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Customers who purchase an automation solution can buy five pieces of media– and get five free

Oslo Norway, (06 April, 2009): Tandberg Data, the global supplier of data protection solutions, today announced a new promotion for its EMEA customers for the second Quarter of 2009. Customers, who purchase a Tandberg Data LTO-3 or LTO-4 tape automation solution with media, will receive 50% of the media free of charge*.

Customers who purchase a Tandberg Data StorageLoader™ LTO will receive five pieces of media free of charge when they purchase five pieces of media with their StorageLoader LTO-3 or LTO-4. If customers purchase a Tandberg StorageLibrary™ T24 or T40+ series with media, Tandberg Data will match their media purchase and give up to 30 pieces of media free of charge*.

Tandberg StorageLoader and StorageLibrary

The Tandberg StorageLoader LTO is the ideal entry-level automated backup solution. It is a 1U autoloader that offers users a compressed storage capacity of up to 12.8TB, with transfer rates of up to 864GB/hr. Removable magazines offer easy bulk loading and off site storage for disaster recovery.

The Tandberg StorageLibrary T24 is ideal for use in multi-server environments. It supports up to two half-height drives or one full-height drive. It easily scales from a 12-slot autoloader to a 24-slot library by simply adding a second magazine, offering compressed capacities up to 38.4TB and transfer rates of up to 1.7TB/hr

The Tandberg StorageLibrary T40+ and T80+ are suited to fit in most midrange and enterprise storage environments. They offer compressed capacities up to 123.2TB and performance up to 6.9TB/hr (compressed). The Capacity on Demand (COD) feature allows users to easily increase usable capacity as their backup requirements grow. The Performance on Demand (POD) feature allows users to add up to 4 full height or 8 LTO Half Height drives.

Pricing and Availability

All Tandberg Data solutions are available through its established channel of distribution and reseller partners.

The manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) of the StorageLoader LTO-3, including all the necessary accessories, including a barcode reader and Symantec Backup Exec QS is $4000 / €2800. The MSRP of the StorageLibrary T24 starts at $4500 / €3500 and the MSRP of the StorageLibrary T40+ starts at $5700 / €3950. All Tandberg Data tape automation solutions ship with bar code reader, Symantec Backup Exec QS, Remote Management, Rackmount kit and 3 years warranty and 1 year Advanced Replacement Service.

*Terms and conditions apply. Promotions will run from April 1st, 2009 until June 30th, 2009. For further information, please visit


For further information please contact:

Marije Stijnen
Director of Corporate Marketing

Tandberg Data
Tel.: + 44 7909 906012

Sharon Munday
Account Director
KPR Global
Tel: + 44 7787 566382

About Tandberg Data

Tandberg Data is a leading global supplier of data protection solutions. Tandberg Data offers a wide selection of secondary storage solutions, ranging from disk-based appliances, such as the RDX® QuikStor™, to automated tape solutions like the StorageLoader and StorageLibrary Series. Tandberg Data also offers tape drives, based on the LTO™, SLR™, and VXA® tape technology platforms, and media. Tandberg Data solutions are supported by robust, easy to use software, such as the RDX FileKeeper, the continuous data protection solution for the RDX QuikStor. All solutions are supported through a worldwide service and support network, recognised globally for its outstanding levels of service. In addition to the standard warranty and support offerings, on-site service upgrades provide Tandberg Data customers with further peace of mind.

Tandberg Data products are supported by all major operating systems and software applications to successfully integrate and operate in heterogeneous storage environments. All solutions are designed to meet the growing storage requirements of small and medium sized organizations with scalability, reliability, and backward compatibility features that ensure cost effective operation and long-term investment protection.

Tandberg Data markets its solutions exclusively through a global channel of qualified resellers and distributors. This channel model is supported by OEM agreements with major server manufacturers including Apple, Dell, Fujitsu, Fujitsu Siemens, HP, Hitachi, and IBM.

In addition to corporate offices in Oslo, Norway, TANDBERG DATA ASA has subsidiaries in the USA, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan, and Singapore, as well as branch offices in Italy, and China (PRC) and Brazil. TANDBERG DATA ASA is a publicly held company based in Oslo, Norway and is traded on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker=TAD).

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Tandberg StorageLibrary, StorageLoader, and SecureService are trademarks of Tandberg Data ASA. RDX QuikStor and SLR are trademarks of Tandberg Data ASA. VXA is a registered trademark of Tandberg Data ASA. RDX is a registered trademark of ProStor Systems, Inc. LTO is a trademark of HP, IBM, and Quantum. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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