April 16, 2007 08:00 ET

ZANTAZ Joins Hitachi Data Systems ISV Partner Program

ZANTAZ Ensures Interoperability With Hitachi Content Archive Platform, the Digital Archiving Platform for the 21st Century

PLEASANTON, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 16, 2007 -- ZANTAZ, the leader in content archiving and electronic discovery solutions, today announced that it has joined the Hitachi Data Systems independent software vendor (ISV) partner program. Through the program, Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT), delivers key services to companies that develop software interoperable with Hitachi storage solutions.

Hitachi Data Systems and ZANTAZ are working together to provide customers an active archive solution that has been tested and validated to ensure the customer environment and its business-critical data are secure and protected for the long-term. ZANTAZ Enterprise Archive Solution (EAS) delivers comprehensive content management, including simplified archiving and efficient data retrieval for mailbox management, compliance and electronic discovery. Hitachi customers can now reduce archiving complexity and control storage costs by using ZANTAZ EAS to capture, classify, preserve and discover unstructured data, including email and files stored in Lotus Notes/Domino, Microsoft® Exchange, and Microsoft SharePoint®.

"ZANTAZ is continuing to work with top-tier storage systems providers such as Hitachi Data Systems to make it easier for our customers to deploy our platform-agnostic content archiving and electronic discovery solutions," said Steve Reny, senior vice president of Corporate & Business Development at ZANTAZ. "Validation on the Hitachi Content Archive Platform ensures an optimal deployment experience for our mutual customers and shortens implementation time -- allowing customers to more quickly benefit from our combined solution."

The Hitachi Content Archive Platform, an active archive solution comprised of both software and hardware, supports policy-based integration from many distributed or centralized repositories such as email, file systems, databases, applications and content and document management systems. The Hitachi Content Archive Platform ensures the secure archival-quality retention, preservation and verifiable destruction of content. Through the use of the Hitachi Content Archive Platform, users can leverage a set of common and unified archive services such as centralized search, policy-based retention, authentication and protection.

"Reducing complexity in archive environments continues to be a chief concern among many IT organizations," said Jack Domme, executive vice president, Global Solutions Strategy and Development, Hitachi Data Systems. "Hitachi Data Systems and ZANTAZ are working together to simplify our customers' archive environments while ensuring business-critical data is secure and protected -- yet accessible and searchable."


ZANTAZ is the global leader in content archiving and electronic discovery solutions. ZANTAZ solutions enable organizations to capture, classify, preserve and discover unstructured digital information -- including email, IM, files, scanned documents, and other electronic records -- and review and produce relevant documents in a manner that reduces operational risks and costs while complying with legal, regulatory and corporate policy requirements. ZANTAZ solutions are available as on-site software applications or on-demand software services, or a combination of both and include a broad set of professional services and integration support. ZANTAZ customers include 9 of the 10 top global law firms, 11 of the Fortune 25 and 14 of the top 20 Financial Securities firms. ZANTAZ, ranked by IDC and Radicati as the revenue leader in email archiving, received the highest-possible vendor ranking in the prestigious Socha-Gelbmann report on electronic discovery. For more information, visit or call 800.636.0095.

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    Eastwick Communications for ZANTAZ
    Rebecca Mettler
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