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Quantum Wins Top Award for Nearline and Archive Storage

Panorama Audiovisual Magazine Recognizes Scalar i6000 Tape Library Among Best Solutions for Broadcast Industry

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/04/13 -- Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced its Scalar i6000 enterprise tape library won the top award for Nearline and Archive Storage in the 2013 Panorama Audiovisual magazine awards, given at the Broadcast and Cable 2013 Main Engineering and Television Broadcasting Fair in São Paulo. The award recognizes the best technology, equipment and companies serving the Brazilian audiovisual market.

Scaling to over 75 petabytes, Quantum's Scalar® libraries deliver highly reliable and cost-effective long-term storage and large-scale archiving, including as a tier behind disk-based deduplication. They incorporate Quantum's unique iLayer™ proactive monitoring and intelligent diagnostic capabilities for optimal efficiency, and a policy-based tape data integrity checking feature called Extended Data Life Management provides more reliable data retention over a longer period. Quantum's High Density Expansion Module for the Scalar i6000 also offers the highest storage density in its class, saving valuable floor space.

"Our readers select the most efficient technologies used by broadcasters and producers in Brazil," noted Jay Fernando, editorial director of VP Group. "We are honored to pay homage to the winning companies and their distributors in the country."

"We appreciate the honors Quantum continues to receive for the innovation we deliver in both data protection and big data storage," commented Samuel Baccin, Brazil Country Manager, Quantum. "This award reflects the performance, cost and security benefits users can expect from our industry-leading tape libraries, and we're grateful to our customers, partners and peers for recognizing the Scalar i6000."

More than 5,000 readers of Panorama Audiovisual magazine voted online, choosing winners in 49 categories.

About Quantum
Quantum is a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, providing specialized storage solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. Over 100,000 customers have trusted Quantum to help maximize the value of their data by protecting and preserving it over its entire lifecycle. With Quantum, customers can Be Certain™ they're able to adapt in a changing world. See how at www.quantum.com.

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