SOURCE: Kazeon

December 16, 2008 09:15 ET

Network Products Guide Honors Kazeon With Technology Industry's 2008 Most Valuable Performers Award

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - December 16, 2008) - Kazeon Systems, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent eDiscovery solutions, announced today that Network Products Guide, a world leading publication on technologies and solutions has honored Sudhakar Muddu, CEO of Kazeon, with the information technology industry's 2008 Most Valuable Performers (MVP) recognition. This prestigious industry award recognizes senior executives from around the world with the essential characteristics of leaders that are the most valuable performers.

Network Products Guide 2008 MVP leaders have a clear vision and mission, have set measurable goals and objectives for themselves, are selfless and mentors to others, and most importantly demonstrate respect and trust for their staff, employees and the high-technology industry. Senior executives were honored from companies around the world which include Ingres Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., IBM (NYSE: IBM), AppGate Network Security, Crossroads Systems, Lumeta Corporation, SECNAP Network Security Corp., Dyadem International Ltd., Permabit Technology Corporation, M-CAT Enterprises, Google, Inc., BLADE Network Technologies, CaseCentral, ONStor, SolarWinds, BlueCat Networks, Inc., Rohati Systems, Inc., VirtualPBX, IBRIX, LogMeIn, Inc., GTB Technologies, Inc., Kazeon, Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), Protegrity, Everyone.net and Xiotech Corporation.

Kazeon's award-winning, intelligent eDiscovery software product provides superior end-to-end eDiscovery for corporations, law firms and legal service providers. Kazeon reduces eDiscovery costs by orders of magnitude compared to current eDiscovery approaches and simplifies the in-house eDiscovery process for its customers. Kazeon provides a perfect solution for early-case assessments (ECA), legal hold management, fast & efficient review, targeted collection of relevant data, and in-depth search and analytics for complete, defensible eDiscovery. Kazeon is the first in the industry to offer agent-less, in-place, scalable and high-performance eDiscovery solutions. The Kazeon software provides eDiscovery capabilities for content in active or archive repositories such as file servers, laptops/desktops, email servers (e.g., MS Exchange, Lotus Domino), email & file archives (e.g., Symantec Enterprise Vault) and Enterprise Content Management systems (e.g., SharePoint).

"Kazeon has become the recognized leader in eDiscovery and is being rapidly adopted by customers," said Sudhakar Muddu, CEO and founder, Kazeon. "Especially in this economic climate, Kazeon's lowest cost and highly defensible eDiscovery solutions provide customers the most compelling reason for implementing Kazeon for their litigation needs."

"The new economy leaders are essentially those that are adapting best in the current economic environment and will emerge with higher standards," said Rake Narang, editor-n-chief, Network Products Guide. "We are proud to honor Sudhakar Muddu with this year's 2008 Most Valuable Performers award and acknowledge his positive contribution to the industry."

About Network Products Guide Awards

Network Products Guide, published from the heart of Silicon Valley, is a leading provider of products, technologies and vendor related research and analysis. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com

About Kazeon

Kazeon revolutionizes the way companies perform Information Management and eDiscovery by using the Information Server software to intelligently discover, search & index, classify and act on all electronically stored information. Kazeon provides a full spectrum of Information Management solutions, including proactive and reactive eDiscovery, information security and privacy, records management, governance, risk & compliance, and data management. The Kazeon Information Server software automates key eDiscovery functions -- identification, collection, preservation, processing, analysis and review for corporations, service providers, and law firms. Kazeon provides unique in-place legal analysis, review and workflow automation technology as well as legal hold, using KazHold™, for retaining data in original state. Kazeon has been recognized by various industry forums, including Gartner's eDiscovery MarketScope where Kazeon was rated 'Positive' and the Socha-Gelbmann eDiscovery Survey 2008 where Kazeon was recognized as a Top 5 eDiscovery Software Provider. Kazeon has established partnerships with leading companies, including Fujitsu-Siemens, Google, Network Appliance, Oracle and Symantec. Kazeon provides the industry's highest scalability and performance, more than 17 terabytes (TB) of data per day, while offering the lowest cost, $4.30 per Gigabyte. For more information, visit www.kazeon.com or call +1-877-KAZEON1.