StrongBox Redefines Media and Entertainment Archive Workflows at NAB Show 2013

Visit StrongBox Booth SL7627 at NAB Show to See How StrongBox Solves Content Storage Needs for the Media and Entertainment Industry

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AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Mar 26, 2013) - Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data archive solutions, will highlight its StrongBox® archive solution during NAB Show in booth SL7627 from April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

With the proliferation of large format media files and digitization of content, the media and entertainment industry has an apparent need for simplified archiving and cost-effective storage. Serving as a shared storage solution that is purpose-built for data archival and preservation, StrongBox uniquely addresses the ever-growing video archive needs that the media and entertainment industry faces -- as it can lower archive costs by as much as 80 percent.

StrongBox solves data storage challenges as a long-term, always online digital content archive. Providing a file-based archive, StrongBox delivers scalable, reliable storage by using Linear Tape File System (LTFS) tape for cost-efficiency, as well as disk for rapid and seamless data access for file-based applications. As a vendor-neutral archive and data protection solution, StrongBox integrates easily in file-based workflows, seamlessly connecting with existing applications for centralized content storage. Built for enterprise-class environments, StrongBox empowers multiple, simultaneous end users with an "always online" view and direct access for all files in the archive.

Visit the Crossroads StrongBox booth (SL7627) for a live product demonstration. While many complex IT operations are automated, end-users experience seamless file retrieval from familiar file-based applications.

About StrongBox
StrongBox is a shared storage solution purpose-built for data archival and preservation. Using Linear Tape File System (LTFS) technology and intelligent storage architecture with standard file systems (CIFS/NFS), StrongBox empowers online, all the time file availability with uncompromised data protection, full data mobility, non-proprietary file storage and significant cost-savings. StrongBox unifies your archive -- past and present -- while providing seamless scalability and reliability for the future. Visit www.crossroads.com/products/strongbox.

About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 6-11 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than 90,000 attendees from 151 countries and 1,600+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com.

About Crossroads Systems
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS) is a global provider of data archive solutions. Through the innovative use of new technologies, Crossroads delivers customer-driven solutions that enable proactive data security, advanced data archiving, optimized performance and significant cost-savings. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Austin, TX, Crossroads holds more than 100 patents and has been honored with numerous industry awards for data archiving, storage and protection. Visit www.crossroads.com.

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