Overland Storage Receives ISO 9001:2000 Certification for its Quality Management System that Focuses on Continuous Customer Satisfaction

July 24, 2008

Compliance with Globally Recognized Quality Standard Underscores Overland's Commitment to Process Improvements & Policies to Meet Customer Requirements

SAN DIEGO, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Overland Storage, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVRL) today announced that it has been granted ISO 9001:2000 certification by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for meeting a precise set of quality requirements encompassing all aspects of the company's product design, development, manufacturing and service activities. This certification reinforces Overland's steadfast dedication to achieving the highest levels of organizational performance and customer satisfaction.

ISO 9001:2000 standards specify a set of stringent requirements for documentation, procedures and operations that form the foundation of a best-of-class Quality Management System (QMS). In receiving the internationally recognized and respected ISO 9001:2000 certification, Overland demonstrates its ongoing ability to meet and exceed its customers' expectations for quality service and support while also complying with all applicable regulatory demands.

According to Brett Carter, director of global quality for Overland Storage, universal support for the company's structured business and quality management system has resulted in significant process improvements, increased quality awareness as well as heightened consistency in operations. "ISO 9001:2000 is an important milestone for Overland as it validates our unrelenting customer focus and management involvement at every level of the organization," he says. "Overland's unwavering commitment to quality and continual improvement resonates throughout the company as together we raise the bar for quality assurance and customer satisfaction."

In achieving ISO certification, Overland also has strengthened its ability to provide global channel partners with a complete array of end-to-end data protection solutions backed by top-notch products, services and support.

About Overland Storage

Overland Storage is a market leader and innovative provider of smart, affordable data protection appliances that help midrange and distributed enterprises ensure business-critical data is constantly protected, readily available and always there. Overland's award-winning products include NEO SERIES(R) and ARCvault(TM) tape libraries, REO SERIES(R) disk-based appliances with Virtual Tape Library (VTL) capabilities, ULTAMUS(R) RAID SAN-based appliances and Snap Server NAS-based appliances. Overland sells its products through leading OEMs, commercial distributors, storage integrators and value-added resellers. For more information, visit Overland's web site at

Overland, Overland Storage, REO SERIES, REO, NEO SERIES, NEO, ARCvault SERIES, ARCvault, ULTAMUS, and Snap Server are trademarks of Overland Storage, Inc.

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