Dot Hill Announces Quantum Will OEM Midrange Storage Systems

Dot Hill Announces Quantum Will OEM Midrange Storage Systems

Quantum Executive to Present at Dot Hill Analyst Day April 8th

LONGMONT, Colo., April 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dot Hill Systems Corp.
(Nasdaq:HILL), a leading provider of SAN storage solutions, has entered into
an OEM agreement with Quantum Corp., a proven global expert in Big Data
management and data protection. Under the terms of the agreement, Quantum will
incorporate Dot Hill AssuredSAN™ 4000 series storage systems into its Big Data
product line.

Quantum senior vice president, file system and archive product group, Janae
Stow Lee, stated, "As we further expand our solutions offerings for helping
customers meet their Big Data challenges, we continue to combine the power of
our own technologies with those from partners, which already include a number
of major industry players. Dot Hill's solid, high-performance architecture
provides high bandwidth and high transaction input/output for Big Data, and
we're pleased to add them to our list of key suppliers."

"To drive revenue growth, Dot Hill launched a midrange line and actively
pursues partners in select Vertical Markets, such as Quantum, a leader in our
targeted Big Data and Media and Entertainment markets," said Dot Hill Systems
president and chief executive officer Dana Kammersgard. "We believe being
chosen to be part of Quantum's storage solutions validates our product
performance and illustrates our strategy implementation."

"The AssuredSAN 4000 series is one of two new midrange storage offerings,"
said Jim Jonez, senior director of marketing, Dot Hill. "As a highly scalable,
highly available SAN solution optimized for post-production workflow
performance, it is the high performance choice for organizations running
data-intensive applications."

Providing a solid, high-performance storage architecture, Dot Hill AssuredSAN
Fibre Channel arrays provide up to 384TB of high speed 8Gb Fibre Channel
storage that can be shared by multiple users for maximum efficiency and
increased workflow productivity. Designed with a powerful processor, Dot Hill
AssuredSAN systems provide high performance for sequential workloads.

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. For more information, visit us at
www.dothill.com.

Statements contained in this press release regarding matters that are not
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
implied by the statements. For a discussion of risks and uncertainties that
Dot Hill may face, please consult the Forms 10-K and 10-Q most recently filed
with the Securities and Exchange Commission by Dot Hill. Forward-looking
statements speak only as of the date they were made and Dot Hill undertakes no
obligation to update such statements to reflect changes in circumstances.

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