Spectra Logic Partners with Symantec to Deliver Complete Data Protection Solutions from a Single Vendor

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OEM Agreement Offers Single Point of Purchasing and Support to Minimize Complexity

BOULDER, Colo.—June 9, 2009 – Spectra Logic has entered into an OEM agreement with Symantec Corp. Spectra Logic now offers Symantec’s award-winning suite of data protection software as an option to its line of innovative tape and disk-based backup and archive solutions.  Spectra Logic can now provide customers a single point of contact for architecting, purchasing, installing and supporting a complete data protection solution that includes both disk and tape.

“Customers are looking to simplify the management of their data protection solutions,” said Randy Cochran, vice president, North America Channel, Symantec. “Spectra’s disk and tape products bundled with Symantec NetBackup and Backup Exec is truly a complete solution that meets customers’ needs for a unified single point of contact for data protection.”
Spectra Logic is now offering Symantec NetBackup and Backup Exec solutions , that can be purchased and bundled direct from Spectra Logic when integrated with any of Spectra’s line of tape or disk storage products including Spectra’s T950, T680, T380, T200, T120, T50e, nTier700 and nTier500.

“Under the new agreement, customers and reseller partners can purchase a complete, certified archive and backup solution with support and implementation services all from one vendor,” said Molly Rector, Spectra Logic’s VP of product management and marketing. “A single purchase order and support for both hardware and software streamline the purchasing and maintenance process for organizations.”

About Spectra Logic Corporation                                                                                                                
Spectra Logic designs and manufactures simple, reliable and scalable storage solutions to store, backup, archive and protect data.  Our people, processes and technologies deliver a future-proof architecture to address the problems of data growth, costs, security, storage efficiency, tiering and reliability.  In Spectra’s thirty year history, we have helped tens of thousands of customers worldwide gain control of their data storage needs with our modular TSeries tape libraries, nTier disk storage systems and BlueScale™ software. Spectra provides unmatched customer service and uptime through SpectraGuard™ programs that currently support organizations such as NASA, Argonne National Labs, GMAC, Exempla Healthcare, The US Army, National Geographic Global Media, Sky TV and the New England Sports Network (NESN).


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