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Quantum Corporation (DSS)

7/11/2006 Proxy Information

Mr. Brown was Chairman of Quantum Corporation from 1998 through 2003 and served as Chief Executive Officer for seven years, retiring in September 2002.

The Company has entered into indemnification agreements with its executive officers, directors and certain significant employees containing provisions that are in some respects broader than the specific indemnification provisions contained in the General Corporation Law of Delaware. These agreements provide, among other things, for indemnification of the executive officers, directors and certain significant employees in proceedings brought by third parties and in stockholder derivative suits. Each agreement also provides for advancement of expenses to the indemnified party.

The Company has entered into agreements with its Non-Management Directors whereby in the event that there is a “change of control” of the Company (which is defined in the agreements to include, among other things, a merger or sale of all or substantially all of the assets of the Company or a reconstitution of the Company’s Board) and, within 18 months of the change of control, the Director’s performance of services as a Board member terminates other than as a result of death or Disability (as defined in the Agreement), then, to the extent that any portion of any equity-based compensation awards held by such Director is not vested at the time of termination, all such unvested awards will automatically vest.

7/27/2005 Proxy Information

The Company issued a forgivable loan to John B. Gannon on October 18, 2001. This loan was in the amount of $100,000, forgivable over four years, and accrued interest at an annual rate of 6%. The Company issued a forgivable loan to Anthony E. Carrozza on May 18, 2000. This loan was in the amount of $200,000, forgivable over four years, and accrued interest at an annual rate of 8%. As of July 14, 2005, none of these loans were outstanding.

The Company has entered into indemnification agreements with its executive officers, directors and certain significant employees containing provisions that are in some respects broader than the specific indemnification provisions contained in the General Corporation Law of Delaware. These agreements provide, among other things, for indemnification of the executive officers, directors and certain significant employees in proceedings brought by third parties and in stockholder derivative suits. Each agreement also provides for advancement of expenses to the indemnified party.

The Company has entered into agreements with its Non-Management Directors whereby in the event that there is a “change of control” of the Company (which is defined in the Agreements to include, among other things, a merger or sale of all or substantially all of the assets of the Company or a reconstitution of the Company’s Board) and, within 18 months of the change of control, the Director’s performance of services as a Board member terminates other than due to death or Disability (as defined in the Agreement), then the portion of any equity-based compensation awards held by this Director that is not vested at the time of termination will automatically become vested

7/20/2004 Proxy Information

Mr. Brown was Chairman of Quantum Corporation from 1998 through 2003 and served as Chief Executive Officer for seven years, retiring in September 2002.

In connection with the termination of Michael A. Brown’s employment as the Chief Executive Officer of Quantum in Fiscal 2003, he received a separation payment of $3,600,000 in January 2003. For full details on this separation payment, please see the Employment Agreement, dated September 3, 2002, between the Company and Mr. Brown, attached as Exhibit 10.5 to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed on November 13, 2002.

In connection with the hiring of Lawrence M. Orecklin as President of the Company’s Storage Solutions Group in October 2001, Mr. Orecklin and the Company entered into a severance arrangement in October 2001 that provides for the following in the event of his involuntary termination under specified circumstances (as specified in the Agreement): i) the equivalent of 12 months of base salary; ii) the equivalent of 12 months of payments relating to mortgage assistance; iii) 12 months forgiveness of a $350,000 forgivable loan (as further described below); iv) a 90-day grace period to repay the outstanding balance on Mr. Orecklin’s $250,000 non-forgivable loan (as further described below); and v) a minimum of 12 months of accelerated vesting of Mr. Orecklin’s stock options. In Fiscal 2003, Quantum reimbursed Mr. Orecklin or paid on his behalf relocation expenses in the amount of $262,000 associated with his relocation from Northern to Southern California.

The Company issued loans to Lawrence M. Orecklin in connection with the hiring of Mr. Orecklin as President of Quantum’s Storage Solutions Group in October 2001 as follows: i) a forgivable loan in the amount of $350,000, forgivable over four years, that accrues interest at an annual rate of 6%, issued on October 18, 2001 — $262,500 of this loan was outstanding on July 7, 2003; ii) a nonforgivable loan in the amount of $250,000, payable over four years, that accrues interest at an annual rate of 6%, issued on October 18, 2001 — $187,500 of this loan was outstanding on July 7, 2003; iii) a bridge loan in the amount of $367,230, payable June 30, 2002, that accrues interest at an annual rate of 6%, issued on October 18, 2001, none of which was outstanding on July 7, 2003; and iv) a forgivable loan in the amount of $25,000, forgivable over four years, that accrues interest at an annual rate of 6%, issued on May 1, 2002 — $18,750 of this loan was outstanding on July 7, 2003.

The Company issued forgivable loans to Barbara H. Nelson on November 16, 1999 and December 28, 1999. Each loan is in the amount of $175,000, is forgivable over four years, and accrues interest at an annual rate of 8%. Of the $350,000 in aggregate principal under the two loans, $87,500 was outstanding on July 7, 2003. The Company issued a forgivable loan to Michael J. Lambert on June 26, 2001. This loan is in the amount of $200,000, is forgivable over four years, and accrues interest at an annual rate of 8%. $100,000 of this loan was outstanding on July 7, 2003. The Company issued a forgivable loan to John B. Gannon on October 18, 2001. This loan is in the amount of $100,000, is forgivable over four years, and accrues interest at an annual rate of 6%. $75,000 of this loan was outstanding on July 7, 2003.

The Company has entered into indemnification agreements with its executive officers, directors and certain significant employees containing provisions that are in some respects broader than the specific indemnification provisions contained in the General Corporation Law of Delaware. These agreements provide, among other things, for indemnification of the executive officers, directors and certain significant employees in proceedings brought by third parties and in stockholder derivative suits. Each agreement also provides for advancement of expenses to the indemnified party.