Simple, Fast & Secure Access to Removable Media enhancing
Information Lifecycle Management & Compliance
Ottawa, ON Canada – July 22, 2004
KOM Software, Inc., a global leader in storage management software, specializing in Archiving, Security and Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) software solutions, today announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company U.S. Patent# 6,370,545 entitled "Method of accessing removable storage media".
The award of this patent further strengthens the company's technological leadership position and reaffirms its commitment to innovation and ingenuity. KOM Software developed this technology to deliver an innovative, effective and consistent method for accessing removable storage medium. The use of removable storage media has always been plagued with inconsistencies in content and context recognition. This technology is providing a consistent and persistent approach that is the cornerstone of removable storage access and management throughout KOM Software' software solutions. Providing a consistent path and persistent access to the information that is independent of the physical location of the medium or the associated hardware configuration, this technology allows applications and users to reference the data with a consistent path that will persist even if the media is moved from one server to another or from one device to another.
Web enabled and Database powered applications such as ECM, DMS, HIS, ERP; and various healthcare and financial applications can now maintain a permanent path to data stored on removable media that will never change The use of this technique greatly enhances the security of access information from malicious acts and hackers by providing a secure and invisible path utilizing native system application programming interface while prohibiting standard system tools from manipulating or identifying the data path. This is a major breakthrough that will revolutionize the use of removable storage media.
"We are extremely pleased with the acceptance of this patent. We are proud of the incredible talent, dedication and expertise of our engineering, research and development teams. We have been always associated with innovation and industry firsts, and now we will be able to share these innovations with our customers and secure our intellectual property. This technology is already incorporated into our product offerings; providing our customers and partners with the most flexible, comprehensive and adaptive solutions to address their needs from basic archiving to regulatory compliance" said Dr. Taher Shaath, Chief Executive Officer of KOM Software.
About KOM Software
KOM Software 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 Software 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 Software can help you implement a comprehensive information lifecycle solution to optimize your existing storage environment and meet your compliance requirements.
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