CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwire - February 10, 2010) - Permabit Technology Corporation, the leading innovator of value tiered storage solutions for the enterprise, and, the gathering place for the data management industry to learn about, discuss, debate and shape the next generation of data deduplication, today announced the launch of a contest using their Twitter channels to engage followers on a scavenger hunt of the two websites. The grand prize -- a TomTom ONE 125 GPS -- will be awarded to the contestant that navigates his or her way through the sites to discover the most correct answers.

Permabit and Dedupe2 will each issue a question once per week and will instruct contestants to direct message their answer at either @Permabit or @Dedupe2. The winner will be chosen during the week of March 15th. In the event of a tie, the winner will be selected in a blind drawing.

The contest runs from February 10th to March 12th and is starting with the question, "What are the names of Dedupe2's two podcast series?" It is open to all* who wish to participate, but contestants must have a Twitter account and will need to follow either @Permabit or @Dedupe2 in order to be able to send direct messages. Only answers that are sent as direct messages will be considered for the prize. Updated information on the contest, along with a list of previous questions, will be available on and

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Permabit delivers the industry's most advanced enterprise Value Tier storage solution. With patented data reduction and protection technology, Permabit Enterprise Archive™ and Permabit Cloud Storage provide massively scalable disk-based storage at the lowest effective cost available. Permabit enables decades of secure, reliable, online information access with a rapid return on investment. Permabit was founded in 2000 by a technical and business team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit:

About Dedupe2:

The dedupe 1.0 era is over. Dedupe 2.0 is here. Dedupe 2.0 is a better, more efficient and cost effective way to optimize data storage for the long term. is a gathering place for the industry to discuss, debate and shape this next era. is sponsored by Permabit Technology Corporation.

* The scavenger hunt contest is open to all, except employees and families of Permabit Technology Corp.

Contact Information: Contacts: Permabit Mike Ivanov Permabit +1 617-995-9311 North America Michael Parker Lois Paul & Partners (for Permabit) +1 781-782-5714