Dot Hill Inks Key Indian Distribution Partnership

LONGMONT, Colo., Sept. 24 — Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: HILL), a provider of world-class storage solutions and software for OEMs, open storage partners and system integrators, today announced a new distribution agreement with global technology integrator Knitlogix Pvt, Ltd., based in Hyderabad, India.

Knitlogix Private Limited, which is a part of Knitlogix Inc., based in the US, provides storage integration in the areas of Storage Area Network (SAN), Network Attached Storage (NAS), Disk-based backup, De-Duplication, Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR).With offices across India, the Middle East, and the US, Knitlogix is a global storage solutions integrator with core expertise in open systems and legacy systems. Under the terms of the agreement, Knitlogix will market, integrate, and support the entire line of Dot Hill 3000 and 2002 storage arrays throughout India.

Knitlogix provides storage solution integration in two categories, High Performance Storage Integration (HPSS) and Optimally Integrated Storage Solutions (OISS), to meet customer needs. Knitlogix helps customers attain better returns on investment for their storage infrastructures with low total cost of ownership. Knitlogix also offers full-scale storage services from design, integration and support through its dedicated support engineers, 24×7 Call Center, and India’s first IT storage portal at

“Dot Hill offers an incredibly broad range of modular storage solutions that covers virtually every server and storage interface,” said Raj Kumar G – regional director of Knitlogix. “As a leading supplier to some of the top OEMs in the world, Dot Hill’s credentials are most impressive, and its AssuredSAN line for channel partners is feature-rich, including a comprehensive suite of disaster recovery offerings.”

“Knitlogix is a storage-focused company with a wealth of experience in developing technology markets in India,” said Garrett Wein, vice president worldwide OEM sales, Dot Hill Systems. “As we continue to expand our presence in India, we have every confidence that Knitlogix, with its 24×7 call center and network of highly capable engineers, will be a valuable representative of the Dot Hill brand in this key geography.”

Dot Hill 3000 and 2002 Series storage solutions are easily customized by partners and customers to meet varying performance, capacity, and other specific business requirements. Dot Hill next-generation 3000 Series RAID arrays support 8Gb Fibre Channel storage area networks (SANs), dual interface 8Gb Fibre Channel/1Gb iSCSI and 6Gb JBODs, and feature optional Dot Hill AssuredRemote™ data management software for remote replication. Advanced data management such as AssuredCopy™, Dot Hill’s volume copy technology, enables the creation of data volume copies for additional data protection, and Dot Hill’s AssuredSnap™ snapshot capability for improved data availability and business continuity, allows organizations to reduce the burden of meeting modern data retention policies.

Dot Hill 3000 and 2002 Series arrays are equipped with a number of energy-saving features including Dot Hill’s patented EcoStor™ “green” battery-free alternative for cache memory, drive spin-down and DC power options. Dot Hill storage solutions scale to support up to 144 SAS, near-line SAS, SSD and SATA disk drives, totaling up to 192 terabytes of capacity based on today’s 2 TB disk drive capacities, and feature a 2U 12 or 24-drive rack-mount footprint.

Knitlogix and Dot Hill will exhibit at Interop 2010 Mumbai on September 28-30. Visit us at Interop to learn about Dot Hill storage products, as well as special introductory offers and raffles to win surprise gifts. For information, visit

About Dot Hill
Offering enterprise-class security, availability and data protection, Dot Hill provides responsive and adaptive storage solutions to meet 24/7/365 business demands. With Dot Hill, businesses can proactively safeguard and manage business data, and leverage operational efficiencies to save time, effort and expense today, while meeting the evolving business needs of tomorrow strategically and cost effectively. Headquartered in Longmont, Colo., Dot Hill has offices and/or representatives in China, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom, and the United States.

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Certain statements contained in this press release regarding matters that are not historical fact 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 materially from those expressed or implied by the statements. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding: the size and timing of orders placed by Knitlogix; the size of the Indian market for storage solutions; any improvement to Dot Hill’s financial results due to its relationship with Knitlogix; and the benefits or performance of Dot Hill’s products in any particular environment. The risks that contribute to the uncertain nature of the forward-looking statements include: that the relationship between Dot Hill and Knitlogix may terminate at any time and does not require minimum purchases; changing customer preferences in the open systems computing market; and unforeseen supply, technological, intellectual property or engineering issues. Plus, there are many other risks not listed here that may affect Dot Hill’s business, as well as the forward-looking statements contained herein. To learn about such risks and uncertainties, you should read the risk factors set forth in the company’s public filings with the SEC, including the Forms 8-K, 10-K and 10-Q most recently filed by Dot Hill. All forward-looking statements contained in this press release speak only as of the date on which they were made.

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