This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Dot Hill Systems Updates Guidance For Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results

LONGMONT, Colo., Jan. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:HILL), a leading provider of SAN storage solutions, announced it updated its guidance for the fourth quarter of 2012. Management now expects net revenue to be in the range of $46.0 million to $46.5 million and non-GAAP EPS to be between $(0.03) to $(0.05), below the prior revenue guidance of $48 million to $53 million and the non-GAAP EPS range of $(0.03) to $0.02, provided on November 8, 2012. The company attributed these expected results primarily to macro-economic conditions resulting in softness in demand for certain of its customers.

"While our anticipated fourth quarter financial results were negatively impacted by macro-economic pressures, I am encouraged with progress we continue to make on several fronts, which longer term, will hedge the impact that certain customers can have on our results," stated Dana Kammersgard, president and chief executive officer, Dot Hill Systems. "As examples, we seeded eighteen new AssuredSAN™ Pro 5000 Series units into prospects, and two of these were converted to revenue within the quarter. We will continue to seed the market and expect several more conversions this month. To date, the feedback has been excellent, in particular with respect to deployments in server virtualization environments. Moreover, we added to our AssuredSAN 4000 series pipeline, bringing the total to seven OEM customers now in various stages of customization or launch preparation. Most importantly, our initiative to increase our Vertical Markets business is also coming to fruition, with anticipated total 2012 Vertical Markets revenue rising more than 35% compared to 2011. Additionally, our technology continues to capture market share. Announced this morning in a separate press release, AMD has selected Dot Hill's AssuredVRA Virtual RAID Adapter software as the exclusive RAID data protection product to accompany certain of AMD's chipsets starting in the first quarter of 2013. We also received our first patent granted in association with our RealStor TM real time tiering software, further reinforcing the strength of our intellectual property."

The Company has not completed its 2012 financial review process and stated that there may be a number of items that could impact its current estimated fourth quarter 2012 financial results. The results and conclusions of these assessments could impact the Company's fourth quarter 2012 GAAP and Non-GAAP financial results.

1 of 4

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,813.39 +1.20 0.01%
S&P 500 2,088.87 -0.27 -0.01%
NASDAQ 5,116.1430 +13.3350 0.26%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs