Tandberg Data is a company focused on data storage products, especially streamers, headquartered in Oslo, Norway. They are the only company still selling drives that use the QIC (also known as SLR) and VXA formats, but also produce LTO along with autoloaders, tape libraries, NAS devices and RDX Removable Disk Drives and Media.
Tandberg Data used to manufacture computer terminals (e.g. TDV 2200), keyboards, and other hardware as well.
They have offices in Dortmund, Germany; Japan; Singapore; and Boulder, Colorado, USA.
- Tandberg radio factory was founded in Oslo on January 25 1933 by Vebjørn Tandberg.
- In 1970 Tandberg produces its first tape drives.
- In 1979 Tandberg Data is established as the original Tandbergs Radiofabrikk is dissolved into separate companies.
- In 1981 Tandberg becomes a founding member of QIC committee for standardising interfaces and recording formats, and produces its first streaming linear tape drive.
- In 1984 Tandberg Data goes public.
- In 2003 Tandberg Storage and its subsidiary O-Mass are demerged and become separate companies, also listed on Oslo Stock Exchange. Tandberg Data is the largest owner of Tandberg Storage with a 33.48% stake.
- On 30 August 2006, Tandberg Data purchased the assets of Exabyte. Combined revenue is expected to be USD 215 Million for 2006.
- On May 15 2007, Tandberg Data sold all remaining Tandberg Storage shares.
- On 9 January 2008, Pat Clarke was promoted CEO of Tandberg Data.
- On September 12 2008, Tandberg Data announced the reacquisition of Tandberg Storage.
Other Tandberg companies
- For other Tandberg companies see Tandberg (disambiguation)