Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Ontrack data recovery continues worldwide expansion with first facility in Moscow

Data recovery leader to provide localized, 24/7 service to Russian customers

MINNEAPOLIS – July 18, 2006 – Due to the growing need for data recovery solutions in Russia, Ontrack Data Recovery™ has opened its first Russian facility in Moscow. The new facility is a full-service recovery laboratory and cleanroom that will provide more expedient and cost-effective service for its Russian customers by performing recovery jobs in country. The Russian facility marks Ontrack’s second office in the Central and Eastern European region along with Katowice, Poland.

 “As computer use continues to increase in the Russian market, approaching 35 million hard drives in use, Russian businesses and individuals need better data recovery options to keep them protected,” said Todd Johnson, vice president of Data Recovery Operations for Ontrack Data Recovery. “With a full service recovery lab in Moscow, Ontrack can respond more quickly to data disasters and ensure that Russian customers have the best opportunity to recover their important data.”

With the opening of this facility, Ontrack Data Recovery becomes the only data recovery company in Russia to offer a full suite of recovery solutions enabling recovery anywhere, anytime from virtually any operating system, storage or media type and cause of data loss. The Company’s recovery solutions include Remote Data Recovery™ service, In-Lab and On-site service, do-it-yourself software, partner program, and a full pre-service evaluation package.

Ontrack Data Recovery recently added several new locations throughout Europe with the acquisition of Ibas Holdings ASA, a leading Norwegian-based provider of data recovery, data erasure and computer forensics services. Ontrack now offers data recovery in more than 21 countries - featuring customer support in 13 languages. With more than 150 engineers worldwide, Ontrack invests in technology and techniques to speed recovery times and enhance recovery capabilities.

Demonstrating a sustained commitment to worldwide expansion, Ontrack has opened several new offices within the past 36 months including: Berlin, Germany, September 2003; Madrid, Spain, February 2004; Miami, Florida and Austin, Texas, April 2004; Vienna, Austria and Katowice, Poland, February 2005; Toronto, Canada, May 2005; and Brisbane, Australia, August 2005.

Ontrack Data Recovery’s Moscow office is located at 109129 Moscow, 8th Tekstilschikov st. 11, office 613. For more information about Ontrack Data Recovery, customers can call 1-800-872-2599 or visit Ontrack’s Web site at www.ontrack.com.

About Ontrack Data Recovery
Ontrack Data Recovery is the largest, most experienced and technologically advanced provider of data recovery products and services worldwide. 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, using its hundreds of proprietary tools and techniques. Ontrack Data Recovery is a brand name of Kroll Ontrack Inc., a technology services subsidiary of Kroll Inc., the global risk consulting company.