SOURCE: ZipLip, Inc.

July 25, 2005 09:00 ET

ZipLip Announces New Partnership With Omnipod

Unified Email Archival Suite Integrated With Omnipod's Professional Online Desktop for Management of Electronic Communications

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 25, 2005 -- ZipLip, Inc., the technology leader in email archiving, today announces a new partnership with Omnipod, a leader in On-Demand secure Enterprise Instant Messaging. This partnership adds Omnipod's Professional Online Desktop™ (POD™), a highly secure communications platform integrating IM and file sharing applications, to ZipLip's archiving solution to deliver a behind-the-firewall solution for enterprise customers recognizing the need for proper policy management control over electronic communications.

"ZipLip is pleased to be working with Omnipod to satisfy strong demand for the centralized archival and storage of email and IM within and beyond enterprise walls," said Kon Leong, CEO of ZipLip. "The integration of our Unified Email Archival Suite with the POD provides customers with a complete, proven solution that addresses critical messaging management needs."

The ZipLip-Omnipod partnership allows firms to leverage the power of public IM networks while maintaining compliance with regulatory and corporate requirements. Omnipod's highly secure IM platform will enable ZipLip's product suite to deliver a centralized system for advanced search, archiving, and retrieving both email and IM communications. Together, ZipLip and Omnipod enable customers to benefit from the real-time flow of and instant access to critical business intelligence.

"As IM usage increases within the enterprise as an effective form of business communications, so too does the need for proper policy management control," said Gideon Stein, CEO of Omnipod. "The robust Omnipod technology, combined with ZipLip's suite, provides the broadest enterprise messaging platform in the industry."

About ZipLip

Founded in 1999, ZipLip makes email archiving software, integrating compliance, discovery, storage offloading and knowledge management on a single system. Additional capabilities include secure email and secure file management. Customers include Walgreens, ADP, Hancock Bank, Morgan Keegan, Regions Bank, Bank of New York, and more. More information is available at www.ziplip.com.

About Omnipod

Founded in 1999, Omnipod is a leading provider of On-Demand secure IM. Omnipod's Professional Online Desktop is designed for enterprise use and seamlessly integrates collaboration features such as persistent chat, global SMS, WebEx online conferencing, Salesforce.com, file sharing and transfer capabilities, as well as numerous other communications functions into a secure presence-based messaging infrastructure. Omnipod offers a risk free 30-day trial (http://www.omnipod.com/html/test_drive.php) of its services.

Omnipod, Professional Online Desktop and POD are trademarks or registered trademarks of Omnipod, Inc.

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