Thursday, October 19, 2000

Conference Call Alert - Ontrack Data International, Inc. (Nasdaq/Ondi)

Wednesday, October 25, 20004:00 P.M. Central Time Call-in Number: (888) 343-2180

Ontrack Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mike Rogers and Chief Financial Officer Tom Skiba will be available to answer questions regarding the company's third quarter results during a conference call scheduled for 4:00 P.M. Central Time on Wednesday, October 25, 2000. To access the call, dial the number above shortly before 4:00 P.M. Central Time on October 25. The news release reporting third quarter results will be distributed at approximately 3:15 P.M. Central Time on October 25.

To be admitted to the call, please tell the operator you are calling for the Ontrack conference call chaired by Mike Rogers and provide the operator with your name and the name of your company.

A live webcast of the company's conference call is also available through www.streetevents.com.

A replay of the conference call will be available from approximately 6:00 P.M. Central Time Wednesday, October 25, until 6:00 P.M. Central Time on Wednesday, November 1, 2000. To access the replay, dial:

1-800-633-8284

At the reservation number prompt, enter 16548422



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.

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