16 August 2005

ONTRACK DATA RECOVERY OPENS FIRST FACILITY IN AUSTRALIA TO PROVIDE LOCALIZED, 24/7 SERVICE TO AUSTRALIAN CUSTOMERS

Due to the growing need for data recovery solutions in Australia, Ontrack Data Recovery™, the industry’s largest, most experienced and technologically advanced provider of data recovery products and services, has opened its first Australian facility in Brisbane, Queensland. The new facility is a full-service recovery laboratory and cleanroom that will provide more expedient and cost-effective service for its Australian customers by performing recovery jobs in country. The Brisbane facility marks Ontrack’s second office in the Asia Pacific region along with Japan.

“Because Australia is one of the most heavily populated countries in terms of computer users, Australian businesses and home users need better options to address the crisis of computer data loss,” said Todd Johnson, vice president of Data Recovery Operations for Ontrack Data Recovery. “With more engineers and a full service recovery lab, Ontrack’s expansion into Australia significantly enhances our ability to provide maximum data recovery in a minimal amount of time to our growing Australian customer base.”

With the opening of this facility, Ontrack Data Recovery becomes the only data recovery company in Australia to offer a f ull 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 now operates 18 worldwide locations featuring customer support in 11 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 24 months including: Berlin, Germany, September 2003; Madrid, Spain, February 2004; Miami, Florida and Austin, Texas, April 2004; Vienna, Austria and Katowice, Poland, February 2005; and Toronto, Canada, May 2005.

Ontrack Data Recovery’s Brisbane office is located at 28 Donkin Street, Suite #8, West End, Queensland. For more information about Ontrack Data Recovery, customers can call 0800 243 996 or visit Ontrack’s Web site at www.ontrack.co.uk

About Ontrack Data Recovery
Ontrack Data Recovery (www.ontrack.co.uk) 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.