SOURCE: Visual Mining, Inc.

March 22, 2007 10:40 ET

Crossroads Systems Enhances StrongBox DBProtector Solution With Integration of NetCharts® From Visual Mining

ROCKVILLE, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 22, 2007 -- Visual Mining™, the premier provider of on-demand graphical reporting, visual analytics, and performance dashboard solutions, today announced that Crossroads Systems (PINKSHEETS: CRDS), a leading provider of Business Information Assurance (BIA) solutions, integrated NetCharts® Pro within its StrongBox™ DBProtector™ solution. The professional-grade graphics and analytic features within NetCharts Pro provide users of StrongBox DBProtector with interactive reports and dashboards for compliance reporting, security forensics and electronic discovery.

Leveraging NetChart's next generation of graphical reporting tools, Crossroads Systems delivers fully customized reports designed to meet the security and role-based needs of different communities of users, including security personnel, network administrators, database administrators, and corporate management. NetCharts Pro offers fast-coding, unique graphical reporting capabilities that assist Crossroads in speedily and cost-effectively delivering customized reports.

"Providing customized, real-time reports about the 'What,' 'When,' 'Where' and 'How' is a critical business asset," said Anyck Turgeon, Chief of Market Strategy and Security at Crossroads Systems. "We are pleased to work with Visual Mining to further strengthen the power of our StrongBox DBProtector solution. The integration of NetCharts Pro for robust graphical reporting capabilities helps emphasize the focus on our core business, providing a strong vehicle for our BIA Partners to further customize DBProtector to meet the security needs of their clientele."

"Crossroads Systems, a world-class company within a highly competitive industry, has partnered with Visual Mining on innovation, its key differentiator. Increased productivity, optimal quality and quicker time-to-market with the ability to keep development costs at a minimum: these are the benefits that customers can rely on with our NetCharts Pro solutions," said Michael MacDonald, CEO and Founder of Visual Mining. "Our work with Crossroads illustrates our total commitment to helping our customers meet their critical business challenges."

About Crossroads Systems, Inc.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Crossroads Systems is a leading provider of Business Information Assurance (BIA) solutions. Crossroads' solutions serve the growing needs of data storage, business continuity, disaster recovery, information protection, risk management and BIA markets. Crossroads' offerings help companies store, manage and ensure the security, resiliency and access to their most important asset -- critical data. Crossroads' products are embedded in leading industry companies' solutions including EMC, HP, Quantum and Sun Microsystems. Crossroads (PINKSHEETS: CRDS) is traded on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board (OTCBB) and is a member of key industry associations including the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). For more information about Crossroads Systems, please visit

About Visual Mining, Inc.

Visual Mining develops graphical reporting, visual analytics, and on-demand performance dashboards for Business Intelligence solutions. Visual Mining produced NetCharts® as the industry's first commercial Java-based charting engine. Sales Executive™, an on-demand business intelligence solution, represents industry best practices developed through a decade of experience in serving thousands of customers worldwide. Visual Mining products are deployed worldwide and have earned numerous industry awards, including the 2003 Intelligent Enterprise Magazine's Readers' Choice Award for data visualization software and recent selection as a finalist in the Software & Information Industry Association's 20th Annual Codie Awards. Information about the company's products and services is available at

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