SOURCE: Liquid Machines, Inc.

August 30, 2005 08:37 ET

Liquid Machines Announces New Migration Program for Authentica Customers and Partners

Liquid Machines Multi-Platform ERM Solution Ensures Enterprise and Government Organizations Long-Term ROI and Ease-of-Use Benefits

WALTHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 30, 2005 -- Liquid Machines®, Inc., the leading provider of Enterprise Rights Management (ERM) solutions, today announced it will offer a migration program designed to satisfy the needs of businesses that use the Authentica® Active Rights Management™ platform, Authentica Secure Mail, Authentica Secure Documents or other Authentica software components.

The migration program provides discounts on Liquid Machines software and services and strategic guidance to help companies efficiently and affordably migrate to a Liquid Machines Enterprise Rights Management solution. The migration program is also designed to serve business partners that specialize in Authentica technology.

"Businesses that rely on Authentica technology are facing some difficult choices today, and we're committed to providing them with the best options for moving forward," said Ed Gaudet, vice president of product management and marketing at Liquid Machines. "Today's announcement is evidence of our ongoing commitment to working closely with Authentica customers and partners to help them migrate to Liquid Machines solutions in a smooth, cost-effective manner, and on a schedule that best accommodates their business needs."

The new program provides an attractive financial package for Authentica customers, including a license-for-license migration swap for the cost of annual maintenance and 25 percent license discounts on additional licenses and services. These financial incentives are available to new customers that license a Liquid Machines product or service no later than December 1, 2005. The program offers migration planning services to help customers evaluate applications and platforms, as well as data migration tools to shorten the total implementation time.

Liquid Machines Enterprise Rights Management software persistently controls access to and usage of electronic information regardless of where it exists without changing the way users work.

--  Liquid Machines Document Control™ uses its patented Policy
    Droplet™ control to provide an intuitive, consistent user interface
    across more than 65 applications and file formats, including Microsoft
    Office, Visio, Sharepoint® and Adobe Acrobat, to persistently control
    access to and usage of electronic information throughout its lifecycle.
--  Liquid Machines Email Control™ is an easy-to-use policy management
    and secure messaging solution that enforces corporate messaging rules
    consistently across the extended enterprise regardless of the recipient's
    email system and without requiring any special software, downloads or
    additional steps.
--  Liquid Machines for Microsoft® Windows® RMS provides the
    industry's first and only solution that RMS-enables additional applications
    and formats including Microsoft Office, Visio, and Adobe, and provides
    automatic protection for email messages based on enterprise-defined
    business rules.
--  Liquid Machines Wireless Gateway for BlackBerry™ extends enterprise-
    defined messaging policies created using Liquid Machines Email Control
    software to BlackBerry wireless handhelds to allow users to create and
    exchange secure email with suppliers, customers and partners as they
    normally would from their desktop.
    
About Liquid Machines

Liquid Machines is the leading provider of Enterprise Rights Management (ERM) solutions that persistently protect critical business content and audit usage while enabling collaboration. Liquid Machines' Document Control and Email Control solutions allow companies in the consulting, financial services, government, manufacturing, and healthcare industries to share information securely, within any application, wherever it goes, throughout its lifecycle. Liquid Machines ERM solutions help enterprises satisfy today's ever-increasing information security regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley, NASD 2711, HIPAA and others, as well as implement and practice internal mandates for intellectual property security, product version control, or clinical data protection.

Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Liquid Machines is privately held and is backed by Atlas Venture, Masthead Venture Partners, and Draper Fisher Jurvetson. For more information on the company and our vision, The Freedom of Security™, visit us at www.liquidmachines.com.

© 2005 Liquid Machines, Inc. All rights reserved. Liquid Machines, Enabling Secure Business, The Freedom of Security, Policy Droplet, Omniva, and the Liquid Machines logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Liquid Machines, Inc. The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images, and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited. Authentica is a registered trademark and Active Rights Management is a trademark of Authentica, Inc. Product or company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The information contained in this document represents the current view of Liquid Machines, Inc. on the issues discussed as of the date of publication.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Jonathan W. Daly
    Liquid Machines, Inc.
    Phone: (781) 693-3600
    Email: Email Contact