Crossroads to Highlight StrongBox Archive Solution at Createasphere's Digital Asset Management Conference

Crossroads to Highlight StrongBox Archive Solution at Createasphere's Digital 
Asset Management Conference 
StrongBox Customer to Discuss How to Tackle Big Data During Panel
Moderated by Tom Coughlin 
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 02/26/13 --  Crossroads Systems, Inc.
(NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data archive solutions, will
showcase its StrongBox(R) archive solution during Createasphere's
Digital Asset Management (DAM) Conference February 27-28 at The
Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. 
Located in booth 115, Crossroads will highlight how StrongBox solves
data storage challenges as a long-term, always online digital content
archive. Providing a file-based archive, StrongBox delivers scalable,
reliable storage by using Linear Tape File System (LTFS) tape for
cost-efficiency, as well as disk for rapid and seamless data access
for file-based applications. As a vendor-neutral archive and data
protection solution, StrongBox integrates easily in file-based
workflows, seamlessly connecting with existing DAM and MAM
applications for centralized content storage.  
Also during the conference, Chris Blankenship, principal at
ProductionFor, is scheduled to speak at 3:15 p.m. on Thursday,
February 28 during a panel discussion titled "Translating Big Data to
on." ProductionFor, a video production and post-production
company, selected the StrongBox archive solution in April 2012 to
create a reliable and low-cost archive of its digital files. 
"Crossroads sees Createasphere's DAM Conference as an excellent venue
to illustrate the unique capabilities and cost-savings that StrongBox
offers," said Paul Leury, CTO at Crossroads Systems. "In addition to
serving as an exhibitor, Crossroads is pleased to announce that
ProductionFor, one of Crossroads' best media and entertainment
customers, will take part through a panel discussion focused on big
data management. We see StrongBox as a powerful tool not only for
addressing many of the big data hurdles, but also for adding
tremendous, unmatched value to non-linear workflows and content
About Createasphere
 Createasphere is a global community builder for
the entertainment technology industry, advancing technologies and
careers through Expos, Conferences, and online offerings.
Createasphere was founded in 2001 as HD EXPO, and over the past
decade has grown into a global company that develops and presents
influential events for the content creation community, on line and
face to face. Founded by Kristin Petrovich Kennedy in Los Angeles,
Createasphere became part of Diversified Business Communications in
2009, now driving their entertainment strategies and properties
division. Currently Createasphere is presenting the Entertainment
Technology Expos in New York and LA; the Digital Asset Management
Conference in New York, Los Angeles, and Europe; The DAMMY Awards in
New York; Cinema India Expo in Mumbai; the online news and content
portal; 3D Road Shows; and Post Production
Master Classes. Visit  
About StrongBox
 StrongBox is a shared storage solution purpose-built
for data archival and preservation. Using Linear Tape File System
(LTFS) technology and intelligent storage architecture with standard
file systems (CIFS/NFS), StrongBox empowers online, all the time file
availability with uncompromised data protection, full data mobility,
non-proprietary file storage and significant cost-savings. StrongBox
unifies your archive -- past and present -- while providing seamless
scalability and reliability for the future. Visit  
About Crossroads Systems 
 Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS) is
a global provider of data archive solutions. Through the innovative
use of new technologies, Crossroads delivers customer-driven
solutions that enable proactive data security, advanced data
archiving, optimized performance and significant cost-savings.
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Austin, TX, Crossroads holds
more than 100 patents and has been honored with numerous industry
awards for data archiving, storage and protection. Visit  
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Company Contacts: 
Jennifer Crane 
Crossroads Systems 
512.928.6897 or 800.643.7148 
Investor Contact: 
Mark Hood
Crossroads Systems 
Press Contact:
Matthew Zintel
Zintel Public Relations
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