Friday, January 10, 1997

Ontrack signs COMSERVCO as service partner

Ontrack Data International, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONDI),  the worlds leading data recovery service, today announced that it has signed a Service Partner agreement with COMSERVCO USA, Inc., a leading third party computer maintainer who specializes in large, multi-year maintenance contracts.  As a Service Partner, COMSERVCO will receive from Ontrack the comprehensive sales, training, and support necessary to help them better serve the data recovery requirements of their customers. This partnership provides Ontrack with the opportunity to further its service offering to Fortune 1000 companies, which make up more than 80% of COMSERVCOs customer base.

Ontracks Service Partner Program is an integral part of Ontracks Marketing and Business Alliance (MBA) Program, a program designed to enhance the data recovery service capabilities of third-party computer service providers.  With the new data recovery service offerings, Service Partners have the ability to expand their businesses into new markets.  This thought is echoed by Leonard M. Greene, CEO of COMSERVCO, as he states, Providing Ontracks data recovery services to our customers has allowed our sales and maintenance force to penetrate new accounts.

COMSERVCO USA, Inc. is made up of an international network comprised of COMSERVCO employees; independent third party service companies; and local, regional, and national maintenance providers.  COMSERVCO provides service and support for the entire spectrum of micro-based products, microcomputers, printers, and other micro-based peripherals.  COMSERVCO is headquartered at 173 EAB Plaza, Uniondale, NY  11556-0173, and can be reached by phone at 800-654-7347 (516-296-6086).

Ontrack Data International, Inc. is a leading vendor of services and software designed to maximize the integrity and security of hard disk drive data.  Ontrack's fully owned subsidiary, Ontrack Data Recovery, Inc., specializes in recovering lost or corrupted data from any hard drive or alternative storage device that has fallen victim to a hardware or system malfunction, human error, computer virus, natural disaster or computer crime. Understanding that time is critical, Ontrack offers emergency, weekend, on-site and priority service to help users avoid expensive downtime. Ontrack is headquartered at 6321 Bury Drive, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55346, and can be reached by phone at 800-872-2599 (612-937-5161). In addition to its Minneapolis location, Ontrack also operates data recovery labs in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Tokyo, London and Stuttgart.


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