SOURCE: Archer Technologies

April 22, 2008 09:54 ET

iSIGHT Partners Joins the Archer Exchange as a Threat Content Provider

Archer Technologies and iSIGHT Partners Form a Strategic Partnership to Support Risk and Threat Mitigation Programs for Fortune 1000 Companies

OVERLAND PARK, KS--(Marketwire - April 22, 2008) - Archer Technologies (Archer), a leading provider of automated enterprise risk and compliance solutions, today announced that iSIGHT Partners has joined the Archer Exchange to provide rapid access to critical threat data for Archer's growing Fortune 1000 client base. iSIGHT Partners' IntelliSIGHT product, listed on the Exchange, integrates with the Archer SmartSuite Framework to offer enhanced capabilities for proactively managing enterprise threats and vulnerabilities to high-value assets and intellectual property.

"We have built a global intelligence network to provide timely, focused analysis on emerging threats," says John Watters, Chairman and CEO of iSIGHT Partners. "IntelliSIGHT proactively identifies emerging threats to business-critical assets, and the industry-leading platform from Archer enables customers to seamlessly integrate intelligence information into a real-time decision support architecture."

Through the Archer Exchange, an online marketplace of applications, services, content and integration solutions, Archer clients will have direct access to iSIGHT Partners' IntelliSIGHT product, which they can license to integrate threat content for new vulnerabilities, exploits and malicious code activity with their Archer SmartSuite Framework environment.

"In an increasingly globalized economy, effective risk management is a strategic priority for any successful company," says Jon Darbyshire, president and CEO of Archer Technologies. "iSIGHT Partners' offering on the Archer Exchange will enable our mutual customers to unify threat and risk intelligence within the Archer SmartSuite Framework, helping them to more effectively mitigate risks to their enterprise."

More information on the Archer Exchange is available at www.archer-tech.com.

About Archer Technologies

Archer Technologies delivers automated enterprise risk and compliance solutions. With more than four million licensed users and a client list that includes one in five of the Fortune 100, Archer enables highly regulated companies to reduce enterprise risks, manage and demonstrate compliance, automate business processes, and gain visibility into corporate risk and security controls.

All Archer solutions are built on the highly flexible Archer SmartSuite Framework, allowing clients to tailor the solutions according to their unique requirements and to build new on-demand applications to solve business problems. As a result, many of Archer's Fortune 1000 clients consider the Framework their go-to platform for rapid application development.

Archer clients maximize their use of the Framework through the Archer Exchange, an online marketplace of applications, services, content and integration solutions, and the Archer Community, an online social network of discussion forums, product ideas, downloads and resources. Through this ecosystem of supporting tools and services, Archer clients can drive innovation within their business, collaborate with industry peers and realize the value of Archer's Enterprise Business On-Demand model. For more information, visit www.archer-tech.com.

About iSIGHT Partners

iSIGHT Partners is the global risk mitigation firm providing threat intelligence-fused products and solution sets in protection of targeted assets such as sensitive data, intellectual property and facilities in high-risk areas. The company's products, solution sets and global intelligence experts ensure an integrated approach to risk identification and mitigation across cyber and physical assets, managing real-world risk beyond the edge of customers' own resources and physical boundaries. For more information, visit www.isightpartners.com or call 866.586.4572.

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