Dot Hill, Adobe, Autodesk and ALT Systems Showcase Video Post-Production Solutions at 2013 NAB Show

Dot Hill, Adobe, Autodesk and ALT Systems Showcase Video Post-Production
Solutions at 2013 NAB Show

Supporting Today's Powerful Video Post-production Applications in Multiple
Operating Systems, Dot Hill Demonstrates Highest Performing AssuredSAN Storage

LAS VEGAS, April 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NAB Show 2013, Booth SL 11508)
-- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:HILL), a leading provider of SAN storage
solutions, today announced its award-winning AssuredSAN™ 4000 Series storage
will be featured in four different solutions at NAB Show 2013 at the Las Vegas
Convention Center April 8-11. Through these end-to-end video post-production
workflow demonstrations, NAB Show attendees will see first-hand why so many
experts rely on the "wicked fast" AssuredSAN storage platform for their media
and entertainment applications.

Offering a winning combination of fast, reliable storage which integrates
easily into existing post-production environments to support improved
collaboration, the AssuredSAN 4000 Series increases productivity across
multiple workstations. With blazing speed and full support for Windows, OS X
and Linux environments, Dot Hill AssuredSAN solutions are ideal for workflows
using Adobe® Premiere® Pro software, Apple® Final Cut Pro, Autodesk® Flame
Premium software, or any application that demands extreme video streaming
performance and proven reliability.

"Adobe Premiere Pro allows editors to work natively in real-time with mobile,
DSLR, HD and RAW formats," said Simon Williams, director of strategic
relations at Adobe. "The powerful performance of the AssuredSAN 4000 Series
and the robust features of Adobe Premiere Pro such as Warp Stabilizer, dynamic
timeline trimming, and expanded multi-cam editing, make it easy for editors to
meet the most challenging production deadlines."

NAB Show attendees will see a 192 terabyte Dot Hill AssuredSAN storage system
powering a StorNext SAN. Running simultaneous demos on three different
platforms, this single storage system will illustrate a true end-to-end
dailies / editorial / finishing pipeline:

  *Adobe Premiere Pro – software, running with Windows 8 showcases an
    inexpensive and easy-to-configure editing platform. New native Windows 8
    file sharing software eliminates the need for third party file sharing
  *Colorfront On-Set Dailies – This complete demo sponsored by ALT Systems, a
    Dot Hill authorized reseller specializing in media and entertainment, will
    be showcasing Colorfront On-Set Dailies software in a Windows environment
    and AssuredSAN storage. Unparalleled RAID security, battery-free cache
    backup, and MIL SPEC vibration compliance make Dot Hill the perfect
    storage for the rigors of on-set data backup and digital dailies creation.
  *Final Cut Pro – Dot Hill will be showcasing its proprietary 8Gb Fibre
    Channel AssuredSAN storage with a Mac Pro workstation platform running
    Final Cut Pro X post-production editing software. Dot Hill will
    demonstrate the performance advantages, with metrics, of AssuredSAN
    storage with Final Cut Pro.
  *Autodesk Flame Premium – Autodesk integrates Dot Hill AssuredSAN storage
    as part of the turnkey industry-standard Autodesk Flame software. Autodesk
    and Dot Hill will be demonstrating the latest version of Autodesk Flame
    Premium with AssuredSAN storage on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7

"Through our numerous industry partnerships, Dot Hill can offer highly
compelling solutions in the media and entertainment marketplace, which is why
we are gaining momentum in this space," said Jim Jonez, senior director of
marketing, Dot Hill. "With accelerated read-write performance and tremendous
versatility, the AssuredSAN 4000 Series supports virtually any post-production
environment including Mac OS X, Linux and Windows."

About the AssuredSAN 4000

Designed to accelerate streaming, the Dot Hill AssuredSAN 4000 Series is fully
optimized for today's advanced HD, 2K and 4K workflows. The AssuredSAN 4000
Series shared-storage solution allows post-production editors to leverage and
access the same video assets from multiple editing suites at the same time.
Using high-speed 8Gb Fibre Channel, Dot Hill's AssuredSAN 4000 linear
performance models speed up production and rendering, while virtually
eliminating dropped frames.

The Dot Hill rock solid AssuredSAN storage portfolio offers up to 384
terabytes of capacity in a single system, great ease-of-use and up to 99.999
percent reliability. The AssuredSAN 4000 Series features the latest storage
networking technologies such as 8Gb Fibre Channel and 6Gb SAS.

Additionally, Dot Hill AssuredSAN storage systems feature the company's
patented EcoStor™ "green" battery-free alternative for cache memory, which
leverages a combination of super capacitors and flash memory that outlasts
traditional batteries nearly fivefold. Business benefits include lower
maintenance and disposal costs and reduced server and application down-time
due to scheduled battery replacement and maintenance.

Dot Hill will also co-sponsor four mini-REDucation events which are being
offered by HP, Adobe and RED on April 8-9 at the conference.

About NAB Show

NAB Show is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed
entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across
all mediums. With more than 90,000 attendees from 151 countries and 1,500+
exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and
entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and
countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend
traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new

About Dot Hill

Leveraging its proprietary Assured family of storage solutions, Dot Hill
solves many of today's most challenging storage problems – helping IT to
improve performance, increase availability, simplify operations, and reduce
costs. Dot Hill's solutions combine breakthrough software with the industry's
most flexible and extensive hardware platform and automated management to
deliver best-in-class solutions. Headquartered in Longmont, Colo., Dot Hill
has offices and/or representatives in China, Germany, India, Japan, Singapore,
the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. Because such statements are subject
to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ from those expressed or
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