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Overland Storage Granted Clustering Patent

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/04/13 -- Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), a trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced it has been granted U.S. Patent No. 8,296,398 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office covering its clustered file system technology related to large-scale computer file storage, and more particularly to storage of large numbers of computer files using techniques that provide scalable, reliable, and efficient disk operations on those files.

Eric Kelly, President and CEO of Overland Storage, said, "The driving force of any technology company is its commitment to innovate, and this most recent patent we have received that covers our SnapScale clustered NAS solutions will enable us to continue advancing our vision to deliver next generation storage products for the small, medium, and distributed enterprise markets. Our metadata architecture coupled with a peer set design enables the distribution and separation of metadata from user data across nodes and peer sets to provide linear scalability and improved performance with self-healing intelligence for the highest level of reliability."

About Overland Storage
Overland Storage is the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle. By providing an integrated range of technologies and services for primary, nearline, offline, archival and cloud data storage, Overland makes it easy and cost effective to manage different tiers of information over time. Overland SnapServer, SnapSAN, NEO Series and REO Series solutions are available through a select network of value added resellers and system integrators. For more information, visit http://www.overlandstorage.com/.

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