Fortune 1000 Organizations "Excited" about Spectra Logic and the T120 Tape Library

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TheInfoPro’s Wave 11 Storage Study Finds Spectra Logic and T120 an Exciting Vendor and Product

BOULDER, Colo.—February 9, 2009 –Fortune 1000 IT professionals have cited Spectra Logic and its Spectra T120 tape library as "exciting" according to TheInfoPro’s (TIP) Storage Wave 11 research report. Spectra Logic and Spectra’s T120 library were both noted when study participants were asked: “Which vendors do you think have the most exciting storage products or services?” and “What emerging or exciting vendor products do you have in use?”. The report is based on responses from 140 IT decision makers in large enterprises.

"Participants in our Wave 11 study cited Spectra Logic as exciting and strategic for their disk-to-disk backup needs including simplified tape encryption management, easy to deploy virtual tape libraries and reliable traditional tape backup,"  said Robert Stevenson, managing director of storage research for TIP. "This excitement is evidenced by the increase in Spectra Logic consideration and adoption that has been seen over the last 18 months, bringing Spectra Logic to be among the top three most cited backup hardware alternatives under consideration when end users are considering switching."

TheInfoPro™ Wave 11 Storage Study, Large Enterprise Backup & Recovery End User Report, reveals direct feedback on the key issues, hot new Storage Backup & Recovery technologies, spending plans, vendor ratings, and projects in 2008 and beyond. The research is based on interviews with 140 IT professionals at Large Enterprises in North America and Europe.

About Spectra Logic Corporation                                                                                                                     
Spectra Logic custom-builds innovative backup and archive solutions for secondary storage, to protect data after it migrates from primary disk.  Spectra customers can easily add capacity, encryption, deduplication, energy monitoring, media health reporting, and much more—in the field, when needs change.  Spectra Logic is available 24×7 to provide the best in support, worldwide. Spectra Logic’s corporate headquarters and US-based manufacturing has been located in Boulder, Colorado since the company’s founding in 1979.

About TheInfoPro
TheInfoPro (TIP) is the only independent research network for the Information Technology (IT) industry. Created in 2002 by alumni of Gartner, EMC, Giga, and Bell Labs, TIP investigates key IT sectors – Networking, Information Security, Servers, Storage, and Sourcing – via a comprehensive in-depth interview process. Through a peer network of over 1800 of the world’s largest buyers and users of IT – including Citigroup, FedEx, McGraw-Hill, MasterCard, and Harvard University – TIP delivers detailed budget, vendor performance and technology roadmap data without spin or bias. Known as the voice of the customer, TIP helps IT professionals, technology providers, and institutional investors make sound decisions on technologies, vendor relationships and investments. To learn more, visit www.theinfopro.net or call 1-212-672-0010

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CONTACTS: Spectra Logic, Leigh Grace, 704-231-9789,leighg@spectralogic.com, Twitter: @leighgrace

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