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Atempo Acquires E-mail Archiving Technology Company; Further Expands Leadership in Data Protection and Archiving


Company to Integrate Lighthouse Global Technologies’ E-Trail Digital Archive Solution with Atempo Archive Server

PALO ALTO.- Atempo, Inc., a leading provider of cross-platform data protection and archiving solutions, today announced the acquisition of Lighthouse Global Technologies, Inc., developer of E-Trail Digital Archive, a feature-rich, open architecture e-mail archiving solution. The acquisition will enable Atempo to quickly integrate the e-mail archiving software with Atempo’s file archiving technology¬¬¬ to deliver a comprehensive digital archiving solution.

“Our acquisition of Lighthouse is another important step in Atempo’s commitment to meet the growing needs of medium and large companies for data protection and digital archiving,” said Neal Ater, CEO of Atempo. “Lighthouse has been a technology leader in addressing critical regulatory and business process e-mail archiving requirements. Its open architecture enables us to move quickly to integrate these capabilities into a fully-featured file and e-mail archiving product.”

Atempo’s file archiving software, Atempo Archive Server, was introduced in 2007 to reduce the cost and complexity of long-term protection of critical data assets. With regulatory compliance and e-Discovery requirements driving the need for e-mail retention, the integration between file and e-mail archiving has become critical.

“Atempo’s acquisition of Lighthouse Global Technologies is good news for customers,” said Laura DuBois, Program Director at research firm IDC. “Companies are increasingly looking to address their file and e-mail archiving requirements through an integrated solution that cost-effectively improves data retention and retrieval. Atempo clearly recognizes this important market need.”

E-Trail Digital Archive is a feature-rich retention, retrieval and compliance management system that archives e-mail and other electronic communications using real-time capture, batch capture, and by backfilling the archive from backup media in any format. E-Trail Digital Archive is built on top of an open, modular architecture and portable modern technology base, which supports Atempo’s technology sharing and integration objectives with Atempo Archive Server and other products. The software supports Windows, Linux, Unix, and Mac OS X operating systems, as well as MS Exchange and Lotus e-mail servers.


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