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John Dorman Appointed DataDirect Networks President

October 3, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

News Facts

    --  DataDirect Networks announced today that the company's Board of
        Directors has appointed John C. Dorman as interim President of the
        company as Joe Cowan steps down to pursue other interests, effective
    --  Cowan will continue to serve on DDN's Board of Directors.
    --  Dorman has served on DDN's Board of Directors for five years and brings
        over 30 years' experience leading high growth technology companies.
    --  Most recently, Dorman served as chairman, president and CEO for online
        banking services company Digital Insight Corporation. Prior to that, he
        was senior vice president and general manager of Global Financial
        Services at Oracle, where he was responsible for product development,
        services and sales to banks and brokerage firms worldwide. Dorman also
        served as chairman, CEO and founder of Treasury Services Corporation,
        and Treasurer of Union Bank of California.
    --  In his role, Dorman will assume full operational management of the
        company, with a focus on ramping revenue and profit growth into 2014, as
        well as engagement with key partners and customers.
    --  Dorman received a B.A. from Occidental College and an M.B.A. from the
        University of Southern California.

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Supporting Quotes

    --  Alex Bouzari, CEO and Chairman of DataDirect Networks "With his
        extensive executive management experience, knowledge of high growth
        technology companies, and significant involvement in our business over
        five years, John Dorman offers important insight and leadership to DDN.
        His guidance as a Director has been invaluable and we are pleased to
        welcome him in his expanded operational role as our President. I would
        also like to thank Joe Cowan for his leadership and hard work in
        enhancing the company's growth and operational profit position. We wish
        him success in his future endeavors and look forward to his continued
        guidance on our Board of Directors."

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About DataDirect Networks

DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world leader in massively scalable storage. Our data storage and processing solutions and professional services enable content-rich and high growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver business results from their information. Our customers include the world’s leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production, and security and intelligence organizations. Deployed in thousands of mission critical environments worldwide, DDN’s solutions have been designed, engineered and proven in the world’s most scalable data centers to ensure competitive business advantage for today’s information powered enterprise. For more information, go to www.ddn.com or call 1-800-837-2298.

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