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KOM Networks launches eCommerce Site Shieldworx® desktop data protection software available online

Ottawa, ON Canada – September 11, 2005

KOM Networks, Inc., a global leader of Compliance, Archiving and Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) solutions, announced the online availability of its powerful desktop data protection software, Shieldworx. Shieldworx is an integration free software that is easy to implement and runs on Windows XP and Windows 2000 Professional Operating Systems.

Shieldworx enhances the protection offered by antivirus, firewall technologies and Windows security but does not mitigate the use of anti virus packages that scan newly created content. It also offers several features such as Read-Only, Read-Write, Archive and Custom mode as well as exclusion lists and user access control. Shieldworx provides seamless integration with Windows operating system and its data protection policies work transparently within the existing file system (NTFS). Data can be accessed by the users without any interruptions.

Shieldworx benefits include:

  • Read Only: The read only mode provides maximum data protection and goes beyond the anti-virus software capabilities by 'shielding' protected files from any data modifications. Users are unable to delete format, create, rename or move files.
  • Hard Disk Protection: Shieldworx enables a hard disk volume to function as an archive resource. Data archived in the Read-Only mode cannot be altered or deleted.
  • Enhanced Security: Shieldworx does not change or infringe on Windows file system security. Operations requiring Windows authentication will continue to operate transparently.
  • Maximum Data Protection: Shieldworx provides protection against unauthorized processes, worm, hacker, malicious acts and any accidental overwrites and errors.

Shieldworx provides drag and drop archiving to hard disk, protecting data in its original form without requiring expensive proprietary hardware or complicated storage management.

"The demand for data protection and security is driven by the increased emphasis in regulatory compliance and the need to sustain business continuity," said Dr. Taher Shaath, CEO of KOM Networks. "Shieldworx allows for business continuity by offering maximum data protection against viruses, hackers, and other threats; offering a simple, efficient and cost-effective data protection solution," he added.

About KOM Networks

KOM Networks is a 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. Find out how KOM Networks can help you implement a comprehensive information lifecycle solution to optimize your existing storage environment and meet your compliance requirements. Contact us at 1-888-556-6462, sales@komnetworks.com or visit our website for more information. www.komnetworks.com.

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KOM Software, Marketing Department
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