Virtualization Wins: Novarad Success With NovaGlass Imaging Software Leads to Glassware 2.0 and V3 Appliance Demand

Hundreds of Attendees Test Drive V3 Appliances and Glassware 2.0 Virtualization
Software on SnapServer DX2 Appliances at Launch

SAN DIEGO, CA and MISSISSAUGA, ON–(Marketwired – May 20, 2014) – Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL) and Sphere 3D Corporation (TSX VENTURE: ANY) (OTCQX: SPIHF) are pleased to announce the successful launch of Novarad’s NovaGlass imaging software at the SIIM Conference in Long Beach, California last week.

NovaGlass, powered by Sphere 3D is the latest offering from Novarad Corporation, a leader in enterprise medical imaging solutions, who unveiled the new solution to attendees of the SIIM Conference in Long Beach, California.

Designed to leverage Novarad PACS and RIS solutions, NovaGlass resides on enterprise grade appliances and provides users with access to a robust set of imaging features, while significantly enhancing operating speeds and workstation choices.

Utilizing Glassware 2.0™ virtual application technology, NovaGlass can deliver both Novarad software and Vendor Neutral Archive solution, MARZ, on a variety of computing devices including PC, Mac, iPad, laptops, Android tablets, and Google Chromebooks.

In response to high customer interest at SIIM, Novarad placed orders for Glassware 2.0™, delivered on Overland SnapServer DX2 appliances, and for V3 Appliances with Desktop Cloud Orchestrator™ management software. A portion of the initial order from Novarad will fulfill a deployment to one of the leading Hospital Systems in the United States.

Through a drop-in appliance approach, NovaGlass is able to deliver enterprise-class performance and reliability coupled with the scalability required to meet the needs of customers that range in size from small clinics to large Hospital systems.

Quotes

“We are very pleased with the overwhelming response we received at SIIM,” said Tim Law, President of Novarad. “NovaGlass was a hit at the show and it was very apparent that we have a solution that addresses a number of market needs.”

“NovaGlass resonated with attendees and further validates Novarad’s commitment to answering customer needs and maintaining their position as a leading vendor of PACS,” said Stoney Hall, VP Global Sales, Sphere 3D.

About Novarad

With more than 850 installations worldwide, Novarad is the healthcare community’s trusted provider of radiology technologies. Novarad’s full diagnostic suite of PACS, RIS, cardiology, orthopedic and mammography systems increase radiology efficiency and deliver unmatched value. Images and reports are available anytime, anywhere via the full diagnostic viewer, iPad or any mobile device with web access. Novarad also offers the MARZ Vendor Neutral Archive, a leading VNA solution created through a partnership between Dell and Novarad. Novarad has been ISO certified since 2006 and holds FDA 510(k) certification. Please visit: www.novarad.net

About Sphere 3D Corporation

Sphere 3D Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ANY) (OTCQX: SPIHF) is a Mississauga, Ontario based virtualization technology solution provider. Sphere 3D’s Glassware 2.0™ platform delivers virtualization of many of the most demanding applications in the marketplace today; making it easy to move applications from a physical PC or workstation to a virtual environment either on premise and/or from the cloud. Sphere 3D’s V3 Systems division supplies the industry’s first purpose built appliance for virtualization as well as the Desktop Cloud Orchestrator™ management software for VDI. Sphere 3D maintains offices in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada and in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. For additional information visit www.sphere3d.comwww.v3sys.com or access the Company’s public filings at www.sedar.com.

About Overland Storage

Overland Storage is a trusted global provider of unified data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle. The Company delivers one of the most extensive and complementary product portfolios and service offerings in the industry. By providing an integrated range of technologies and services for primary, nearline, offline, and archival data
storage, Overland Storage and Tandberg Data, a wholly owned subsidiary of Overland, make it easy and cost effective to manage different tiers of information over the data lifecycle, whether distributed data is across the hall or across the globe. Overland Storage and Tandberg Data solutions are available through a select network of value-added resellers and system integrators. For more information on Overland Storage, visit www.overlandstorage.com. For more information on Tandberg Data, visit www.tandbergdata.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

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Canadian securities regulators (www.sedar.com).

For additional information Contact:

Sphere 3D Contact:
Peter Tassiopoulos
CEO
Tel: (416) 749-5999
Peter@sphere3d.com

Overland Storage
Susan Merriman
303 417-7110
smerriman@tandbergdata.com