Mimosa Systems Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of Leading Analyst Firm’s 2009 Magic Quadrant for Email Active Archiving

New Report Evaluates Mimosa’s Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision for Product, Overall Viability, Sales Execution, Market Responsiveness and Execution, Customer Experience and Operations Among Other Criteria.

Santa Clara, CA, May 29, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Mimosa Systems, the leader in next-generation email, file and SharePoint archiving solutions, today announced that the Company has been named by Gartner, Inc. as a Visionary vendor in its “Magic Quadrant for E-Mail Active Archiving.”

Over the past year, Mimosa has added powerful additional features to its Mimosa NearPointTM platform for email archiving, particularly in support of the growing need to support eDiscovery, search and compliance. Key NearPoint software options include:

• NearPoint SharePoint Archive – which provides comprehensive recovery, retention policy management and single instance storage across all types of SharePoint content including sites, wikis, blogs, lists, and document libraries
• NearPoint File System Archive – which provides for the collection of active files located on file shares, desktops and laptops to meet increasing preservation requirements as part of a legal matter
• NearPoint eDiscovery– which provides powerful search and legal hold capabilities in support of litigation and internal investigations
• NearPoint Retention and Classification – which provides for automatic classification, retention and tagging of messages and attachments as business records for eDiscovery and records management
• NearPoint Content Monitoring – which provides policy and alerting framework to scan inbound, outbound, or internal messages and attachments for sensitive content

Beyond the ongoing expansion of its NearPoint technology platform, Mimosa continues to experience strong growth in customer deployments, with over 800 customers worldwide. The company has also increased its reach into key vertical industries including government, healthcare and energy – delivering huge efficiencies, significant cost savings, a rapid return on investment and accelerated time to value. With a heightened focus on global expansion, Mimosa today has active sales channels throughout Canada, Germany, France, UK, Japan, China and Australia in addition to Mimosa’s strong channel partner ecosystem in the United States.

“The email active archiving market has continued to evolve at an increasingly rapid rate in response to elevated customer demand and increasing focus on managing risk associated with eDiscovery, regulatory compliance and corporate governance,” said T.M. Ravi, CEO of Mimosa Systems. “We are very pleased to be recognized in this key report. Mimosa delivers the most comprehensive and scaleable content archiving solution available today, and in my opinion it’s a significant distinction to have Gartner recognize us.”

1Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for E-mail Active Archiving" by Carolyn DiCenzo and Kenneth Chin, May 2009.

About the Magic Quadrant
The Gartner Magic Quadrant is copyright May 2009 by Gartner, Inc., and is quoted with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Mimosa NearPoint
Mimosa NearPoint addresses critical customer requirements around archiving, eDiscovery, regulatory compliance, business continuity, and storage optimization in a unified solution. Mimosa NearPoint proactively captures email, files, SharePoint content and instant messages; and provides legal search workflow, employee supervision, immediate mailbox and message recovery, disaster recovery, and self-service search and access in one solution. By leveraging cost-effective storage and advanced classification rules, NearPoint also optimizes content storage and reduces overall infrastructure costs.

About Mimosa
Mimosa Systems, Inc. delivers next-generation email, file and SharePoint archiving solutions for information immediacy, discovery, and continuity. Mimosa NearPoint is the industry’s most comprehensive unstructured information management software solution for email, files, collaboration systems 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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