IM Archiving Appliance Supports Industry Leading IM Management Products

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Users of products from leading vendors IMlogic and Akonix can now archive both email and IM.

Customers of Intradyn’s ComplianceVault™ email archiving appliance that also use one of the industry’s leading technologies for instant messaging (IM)management can now index, archive, and search IMs using the appliance, to better meet regulatory, e-discovery, and other internal company and best-practices requirements. Intradyn(http://www.intradyn.com) is the leader in simple, affordable appliance solutions for secure, automated email archiving.

Intradyn’s ComplianceVault06™ Email Archiving & Retrieval Appliance is an integrated hardware/software solution that automatically captures all of a company’s email and IM communications on a continuous basis, from a virtually unlimited number of email boxes, and makes it available for fast searching and retrieval. Originally introduced in mid-2004, it is available in desktop and 1U rackmount models for small to midsized businesses, in disk capacities of 120GB to 1TB, at pricing starting at $7995. The company recently announced 2U and 3U rackmount models for larger businesses, with disk capacities ranging from1.8TB to 8TB, at pricing starting at $19,995, including RAID 5 protection and hardware-based encryption.

Customers of Intradyn that also use either IMlogic or Akonix instant messaging management technology now have the ability to deploy a fully integrated archiving and compliance solution for both email and instant messaging. They can easily add their IM archives to the email archives that are stored and managed with their Intradyn ComplianceVault™ appliance – providing one location for ensuring records retention compliance for all electronic communications.

“Email and instant messaging are certainly both considered business records, requiring archiving,” said Gary Doan, CEO of Intradyn. “Firms that use both forms of communication need a solution that captures and indexes all messages in the same system, to enable rapid search and retrieval. Our support for both IMlogic and Akonix technologies enables many more firms to quickly achieve messaging compliance with a simple, in-house solution.”

IMlogic Comment

“We're delighted to work with Intradyn to allow joint customers to deliver a fully integrated email and IM archiving solution,” said Art Gilliland, vice president of products for IMlogic. “Our combined solution provides scalable, reliable, and extensible enterprise-class electronic communications management.”

The solution provided by IMlogic (http://www.imlogic.com), called IM Manager, enables organizations to control the use of public and enterprise IM for real-time communication, while ensuring compliance with legal and corporate governance policies. It seamlessly manages, secures, logs, and archives all IM traffic with certified support for public and enterprise IM networks, all through one integrated IM management solution. (Intradyn’s news release announcing IMlogic support is located at http://www.intradyn.com/news/112805.html.)

Intradyn E-mail Archiving Appliance Now Supports Leading IM Technology

Akonix Comment

“Intradyn is recognized as a pioneer in simple, appliance-based email archiving solutions,” said Peter Shaw, CEO of Akonix. “Our ability to leverage Intradyn’s ComplianceVault™ solution and combine it with Akonix's instant messaging compliance and security expertise, gives corporate customers a powerful electronic communications management solution.”

Akonix (http://www.akonix.com) is an instant messaging (IM) security and management pioneer that enables companies to deploy productive, enterprise-wide IM that is secure, compliant, and managed. Nearly one million users worldwide use Akonix’s products, which provide automatically updated protection to block real-time viruses for both enterprise and public IM systems. Akonix has certified partnerships with all leading IM and presence providers. (Intradyn’s news release announcing Akonix support is located at http://www.intradyn.com/news/111405.html.)

ComplianceVault™ Product Description

The ComplianceVault06™ Email Archiving & Retrieval Appliance stores all of a company’s email on both hard disk and tape –including unalterable “WORM” tape media (write once, read many). It is now available in disk capacities up to 1TB, and capacities of up to 8 TB were just announced for Q1 availability. The ComplianceVault06™ appliance works with Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes, and virtually all IMAP or POP3 email systems. It allows companies to meet a variety of email retention needs, whether related to regulatory compliance (SEC 17a-3 and 17a-4, NASD 3110, FDA 21 CFR Part 11, HIPAA, etc), or simply for good business practice in electronic records management –as relates the requirements of the Sarbanes Oxley Act, for example. The ComplianceVault06™ allows for rapid searching of all of an organization’s email – and now all its instant messaging (IM) communications as well, with the newly announced support of this technology – to greatly improve a customer’s responsiveness to either compliance audits or litigation discovery requests.

The ComplianceVault06™ appliance has a much lower total cost than other email archiving solutions, whether in-house software deployments or outsourced services. It is an all-in-one solution – essentially an “archiving solution in a box” – not affecting a company’s existing IT infrastructure. It can be installed and set up quickly, even by non-IT personnel. There are no additional per-user costs, license costs, or other ongoing costs (other than tape media).

Technical support and software updates are provided by Intradyn at no additional charge.

Press contact for Intradyn Inc.

Tony Keller, S&S Public Relations

719- 634-8279    

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