Tuesday, September 23, 1997

Ontrack Data International, Inc. opens San Jose office

Ontrack Data International, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONDI), the world’s leading data recovery service, today announced that it has opened its new office in San Jose and has begun performing data recoveries at that location. Responding to a growing demand for data recovery services in northern California, the new Ontrack facility makes it possible to quickly accommodate customers in emergency data loss situations.

“The enthusiasm with which the northern California market has embraced the new Ontrack office is outstanding,” states Michael Rogers, CEO of Ontrack. “We have already received numerous calls from both new and repeat customers, as well as industry-leading hard drive manufacturers, who have expressed their excitement at having an Ontrack facility in their area to solve critical data recovery needs.”

To introduce potential customers to its new office, Ontrack has posted a San Jose Virtual Open House on its Web site located at www.ontrack.com. This Virtual Open House gives visitors an inside look at data recovery services, data recovery success stories, and the data recovery process. It also provides visitors with directions and a map to the new office and gives them the opportunity to enter a drawing to win prizes.

The new Ontrack office is located at 2001 Gateway Place, Suite 750 West, San Jose, California 95110. The office can be reached by phone at 408-573-9592 and fax at 408-573-1514.

Ontrack Data International, Inc. is a leading vendor of services and software designed to maximize the integrity and security of hard disk drive data. An Ontrack wholly 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) and via the Internet at www.ontrack.com. In addition to its Minneapolis headquarters and the new San Jose office, Ontrack operates data recovery labs in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Tokyo, London and Stuttgart.#####

Media Contact:

Ben Blomberg, 952-516-3617, Ben.Blomberg@krolldiscovery.com