Spectra Logic Enters International Reseller Agreement with SGI

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Broadcast, Federal and Commercial Users Can Access Complete Storage Solutions from SGI
 
WASHINGTON D.C.— FOSE 2008—April 2, 2008—Spectra Logic, an innovator in data archive and backup, announced today that SGI (NASDAQ: SGIC) will resell Spectra Logic’s TSeries and TranScale™ TSeries libraries worldwide. Spectra’s TSeriesproducts have been tested and certified as part of SGI solutions offerings, and are installed in a number of customer sites that span the enterprise space, including Crawford Communications, LaserPacific Media Corporation and NASA. 
 
"Our Spectra T950 combined with SGI high performance systems and CXFS shared file system software lets LaserPacific retrieve its digital intermediate data at amazing speeds," said Pavel Dvorak, an engineer for LaserPacific Media Corporation. "The product combination from two innovative corporations offers us top-quality digital asset management."
 
 
“The integration of SGI productivity-enhancing tools, like DMF and CXFS, with Spectra Logic libraries addresses data management needs across our mutual target markets,” said Bob Pette, vice president of Professional Services for SGI. “The combined synergy of the two companies’ products and services integrate seamlessly, and offer customers a full suite of storage solutions, as well as consulting, design and project management services for the implementation.”
Spectra Logic’s TSerieslibraries include the entry-level Spectra T50, midrange T120 and the TranScaleable T950, T680, T380 and T200. Spectra Logic will offer the full line of SpectraGuard support worldwide for all customers who purchase Spectra Logic products through SGI.
 
“SGI and Spectra Logic share a long-term dedicated focus in our joint target markets of Federal, HPC, and Media. This relationship opens another vehicle for agencies and companies who want to acquire world-class tested storage solutions,” said Brian Grainger, VP of Spectra Logic Federal. “Additionally, Spectra Logic will leverage SGI’s technical staff. SGI not only has expertise to provide design guidance, but SGI employees hold a wide variety of data center security clearances that are beneficial to SGI’s and Spectra’s growth in the Federal market.”
 
About LaserPacific Media Corporation
LaserPacific is an award-winning postproduction facility offering an array of end-to-end services in TV and Feature Films postproduction. A leader in providing innovative technological solutions coupled with a team of highly experienced and dedicated professionals, LaserPacific offers such services as 16 and 35 mm processing, telecine, film scanning and recording, Digital Intermediate (including inDI™ – the DI for independent filmmakers), trailer finishing as well as digital cinema packaging for customers ranging from independent filmmakers to major studios. Recent projects include The Riches, Wedding Bells, Medium and The Shield (TV) as well as Babel, The Black Dahlia, Miami Vice and World Trade Center (Feature Films). Visit www.laserpacific.com for more information. 
 
About SGI–Innovation for Results™
SGI (NASDAQ: SGIC), delivers a complete range of high-performance server, visualization, and storage solutions along with industry-leading professional services and support that enable its customers to overcome the challenges of complex data-intensive workflows and accelerate breakthrough discoveries, innovation and information transformation. SGI solutions help customers solve their computing challenges whether it’s enhancing the quality of life through drug research, designing and manufacturing safer and more efficient cars and airplanes, studying global climate, providing technologies for homeland security and defense, or helping enterprises manage large data. With offices worldwide, the company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and can be found on the Web at
www.sgi.com.
 
About Spectra Logic Corporation
Spectra Logic is the leading innovator in data archive and backup. We help customers all over the world protect data with power-efficient storage 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.
 
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Contact: Leigh Grace, 704-231-9789, leighg@spectralogic.com
 
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