Tuesday, June 6, 2006


Leading 24-7 Computer Support Task Force Partners with Ontrack to Ensure Highest Level of Recovery Success for Customers Experiencing Data Loss

Toronto, Ontario – June 6, 2006 – Ontrack Data Recovery™, the industry’s leading data recovery provider, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with computer repair specialist, Geek Squad, to become its exclusive recovery provider in Canada for Geek Squad’s Data Rescue Service. This partnership ensures the highest possible level of success for Geek Squad customers experiencing data loss.

Specifically, Geek Squad will now incorporate specialized proprietary software developed by Ontrack Data Recovery into its own recovery solution for tier one recoveries – which include various types of structural damage such as missing documents or files. In situations where in-store data recovery is not possible, more advanced solutions are offered directly through Ontrack’s Toronto-based data recovery lab and cleanroom which offer remote and in-lab recovery capabilities.

“We understand that in every data loss situation, there is a client plagued with fears of irreparable data loss and related consequences,” said Andrew Grantham, National Manager with Geek Squad. “With the help of Ontrack Data Recovery, Geek Squad further demonstrates our commitment to our customers by offering the most complete and leading-edge data recovery solutions available.”

With a wide range of data recovery services and software solutions, Ontrack Data Recovery helps both corporate customers as well as individual end users to protect, save and recover important data. Ontrack Data Recovery offers everything from do-it-yourself software to customized service solutions allowing recovery anywhere, anytime from virtually any operating system, storage or media type, regardless of the cause for data loss. The company offers data recovery service in 13 languages in more than 21 countries worldwide.

“Geek Squad built its reputation through technical expertise and excellent customer service,” said Todd Johnson, vice president of Operations for Ontrack Data Recovery. “Ontrack is committed to enhancing these qualities by providing the highest level of data recovery service to Geek Squad customers throughout Canada.”

Resellers interested in learning more about Ontrack’s products and services should contact Ontrack at 416.491.1650, or find them online at www.ontrackdatarecovery.ca.

About Ontrack Data Recovery
Ontrack Data Recovery (www.ontrackdatarecovery.ca) is the largest, most experienced and technologically advanced provider of data recovery products and services worldwide. Ontrack is able to recover lost or corrupted data from virtually all operating systems and types of storage devices through its do-it-yourself, remote and in-lab capabilities, using its hundreds of proprietary tools and techniques. Ontrack Data Recovery in Canada is a division of Kroll Ontrack Canada Co. Kroll Ontrack Canada Co. is a subsidiary of Kroll Ontrack Inc., a technology services subsidiary of Kroll Inc., the global risk consulting company.

About Geek Squad Canada
Geek Squad, founded in 1994, is a 24-hour computer support task force focusing on computer support, repair and training. Geek Squad began Canadian operations in October 2004. Operated out of Vancouver, B.C., the company has Agents stationed around the country whose sole purpose is to systematically root out computer problems and offer technological guidance to all civilians in need.

For more information on Geek Squad, visit www.geeksquad.ca or to book an in-home or in-office appointment, contact your local Agent by calling 1 800 GEEK SQUAD (1 800 433 5778)

CONTACT Natasha Nanji
Marketing Manager, Geek Squad
TEL: (604) 412-1024
EMAIL: nnanji@geeksquad.ca

Stacy Clapp
vendeloo, inc. for Ontrack Data Recovery
TEL: (718) 522-9873
EMAIL: stacy@vendeloo.com