Bill Hartman Joins Ciprico as Vice President Marketing and Business Development

Bill Hartman Joins Ciprico as Vice President Marketing and Business Development

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 28, 1999–

Ciprico Inc. (NASDAQ: CPCI) today announced that Bill Hartman has joined Ciprico as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. In his position, Bill will develop and drive Ciprico’s strategy for growth in the storage marketplace.

Bill previously held several senior level positions at ADC Telecommunications, most recently as Director of Business Development. Prior to ADC Telecommunications, Bill held positions at Raychem Corporation, FMC, and the United States Navy. His experience includes strategic planning, acquisitions, project marketing and sales management. In addition, Bill holds an MBA degree and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.

“We are very pleased to have someone with Bill’s depth of experience lead our growth strategy and implementation,” said Robert H. Kill, Ciprico President and CEO. “His knowledge of all aspects of business development and his strong strategic planning and sales background will have a positive impact on our

strategies for growth.”

Ciprico designs, manufactures and markets high-performance storage solutions as well as provides professional services to leading visual computing and digital media professionals throughout the world. Ciprico storage solutions are designed for computing applications requiring high speed image capture, full image resolution playback, sustained performance and data protection. Ciprico is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. More information about Ciprico is available on the world wide web at www.ciprico.com.

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