SOURCE: Raxco Software, Inc.

December 04, 2006 09:00 ET

Allied Home Mortgage Recaptures Costly Disk Space With Raxco Software's PerfectDisk® for Exchange

Automation Tool Helps Regain 30-40 Percent of Drive Space Each Quarter

GAITHERSBURG, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 4, 2006 -- Raxco Software, the worldwide leader in disk defragmentation software, announced today that Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corporation has deployed PerfectDisk® for Exchange to automatically defragment and compact its Exchange data stores, recapturing 30-40 percent of disk drive space in the process. Managing the performance of Allied Home Mortgage's technology, especially those tools used for communication, such as Microsoft® Exchange, is one of the most critical aspects of the corporate office's technology support efforts.

With approximately 4,000 employees in over 600 locations in 50 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Allied Home Mortgage had a loan volume of approximately $10 billion in 2005. Allied's thousands of Exchange users generate massive volumes of email every day. As these emails are deleted from users' mailboxes, a large amount of unusable white space is created. Every three months, Allied runs PerfectDisk for Exchange to recapture this large volume of wasted space.

"PerfectDisk for Exchange provides the management and monitoring we need to automate the otherwise time-consuming process of defragmenting and compacting our Exchange data stores following our quarterly mailbox cleanup," said David Langston, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Allied Mortgage. "Technology such as PerfectDisk enables us to effectively and efficiently support our customers -- the Allied Mortgage workforce -- which vastly outnumbers our IT staff. The Raxco Software suite provides an invaluable benefit to our team in terms of optimizing our Exchange network performance."

"PerfectDisk for Exchange is a proven time-saver for thousands of Exchange and IT administrators around the world," said Joe Abusamra, vice president of operations at Raxco Software. "We are pleased that we are able to provide a company of Allied's stature with an important piece of their IT service."

About Allied Home Mortgage

Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corporation is the largest U.S. privately held mortgage banker/mortgage broker, with hundreds of offices in 50 states and the Virgin Islands. Allied is approved with hundreds of investors with several thousand programs and innovative partnerships have allowed it to deliver customized products to each borrower. Combined with the energy of branch managers who have the freedom to respond to local market conditions, Allied has received annual recognition as one of the "Top 25 Tech Savvy Lenders" by Mortgage Technology Magazine since 2002.

About Raxco Software

Raxco Software has been helping large enterprises, small businesses, and consumers with their computer resource management needs for more than twenty-five years. Its PerfectDisk is Windows® Certified by Microsoft, and optimized for Windows XP. The PerfectDisk line has a long award-winning history, most notably its perfect 5-star review from CNET Download, winner of the Windows IT Pro 2005 and 2006 Readers' Choice Awards for Defragmentation Utility and Storage Management Tool, Redmond Magazine's Best of the Best Award for 2005, and PC Magazine's Editors Choice award for the past two years. In addition to its PerfectDisk line, Raxco also produces PC optimization software, including system recovery and disk repair products for Windows operating systems and HP's OpenVMS operating system. Raxco Software can be found on the Web at www.raxco.com.

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