OTTAWA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/28/10 -- KOM Networks, creator and world leading provider of storage management solutions for secure archiving compliant data protection and retention, today announced the certification of KOMpliance with Symantec Enterprise Vault, the industry leader in email and content archiving. This Technology Partnership enables Symantec Enterprise Vault customers and partners to deploy KOMpliance; a certified, unified secure archive storage solution, to manage the explosive storage requirements of emails and attachments from Microsoft Exchange or Lotus Domino, Microsoft SharePoint and other file-based systems common in today's businesses without changing day to day operations.
"Today's enforcement of compliance through litigation and the increase in corporate investigations poses a significant challenge to businesses in all industries. Couple that with the ever-increasing volume of electronic information and you amplify the urgency to securely retain business critical information," says Kamel Shaath, CTO, KOM Networks. "Through our partnership with Symantec and the certification of KOMpliance with Enterprise Vault, we are responding to the immediate need for a seamlessly integrated archive storage solution to simplify the retention, protection and discovery of archived data and deliver an immediate return on investment. Our participation in the Symantec Technology Enabled Program demonstrates our mutual commitment to provide enterprises large and small piece of mind when looking for a combined supported solution to archive and protect their valuable data."
KOMpliance's flexible and secure archive storage combined with Symantec Enterprise Vault's archiving and eDiscovery capabilities offers organizations a high performance and fully supported solution to satisfy legal discovery and regulatory compliance.
"Combining our industry-leading Enterprise Vault email and content archiving software with KOMpliance creates a highly scalable and cost effective solution for medium size and enterprise customers," said Simon Jelley, sr. director of product management, Symantec Enterprise Vault. "Customers will benefit from the seamless integration of these two solutions that deliver complete protection for long term storage and quick eDiscovery of information."
"KOM's approach to develop, build and deliver an all purpose archive solution has set the standards for other vendors that have recently followed suit," says Deni Connor, Storage Strategies NOW. "The customer demands set the standards and they along with the application vendors have a clear understanding of what a file server has to offer and how to use it. This combined solution announcement demonstrates what can be achieved when you combine the benefits of an all-purpose network attached file archive server with the power of a comprehensive archive software application. Whether it is regulatory compliance or increasing amounts of data that drive a company's archive storage initiatives, IT staff is constantly under pressure today to deliver improved systems performance and data availability at a low cost. Solutions like these from trusted names in content management, data archiving, and data storage can protect businesses from liability and risk associated with data retention."
KOMpliance is an off-the-shelf archive and storage solution that is platform and application agnostic to easily integrate into any existing infrastructure. It is designed to allow businesses, healthcare and financial organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies to easily meet the increasing requirements of highly regulated archiving and compliance needs without sacrificing their business requirements. KOMpliance provides everything that is needed to archive, protect and retain important data pre-installed, pre-configured and ready to add to any network.
KOM Networks invites customers to take advantage of its Junk-A-Juke upgrade program designed to replace obsolete and legacy storage hardware with a free KOMpliance unit. Hardware is responsibly recycled without cost to the organization. Proceeds generated from the recycling of raw materials are going to feed one million children.
About KOM Networks
KOM Networks is the world leading provider of flexible, secure data archiving and storage management software. Over 10,000 of the world's leading corporations have recognized KOM Networks as the most logical, unobtrusive and secure way to store, access and protect their data. KOM is enabling enterprises large and small a cost effective way to improve productivity and meet compliance requirements without altering their network infrastructure or daily business routines. The industry pioneer holds vital industry patents for electronic file lifecycle management, virtual file management and eWORM fixed content hard disk archiving. For additional information about KOM Networks, please visit www.komnetworks.com.
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