Award -winning NTI Shadow and NTI Drive Backup to Ship with the New HP Media Vault

NTI Supplies Real-time, Native Format and Image Level Backup to HP's New Home Network Storage Device

Agency Contact: Andy Marken (408) 986 -0100 andy@markencom.com



IRVINE, CALIF. (October 4, 2006) - NewTech Infosystems, Inc. (NTI) announced today that its award -winning software, NTI Shadow™ and NTI Drive Backup,™ has begun shipping with the HP Media Vault, HP's newest consumer -oriented home entertainment storage device.

NTI Shadow™ and NTI Drive Backup™ offer consumers the advantages and security of real -time, continuous, scheduled, and image level backup functions to protect their valuable photos, movies, music and data when backing them up to an HP Media Vault.

"NTI is committed to providing technology manufacturers like HP with feature -rich, intuitive software solutions to help differentiate their products and satisfy their customers," noted Bill Yao, president and CEO of NTI. "With the addition of NTI Shadow and NTI Drive Backup, HP Media Vault users will have the ability to safeguard their valued home entertainment data."

"We very much value the crucial role that NTI has played in the development of the HP Media Vault," said Allen Buckner, product manager, Personal Storage - North America, HP. "We are excited to offer consumers the ability to easily store and safeguard their home entertainment data via a simple, cost -effective solution."

NTI Shadow™

Award -winning NTI Shadow offers real -time, continuous and scheduled native format backup of video, photo, music, and data files to virtually any storage device. Its powerful yet easy to use interface offers customers the ability to securely backup and safeguard their valuable data files. NTI Shadow also offers custom file type filtering, version control, drag and drop file restoring, and more. Available for licensing, NTI Shadow supports Windows XP/2000, Macintosh OS X v 10.2.8+, and U3™ Smart Devices. NTI Shadow is also available to retail customers via the NTI website at www.NTIus.com, the U3 Software Central portal at www.u3.com, and through other online resellers. For more information about NTI Shadow, please visit www.NTIus.com.

NTI Drive Backup™

NTI DriveBackup! makes image backups and disaster recovery a snap with its EasySteps® interface. NTI Drive Backup allows users to restore their entire hard drive partitions or create bootable recovery images on CDs, DVDs, and hard drives. Users can restore drive data easily and with NTI's Image Explorer, users can navigate image backup files and selectively restore individual files. For more information on the full line of NTI software applications, please visit www.NTIus.com.

Customers interested in licensing NTI products are welcome to contact NTI. Chris Chen, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, (949) 421 -0720, ext. 228, chrischen@NTIus.com

HP Media Vault

The HP Media Vault, which is shipping to retailers now, is available in 300GB and 500GB capacities and can be expanded up to 1.2 terabytes of total capacity. Both models come with an empty expansion bay that creates a future -proof, cost -effective solution for adding storage capacity as needed.


About NewTech Infosystems (NTI)
NewTech Infosystems ("NTI") is an industry leading developer of powerful, feature -rich, and easy -to -use software for Digital Media and Storage Management. NTI has developed and delivered innovative digital media and data storage solutions since its incorporation in 1993. As a pioneer in the world of CD burning technologies and software, NTI released the world's first CD copy software in 1995. Today, NTI's CD/DVD burning engine has an installed base of over 80 million users worldwide. NTI offers innovative products to retail customers as well as volume licensing and OEM products. NTI is headquartered at 5 Mason, Suite 150, Irvine, CA 92618. Phone: +1 -949 -421 -0720, Fax: +1 -949 -421 -0750, www.NTIus.com. Additional offices are located in Guangdon Province, China, and Taipei, Taiwan.


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NTI Shadow and NTI Drive Backup are trademarks of NTI. All other marks and names are the property of their respective owners.

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