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Quantum's CEO Discusses Q3 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Quantum (QTM)

Q3 2012 Earnings Call

January 25, 2012 5:00 pm ET


Shawn D. Hall - Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Linda M. Breard - Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President of Finance, IT and Facilities

Jon W. Gacek - Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Operating Officer and Director


Brian Freed - Wunderlich Securities Inc., Research Division

Catharine Anne Trebnick - Northland Securities Inc., Research Division

Eric Martinuzzi - Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, Research Division

Glenn Hanus - Needham & Company, LLC, Research Division

Alex Kurtz - Sterne Agee & Leach Inc., Research Division

Shebly Seyrafi - FBN Securities, Inc., Research Division



Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Quantum Corporation's Third Quarter 2012 Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] This conference is being recorded today, Wednesday, January 25, 2012. At this time, I'd like to turn the conference over to Shawn Hall, General Counsel. Please go ahead.

Shawn D. Hall

Thank you and good afternoon and welcome. Here with me today are Jon Gacek, our CEO; and Linda Breard, our CFO. The webcast of this call, our earnings release and a quantitative reconciliation of any GAAP and non-GAAP financial measures discussed today can be accessed at the Investor Relations section of our website at and will be archived for one year.

During the course of today's discussion, we will make forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements include statements regarding our business strategy, opportunity and priorities, anticipated product launches and plans, and future financial performance. We'd like to caution you that our statements are based on current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. We refer you to the risk factors and cautionary language contained in today's press release, as well as to our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time, including our most recent 10-K filed on June 14, 2011, and 10-Q filed on November 6 -- or November 9, 2011. These risk factors are incorporated by reference into today's discussion, and we undertake no obligation to update them in the future.

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