KOM Networks now HP ILM Platinum Partner
KOM Networks recognized for delivering customer-centric ILM solutions
Ottawa, ON Canada – December 7, 2005
KOM Networks, Inc., a global leader of storage management software solutions featuring Compliance, Archiving and Information Lifecycle Management (ILM), today announced that it has joined the HP ILM Partner Program. As a platinum partner, KOM Networks has worked with HP to provide file retention storage solutions that help healthcare providers, financial institutions, insurance companies, law firms and other organizations archive their data and better manage compliance issues.
HP ILM Platinum Partner, KOM Networks' industry leading software, provides policy-based, dynamically managed ILM solutions that help a wide range of organizations archive and protect digital assets across multiple storage devices and operating platforms. KOMworx ILM solution automatically assigns file lifecycle protection and retention policies that manage, control and preserve files from creation until final disposition. The real time policy engine adapts dynamically to changes in demand and storage requirements, while automated data migration policies manage storage tiers and locations of files throughout their existence.
"We have enjoyed a great collaborative relationship with HP for well over 35 years and are pleased to be recognized as a platinum member of the HP ILM Partner Program. KOM Networks has delivered storage archiving and compliance solutions for over two decades and we have enjoyed significant success in partnering with HP. Our HP ILM Platinum Partner technology is the ideal platform to leverage HP StorageWorks products, which span a wide range of storage technologies in the industry," said Dr. Taher Shaath, Chief Executive Officer of KOM Networks. "By combining our technologies, organizations will benefit from HP market leadership in storage technologies and KOM Networks innovation in the ILM software space. We look forward to working even more closely with HP in the future. The ILM platinum partnership status is a testament to our industry leading innovative ILM technology and reflects our commitment to offer solutions that solve key management challenges companies are faced with today."
KOMworx simplifies storage management by consolidating storage resources into a 'virtual volume', regardless of the technology and interconnectivity. Represented by a single global namespace, the virtual volume is dynamically scalable and can hold up to 500 petabytes of storage capacity. KOMworx innovative software also provides Hard Disk Fixed Content Archiving (e-WORM) (which combines HP UDO WORM permanence with high performance disk storage), ILM, NAS aggregation, dynamic capacity management, true obsolescence protection and enforces file retention and shredding policies to meet the most stringent regulatory requirements.
"We are pleased to have KOM Networks join the HP ILM Partner Program, which is designed to help organizations implement comprehensive and integrated IT infrastructures that provide efficient management of information throughout its lifecycle," said Paul O'Brien, senior director, ILM Products and Solutions, HP. "KOMworx technology has been qualified with HP's MSA, NAS appliance, UDO and LTO product lines and we see the addition of KOM Networks' technology and experience in the archiving space as a strong addition to the ILM Partner Program."
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.
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