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Plasmon and BridgeHead Software Announce Certified File Archiving Solution Combining UDO Archive Appliance and HT FileStore

  • 10 August, 2007 09:47

<p>Defence Security Ministry of Defence UK First customer installation is already taking advantage of the new solution enabling secure and cost-effective data archiving</p>
<p>SYDNEY., August 10, 2007 – AustSTOR Plasmon’s Value Added Australian Distributor partner, today announces -- the certification of Plasmon’s UDO Archival Appliance by BridgeHead Software and its availability in Australia. The combined products deliver an automated, policy based solution that allows IT organisations to move, replicate and protect data throughout its lifecycle. HT FileStore reduces the burden of backup by allocating fixed content to the UDO Archive Appliance, providing a very secure and cost effective archive strategy. HT FileStore’s rules engine allows users to easily create and enforce network-wide file archiving policies for securing data on the UDO Archive Appliance in order to comply with corporate risk management guidelines and industry regulations. It also facilitates email, database and application archiving to the same device.</p>
<p>Easy to deploy and manage, the UDO Archive Appliance is a hybrid archive solution combining the simplicity and performance of network attached RAID with the longevity and authenticity of UDO archive technology. The UDO Archive Appliance is a scalable and robust professional solution that provides archive capacities ranging from 60GB to 76TB (Terabytes).</p>
<p>“BridgeHead joins the growing list of world class data management applications that have been certified with the UDO Archive Appliance.” commented David Barrett-Hague, director of connectivity at Plasmon. “With HT FileStore we hit the ground running, already installing our first joint customer at a high security Ministry of Defence site for the UK government. We see this as a very strong endorsement of our combined technologies.”</p>
<p>“The recognition of the technology as the only true WORM archival platform has resulted in the speedy acceptance of UDO that is demonstrated by a 300% increase in local deployment over the past 12 months,” said Bruce Macdonald, Business Development Manager at ADS (AustSTOR Data Storage).</p>
<p>“The teaming between Plasmon and BridgeHead results in a solution that delivers cost efficiency, high availability, protection and deployment ease bringing significant benefits to all organisations across all sectors” comments Mr Macdonald</p>
<p>The solution is now available in Australia, contact AustSTOR Pty Ltd 1300 134 795</p>
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About Plasmon
For more than 20 years Plasmon has been the trusted source for professional archive solutions with demanding commercial and public sector organizations worldwide. Plasmon’s UDO Archive Appliance and G-Series libraries provide unmatched data longevity and unquestioned record authenticity for the long-term access and preservation of valuable business information. Plasmon solutions enable companies to meet regulatory obligations and manage risk associated with record retention, while providing competitive advantage through fast access to archived data. Founded in 1984, Plasmon is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: PLM). Worldwide headquarters are in Cambridge, United Kingdom, and U.S. headquarters are located in Broomfield, Colorado. For more information, visit</p>
About BridgeHead Software
BridgeHead Software is a storage management software company focused on protecting and managing data throughout its lifecycle. The company’s platform automates data lifecycle management and fully integrates data migration, backup, archiving and replication for files, email, images and structured data. Through our best of breed technology partnerships we facilitate cost effective and fully protected Data Lifecycle Management (pDLM), enabling effective disaster recovery, business continuance and corporate governance strategies.
BridgeHead has an established worldwide customer base and a growing international distribution network that provides sales, support, training and consulting services.</p>
About AustSTOR Data Storage (ADS)
AustSTOR Data Storage Pty Ltd Distributes a comprehensive range of Data Storage Solutions designed to reduce storage complexity, boost productivity and be positioned for the next era of digital business growth. It is our goal to identify and source the latest advances in storage centric products and solutions that will meet all of your business objectives. For more information, please see the company's website at</p>
<p>Media Release Contact:
Bruce Macdonald
Business Development Manager
AustSTOR Data Storage
Mob: +61 [0] 408 960 128</p>

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