Dot Hill SANnet II Storage Supports Microsoft Data Protection Server

9/21/2004 - Dot Hill (Nasdaq: HILL) announced that its SANnet(R) II storage solutions will support Microsoft Data Protection Server (DPS), part of the Windows Server System.

"Dot Hill continues to provide support for the Windows Platform," said Omar Barraza, Dot Hill's director of marketing. "We look forward to working with Microsoft to ensure that our customers benefit from Windows-based solutions for storage, backup and recovery."

"Microsoft is pleased to be working with Dot Hill to offer customers a choice of low-cost, continuous disk-based backup solutions," said Rahul Auradkar, director, Windows Server Division at Microsoft Corp. "The combination of Microsoft Data Protection Server and SANnet II will help customers shrink their backup and recovery time from hours to minutes and drive down the cost of maintaining storage infrastructures, making data protection technologies available to customers of all sizes."

Dot Hill's SANnet II SATA storage systems offer a cost-effective solution for disk-based backup and recovery. The integrated Switchless SAN(TM) technology enables SANnet II SATA to connect to up to 12 servers without switches. SANnet II SATA provides high-speed Fibre Channel host connections and high-capacity serial ATA drive connections in a compact 2U (3.75 inches high), 12-drive bay enclosure.

The SANnet II family of storage solutions provides industry leading 99.9998+ percent uptime in compact, rack-optimized packages. SANnet II brings carrier-grade reliability and enterprise-class features to open systems platforms. The common modular architecture of the SANnet II family provides seamless scalability for future growth within storage networking and direct attached environments.

All SANnet II products feature hot-swappable, field-replaceable components including drives, controllers, power supplies, fans and event monitoring units. This product line meets MIL-STD-810F standards for the U.S. Department of Defense and is certified to the telecommunications industry NEBS Level 3 standard.

Dot Hill Systems Corp. is a leader in the innovative design and delivery of storage networking solutions to channel partners worldwide. Its products include the SANnet II family of storage systems, RIO Xtreme(TM) storage solutions, SANscape(R) storage management software, SANpath(R) storage networking software and professional training, support and service. For more information, visit Dot Hill on the web at

Dot Hill, the Dot Hill logo, SANnet, Switchless SAN, RIO Xtreme, RIVA, SANscape, and SANpath are trademarks of Dot Hill Systems Corp.

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