SOURCE: ZANTAZ, Inc.

April 11, 2007 08:01 ET

ZANTAZ Selected as Top Software Innovator by Sand Hill Group

ZANTAZ CEO Steve King to Present at Software 2007 Among 25 Innovation Software Showcase Winners

PLEASANTON, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 11, 2007 -- ZANTAZ, a recognized leader in content archiving and electronic discovery, today announced it was selected by Sand Hill Group for the Innovation Showcase, which spotlights innovators in the enterprise software industry. ZANTAZ CEO Steve King is a presenter at Software 2007's Innovation Showcase Theater on Tuesday, May 8, from 12:30-1:30 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. As a long-time expert in the field of content archiving and electronic discovery, King will share the "ground rules" and benefits associated with a company proactively and appropriately archiving digital data in anticipation of this data being produced for legal discovery and other knowledge management purposes.

"This year's Showcase winners illustrate that innovation is alive and well in the software space," said M.R. Rangaswami, Sand Hill Group co-founder and Software 2007 executive conference director. "ZANTAZ represents one of 25 novel companies that we believe will play a notable role in the software ecosystem."

As a winner in the Fast Track Innovation Showcase category, ZANTAZ demonstrated significant market traction, financial viability, and customer adoption translating to real return on software investment.

ZANTAZ is the only vendor to offer a combination of on-site and on-demand content archiving and discovery solutions to reduce operational risks, comply with regulatory requirements, and prepare for litigation. Used by 9 of the top 10 global law firms, 11 of the Fortune 25 and 14 of the top 20 Financial Securities firms, ZANTAZ continues to integrate its archiving and discovery products to create the industry's only suite of solutions that enable customers to retain all required email/files, discover them quickly, and use them to grow and protect as well as defend, their business.

"According to the Radicati Group, the average corporate employee sends and receives about 125 emails a day. Couple that with all the other electronic files being created, organizations are under extraordinary pressure to better manage ever-growing stores of digital data in order to quickly and reliably produce this data for internal and regulatory compliance and discovery requests," said Steve King, president and CEO, ZANTAZ. "It is increasingly important for companies to choose a vendor based on their proven expertise in both content archiving and electronic discovery."

CMP Technology's Software 2007 theme is "Powered by Innovation" and will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center on May 8-9, 2007. In its fourth year, Software 2007 is expected to attract more than 2,000 software CEOs, VPs, CIOs, venture capitalists, private equity partners, investment bankers, press and analysts, and industry professionals.

About Sand Hill Group

Sand Hill Group serves the $600+ billion software, services and solutions market by providing investment and management advice to emerging enterprise technology leaders. Sand Hill also owns Sandhill.com -- the premier destination site and resource center for CEOs, VPs, Entrepreneurs, VCs and for members of the software industry ecosystem. Its weekly electronic newsletter is read by thousands of executives. Sand Hill produces the 'Enterprise' and 'Software' conferences for CEOs and executives in the industry and creates high-impact research reports for its constituents.

About ZANTAZ

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 www.ZANTAZ.com or call 800.636.0095.

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