StorageTek Delivers MessageVault System Featuring Excalibur RetrievalWare.VIENNA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 10, 1999--
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EXCA European Expanded Clay Association (Brussels, Belgium) ), a leading provider of knowledge retrieval and media asset management solutions today announced availability of the StorageTek (Storage Technology Corporation, NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :STK) MessageVault(tm) system incorporating Excalibur RetrievalWare(R).
The MessageVault solution, one of two appliances being developed jointly by StorageTek and Excalibur as part of a multi-million dollar licensing and development agreement, is being marketed and sold exclusively by StorageTek.
Initially targeted at Microsoft Exchange enterprise customers and ISPs that host electronic messaging See e-mail and messaging system. , the MessageVault system is a fully integrated hardware/software solution for archiving, searching and retrieving from voluminous amounts of electronic messages.
The integration of Excalibur RetrievalWare's advanced search capabilities enables users to more easily search email documents as well as related attachments which until now, was not possible. In addition, StorageTek's MessageVault solution protects electronic mail from inadvertent destruction while making it accessible on demand.
With MessageVault system, customers will be better able to manage costs associated with email storage, avoid risk of regulatory or legal actions and enhance productivity of the workforce. MessageVault system is standards-based and conforms to Microsoft secure messaging standards thereby preventing unauthorized access by users.
"Enterprise email has rapidly grown into one of the most important information assets within an organization," said David Yockelson, VP and Director of META Group.
"Email discussions contain some of the most current and thoughtful information ranging from product development plans to marketing ideas and concepts to historical tracking of project management activities.
"Until now this information, especially related email attachments See e-mail attachment. , remained relatively untapped. By making this information easily and intelligently searchable, MessageVault system unlocks new opportunities for knowledge conscious organizations."
"Until today, email has remained largely untapped for knowledge and unmanageable as an asset in large organizations," said Jean Reiczyk, corporate vice president and general manager, StorageTek's Solutions Business Group.
"Our work with Excalibur has resulted in a compelling solution or global 2000 organizations with large email repositories that need to implement an ROI-based email management system."
MessageVault System Helps Customers Comply with Legal Requirements
StorageTek's new archive and retrieval solution helps organizations achieve compliance with regulatory requirements Regulatory requirements are part of the process of drug discovery and drug development. Regulatory requirements describe what is necessary for a new drug to be approved for marketing in any particular country. and avoid unnecessary exposure to litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.
When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation. .
For instance, U.S. government agencies are required by law to store all electronic records, such as personnel and payroll documents, organizational policies, and fiscal and tax records. Some government agencies receive up to one million emails per day, illustrating the significant need for extensive storage, detailed indexing and accurate retrieval.
Additionally, the Securities and Exchange Commission requires securities companies to keep all electronic documents, including email.
For regulatory, legal affairs, finance and records management groups in many industries, MessageVault system's powerful search and retrieval capabilities are useful in quickly accessing electronic messages to demonstrate compliance or provide evidence to counter litigation.
About StorageTek's MessageVault System
The MessageVault solution integrates hardware and software with sophisticated search capabilities to deliver an enterprise-class solution. The server edition is targeted to highly regulated industries such as financial services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
Please [ improve this article] or discuss the issue on the talk page. , insurance and securities that are required to retain all email documents.
The client edition gives users control over which email messages are to be archived. MessageVault system will immediately support Microsoft Exchange with Lotus Notes Messaging and groupware software from IBM Lotus that was introduced in 1989 for OS/2 and later expanded to Windows, Mac, Unix, NetWare, AS/400 and S/390. Notes provides e-mail, document sharing, workflow, group discussions and calendaring and scheduling. available in Q3 '99.
Microsoft Exchange has a worldwide customer base of 15.5 million users and is the fastest-growing messaging platform while Lotus Notes has the largest installed base with 25.5 million users worldwide (source: The Radicati Group).
Generally available in Q2'99, StorageTek's MessageVault system server edition pricing starts $320,000 and includes StorageTek's 9730 automated tape library with DLT (Digital Linear Tape) A magnetic tape technology originally developed by Digital for its VAX line. The technology was later sold to Quantum, which makes it available to other manufacturers. DLT uses half-inch, single-hub cartridges similar to IBM's 3480/3490/3590 line. drives, 915x high capacity RAID disk, NT and UNIX servers A medium to large-scale computer system in a network that runs under Unix. Unix servers are widely used as application servers and database servers and are available from a variety of vendors, including Sun, IBM, HP and others. , Application Storage Manager software and Excalibur RetrievalWare knowledge retrieval software.
StorageTek is the preeminent provider of network storage solutions. The company's products and services are used to store, transport and secure more than 100 petabytes of the world's information, ranging from mainframe data to client/server applications to video, audio and static images.
The company, based in Louisville, Colo., reported revenue of $2.3 billion in 1998. Information on StorageTek is available on the World Wide Web at http://www.storagetek.com or phone StorageTek at (800/STORTEK).
About Excalibur Technologies Corporation
Founded in 1980, Excalibur Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: EXCA) is the pioneer of innovative Knowledge Retrieval software solutions that empower people and enable organizations to transform information into knowledge.
As the world's leading developer of high-performance software products for search and retrieval of knowledge assets over all media types -- paper documents, text, images, video, and other multi-media data types, throughout intranets, LANs/WANs, Xtranets and the Internet -- Excalibur gives comprehensive access to find the precise information people need, no matter where it is stored, in whatever form.
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