highlight features from its new StorNext 4.0 data management software that streamline workflows and protect digital assets, including timecode-based partial file retrieval, file-based replication, and nearline deduplication. StorNext offers native interoperability with Apple Xsan making it ideal for the media and entertainment industry to share, access, and manage rich media files resulting from new digital technologies, including 3-D video.

Multiple Quantum partners will also offer live demonstrations of StorNext software throughout NAB. Visit Quantum at NAB in the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 12-15 at booth number SL9109.


World Solving next generation life science data management challenges, Quantum's StorNext(R) software is deployed in large genomic research centers across the globe. Quantum will highlight features from StorNext 4.0 and show how StorNext is helping to advance medical discoveries with high-performance data sharing, protection and archiving.

Visit us at Bio-IT World Conference to be held at the World Trade Center in Boston from April 20-22 at Quantum's booth number 111.


Quantum's Director of Technical Product Marketing Matthew Brisse will address the issues and benefits of integrating data reduction technologies into file systems at SNW. The conference takes place April 12-15 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando.

  • Session Title: Integrating Dedupe into File Systems: What Every Customer Should Know
  • Event Date: Monday, April 12, 2010
  • Time: 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT
  • Session Description: There are numerous ways to integrate data reduction technologies into traditional file systems. In this presentation, Matthew Brisse will uncover the issues and benefits associated with integrating each of the major mechanisms -- namely single instancing, compression and deduplication -- into traditional file systems, highlighting key things customers should know when evaluating or deploying these types of solutions. Brisse will also explore how integrated data reduction schemes add value to traditional data protection, data management and basic data movement tasks. Attendees will learn how deduplication will continue to evolve, becoming a truly ubiquitous part of all file-based storage systems.

About Quantum

Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) is the leading global storage company specializing in backup, recovery and archive. Combining focused expertise, customer-driven innovation and platform independence, Quantum provides a comprehensive, integrated range of disk, tape and software solutions supported by a world-class sales and service organization. This includes the DXi(TM)-Series, the first disk backup solutions to extend the power of data deduplication and replication across the distributed enterprise. As a long-standing and trusted partner, the company works closely with a broad network of resellers, OEMs and other suppliers to meet customers' evolving data protection needs. Quantum Corp., 1650 Technology Drive, Suite 800, San Jose, CA 95110, (408) 944-4000,

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Alice Borda
Public Relations
Quantum Corp.
(408) 944-6727

SOURCE: Quantum Corporation