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KOM Awarded Canadian Patent 2,393,787

"Method and System for Electronic File Lifecycle Management"

Simple, Fast & Secure Information Lifecycle Management & Compliance

Ottawa, ON Canada – August 28, 2012

KOM Software, Inc., a global leader in data storage management software, specializing in Archiving, Security and Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) software solutions, today announced the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has granted the company CDN Patent# 2,393,787 entitled "Method and System for Electronic Lifecycle Management".

This patent further strengthens the company's technological leadership position and reaffirms its commitment to innovation and ingenuity. KOM Software developed this technology to control the preservation and access to electronic files from creation throughout their useful existence ensuring security and availability while simultaneously providing a cost-effective storage place according to predefined administrative policies.

This invention is a major technological advancement for organizations struggling to maintain, control and authenticate electronic files across networked storage systems. The KOM technology provides a method and a system for automatic management of electronic file lifecycles across a wide variety of storage technologies and systems into a cohesive and homogeneous storage system. This allows files to be protected, accessed, and managed regardless of where they are located throughout their useful lifecycle. This will significantly impact efficiency, reliability, and operational costs to store and manage electronic data.

"The award of this patent demonstrates the incredible talent, dedication and expertise of our engineering, research and development teams. This technology is incorporated into our product offerings to provide our Customers and Partners with the most flexible, comprehensive and adaptive solutions that will 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, tamper-proof data archiving and storage management software and solutions. 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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