Crossroads Systems Releases End-to-End Archive

Crossroads Systems Releases End-to-End Archive 
StrongBox VSeries LTFS NAS Data Storage Solution Bundles Now
Available 
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/08/13 --   Crossroads Systems, Inc.
(NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data archive solutions, today
announced general availability of StrongBox VSeries. The Crossroads
StrongBox NAS appliance is now paired with the StrongBox VSeries tape
libraries for a complete and integrated archive solution. 
StrongBox, a shared storage solution purpose-built for data archival
and preservation, harnesses the power of Linear Tape File System
(LTFS) technology and intelligent storage architecture with standard
file systems (CIFS/NFS) to empower online, all the time file
availability with uncompromised data protection, full data mobility,
non-proprietary file storage and dramatic cost-savings.  
With the release of StrongBox VSeries, organizations can now
integrate StrongBox alongside one of three tape library models for a
complete data archive solution that costs just pennies per gigabyte.
Crossroads is offering convenient solution bundles, providing a
streamlined way to purchase and deploy the StrongBox archive
solution. 
The StrongBox VSeries is available in three bundle options: 


 
--  StrongBox V24 - 2U form factor with 24 slots and 2 LTO6 tape drives
    (Max 2 drives)
--  StrongBox V48 - 4U form factor with 48 slots and 2 LTO6 tape drives
    (Max 4 drives)
--  StrongBox V96 - 8U form factor with 96 slots and 2 LTO6 tape drives
    (Max 4 drives)

  
All VSeries bundles include the StrongBox archive with advanced
software modules, including reporting/analytics, data protection,
data integrity and enhanced security. Also included are: 


 
--  Capacity licenses
--  Dual port SAS HBA
--  StrongBox VSeries library
--  LTO cleaning cartridge
--  Drive cable
--  Three-year warranty

  
The bundles offer a managed capacity between 35-225 terabytes and start
at $29,900. 
"The new bundled options offered through the StrongBox VSeries bring
added convenience to organizations wishing to quickly harness the
power of LTFS technology in their data archives," said Paul Leury,
chief technologist at Crossroads Systems. "With VSeries, we're
pleased to offer a complete LTFS NAS data storage solution that
ensure
s your data is always secure and accessible." 
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
www.crossroads.com/products/strongbox.  
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
www.crossroads.com.  
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Company Contacts: 
Jennifer Crane 
Crossroads Systems 
jcrane@crossroads.com 
512.928.6897 
800.643.7148  
Press Contact:
Matthew Zintel
Zintel Public Relations
matthew.zintel@zintelpr.com
281.444.1590 
Investor Contact: 
Mark Hood
Crossroads Systems
mhood@crossroads.com 
512.928.7330 
 
 
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