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IBM and LEGATO Team to Bring Email Solutions to Market

  • 09 September, 2003 11:29

<p>IBM and LEGATO Team to Bring Email Solutions to Market</p>
<p>Industry Leaders to Assist Enterprises in Meeting Email Management and Compliance Challenges</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia, September 9, 2003 - LEGATO Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: LGTO), a worldwide leader in enterprise storage management software solutions and services for Information Lifecycle Management (ILM), today announced it has signed an agreement with IBM which enables IBM to sell LEGATO’s industry-leading messaging products, EmailXtender®, EmailXaminer® and DiskXtender 2000® .</p>
<p>The agreement provides IBM customers and Business Partners with immediate access to the industry’s leading solutions for efficiently routing, storing and retrieving electronic mail information. IBM will resell LEGATO email offerings as part of a solution for providing comprehensive data storage and retrieval for enterprise email. The solution uses EmailXtender family products and will be available for Lotus Notes/Domino and Microsoft® Exchange/Outlook customers.</p>
<p>“LEGATO is pleased to be working with IBM to offer industry-leading email solutions and services throughout IBM’s customer and partner base,” said David B. Wright, chairman and CEO, LEGATO Systems. “Meeting the compliance and regulatory requirements for email management is complex and a top priority for our customers. A comprehensive solution is required which consists of IBM eServer xSeries and LEGATO EmailXtender family products, complemented by our two companies’ expertise.”</p>
<p>About LEGATO EmailXaminer
EmailXaminer offers a variety of advanced surveillance capabilities designed specifically for compliance with email regulations and policies -- including message sampling, customizable automated procedures, intelligent cross-mailbox searching and purging and more.</p>
<p>EmailXaminer helps organizations monitor email content to assure compliance with government regulations and corporate policies. EmailXaminer is also a comprehensive data storage and retrieval system that makes email easier to use and administer.
• Enables supervisors and authorized reviewers to monitor all inbound and outbound email
• Provides flexible sampling rules for monitoring, including use of a lexicon of industry terms and phrases
• Supports major messaging products such as MS Exchange and Lotus Domino, as well as Bloomberg mail</p>
<p>About LEGATO EmailXtender
The EmailXtender® (EX) family of products provides both enterprise data storage AND content management for electronic messaging. EmailXtender products support Microsoft Exchange/Outlook, Lotus Notes/Domino, UNIX Sendmail and Bloomberg Mail.</p>
<p>The flagship of LEGATO’s Messaging Suite, EmailXtender is a comprehensive, policy-based system that automatically collects, organizes, retains and retrieves email messages/attachments. It makes enterprise email easier to use and administer as it…
• Automatically copies every email and attachment into an Enterprise Message Center
• Generates a full-text index of all messages/attachments
• Enables administrators, supervisors, and users to conduct intelligent search/retrieval
• Reduces email server stress and bottlenecks by seamlessly extending email message stores into low-cost and high-capacity storage devices</p>
<p>About LEGATO DiskXtender 2000
Organizations rely on high-performance disk arrays to house important application and database data. Yet on average, 80% of data is seldom accessed - a costly use of premium disk space and limited IT funds. LEGATO DiskXtender 2000 automatically moves inactive data to more cost-effective storage, while maintaining seamless user access. The result? Sizable savings in storage TCO, plus backups and recoveries in as little as one-fifth the time.</p>
<p>About LEGATO
LEGATO Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGTO) is a global provider of enterprise-class software solutions and services for Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) – helping organizations achieve business continuity, operational efficiency and regulatory compliance. LEGATO’s information protection, automated availability, and messaging and content management solutions are delivered through a worldwide network of strategic partnerships and alliances, as well as a direct sales force. The company's corporate headquarters are located at 2350 West El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040 (650) 210-7000, fax:(650) 210-7032, Web site:
The company’s head office in Australia is located at Level 10, 100 Walker Street, North Sydney NSW 2060. For further information or details on pricing and availability please call Legato Systems on (61 2) 9929 4944.
LEGATO and the LEGATO logo are registered trademarks, and LEGATO NetWorker, NetWorker, SmartMedia, Co-StandbyServer, RepliStor, SnapShotServer, QuikStartz, AlphaStor, ClientPak, Xtender, XtenderSolutions, DiskXtender, ApplicationXtender, ArchiveXtender, EmailXtender, and EmailXaminer are trademarks or registered trademarks of LEGATO Systems, Inc. This is a nonexhaustive list of LEGATO trademarks, and other trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.</p>
<p>Information regarding products, services and offerings may be superseded by subsequent documents. For the latest information and specifications regarding LEGATO Systems, Inc. and any of its offerings or services, please contact your local sales office or the Corporate Headquarters.</p>
<p>This release may be deemed to contain forward-looking statements which are subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements regarding future events regarding the future financial performance of LEGATO that involve risks and uncertainties. We wish to caution you that such statements are just predictions and actual events or results may differ materially. Please refer to the documents LEGATO Systems files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, specifically the most recent reports filed Form 10-K and Form 10-Q. These documents contain and identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this release reflect LEGATO's beliefs and predictions as of September 8, 2003. LEGATO disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements as a result of financial, business or any other developments occurring after September 8, 2003.</p>
Editorial Contacts:
Agency Contact:-
Kirsten Davey
Markom Marketing Pty Ltd
(61 2) 9977 8922</p>
<p>Client Contact:-
Stephen Lloyd-Jones
Managing Director Aust/NZ
LEGATO Systems
(61 2) 9929 4944</p>

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