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Mimosa and Global Storage to Deliver SharePoint Archiving Solution

Global Storage Integrates Mimosa NearPoint into its Hosted ArchiveReady - Enterprise Managed Archival Service

Mimosa Systems, a next-generation email, file, and SharePoint archiving solutions, and Global Storage, an Australian backup and disaster recovery specialist, today announced a strategic partnership for the integration of the Mimosa NearPointTM unified content archiving platform into Global Storage’s hosted ArchiveReady™ - Enterprise Managed Archival Service. The combined solution will offer Global Storage’s government, healthcare, professional services and corporate customers throughout Australia a comprehensive solution for the protection, retention and recovery of critical email, file and SharePoint data through a managed service supported by a state-of-the-industry data center.

“At Global Storage, we have vast experience and expertise in understanding the long term challenges of managing email and file data growth and regulatory compliance needs,” said David Duncan, CEO, Global Storage. “We have made a significant investment in archival infrastructure, process and methodology, and the dedicated resources to monitor and manage a customer’s storage archival processes. Mimosa NearPoint is a leading-industry solution for the complete retention and protection of this critical company data. By partnering with Mimosa and integrating NearPoint into our hosted ArchiveReady Enterprise Managed Archival Service, we provide the most comprehensive solution available for complete information protection.”

Mimosa NearPoint will provide the technology backbone for Global Storage’s ArchiveReady solution.   ArchiveReady is a next-generation content archival service that provides an integrated content archive for email, file, and SharePoint, eDiscovery, local recovery, disaster recovery and storage management, all delivered as a fully managed service. ArchiveReady provides full text indexing on email subject line, message body, and attachments as well as SharePoint content, allowing customers to use powerful search and retrieval tools to find archived email or content quickly and efficiently when needed. ArchiveReady provides enhanced SLA levels, streamlined project management, proven methodology and processes, plus a dedicated team of archival specialists to manage and monitor day to day operations.

Key Benefits of ArchiveReady, which is powered by Mimosa NearPoint, include:

• Powerful indexing and search capabilities ensure regulatory compliance and legal discovery
• Provides rapid recovery and disaster recovery for Exchange, file, and SharePoint content
• Strong SLAs guarantee the long term archival and retrieval of valuable data assets
• Next-generation archiving provides single solution for email and file archiving, eDiscovery, disaster recovery and storage management
• Migrates email, PST files and aged file and SharePoint data, reducing primary storage and backup costs
• Reduces CAPEX requirement – service charged as Capacity on Demand monthly OPEX payment
• Improves Exchange, file, and SharePoint storage utilization and server performance
• Fully managed service frees up valuable internal IT resources
• High performance archiving provides continuous replication of email and SharePoint data

“The market for hosted archiving services is exploding and Mimosa is pleased to be partnering with Global Storage as the premier managed services leader in the Australian region,” said T.M Ravi, CEO, Mimosa. “Global Storage has built one of the most impressive and comprehensive email, file, and SharePoint data protection and disaster recovery service solutions available through a managed service, and its selection of Mimosa NearPoint is a true testament to the value and reliability of our solution. Now, customers throughout Australia can protect their mission-critical data while benefiting from the simplicity of a managed service.”

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Joe Austin is Vice President, Client Relations, at Ventana Public Relations. He joined Ventana PR in 2006 with more than 14 years experience in high-tech strategic communications. His media relations experience spans both broadcast and print, and he maintains longstanding relationships with editors and reporters at business, IT, channel, and vertical publications. Austin's relationship with the media includes marquee outlets including CNN, BusinessWeek, USA Today, Bloomberg, and the Associated Press for clients ranging from startups to billion-dollar enterprises. Experience includes working with Maxell, McDATA (Acquired by Brocade), Center for Internet Security, Securent (Acquired by Cisco), Intrepidus Group/PhishMe, FireEye, Mimosa Systems, Xiotech, MOLI.com, EMC/Rainfinity, Spinnaker Networks (Acquired by NetApp), ONStor, Nexsan, Asigra, Avamar (Acquired by EMC), BakBone Software, Dot Hill, SANRAD, Open-E and others. With more than a decade of strategic planning, media tours, press conferences, and media/analyst relations for companies in the data storage, security, server virtualization, IT outsourcing and networking arenas, Austin's domain expertise assists in positioning clients for leadership. Austin was recently recognized as a “Top Tech Communicator” for the second year in a row by PRSourceCode. The editorial community – represented by more than 300 participating IT journalists – rated each winner based on best overall performance and recognized those who added the most value to their editorial processes in terms of responsiveness, reliability, and overall understanding of editorial needs.