|By Marketwired .||
|November 14, 2012 04:05 PM EST||
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/12 -- Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), a trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today reported financial results for its fiscal 2013 first quarter ended September 30, 2012.
Eric Kelly, President and CEO of Overland Storage, said, "With the successful launch of our new clustered NAS solution in October, we have three significant new branded products that are now positioned to gain traction in the marketplace as planned, and in less than a year, we have built a significant pipeline of new branded product opportunities that continues to grow. These new products have significantly expanded our total addressable market and have allowed us to participate in new opportunities not previously available to us.
"While our fiscal first quarter has historically been a seasonally down quarter, our lower than expected total revenue is largely due to the difficult macroeconomic environment in Europe and longer sales cycles, which we believe have similarly affected our competitors. While we continued to win new business in Europe, customers delayed taking product due to the market uncertainty, which negatively affected our revenue across all our product families and has tempered our outlook for our sales in the region. As a result, we are not reiterating our guidance regarding achieving non-GAAP profitability in the fourth quarter of calendar 2012, but we believe that with our strong branded product portfolio and growing pipeline of new business, we can achieve this profitability target by the end of our 2013 fiscal year."
- Launched new clustered NAS product SnapScale X2, significantly expanding the company's addressable market opportunity to include the $14 billion scale-out NAS market
- Gross margins for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 improved sequentially to 33.7% from 31.6%
- Announced availability of LTO6 technology in the company's line of NEO Series tape libraries, more than doubling user storage capacities from previous generation technology
- SnapSAN 5000 product awarded highest honor of Gold Winner in the best new IT hardware category for the Golden Bridge Awards
- ITC ruling in October beneficial to Overland's infringement claims against BDT in district court
- Filed a petition with the ITC Commission in November requesting a review of infringement of the '581 mail slot patent based on the commission's new definition of a linear array
First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results
Net revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 was $11.7 million, compared to $14.1 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 and $15.3 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. Product revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 was $6.6 million, compared to $7.9 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2012 and $9.4 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012.
Gross margin for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 was 33.7%, up from 32.6% for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 and 31.6% for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012.
Operating expenses for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 were $8.6 million, compared to $10.0 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, and $8.5 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. Stock compensation expense was approximately $1.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2013, compared to approximately $1.4 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 and approximately $1.1 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. Depreciation and amortization was approximately $0.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2013, compared to $0.4 million in the first quarter of 2012.
Net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 was $4.9 million, or a loss of $0.17 per share, compared to a net loss of $5.4 million, or a loss of $0.23 per share, in the first quarter of fiscal 2012 and a loss of $2.7 million, or a loss of $0.10 per share, in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012.
Total cash and cash equivalents at September 30, 2012 was $7.2 million, compared to $10.5 million at June 30, 2012. At September 30, 2012, the Company had $4.0 million outstanding under its credit facility.
Based on the Commission's evaluation of the '581 mail slot patent, Overland filed a petition on November 8, 2012 arguing that claims 10,12 and 16 meet the new definition of "linear array" put forward by the Commission, as the Commission agrees, and thus the ITC now should decide for the first time whether the BDT products include all the other elements of these claims. If the ITC remands the '581 infringement issue on this basis, the Administrative Law Judge could find BDT's products infringe claims 10, 12 and 16, which Overland believes will result in BDT no longer being allowed to ship products with mail slots into the United States.
Overland reported on October 26, 2012 that the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) released a Notice of Commission Decision in the infringement action filed by Overland Storage against IBM, Dell and BDT. Overland has previously reported that its ITC and District Court actions against IBM and Dell have been resolved by settlement. The Notice of Commission Decision makes several key findings regarding Overland Storage's U.S. Patent No. 6,328,766, which relates to partitioning media elements in automated media devices, and its U.S. Patent No. 6,353,581, which relates to the "mail slot" feature in automated media devices. Overland views this decision by the full Commission as beneficial to pursuing patent suits in civil court and another step in the process of proving that BDT and others in the data storage industry have been using Overland's intellectual property without permission. The company's infringement case against BDT and its affiliates continues and Overland plans to pursue monetary damages against BDT in District Court.
Investor Conference Call:
Overland will host an investor conference call today, Wednesday, November 14, at 5:00 pm ET (2:00 pm PT) to discuss the Company's first quarter fiscal 2013 financial results. To access the call dial (877) 941-4774 (+1 (480) 629-9760 outside the United States) and when prompted provide the pass code "Overland Storage" to the operator. Participants are asked to call the assigned number approximately 10 minutes before the conference call begins. In addition, a live and archived webcast of the conference call will be available over the Internet at www.overlandstorage.com in the Investor Relations section. A replay of the conference call will also be available via telephone by dialing (800) 406-7325 (+1 (303) 590-3030 outside the United States) and entering access code, 4573025#, beginning 8:00 p.m. ET on November 14, 2012 through 11:59 p.m. ET on November 21, 2012.
About Overland Storage
Overland Storage is a trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle. By providing an integrated range of technologies and services for primary, nearline, offline, archival and cloud data storage, Overland makes it easy and cost effective to manage different tiers of information over time. Overland SnapServer®, SnapSAN, NEO® and REO® solutions are available through a select network of value added resellers and system integrators. For more information, visit http://www.overlandstorage.com/.
Safe Harbor Statement
Except for the factual statements made herein, the information contained in this news release consists of forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Words and expressions reflecting optimism, satisfaction or disappointment with current prospects, as well as words such as "believes," "hopes," "intends," "estimates," "expects," "projects," "plans," "anticipates" and variations thereof, or the use of future tense, identify forward-looking statements, but their absence does not mean that a statement is not forward-looking. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance and our actual results could differ materially from those contained in such statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to: our ability to maintain and increase sales volumes of our products; our ability to continue to aggressively control costs and operating expenses; our ability to achieve the intended cost savings and maintain quality with our new manufacturing partner; our ability to generate cash from operations; the ability of our suppliers to provide an adequate supply of components for our products at prices consistent with historical prices; our ability to raise outside capital and to repay our debt as it comes due; our ability to introduce new competitive products and the degree of market acceptance of such new products; the timing and market acceptance of new products introduced by our competitors; our ability to maintain strong relationships with branded channel partners; our ability to maintain the listing of our common stock on the NASDAQ Capital Market; customers', suppliers' and creditors' perceptions of our continued viability; rescheduling or cancellation of customer orders; loss of a major customer; our ability to enforce our intellectual property rights and protect our intellectual property; general competition and price measures in the market place; unexpected shortages of critical components; worldwide information technology spending levels; and general economic conditions. Reference is also made to other factors detailed from time to time in our periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release and we undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date of this release.
Connect with Overland Storage:
Read the Overland blog: http://overlandstorage.com/blog
Follow Overland on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/OverlandStorage
Visit Overland on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/OverlandStorage
Overland Storage, SnapSAN, SnapServer, NEO Series, REO Series and the Overland logo are trademarks of Overland Storage, Inc., that may be registered in some jurisdictions. All other trademarks used are owned by their respective owners.
OVERLAND STORAGE, INC. CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (In thousands, except per share data) Three Months Ended September 30, ---------------------------- 2012 2011 ------------- ------------- (Unaudited) (Unaudited) Net revenue $ 11,711 $ 14,075 Cost of revenue 7,768 9,488 ------------- ------------- Gross profit 3,943 4,587 ------------- ------------- Operating expenses: Sales and marketing 4,125 4,465 Research and development 1,597 2,483 General and administrative 2,884 3,081 ------------- ------------- Total expenses 8,606 10,029 ------------- ------------- Operating loss (4,663) (5,442) Interest income 3 - Interest expense (42) (9) Other income (expense), net (112) 215 ------------- ------------- Loss before income taxes (4,814) (5,236) Provision for income taxes 49 119 ------------- ------------- Net loss $ (4,863) $ (5,355) ============= ============= Net loss per share: Basic and diluted $ (0.17) $ (0.23) ============= ============= Shares used in computing net loss per share: Basic and diluted 27,876 23,067
OVERLAND STORAGE, INC. CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (In thousands, except per share data) Three Months Three Months Ended Ended September 30, June 30, ------------- ------------- 2012 2012 ------------- ------------- (Unaudited) (Unaudited) Net revenue $ 11,711 $ 15,300 Cost of revenue 7,768 10,459 ------------- ------------- Gross profit 3,943 4,841 ------------- ------------- Operating expenses: Sales and marketing 4,125 3,880 Research and development 1,597 1,791 General and administrative 2,884 2,802 ------------- ------------- Total expenses 8,606 8,473 ------------- ------------- Operating loss (4,663) (3,632) Interest income 3 377 Interest expense (42) (22) Other income (expense), net (112) 589 ------------- ------------- Loss before income taxes (4,814) (2,688) Provision for income taxes 49 6 ------------- ------------- Net loss $ (4,863) $ (2,694) ============= ============= Net loss per share: Basic and diluted $ (0.17) $ (0.10) ============= ============= Shares used in computing net loss per share: Basic and diluted 27,876 27,644 OVERLAND STORAGE, INC. SELECTED BALANCE SHEETS INFORMATION (In thousands) September 30, June 30, 2012 2012 ------------- ------------- (Unaudited) (Unaudited) ASSETS Cash and cash equivalents $ 7,226 $ 10,522 Accounts receivable, net 6,184 9,193 Inventories 11,044 10,658 Other current assets 3,576 3,779 ------------- ------------- Total current assets 28,030 34,152 Property and equipment, net 1,635 1,446 Other assets 2,422 2,662 ------------- ------------- Total assets $ 32,087 $ 38,260 ============= ============= LIABILITIES & EQUITY (DEFICIT) Current liabilities $ 28,514 $ 26,759 Long-term debt - 3,500 Other long-term liabilities 4,110 4,960 Shareholders' equity (deficit) (537) 3,041 ------------- ------------- Total liabilities and equity (deficit) $ 32,087 $ 38,260 ============= =============
Investor Relations Contact:
Charles Messman or Todd Kehrli
MKR Group Inc.
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective ...
Dec. 25, 2014 11:00 AM EST Reads: 3,044
Scott Jenson leads a project called The Physical Web within the Chrome team at Google. Project members are working to take the scalability and openness of the web and use it to talk to the exponentially exploding range of smart devices. Nearly every company today working on the IoT comes up with the same basic solution: use my server and you'll be fine. But if we really believe there will be trillions of these devices, that just can't scale. We need a system that is open a scalable and by using ...
Dec. 25, 2014 11:00 AM EST Reads: 3,205
"SAP had made a big transition into the cloud as we believe it has significant value for our customers, drives innovation and is easy to consume. When you look at the SAP portfolio, SAP HANA is the underlying platform and it powers all of our platforms and all of our analytics," explained Thorsten Leiduck, VP ISVs & Digital Commerce at SAP, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Dec. 25, 2014 11:00 AM EST Reads: 2,274
SAP is delivering break-through innovation combined with fantastic user experience powered by the market-leading in-memory technology, SAP HANA. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Thorsten Leiduck, VP ISVs & Digital Commerce, SAP, discussed how SAP and partners provide cloud and hybrid cloud solutions as well as real-time Big Data offerings that help companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP launched an application challenge to award the most innovative SAP HANA and SAP HANA...
Dec. 25, 2014 11:00 AM EST Reads: 2,689
There's Big Data, then there's really Big Data from the Internet of Things. IoT is evolving to include many data possibilities like new types of event, log and network data. The volumes are enormous, generating tens of billions of logs per day, which raise data challenges. Early IoT deployments are relying heavily on both the cloud and managed service providers to navigate these challenges. In her session at Big Data Expo®, Hannah Smalltree, Director at Treasure Data, discussed how IoT, Big D...
Dec. 25, 2014 11:00 AM EST Reads: 3,409
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete...
Dec. 25, 2014 10:45 AM EST Reads: 2,553
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Chief Ar...
Dec. 25, 2014 10:15 AM EST Reads: 3,052
The term culture has had a polarizing effect among DevOps supporters. Some propose that culture change is critical for success with DevOps, but are remiss to define culture. Some talk about a DevOps culture but then reference activities that could lead to culture change and there are those that talk about culture change as a set of behaviors that need to be adopted by those in IT. There is no question that businesses successful in adopting a DevOps mindset have seen departmental culture change, ...
Dec. 25, 2014 09:45 AM EST Reads: 2,392
SYS-CON Media announced today that Skytap blog on "DevOps Journal" exceeded 84,000 story reads. DevOps Journal is focused on this critical enterprise IT topic in the world of cloud computing. DevOps Journal brings valuable information to DevOps professionals who are transforming the way enterprise IT is done. Noel Wurst is the managing content editor at Skytap. Skytap provides SaaS-based dev/test environments to the enterprise. Skytap solution removes the inefficiencies and constraints that comp...
Dec. 25, 2014 09:00 AM EST Reads: 2,131
The 4th International DevOps Summit, co-located with16th International Cloud Expo – being held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY – announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's large...
Dec. 25, 2014 09:00 AM EST Reads: 3,521
SYS-CON Events announced today Isomorphic Software, the global leader in high-end, web-based business applications, will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Isomorphic Software is the global leader in high-end, web-based business applications. We develop, market, and support the SmartClient & Smart GWT HTML5/Ajax platform, combining the productivity and performance of traditional desktop software ...
Dec. 25, 2014 08:15 AM EST Reads: 2,563
SYS-CON Events announced today that Gridstore™, the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built to optimize Microsoft workloads, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Gridstore™ is the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built for Microsoft workloads and designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments. Gridstore’s hyper-converged infrastructure is the ...
Dec. 25, 2014 07:00 AM EST Reads: 2,776
The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing if not an endless proliferation of details. It's the vision of a world in which continuous Internet connectivity and addressability is embedded into a growing range of human artifacts, into the natural world, and even into our smartphones, appliances, a...
Dec. 25, 2014 07:00 AM EST Reads: 3,189
Fundamentally, SDN is still mostly about network plumbing. While plumbing may be useful to tinker with, what you can do with your plumbing is far more intriguing. A rigid interpretation of SDN confines it to Layers 2 and 3, and that's reasonable. But SDN opens opportunities for novel constructions in Layers 4 to 7 that solve real operational problems in data centers. "Data center," in fact, might become anachronistic - data is everywhere, constantly on the move, seemingly always overflowing. Net...
Dec. 25, 2014 07:00 AM EST Reads: 2,427
"ElasticBox is an enterprise company that makes it very easy for developers and IT ops to collaborate to develop, build and deploy applications on any cloud - private, public or hybrid," stated Monish Sharma, VP of Customer Success at ElasticBox, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Dec. 25, 2014 06:30 AM EST Reads: 2,598
"Matrix is an ambitious open standard and implementation that's set up to break down the fragmentation problems that exist in IP messaging and VoIP communication," explained John Woolf, Technical Evangelist at Matrix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Dec. 25, 2014 04:45 AM EST Reads: 3,012
How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happe...
Dec. 25, 2014 04:00 AM EST Reads: 3,111
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrateg...
Dec. 25, 2014 04:00 AM EST Reads: 2,857
The Internet of Things promises to transform businesses (and lives), but navigating the business and technical path to success can be difficult to understand. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sean Lorenz, Technical Product Manager for Xively at LogMeIn, demonstrated how to approach creating broadly successful connected customer solutions using real world business transformation studies including New England BioLabs and more.
Dec. 25, 2014 04:00 AM EST Reads: 3,317
An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and asse...
Dec. 25, 2014 03:00 AM EST Reads: 3,109