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Dot Hill Certifies Entry-Level and Midrange RAID Solutions With Full Line of FalconStor Data Protection Products

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: HILL), a world-class provider of entry-level and midrange storage innovations for OEMs and system integrators (SIs), today announced that FalconStor, the global leader in TOTALLY Open(TM) data protection solutions for Enterprises and SMBs, has core-certified Dot Hill's 2730 and 5730 RAID arrays for use with the FalconStor(R) Virtual Tape Library (VTL), FalconStor Single Instance Repository (SIR), FalconStor Continuous Data Protector(TM) (CDP) and FalconStor Network Storage Server (NSS), resulting in proven performance and scalability for businesses looking for storage virtualization, data protection, and disaster recovery solutions.

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: HILL), a world-class provider of entry-level and midrange storage innovations for OEMs and system integrators (SIs), today announced that FalconStor, the global leader in TOTALLY Open(TM) data protection solutions for Enterprises and SMBs, has core-certified Dot Hill's 2730 and 5730 RAID arrays for use with the FalconStor(R) Virtual Tape Library (VTL), FalconStor Single Instance Repository (SIR), FalconStor Continuous Data Protector(TM) (CDP) and FalconStor Network Storage Server (NSS), resulting in proven performance and scalability for businesses looking for storage virtualization, data protection, and disaster recovery solutions.

"This certification with the FalconStor suite of data protection products arms our mutual partners and customers with the ability to implement smart storage solutions at a reasonable price," said Cooper Cowart, Dot Hill's vice president of marketing. "By certifying the 2730 and 5730 together with the FalconStor suite, Dot Hill ensures that customers can seamlessly scale FalconStor storage solutions with their business needs. The Rapid Evolution architecture of the 2730 and 5730 significantly accelerates time-to-market as a competitive differentiator for our mutual go-to-market partners."

"The certification of FalconStor VTL, CDP, and NSS solutions with Dot Hill's 2730 and 5730 Fibre Channel RAID systems is part of our ongoing commitment to help customers build and utilize a more efficient and cost-effective SAN, while meeting their growing data requirements," said Bernie Wu, FalconStor vice president of business development. "Leveraging FalconStor software's any-to-any connectivity together with Dot Hill's entry-level and midrange RAID solutions make it easy for customers to implement, manage and grow their storage."

FalconStor VTL provides organizations with high-performance, enterprise-level disk-based data protection to meet backup demands, simplify tape management, and enhance tape security. FalconStor SIR, used in conjunction with FalconStor VTL, delivers global deduplication without impacting the backup window. FalconStor CDP provides advanced disk-based data protection to enable continuous application availability for physical and virtual environments. The FalconStor NSS storage virtualization solution delivers enterprise-class performance, reliability, and heterogeneous storage management. Data snapshots can be readily and promptly used for data protection and recovery. FalconStor NSS also uses thin provisioning to improve storage utilization and maximize ROI.

Dot Hill Storage Arrays

The entry-level 2730 storage array, featuring Dot Hill's R/Evolution(R) Architecture, is the company's next-generation, flexible storage platform for OEMs. The 2730 features 4Gb Fibre Channel host connectivity, which allows customers to experience the quality, availability and ease-of-use of up to 56 mixed SAS and SATA drives.

Also based on Dot Hill's proven R/Evolution Architecture, the Dot Hill midrange 5730 storage array is designed for higher scalability and performance. The 5730 scales to support up to 108 mixed SAS/SATA disk drives and offers enhanced processing power, providing more than 1.6 GB/second read and 1.3 GB/second write throughput and 375,000 IOPS, driving application performance to new levels in a variety of environments. The 5730 is also certified to NEBS Level 3 requirements and tested to meet MIL-STD 810F certification requirements for land, sea and air deployment. Patented technologies such as Simulcache(TM), EcoStor(TM) and AssuredSnap(TM), combined with Dot Hill's customized go-to-market model, provide customers and partners with all the necessary tools for success across both entry-level and midrange products.

About Dot Hill

Delivering innovative technology and global support, Dot Hill empowers the OEM community to bring unique storage solutions to market, quickly, easily and cost-effectively. Offering high performance and industry-leading uptime, Dot Hill's RAID technology is the foundation for best-in-class storage solutions offering enterprise-class security, availability and data protection. The company's products are in use today by the world's leading service and equipment providers, common carriers, advanced technology and telecommunications companies as well as government agencies. Dot Hill solutions are certified to meet rigorous industry standards and military specifications, as well as RoHS and WEEE international environmental standards. Headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., Dot Hill has offices and/or representatives in China, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom and the United States. For more information, visit us at http://www.dothill.com/.

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 such forward-looking statements. Such statements include statements regarding: the future success of the 2730 and 5730 product lines; the size and timing of orders for the 2730 and 5730 product lines; the future financial results of Dot Hill; the performance of the 2730 and 5730 product lines in particular environments, and; the continued availability of the 2730 and 5730 product lines. Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks that contribute to the uncertain nature of the forward-looking statements include: changing customer preferences in the open systems computing market; and unforeseen supply, technological, intellectual property or engineering issues. However, there are many other risks not listed here that may affect the future business of Dot Hill, 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.

FalconStor and FalconStor Software are registered trademarks, and Continuous Data Protector and TOTALLY Open are trademarks of FalconStor Software, Inc. All other company and product names contained herein may be trademarks of their respective holders.

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