SOURCE: AXS-One

March 21, 2005 08:25 ET

AXS-One Joins StorageTek's TekAlliance Partner Program to Offer Total Solution for Compliance and Storage

Alliance Enables Customers to Meet Compliance, Storage and Legal Discovery Requirements

RUTHERFORD, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 21, 2005 -- AXS-One Inc. (AMEX: AXO), a leading provider of records compliance management software solutions, and StorageTek® (Storage Technology Corporation) (NYSE: STK), the leading provider of enterprise information lifecycle management, today jointly announced certification of the AXS-One Compliance Platform™ with StorageTek offerings. This tested interoperability qualifies AXS-One as a member of the TekAlliance Partner Program at StorageTek. Mutual customers now have access to jointly supported storage solutions to better meet their specific ILM and storage needs. Under the terms of the alliance, StorageTek will offer its customers a total information lifecycle management solution that provides an e-mail and document archive infrastructure.

"Our solutions address one of the most important concerns corporations face today: How to archive and manage multiple types of content in such a way that they comply with constantly evolving regulations," said Jerry Vendome, Executive Vice President, Business Development at AXS-One. "E-mail management drives an enormous amount of storage. Now, through the TekAlliance Partner Program, customers are able to acquire a fully compatible solution including a storage and records compliance management solution."

Built on proven, scalable and award winning technology, the AXS-One Compliance Platform™ is an integrated solution designed to securely capture, archive, manage, search, supervise, integrate, share, and audit all electronic records from more than 250 disparate document and data types. These include e-mails in a variety of formats -- including Lotus Notes, SunOne Messaging, Bloomberg Mail and Microsoft Exchange -- different Instant Message formats, images, voice and video, and ERP reports. With the fully integrated solution based on a single, scalable repository, users get a two-for-one solution: The ability to enhance operational efficiency by accessing, managing and viewing all records in their original format via a single interface, while proactively addressing requirements pertaining to compliance and legal discovery.

"AXS-One's specialization in compliance enables us to raise the bar in the scope of our integrated business solution offers, which are already strong," said Gary Zasman, director, StorageTek Information Lifecycle Management Solutions. "Our strategy focuses on integrating our multi-tiered storage with best in class applications so our customers receive a hardened solution with both the compliance and hierarchical management software, coupled with best practices for implementation which can help them reduce their technology and business risk, shorten time to implement and maximize their return."

Executives from AXS-One are also actively involved in "Compliance 2005: A Guideline to Renew Your Compliance Strategy," the North American seminar tour initiated by StorageTek and designed to educate attendees on regulatory compliance issues and challenges, as well as the latest solutions for compliant archiving and data protection. This event series focuses on strategies for archiving and retrieving compliance-affected information, balancing cost of ownership with compliance needs, and optimizing management processes and IT infrastructures for compliance with retention and privacy regulations. For more information on these seminars, go to http://storagetek.shareholder.com/ReleaseDetail.cfm?ReleaseID=154189.

About AXS-One Inc.

AXS-One Inc. (AMEX: AXO) is a leading provider of Records Compliance Management solutions. The AXS-One Compliance Platform enables organizations to implement secure, scalable and enforceable policies that address records management for corporate governance, legal discovery and industry regulations such as SEC17a-4, NASD 3010, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, The Patriot Act and Gramm-Leach Bliley. AXS-One's technology has been critically acclaimed as best of class and delivers digital archiving, business process management, electronic document delivery and integrated records disposition and discovery for e-mail, instant messaging, images, SAP and other corporate records. Founded in 1979, and headquartered in Rutherford, NJ, AXS-One has offices worldwide including in the United States, Australia, Singapore, United Kingdom and South Africa. For further information, visit the AXS-One web site at http://www.axsone.com.

About StorageTek

StorageTek is a $2 billion global company that enables businesses, through its information lifecycle management strategy, to align the cost of storage with the value of information. The company's innovative storage solutions manage the complexity and growth of information, lower costs, improve efficiency and protect investments. For more information, see www.storagetek.com, or call 1.800.877.9220 or 303.673.5151.

"Certified interoperability" and "certification" are not a guarantee, but are an indication that very specific configurations of each company's product(s) have been tested together, on a specific platform (OS), if applicable, and have been found to be a working, supportable configuration by both companies.

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