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Quantum and Intraware Team up to Enrich the Rich Media Market

  • 28 June, 2007 12:30

<p>Sydney, Australia, 27 June 2007 –– Quantum Corporation, the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced the appointment of Intraware as the exclusive Australian/New Zealand distributor for its A-Series data tape product line which include the SDLT600A and LTO-3 A-Series drives.</p>
<p>Intraware is a leading supplier of products that cater to broadcast networks, video production and post production facilities and audio recording studios.</p>
<p>The agreement strengthens Quantum’s channel strategy in the region and leverages the combined expertise of both companies to deliver data protection solutions specifically to the rich media reseller market as well as provide value added service and support to resellers.</p>
<p>With an extensive network of resellers throughout Australia and New Zealand, Intraware will market, sell and support Quantum’s complete line of data tape solutions that have been enhanced for the Professional Video and Broadcast market. The A-Series technology includes a tape based file system, network attached via GbE interface and MXF file handling capability. The A-Series solution is available in a standalone format, rackmount, or in the SuperLoader3A autoloader. Intraware will also offer Quantum’s StorNext FX to Apple resellers to provide their end users transparent data access in Xsan-managed SANs.</p>
<p>Craig Tamlin, A&amp;NZ country manager for Quantum, said, “This strategic relationship with Intraware will benefit customers in the rich media market, as well as provide the highest quality consultative support and service. Quantum has been marketing this technology successfully in other regions of the world, and with Intraware’s proven record of success, we are confident that together we will expand Quantum’s product reach and increase our local market share.”</p>
<p>“We are delighted to be partnering with Quantum. Quantum’s leadership in providing innovative backup, recovery and archive solutions, combined with Intraware’s regional expertise and outstanding accomplishments in channel development, demonstrate the compelling synergy behind this collaboration. We look forward to working closely with Quantum and achieving further success in the digital media sphere,” said Wayne Morphew, Managing Director of Intraware, A&amp;NZ.</p>
<p>About Quantum
Quantum Corp. (NYSE:QTM) is the leading global storage company specializing in backup, recovery and archive. Combining focused expertise, customer-driven innovation, and platform independence, Quantum provides a comprehensive, integrated range of disk, tape, and software solutions supported by a world-class sales and service organization. As a long-standing and trusted partner, the company works closely with a broad network of resellers, OEMs and other suppliers to meet customers’ evolving data protection needs. www.quantum.com .</p>
<p>About Intraware
Intraware Australia is a leading supplier of the world’s best technology solutions to the new media and post production markets in Australasia. Intraware is uniquely positioned to integrate and manage different technologies to suit the demanding environment in the digital media market and to supply and support it’s reseller channel to succeed in their respective markets. www.intraware.com.au</p>
<p>Press Contact:</p>
<p>Rebecca Blasina
Max Australia
(+ 612) 9954 3492
rebecca.blasina@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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