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Qualstar Expands Sales Team with Two Highly Experienced Data Storage Experts

August 20, 2018

SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 20, 2018--Qualstar Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a leader in providing tape-based data storage solutions, announced the expansion of its global sales force.

In July 2018, Anthony Yeates joined Qualstar as the Director of European Sales. With his extensive expertise in the data storage industry and understanding of today’s IT market needs, he will be responsible for managing Qualstar’s sales activity to drive sustainable growth in Europe, CIS, and Africa. Before joining Qualstar, Anthony held senior sales and management positions at Overland Storage, Panasas and Spectra Logic. Most recently, he was assisting IT companies to enter European markets. Anthony has a BTEC in Business Studies from Oxford Brookes University.

In April 2018, Laura Biro rejoined Qualstar as the US Western Region Sales Manager. She has over 25 years of sales and marketing experience in the IT industry. She is responsible for developing new business opportunities in the Western United States. Laura will be able to assist Qualstar’s sales growth by creating cost-effective, customized solutions that meet our customer’s needs as we continue to provide quality, innovative products to the marketplace. Laura holds two Associate of Arts degrees from Pierce College and Brooks College.

“The addition of Anthony and Laura is part of our comprehensive growth strategy to gain market share,” said Arun Vaishampayan VP Global Sales. “With a full spectrum of tape-based data storage products, Qualstar can now offer the solution to satisfy long-term needs of entry-level, mid-range and enterprise- class data storage markets.”

About Qualstar Corporation

Qualstar, founded in 1984, is a diversified electronics manufacturer specializing in data storage and power supplies. Qualstar is a leading provider of high efficiency and high-density power supplies marketed under the N2Power™ brand, and of data storage systems marketed under the Qualstar™ brand. Our N2Power power supply products provide compact and efficient power conversion for a wide variety of industries and applications including, but not limited to telecom, networking, broadcast, industrial, lighting, gaming and test equipment. Our Qualstar data storage products are used to provide highly scalable and reliable solutions to store and retrieve very large quantities of electronic data. Qualstar’s products are known throughout the world for high quality and Simply Reliable™ designs that provide years of trouble-free service. More information is available at   or   or by phone at 805-583-7744. Connect with Qualstar on LinkedIn or Twitter.

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CONTACT: Qualstar Corporation

Steven N. Bronson

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805-617-4419

IR@Qualstar.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS DATA MANAGEMENT HARDWARE SOFTWARE COMMUNICATIONS PUBLIC RELATIONS/INVESTOR RELATIONS

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