Tuesday, August 29, 2000

Ontrack appoints Tony Cueva Vice President of North American sales and Andrea Johnson Vice President of Marketing

ONTRACK Data International, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONDI), a leading provider of data availability software and service solutions, announced the appointment of Tony Cueva as vice president of North American sales and Andrea Johnson as vice president of marketing.

Since January 1998, Cueva has been the national sales manager and director of business development for Ontrack. Prior to joining Ontrack, Cueva spent over 10 years with Ceridian in a variety of sales positions. He also previously was a lieutenant in the United States Navy. In his new position, Cueva will be responsible for all North American sales efforts for Ontrack products and services. Cueva holds a bachelor of science degree in special education from Long Island University.

Johnson has been the director of Internet sales and marketing for Ontrack since May 2000. Prior to joining Ontrack, Johnson held marketing and communications positions with Eliance Corporation and MEANS Telecom. In her new position, Johnson will focus on identifying and building strategic marketing opportunities to complement Ontrack's core lines of business. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in English and speech communication from St. Olaf College and a master of arts degree in communication from Teachers College, Columbia University.

“Tony and Andrea's experience in sales and marketing will benefit our efforts to provide innovative data availability solutions that meet the needs of Ontrack customers,” said Mike Rogers, Ontrack CEO.

Ontrack, a leading provider of data availability software and service solutions, helps customers protect, manage, recover and discover their valuable data. Using its hundreds of proprietary tools and techniques, Ontrack is able to recover lost or corrupted data from virtually all operating systems and types of storage devices through its do-it-yourself, remote and in-lab capabilities. Ontrack also offers award-winning PC utility software programs and services to help prevent critical data loss through a broad line of problem-solving, file-management and productivity utilities. Ontrack can be reached through its World Wide Web site at http://www.ontrack.com or by calling 800-872-2599 (612-937-5161). In addition to its Minneapolis headquarters, Ontrack operates other locations in Los Angeles, Boulder, Colo., Washington D.C., New York, London, Paris and Stuttgart. Ontrack also makes its data recovery services available in Tokyo through its strategic alliance with Y-E Data, a company with over 25 years of experience in storage devices.

ONTRACK is a registered trademark of ONTRACK Data International, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

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