Mimosa Expands to Europe With New Offices in Munich; Announces Distribution Relationship With TIM Storage Solutions


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Mimosa Expands Worldwide to Deliver
Industry-Leading Live Content Archiving Solution for Email and Documents

Santa Clara, Calif. — March 13, 2007 — Mimosa Systems™, a leader in unified information management solutions for enterprise content, today announced the company has expanded into Europe and has opened a new sales office in Munich, Germany. Mimosa also has established a distribution relationship for its industry-leading live content archiving software for email and documents with TIM Storage Solutions AG, one of Central Europe’s leading IT solutions providers.

Mimosa’s sales office in Munich is serving customers and resellers across Central Europe, including Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and is managed by Ralph Kreter, regional director, Central Europe. Kreter is an industry veteran who joined Mimosa from Trend Micro, following tenures at Symantec (Veritas), RSA Security, Cheyenne and Avaya.

“In a short time, Mimosa has established itself as the technology leader and visionary in the email archiving space,” said Ralph Kreter, regional director, Mimosa Central Europe. “Mimosa is working closely with Microsoft as a Gold Certified Partner, providing comprehensive pre- and post-sales support and making significant investments in marketing to establish itself and rapidly grow in the German and Central European market.”

TIM Storage Solutions AG, located in Wiesbaden, Germany, is one of Germany’s leading IT distributors, providing networking storage and email solutions for value added resellers across Central Europe. The Mimosa NearPoint™ solution offers TIM Storage Solutions customers a robust platform to address critical requirements around email archiving, eDiscovery, data protection, disaster recovery and storage optimization in a single solution.

“Email management and archiving solutions are rapidly becoming, like backup software, a ‘must have’ solution for our customers,” said Dr. Wolfgang von Koenigsloew, manager, Consulting and Professional Services, at TIM Storage Solutions. “The technical maturity of Mimosa NearPoint makes this a unique solution for our customers, that also adds value to our storage offerings. NearPoint is an attractive solution for our portfolio because it directly benefits both IT administrators and their end-users for managing access, discovery and management for the explosion of email within businesses.”

Mimosa’s relationship with Microsoft includes being named one of 12 platinum launch sponsors for the Microsoft “Ready for a New Day” launch event for Windows Vista, Microsoft Office and Exchange Server 2007. In addition, the company has attained Gold Certified status in the Microsoft Partner Program with competencies in Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Networking Infrastructure Solutions and ISV/Software Solutions. These competencies demonstrate expertise with Microsoft technologies and a proven ability to meet customers’ needs.

Mimosa’s global expansion activities now include the addition of resellers located in Europe, the Middle East South Africa and Asia Pacific regions.

“International expansion is a logical next step for our growth plan, following the tremendous momentum we have achieved in North America in 2006,” said T.M. Ravi, president and CEO at Mimosa. “Our live content archiving solution allows partners and resellers to uniquely address their customers’ needs for archiving, discovery and recovery of email. We look forward to working with our global network of partners and resellers to help establish Mimosa’s presence worldwide.”

About Mimosa NearPoint
Mimosa NearPoint addresses critical customer requirements around email information archiving, eDiscovery, regulatory compliance, business continuity and storage optimization. Mimosa NearPoint provides immediate mailbox and message recovery, disaster recovery, email archiving, and self-service search and access in one solution. By leveraging cost-effective storage, NearPoint also optimizes e-mail storage and reduces overall infrastructure costs.

About Mimosa
Mimosa Systems, Inc. delivers next-generation information management solutions for information immediacy, discovery and continuity. Mimosa NearPoint™ for Microsoft® Exchange Server is the industry’s most comprehensive information management software solution for Microsoft Exchange, unifying email archiving, recovery and storage optimization. NearPoint assures email continuity and regulatory compliance, while leveraging cost-effective disk technologies to optimize email storage growth. Mimosa is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner recognized for its competencies in Networking Infrastructure Solutions, ISV Software Solutions, and Information Worker. Mimosa is a privately held company whose investors include August Capital, Clearstone Venture Partners, Dot Edu Ventures and JAFCO Ventures. Mimosa was founded in 2003 and is based in Santa Clara, California and Pune, India. For more information see www.MimosaSystems.com.


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