Mimosa Expands European Operations to France and Southern Europe to Extend Leadership Position in Email, File Archiving and SharePoint

Email Archiving Leader Delivers Next-Generation Archiving Solution, Mimosa NearPoint, to Markets in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and North Africa

Santa Clara, CA, February 27, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Mimosa Systems, a leader in next-generation email and file archiving solutions, today announced that that it has expanded its European operations with a new office in Boulogne Billancourt, Paris, France. Escalating demand for the comprehensive email and file archiving solution, Mimosa NearPoint™, continues to drive growth for Mimosa Systems worldwide. The new French office will serve as the company’s headquarters for Southern Europe that will also cover Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and North Africa.

To extend its reach into Southern Europe, Mimosa has appointed Stephane Dorchin to manage the new French office. Stephane previously served at Symantec and HP and brings years of email archiving experience.

“Mimosa has established itself as the technology leader and visionary in the email archiving space by working closely with Microsoft as a Gold Certified Partner and with tier one channel partners,” said Stephane Dorchin. “We look forward to expanding our presence across the region with leading channel partners including Alsy, Avanade, Cheops, Exakis, Exclusive Networks and Optrium.”

“We are pleased to partner with Mimosa Systems to introduce its innovative and successful archiving solutions to the French market,” said Antoine Berthier, CEO of Optrium, leader in archiving solutions integration. “With Mimosa we have introduced alternative solutions with integrated Optrium services that address customer challenges around the growth of email and file systems, upgrading of email systems, and this new technology is able also to absorb the files already archived.”

Mimosa NearPoint is a unified archiving solution that addresses critical customer requirements around email, file, instant messages and SharePoint content. Mimosa NearPoint for Exchange provides email archiving, mailbox management, immediate mailbox and message recovery, “one-click” disaster recovery, and end-user search in a single solution. Mimosa’s email archiving solution transcends legacy solutions with a next-generation architecture that enables massive scalability, requires no agents on servers and desktops, is tightly integrated with Microsoft Exchange and Outlook, and captures email, calendar items, contacts, public folders and other items with its unique “log shipping” technology that does not require journaling. By utilizing cost-effective storage and advanced classification rules, NearPoint optimizes expensive content storage to reduce overall infrastructure costs.

“Avanade is glad to join Mimosa Systems in France in order to consolidate our partnership and our joint projects in the world. The association of the first world integrator of Microsoft solutions and of a technology as innovative as NearPoint, enables us to bring to our customers a controlled, perennial solution and with a strong added value for their structure, their users and their business,” declared Nicolas Marry, business director of Avanade France.

Mimosa is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, recognized for its competencies in networking infrastructure solutions, ISV/software solutions, and advanced infrastructure solutions. Mimosa is one of only 12 platinum Microsoft partners for Windows Vista, Microsoft Office and Exchange Server 2007. These competencies demonstrate expertise with Microsoft technologies and a proven ability to meet customers' needs.

“Mimosa has seen strong and fast customer adoption in Northern and Central Europe and we expect the same level of success in Southern Europe, where several customers have already deployed NearPoint,” said Christophe Culine, senior vice president worldwide sales, Mimosa. “Our next-generation email archiving solution allows partners and resellers to uniquely address their customers’ needs for archiving, discovery and recovery of information in a single, unified solution. We look forward to working with our network of partners and resellers in the region to continue to expand Mimosa’s presence worldwide.”

About Mimosa
Mimosa Systems, Inc. delivers next-generation email and file archiving solutions for information immediacy, discovery, and continuity. Mimosa NearPoint is the industry’s most comprehensive unstructured information management software solution for email, files, and instant messages, enabling archiving, eDiscovery, storage management, and recovery in a unified solution. Mimosa is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, recognized for its competencies in networking infrastructure solutions, ISV/software solutions, and advanced infrastructure solutions. Mimosa was founded in 2003 and is based in Santa Clara, California, with offices in Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan, China, Australia, and India. For more information, visit http://www.mimosasystems.com.

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