Compaq Broadens NAS Offerings and Introduces Backup Solution Innovations (Advisory)
HOUSTON, April 15, 2002
Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE: CPQ) today has dramatically expanded its network-attached storage (NAS) product line and business continuance solutions with the introduction of new solutions and significant enhancements to additional products.
StorageWorks NAS S1000 is an entry-level NAS solution that delivers quick and simple NAS storage providing multi-protocol file support and storage management for workgroups, small businesses and remote locations.
StorageWorks NAS B3000 is the entry point to Compaq's industry-leading NAS / SAN fusion solutions (Universal Network Storage) bringing enterprise-level availability, scalability and performance into a single, managed storage infrastructure.
- Enterprise-level scalability scaling up to 27TB
- Highly available solution including clustering, Advanced Data Guarding (RAID ADG), fully integrated software packages, and no single point of failure configurations are available
- Turnkey package configurations include all of the components to provide high performance block and file serving
SANworks Data Protection Suite for Backup and Restore is the complete solution for data protection of DAS or SAN environments. When purchasing backup and restore software through Compaq, customers also receive the SANworks Data Protection Suite for Tape Utilities that includes comprehensive product information on Compaq tape backup/restore solutions. Customers can create a data protection strategy for their critical data as well as work with a single vendor, Compaq, to supply the entire solution. Currently solutions include CommVault Galaxy, Computer Associates BrightStor ARCserve, Dantz Retrospect, and VERITAS Backup Exec.
StorageWorks ESL9595SL provides a highly reliable backup and restore solution with component level redundancy, high availability, enterprise level capacity and SDLT drives in a compact footprint, for direct SCSI and SAN environments. It promises exceptional investment protection with multi-unit scalability and PCI backplane for future feature expansion.
StorageWorks DLT1 1280 SuperLoader's feature set includes rich remote Web-based management, removable drive DCA and magazine cartridges and an import/export mail slot. Perfect for remote/branch offices and/or departmental servers requiring rotational backup and a "hands-off" approach to data protection, the SuperLoader minimizes system downtime and reduces dependence on localized IT staff.
Founded in 1982, Compaq Computer Corporation is a leading global provider of enterprise technology and solutions. Information on Compaq and its products and services is available at http://www.compaq.com.
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This document contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include the possibility that the Hewlett-Packard/Compaq merger does not close or that prior to the closing of the proposed merger, the businesses of the companies suffer due to uncertainty; the market for the sale of certain products and services may not develop as expected; that development of these products and services may not proceed as planned; that Compaq and Hewlett-Packard are unable to transition customers, successfully execute their integration strategies, or achieve planned synergies; other risks that are described from time to time in Compaq and Hewlett-Packard's Securities and Exchange Commission reports (including but not limited to Compaq's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2001, HP's annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2001, and subsequently filed reports). If any of these risks or uncertainties materializes or any of these assumptions proves incorrect, Compaq's results could differ materially from Compaq's expectations in these statements. Compaq assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.