October 8th 2011 - Montreal, Canada

Important urgent announcement regarding hard disk drive availability and pricing.

Due to the flooding in Thailand, there has been a sharp increase in the cost of hard drives with prices having just about doubled overnight. Given this information, it is of utmost importance that you review any outstanding quotes you may have. If you have any customers who are ready to purchase systems, we would need to revisit the original quote and adjust the pricing accordingly.

Below are several links to recent articles published about the situation in Thailand and the increased hard drive price.

http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20111103-718528.html
http://www.extremetech.com/computing/103711-hdd-pricewatch-you-know-where-its-going-we-tell-you-how-much-its-going-to-hurt
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/seagate-wd-hard-disk-drive-thailand-flood,13802.html

We thank you for your understanding and urge you to contact us should you have any questions or should you need any further information.

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