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Imation Showcases Global Momentum for Scalable Backup and Archiving Solutions at High-Profile October Industry Trade Shows

Events in U.K., Germany and U.S. Demonstrate Effectiveness of RDX-Based Offerings that Address Data Deluge and Security Concerns for Growing Companies

OAKDALE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Imation Corp. (NYS: IMN) , a global scalable storage and data security company, today announced a series of activities at October trade shows around the world intended to demonstrate the company's leadership position in providing scalable and secure storage solutions for growing companies. Through executive presentations and exhibitor booth demonstrations at SNW Fall 2012, IP Expo and SNW Europe, Imation will highlight how it helps customers store, protect and connect to digital content by providing technologies at the intersection of storage and security, including solutions based on RDX® removable storage that offer significant scalability and flexibility.


"SMBs have encountered the perfect storm of IT and business challenges. The amount of data and content produced by organizations continues to increase, demanding better, more efficient storage infrastructures. This data-growth-driven storage demand is paired with tightened corporate purse strings and the fact that many SMBs do not have an optimized, secure storage strategy in place," said Bill Schilling, director of Scalable Storage Marketing at Imation. "Imation is dedicated to helping value-added-resellers (VARs) provide SMBs with solutions that are purpose-built, with the scalability, performance and portability needed to handle this mountain of data. In particular this year we will highlight how RDX removable storage is ideally suited to the storage infrastructure needs of SMBs."

SNW Fall 2012 (Santa Clara, Calif.)
SNW is the world's largest independently produced conference series focused on the evolution of architecture for a new world of mobility, Big Data and business agility. SNW Fall 2012 is being held at the Hyatt Regency Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, California from October 16-19, 2012. Imation Scalable Storage will be exhibiting at Booth No. 509.

Imation's Director of Security and Software Solutions David Duncan will be speaking at SNW Fall 2012 on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 10:45 a.m. Mr. Duncan will debunk the idea that the Trusted Platform Module is the silver bullet for data protection.

IP Expo (London)
IP Expo is one of the UK's top enterprise IT events, bringing everything IT pros need to know about IT infrastructure under one roof. IP Expo Europe is being held on October 17 and 18, 2012 at Earls Court 2 London in London, England. At IP Expo, Imation Scalable Storage will be exhibiting at Stand E4.

SNW Europe (Frankfurt, Germany)
SNW Europe is being held on October 30 and 31, 2012 at Congress Frankfurt in Frankfurt, Germany, where Imation Scalable Storage will be exhibiting at Booth No. 26.

Imation's Vice President and General Manager for Imation Europe Luc Gheysens will be speaking on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 11:55 a.m. Gheysens will discuss the Cloud as "storage-as-a-service" and how it enables SMBs to store their valuable data remotely.

Imation Scalable Storage Solutions
Imation Scalable Storage solutions are purpose-built to deliver multi-media, multi-tier, secure data protection and archiving for data-intensive, compliance-driven SMBs. Imation is the only company that can offer cost effective data backup and archiving solutions with four layers of data storage: active, online, nearline and cloud. The company recently joined the Active Archive Alliance as a contributing member. The Alliance is a collaborative industry association formed to educate end user organizations on the evolving new technologies that enable reliable, online and efficient access to their archived data. Imation brings real-world perspective on SMBs' storage needs to the Alliance.

Imation Scalable Storage solutions reduce storage costs by optimizing and automating data protection and compliance. Solutions deliver maximum efficiency and ease of use in regulated bulk storage environments. Recent Scalable Storage news includes: RDX Media Secure, bundle with QStar and RDX 1.5 terabyte.

About Imation
Imation is a global scalable storage and data security company. Our portfolio includes tiered storage and security offerings for business, and products designed to manage audio and video information in the home. Imation reaches customers in more than 100 countries through a powerful global distribution network and well recognized brands. For more information please visit www.imation.com.

Imation and the Imation logo are trademarks of Imation Corp and its subsidiaries. RDX is a registered trademark of Tandberg Data. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.



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