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PRODUCT SALES AGREEMENT
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International Business Machines Corporation
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                                [IBM LETTERHEAD]


Mr. Michael Falcon                                          August 31, 2000
Quantum Snap Division Corporation
2001 Logic Drive
San Jose, Ca 95124-3452

                       SUBJECT: PURCHASE SCHEDULE PROGRAM
                      [*]
                      REFERENCE: PRODUCT SALES AGREEMENT [*]
                      [*]
Dear Mr. Falcon:

This letter is to confirm our agreement to a Purchase Schedule Program between
Quantum Snap Division Corporation and International Business Machines
Corporation (IBM) to purchase the following IBM products; subject to the above
referenced agreement and the terms and conditions contained in this letter. In
addition, the prices quoted below is contingent on the execution of the OEM
agreement. Details of this transaction, including all prices, should be treated
as confidential information by both parties.

Quantum Snap Division Corporation agrees to purchase, [*] IBM Telesto 60G HDDs
according to the Purchase Schedule below. Quantum Snap Division Corporation's
purchases require a minimum [*] lead time and are subject to product
availability.

As part of this Purchase Schedule Program, Quantum Snap Division Corporation
agrees to provide [*] according to a schedule mutually agreeable to both
parties. In addition, Quantum Snap Division Corporation agrees to place
non-cancelable and non-returnable purchase orders at least [*] prior to each
quarter's volume requirement; however, the purchase order for 4Q 2000 is due to
IBM on the first day of this Purchase Schedule Program.

                               PURCHASE SCHEDULE
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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION       IBM MODEL/PART NO.      QUANTITY       PRICE(US)      SHIPMENT DATES
                                                                   
60GB 3.5" Ultra ATA 100      DTLA-307075           [*]             [*]          [*]
 7200 RPM Hard drive           /07N3935            [*]             [*]          [*]
                                                   [*]             [*]          [*]
                                                   [*]             [*]          [*]
                                                   [*]             [*]          [*]


* Attached is the product specification sheet

Please indicate agreement by signing in the space provided below and returning a
signed original to IBM.

QUANTUM SNAP DIVISION CORPORATION            INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CORPORATION

By:  /s/ ANDERS AXELSSON/MICHAEL FALCON      By:  /s/ WILLIAM MORELAND
     ----------------------------------           -----------------------------
     Authorized signature                         Authorized signature

     Anders Axelsson/Michael Falcon               William Moreland
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     Name                                         Name

     VP and General Manager/                      Executive Mgr.
     VP of Operations                             WW Contracts & Bus. Pract. TG
     -----------------------------------          ------------------------------
     Title                                        Title

     August 31, 2000                              8/31/2000
     ----------------------------                 ------------------------------
     Date                                         Date


*Certain information on this page has been omitted and filed
 separately with the Commission. Confidential treatment has
 been requested with respect to the omitted portions.

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International Business Machines Corporation
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                                                         AGREEMENT No. OEM 21498

Customer:  QUANTUM SNAP DIVISION CORPORATION
           2001 Logic Drive,
           San Jose CA 95124-3452

International Business Machines Corporation, a New York corporation with a
place of business at 5600 Cottle Rd., San Jose CA 95193 ("IBM") and Quantum
Snap Division Corporation, a corporation with its principal offices at 2001
Logic Drive, San Jose CA 95124-3452 ("Customer") enter into this Product Sales
Agreement for the purchase of IBM Products and services, if offered. Product(s)
are listed in the Product Attachment(s) and shall mean products purchased from
IBM Technology Group ("TG"). The Product Attachment(s) may contain specific
terms applying to the listed Product(s).

This Product Sales Agreement, with attached terms and conditions, any Product
Attachment(s), and other confirmations and acceptances issued hereto shall
collectively be referred to as the "PSA".

The term of this PSA commences on September 1, 2000 and expires on August 31,
2003, unless terminated in accordance with Section 12 of the PSA.

NOTICES

     Notices for Products shall be sent to:

     IBM                                      QUANTUM SNAP DIVISION CORPORATION
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     Worldwide Contracts and Business
       Practices                              Quantum Snap Division Corporation
     IBM Technology Group                     2001 Logic Drive
     Dept. X5HA/Bldg. 010                     San Jose, CA 95124-3452
     5600 Cottle Road
     San Jose, CA 95193

ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO:

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES        QUANTUM SNAP DIVISION CORPORATION
  CORPORATION

By:   /s/ WILLIAM MORELAND             By: /s/ ANDERS AXELSSON/MICHAEL FALCON
   -------------------------------        ------------------------------------
Name:   William Moreland               Name:   Anders Axelsson/Michael Falcon
      -----------------------------          ---------------------------------
Title:  Executive Mgr.                         VP and General Manager/
        WW Contracts & Bus.                    VP of Operations
        Pract. TG
      -----------------------------          ---------------------------------
Date:   08/31/2000                     Date:   August 31, 2000
      -----------------------------          ---------------------------------

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1.0 ORDERING
1.1 Customer and its wholly owned Subsidiaries may order Products and related
services by sending IBM a written purchase order. IBM will confirm receipt of
orders. All accepted orders will incorporate and be fulfilled under the terms
of this PSA. IBM may require minimum and/or multiple order quantities. Customer
agrees that, in the event that its wholly owned Subsidiary orders Products
under this PSA, its wholly owned Subsidiary will abide by the terms and
conditions of this PSA and Customer hereby guarantees such Subsidiary's
compliance with the terms and conditions of this PSA and such Subsidiary's
performance.
1.2 For non-U.S. sales (Customer takes title outside the U.S.), the contract of
sale for Products purchased under this PSA will be between the IBM legal entity
that will supply the Products ("Plant") and Customer. It is agreed that all
such orders will incorporate the terms of this PSA whether expressly referenced
or not, and will only be accepted subject to the terms of this PSA. Orders will
be accepted by the Plant when it issues an acceptance document thereby creating
the contract sale for the Products. IBM reserves the right to enforce the
provisions of the PSA on behalf of the Plant.
1.3 For U.S. sales (Customer takes title within the U.S.), the contract of sale
for Products purchased under this PSA will be between IBM and Customer.

2.0 CUSTOMER'S RESPONSIBILITIES
Customer represents and warrants that:
2.1 Products will be: (a) integrated or incorporated into systems sold under
Customer's logo or trade name unless otherwise specified by IBM in writing; or
(b) distributed in incidental additional quantities for use as service or
upgrade parts otherwise specified by IBM in writing; or (b) distributed in
incidental additional quantities for use as service or upgrade parts in systems
Customer has sold. Customer may also use up to 5% of the Products internally.
2.2 Customer will not use any Products or services acquired hereunder, or sell
or transfer such Products or services to any others including civilian and
users for use, in conjunction with medical devices, military or nuclear
applications.
2.3 Customer will keep suitable records to show compliance with this PSA. At
IBM's reasonable request, Customer will demonstrate to IBM that Customer has
fully complied with the PSA's terms.
2.4 Customer will not: (a) make any representations or warranties about IBM or
the Products other than those IBM specifically authorizes in writing; or (b)
take any action or make any commitment on IBM's behalf.

3.0 SHIPMENT, TITLE, RISK OF LOSS
IBM will provide an estimated shipment date in the order confirmation. Customer
is responsible for all freight and duty charges for all Products acquired by
Customer under this PSA from IBM's shipping location. Title and risk of loss
for Products pass to Customer upon tender to the carrier for shipment. Customer
will be deemed to have accepted the Products upon delivery unless Customer
notified IBM otherwise in writing within ten (10) days of tender to the carrier
that the Products do not conform to IBM's obligations under this PSA.

4.0 PAYMENT TERMS
IBM shall invoice Customer after the Products have been shipped. Customer shall
pay the full amount of the invoice within thirty (30) days of the invoice date,
provided however, that IBM shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to
require payment before shipment or payment via letter of credit. IBM may stop
shipments to Customer if Customer does not comply with applicable credit terms
or limits or this PSA. Late payment of invoices may be assessed a charge equal
to the lesser of 1.5% of the balance due per month or the statutorily allowed
maximum rate of interest in accordance with applicable law.

5.0 CANCELLATION AND RESCHEDULING
IBM may charge a fee for cancellation or rescheduling of the Products as set
forth in the Product Attachment(s).

6.0 CHANGES
6.1 In the event that IBM's ability to supply Product becomes constrained, IBM
may, as IBM deems reasonable, reduce quantities or delay shipments to Customer.
6.2 IBM retains the right to discontinue, or charge the specifications of any
Product. Details of Notice provisions, as applicable shall be included in the
respective Product Attachments.

7.0 TAXES

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Customer is responsible for all taxes related to Products and services except
for taxes based on IBM's net income.

8.0 SOFTWARE AND MANUALS

8.1 If IBM provides Customer with software or other code ("Software") under
this PSA, the Software will be subject to all U.S. patent and copyright laws,
this PSA, and the license agreement provided with the Software. If Customer
objects to a license agreement, Customer shall notify IBM in writing and return
all copies of the Software within ten (10) days of receipt.

8.2 Customer may reproduce or modify manuals IBM provides under this PSA
("Manuals") as needed to support Customer's use of Products. Manuals
distributed by Customer must not include anything that suggests IBM is the
source of the Manuals or Products. Customer may reproduce and distribute
modified Manuals only for use with Products and only under terms acceptable to
IBM. Customer must include a copyright notice and a U.S. Government user
restricted rights notice in reproduced Manuals. The copyright notice must
comply with the copyright law and identify the owner as Customer "and others."
IBM shall retain title to all Manuals and any modifications.

9.0 LIMITED WARRANTY

9.1 IBM warrants Products to be free from defects in material and workmanship
for the applicable warranty period and subject to any additional terms and
conditions set forth in the Product Attachment(s). Products are manufactured
from new parts, or new and used parts. Regardless of a Product's production
status, IBM's applicable warranty terms apply.

9.2 IBM's sold liability and Customer's sole remedy for breach of warranty
shall be limited as stated in this Section 9, and in applicable Product
Attachment(s).

9.3 If Customer claims that any Products are non-conforming, Customer shall (a)
promptly notify IBM in writing of the basis of such nonconformity; (b) follow
IBM's instructions for return of the Products; and (c) at IBM's request, return
the Products freight prepaid to the IBM designated location. IBM and Customer
shall mutually agree to determine and apply minimum return quantities.

9.4 If IBM determines such Products do not meet the warranty, IBM will, at
IBM's option, repair or replace the Products or issue a credit at the price in
effect as of the date of the credit. If IBM replaces the Products, the returned
Products become IBM's property. This warranty does not cover Products that are
defective because of: (a) accident, abuse, misuse, negligence, modification, or
improper maintenance not caused by any act or failure to act by IBM; (b) a
failure caused by any item which IBM did not provide or for which IBM is not
responsible; or (c) use or storage in other than IBM's specified operating
environment. The warranty is void if Product labels have been removed or
altered.

9.5 This warranty is not transferable. IBM does not warrant: (a) uninterrupted
or error free operation or functionality of the Products; or (b) that IBM will
correct all defects. No course of dealing, course of performance, usage of
trade, or description of Products or services shall be deemed to establish a
warranty, express or implied.

9.6 UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY WRITTEN AGREEMENT, ALL SERVICES, PROTOTYPES
AND QUALIFICATION UNITS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR
INDEMNIFICATION OF ANY KIND BY IBM.

9.7 THE FOREGOING WARRANTIES ARE CUSTOMER'S EXCLUSIVE WARRANTIES AND REPLACE
ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OR TERMS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF
NON-INFRINGEMENT AND THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR TERMS OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS OR USE FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND SATISFACTORY QUALITY.

10.0 PATENTS AND COPYRIGHTS

10.1 If a third party claims that a Product or service IBM provides to Customer
infringes that party's patent or copyright, IBM will defend Customer against
that claim at IBM's expense and pay all costs, damages, and attorney's fees
that a court finally awards, provided that Customer:

     1. promptly notifies IBM in writing of the claim; and

     2. allows IBM to control, and cooperates with IBM in at IBM's expense, the
     defense and any related settlement negotiations.

If such a claim is made or appears likely to be made, Customer agrees to permit
IBM to enable Customer to continue to use the Product or service, or to modify
it, or replace it with one that is at least functionally equivalent. If IBM
determines that none of these alternatives is reasonably available, Customer
agrees to return the Product or service to IBM upon written request. IBM will
then provide Customer a credit equal to the amount the Customer paid for the
given Product or service. This is IBM's entire obligation to Customer regarding
any claim of infringement.


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10.2 IBM shall have no obligation regarding any claim based on any of the
following:

     1. anything Customer provides which is incorporated into a Product or
     service (including, but not limited to, specifications, designs, documents,
     reports, or data);

     2. Customer's modification of a Product or service;

     3. the combination, operation, or use of a Product or service with any
     product, data, or apparatus that IBM did not provide;

     4. the use of the Product in other than its specified operating
     environment; or

     5. infringement by a non-IBM product alone, as opposed to its combination
     with Products IBM provides to Customer as a system.

10.3 If a third party claims that a Product or service IBM provides to Customer
infringes that party's patent or copyright, and such claim is based upon any of
the factors specified in Section 10.2, Customer will defend IBM against that
claim at Customer's expense and pay all costs, damages, and attorney's fees
that a court finally awards, provided that IBM promptly notifies Customer in
writing of the claim and allows Customer to control, and cooperates with
Customer, at Customer's expense, in the defense and any related settlement
negotiations.

10.4 Except for the copyright license granted in Section 8.2 of this PSA, no
license, immunity or other right is granted herein by either party to the other
party, whether directly or by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, with respect
to any patent, trademark, copyright, mask work, trade secret, or other
intellectual property rights.

11.0 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

11.1 Circumstances may arise where, because of a default on IBM's part or other
liability, Customer is entitled to recover damages from IBM. In each such
instance, regardless of the basis on which Customer is entitled to claim
damages from IBM (including fundamental breach, negligence, misrepresentation,
or other contract or tort claim), the following terms apply as Customer's
exclusive remedy and IBM's exclusive liability. IBM is liable for no more than:

     1. payments referred to in the patents and copyrights terms above;

     2. damages for bodily injury (including death) and damage to real property
     and tangible personal property; and

     3. the amount of any other actual direct damages up to the greater of U.S.
     $100,000 (or equivalent in local currency) or the charges for the Product
     or service that is the subject of the claim. This limit also applies to any
     of IBM's subcontractors. It is the maximum for which IBM and its
     subcontractors are collectively responsible.

11.2 Under no circumstances is IBM, or its subcontractors, liable for any of
the following:

     1. third-party claims against Customer for damages (other than those under
     the first two items listed above);

     2. loss of, or damage to, any records or data; or

     3. special, incidental, or indirect damages or for any economic
     consequential damages (including lost opportunities, profits and savings),
     even if IBM is informed of their possibility.

12.0 TERMINATION

Either party may terminate this PSA upon thirty (30) days written notice. If
Customer terminates this PSA for reasons other than IBM's breach, IBM may, at
IBM's option, treat any or all applicable orders as if cancelled by Customer.
Additional Product specific terms and conditions are contained in the
appropriate Product Attachments.

13.0 EXPORT REGULATIONS

Regardless of any disclosure made by Customer to IBM of an ultimate destination
of Products and technical data, Customer will not export either directly or
indirectly any Product or technical data, or any system incorporating them,
without first obtaining all required licenses and permits from all relevant
government agencies and departments.

14.0 GENERAL

14.1 With the exception of the terms and conditions of this PSA, no information
exchanged between the parties shall be considered confidential. Any exchange of
confidential information must be made under a separate confidentiality
agreement signed by the parties. Neither party shall disclose the terms or
conditions of this PSA without the other party's prior written approval.

14.2 Subsidiary shall mean a corporation, company, or other entity: (a) more
than fifty percent (50%) of whose outstanding shares or securities
(representing the right to vote for the election of directors or other managing
authority) are; or (b) which does not have outstanding shares or securities, as
may be the case in a partnership, joint venture, or


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unincorporated association, but more than fifty percent (50%) of whose
ownership interest representing the right to make decisions for such
corporation, company, or other entity is; now or hereafter, owned or controlled
directly or indirectly, by a party hereto. Such corporation, company, or other
entity, however, shall be deemed to be a Subsidiary only so long as such
ownership and control exists.

14.3 This PSA may not be amended or modified except by a written amendment
signed by duly authorized signatories of each party. Notwithstanding the
foregoing, IBM may update Product prices and/or available Products by issuing a
Product/Price Release Letter.

14.4 Each party shall comply, at its own expense, with all applicable United
States (local, state and federal), European Union, and other country or country
group laws and regulations, and shall procure all licenses and pay all fees and
other charges required thereby.

14.5 Except for Customer's obligation to pay, neither party will be responsible
for failing to perform under this PSA for acts of God, natural disasters, or
other similar causes beyond its reasonable control.

14.6 The validity, construction and performance of this PSA will be governed by
the substantive laws of the State of New York, United States, as though this PSA
were executed in and fully performed within the State of New York and without
regard to any conflict of laws provisions. The United Nations Convention on
Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply to this PSA.
Neither party will bring a legal action against the other more than two (2)
years after the cause of action arose, except for actions for non-payment or to
enforce intellectual property rights. Both parties waive the right to a jury
trial in any dispute arising out of this PSA. Both parties agree that any action
concerning the PSA shall be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in the
State of New York and hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of any such
court. IBM agrees to service of process in the manner provided for the giving of
notices pursuant to this PSA. For service of process to Customer, service of
process will be accepted at General Counsel, Quantum Corporation, 500 McCarthy
Boulevard, Milpitas, CA 95035. If, notwithstanding the foregoing, a New York
court's judgment is not enforceable against a party, the other party may bring
such an action in any court of competent jurisdiction.

14.7 Customer may not assign its rights or delegate its obligations under this
PSA without the prior written consent of IBM.

14.8 No delay or failure by either party to act in the event of a breach or
default hereunder shall be construed as a waiver of that or any subsequent
breach or default of any provision of this PSA.

14.9 If any part, term or provision of this PSA is declared unlawful or
unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of this PSA
shall remain in full force and effect.

14.10 The headings contained in this PSA are for reference purposes only and
shall not affect in any way the meaning or interpretation of this PSA.

14.11 In the event of conflict or any ambiguity between the Product Attachments
and the Product Sales Agreement terms and conditions, the Product Attachments
shall prevail. Purchase orders, order confirmations and order acceptances, if
any, will be used to convey information only and, except for Product part
numbers, part number descriptions, prices and quantities, any terms and
conditions on those are void and replaced by this Product Sales Agreement and
applicable Attachments.

14.12 Once signed by both parties, any reproduction of the PSA made by reliable
means (e.g., photocopy or facsimile) is considered an original.

14.13 Customer and IBM are free to enter into similar agreements with others.

14.14 Customer agrees to install mandatory engineering changes (such as those
required for safety) on a Product. Any parts removed become IBM's property.
Customer represents that it will obtain permission from the owner and any lien
holders prior to transfer of ownership and possession of removed parts to IBM.

14.15 All notices shall be in writing, sent in a manner that generates a
reliable written receipt, and addressed to the attention of the individual
signatories, or their successors, of this Product Sales Agreement on behalf of
the parties, unless either party specifies otherwise in a Product Attachment
that notices for specific Products should be sent to the attention of a
different addressee.

14.16 Any terms of this PSA which by their nature extend beyond expiration or
termination shall remain in effect until fulfilled and shall bind the parties
and legal representatives, successors, heirs and assigns.

14.17 This PSA is in the English language only, which shall be controlling in
all respects, and all versions hereof in any other language shall be for
accommodation only and shall not be binding upon the parties hereto. All
communications and notices to be made or given pursuant to this PSA shall be in
the English language.

14.18 This PSA constitutes the complete and exclusive agreement between the
parties superseding all contemporaneous or prior agreements and other
communications between them, written or oral, relating to the subject matter of
this PSA.


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14.19 This PSA is not intended to and does not benefit any party except IBM
(including the Plant) and Customer. It is the parties' express intent that this
PSA is not a third party beneficiary contract.

14.20 Nothing in this PSA grants either party any rights to use the other
party's trademarks or trade names, directly or indirectly, in conjunction with
any product, service, promotion, publication or publicity without prior written
approval of the other party or trademark or trade name owner.



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                                                           AGREEMENT #:OEM 21498

When signed by the parties below,the following Product Attachment shall be
made to the terms and conditions of the Product Sales Attachment and
incorporated into the PSA, Agreement No. OEM 21498, as Product Attachment A,
effective on September 1, 2000

                              PRODUCT ATTACHMENT A
                   STORAGE SYSTEMS DIVISION HARD DISK PRODUCT

PRODUCTS AS REFERENCED IN THE FOREGOING PRODUCT SALES AGREEMENT AND THIS
ATTACHMENT A SHALL BE DEFINED AS:

Hard Disk Drives and any related Services.

ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO SUCH HDD PRODUCTS:

1.   PRICES

     IBM will issue a Product/Price Release Letter to Customer describing the
     then current price for a Product and the effective dates for such price.
     IBM will confirm such prices in an order acceptance notice.

     [*]

2.   SHIPMENT

     IBM will provide IBM's accepted Product quantities and their scheduled
     shipment dates in IBM's order acceptance notice.

3.   LIMITED WARRANTY

     The applicable warranty period for the Product shall be specified in IBM's
     Product/Price Release Letter and in IBM's order acceptance.

     HDD Products purchased under this Attachment will be manufactured from new
     and other than new parts. ("Other than new parts" are parts taken from HDDs
     that fail during testing procedures; were not the cause of the HDD test
     failure and have not been introduced into a commercial or consumer
     environment).

4.   CANCELLATION

     IBM may charge a cancellation fee [*] if the Customer cancels an order: [*]

*Certain information on this page has been omitted and filed
 separately with the Commission. Confidential treatment has
 been requested with respect to the omitted portions.

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5.      [*]

        [*]

        ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO:

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES         QUANTUM SNAP DIVISION CORPORATION
CORPORATION

By: /s/ WILLIAM MORELAND                By: /s/ ANDERS AXELSSON/MICHAEL FALCON
   ---------------------------------       ------------------------------------

Name: William Moreland                  Name: Anders Axelsson/Michael Falcon
     -------------------------------         ----------------------------------

Title: Executive Mgr.                   Title: VP and General Manager/
       WW Contracts & Bus. Pract. TG           VP of Operations
       -----------------------------           --------------------------------

Date: 08/31/2000                        Date: August 31, 2000
      ------------------------------         ----------------------------------

*Certain information on this page has been omitted and filed
 separately with the Commission. Confidential treatment has
 been requested with respect to the omitted portions.


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