Spectra Logic Lands Top Ten Percent in 2007 GSA IT Catalog Ranking and Top IT Contractors List

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Spectra Logic a Top Vendor on GSA Schedule 70 for Combined IT Products and Services Sales

BOULDER, Colo., February 11, 2008—Spectra Logic, the innovator in data archive and backup, was recently ranked in the top ten percent of vendors listed on GSA’s Schedule 70, which covers its approved vendors’ combined IT products and services sales. Last month’s update provided by GSA IT Catalog research is based on revenue earned through GSA in calendar year 2007.

GSA is one of the three central management agencies in the Federal Government and approves products for direct purchase, to simplify the buying process for Federal agencies. Spectra Logic and its products have been listed on the schedule since 2003, under GSA contract number 47QTCA20D0064.

“Spectra Logic’s GSA listing has increased awareness of our products with previously untapped agencies, and has been one of the most important, useful business tools for Spectra Logic Federal,” said Brian Grainger, VP of Spectra Logic Federal. “Spectra Logic has realized significant progress with GSA in five short years.”

About Spectra Logic Federal
Spectra Logic is the leading innovator in data archive and backup. We help Federal agencies all over the world protect data with power-efficient products that let users reduce risk, lower cost and save time. Spectra Logic’s archive and backup products are designed specifically for secondary storage needs and are compatible with every major tape and disk format. Spectra products provide integrated library, encryption and key management options through the intuitive BlueScale 10 interface. Spectra’s green tape libraries and disk products use an average of 60 percent less power than other comparable products. The company’s tape, disk and encryption solutions are designed  to evolve over time, and make an excellent investment for Federal IT managers who project growth and plan for years into the future. Since Spectra Logic was founded in 1979, the company has introduced  innovative, industry-leading products including: Archive and Backup Servers (nTier-2007); hardware-based, VTL encryption with compression (RXT-2006); hardware-based, library-enabled encryption with compression (BlueScale Encryption-2005); and integrated tape and disk in a single library (Spectra T950 with RXT-2004). Spectra Logic is changing the world of storage. Visit http://www.SpectraLogicFederal.com.

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Media Contact: Leigh Grace, public relations manager, 704-231-9789, leighg@spectralogic.com

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