Dot Hill To Present At The ThinkEquity's 9th Annual Growth Conference

LONGMONT, Colo., Aug. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:HILL), a leading provider of SAN storage solutions, today announced that Dana Kammersgard, the company's president and chief executive officer, and Hanif Jamal, the company's chief financial officer, are scheduled to present at the G9: ThinkEquity's 9 th Annual Growth Conference, being held September 12-13, 2012 at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel, New York. The Company's group presentation is scheduled for Thursday, September 13 at 10:30 a.m. (ET). Management will be available for one-on-one meetings throughout the day.

The Company's group presentation will be available for the public to access via the Investor Relations section of the Company's corporate website, www.dothill.com or at http://wsw.com/webcast/tep22/hill/ . This webcast will be archived for 90 days following the live presentation.

About Dot Hill

Delivering innovative technology and global support, Dot Hill empowers the OEM and channels community to bring unique storage solutions to market, quickly, easily and cost-effectively. Offering high performance and industry-leading uptime, Dot Hill's RAID technology is the foundation for best-in-class storage solutions offering enterprise-class security, availability and data protection. The Company's products are in use today by the world's leading service and equipment providers, common carriers and advanced technology and telecommunications companies, as well as government agencies and small and medium enterprise customers. Dot Hill solutions are certified to meet rigorous industry standards and military specifications, as well as RoHS and WEEE international environmental standards. Headquartered in Longmont, Colorado, Dot Hill has offices and/or representatives in China, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom, Singapore and the United States. For more information, visit us at http://www.dothill.com.

Statements contained in this press release regarding matters that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such statements include statements regarding Dot Hill's projected financial results for the third quarter of and full year of 2012 and thereafter, and Dot Hill's ability to achieve profitability. The risks that contribute to the uncertain nature of the forward-looking statements include, among other things: the risk that actual financial results for the third quarter and full year of 2012 may be different from the financial guidance provided in this press release; the risks associated with macroeconomic factors that are outside of Dot Hill's control; the fact that no Dot Hill customer agreements provide for mandatory minimum purchase requirements; the risk that one or more of Dot Hill's OEM or other customers may cancel or reduce orders, not order as forecasted or terminate their agreements with Dot Hill; the risk that Dot Hill's new products may not prove to be popular; the risk that one or more of Dot Hill's suppliers or subcontractors may fail to perform or may terminate their agreements with Dot Hill; the risk that Dot Hill may have difficulties integrating the business acquired from Cloverleaf Communications, Inc.; the risk that sales through channel partners may not ramp as expected; unforeseen product quality, technological, intellectual property, personnel or engineering issues and any costs that may result from such issues; and the additional risks set forth in the Form 10-Q most recently filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by Dot Hill. All forward-looking statements contained in this press release speak only as of the date on which they were made. Dot Hill undertakes no obligation to update such statements to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.

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CONTACT: Hanif Jamal         Chief Financial Officer         Tel: 303-845-3377         Email: investors@dothill.com                  Jodi Bochert         Investor Relations         Tel: 303-845-3469         Email:  investors@dothill.com                  Peter Seltzberg         Hayden IR         Tel: 646-415-8972         Email: peter@haydenir.com

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