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KOM Networks Certifies with CommVault Simpana Software to Offer Simplified, Truly Compliant, Fast, Affordable Storage Management

Ottawa, Canada – January 11, 2010 –

KOM Networks

â„¢, creator and world leading provider of Storage Management Solutions for secure archiving Compliant Data Protection and Retention today announced it has certified KOMplianceâ„¢ with


® Simpana® 8 software to provide a pain-free, truly compliant, high performance data storage, search and management solution that is affordable, flexible and scalable for small business to very large enterprises.

Recognizing that regulatory requirements for compliant archiving, storage, retention and access to data is becoming progressively complex, the seamless integration between KOM Networks and CommVault offer a way to reduce costs, drive greater operational efficiency and simplify the way organizations manage, retain and protect their critical business information. This technology relationship will provide the availability of an integrated offering that addresses a wide range of compliance requirements at a very affordable price without sacrificing reliability or performance. Businesses of all sizes can use the complementary solutions to better archive, search, migrate and manage data assets.

KOMpliance is a turnkey archive storage solution, leveraging standard file sharing protocols to deliver a secure universal file archive repository. Deployed as a network attached file archive server, KOMpliance is available with its own storage capacity or; as a SAN gateway to create secure archives using fibre channel and iSCSI storage resources. There are no agents and no client licenses required. KOMpliance simply provides everything that is needed to archive and secure data pre-installed and pre-configured to meet any regulatory, budgetary or business requirement today and well into the future. It is an enterprise class archive and storage device that is simple, seamless, and comes with a wide range of implementations and price points that make secure, compliant archiving and storage available to companies of virtually any size across all markets. Used by the world’s largest corporations and government organizations, KOMpliance remains the fastest, easiest and most affordable way to meet your data compliance standards. While other vendors are generally focused on enforcing a proprietary file and data access interface, KOM Networks’ solutions standard file access extend simplified archive storage management to third party applications such as E-mail archiving, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Document Management Systems (DMS); as well as other types of content such as electronic health records, images, reports and rich media.

“Both CommVault and KOM have similar ideals in providing a very simple way to reduce costs, risk and manage growth while upgrading their technical infrastructure,� said Kamel Shaath, CTO of KOM Networks. “Simpana 8’s single platform architecture combined with our KOMpliance solution will enable companies to leverage their existing skill sets, maximize their ROI and minimize their TCO. Our integrated offerings will provide the best of all worlds including Simpana software’s data deduplication which complements the KOMpliance solution eliminating redundant data to save on storage costs. We are excited to welcome CommVault to our partner KOMunity.�

CommVault Simpana software leverages a unique single platform architecture that enables companies to immediately reclaim space on primary storage, reduce offsite storage by up to 90 percent, and eliminate up to half their tape drives. The market-leading enterprise data management software helps businesses manage increasingly larger amounts of data with snapshot-based data management, data deduplication, laptop and desktop protection, remote office data management and advanced copy management features. Simpana software provides universal availability and simplified management of data for a wide range of storage networks.

“KOMpliance creates a universal secure archive repository that can be targeted directly from the CommVault Simpana software platform,� said Michael McMahon, senior director, worldwide business development, CommVault. “Using KOMpliance and Simpana software, customers can securely and cost-effectively archive, access, protect and preserve their digital assets across multiple storage devices and operating systems to reduce risk and address their long-term data retention and archive storage requirements.�

About KOM Networks
KOM Networks is the world leading provider of flexible, secure data archiving and storage management software. Over 10,000 of the world’s leading corporations have recognized KOM Networks as the most logical, unobtrusive and secure way to store access and protect their data. KOM is enabling enterprises large and small a cost effective way to improve productivity and meet compliance requirements without altering their network infrastructure or daily business routines. The industry pioneer holds vital industry patents for electronic file lifecycle management, virtual file management and eWORM fixed content hard disk archiving. For additional information about KOM Networks, please visit


About CommVault
A singular vision — a belief in a better way to address current and future data management needs — guides CommVault (NASD:CVLT) in the development of Singular Information Management® solutions for high-performance data protection, universal availability and simplified management of data on complex storage networks. CommVault’s exclusive single-platform architecture gives companies unprecedented control over data growth, costs and risk. CommVault’s Simpana® software suite of products was designed to work together seamlessly from the ground up, sharing a single code and common function set, to deliver superlative Data Protection, Archive, Replication, Search and Resource Management capabilities. More companies every day join those who have discovered the unparalleled efficiency, performance, reliability, and control only CommVault can offer. Information about CommVault is available at

. CommVault’s corporate headquarters is located in Oceanport, New Jersey in the United States.

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