Mimosa Recognized As A “Best Channel Vendor 2009” By Business Solutions Magazine


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Leading Next-Generation Unified Email and File Archiving Innovator Scores High Marks from its Value Added Resellers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – January 14, 2009 – Mimosa Systems, a leader in next-generation email and file archiving solutions, announced today that Business Solutions Magazine, a leading publication written for executives of IT channel companies, has named Mimosa to its list of “Best Channel Vendors 2009” in the Storage category. The article can be found in the January 2009 special edition issue of the magazine.

The Business Solutions Best (and Worst) Channel Vendors survey tallied responses from 1,604 resellers across North America, who together represent over $10 billion in annual revenues. Resellers were asked during September and October of 2008 to rate vendor partners according to a number of business criteria; vendors could receive scores of between 0 (worst) and 5 (best) in each category. The results of the survey were tabulated by Penn State University and the staff of Business Solutions Magazine.

Average rankings for Mimosa Systems in the top three Business Solutions categories included:

• Product Innovation: 4.58
• Product Features: 4.50
• Product Reliability: 4.50

“At Mimosa, our channel partners are trusted contributors to the overall value of our NearPointTM next-generation unified email and file archiving solution,” said Christophe Culine, senior vice president of worldwide sales, Mimosa Systems. “It’s an honor to be recognized so highly by our partners. To be awarded the distinction as a ‘Best Channel Vendor 2009’ underscores the continued focus we place on ensuring that our partners receive the tools, marketing programs and support they need for ongoing success.”

When rating Mimosa, channel partners stated, as referenced in the Business Solutions Magazine survey, “It is the ease of doing business with them, no channel conflict with them, and they offer good executive communication – their execs are available to talk with us on a regular basis.”

The Mimosa Partner Advantage Program provides innovative sales and marketing initiatives including lead generation, technology training, sales education and user evaluation software to assist with customer engagements. The program offers three tiers of participation – Referral, Preferred and Elite – for value-added resellers, consulting services partners and systems integrators. Mimosa channel partners provide services and solutions for helping clients establish polices for retention and disposition of email, support legal discovery requests, help with Exchange migrations, implement disaster recovery strategies, as well as integrate storage with archiving software into a comprehensive solution. For more information on the Mimosa Partner Advantage Program please visit: http://www.mimosasystems.com/html/part_overview.htm.

About Business Solutions Magazine
Business Solutions Magazine inspires executives of IT channel companies (VARs, integrators, and solution providers) to grow their businesses by teaching them how to sell new IT products and services, penetrate thriving vertical markets, and integrate complementary technologies. Business Solutions delivers its insight through channel success stories and advice from industry analysts, vendors, and our expert technology editors. The magazine is published by Jameson Publishing, located in Erie and Wexford, PA. Jameson also publishes technology trade magazines Integrated Solutions, and Integrated Solutions for Retailers. Founded in 1980, the company now has 70 employees and generates over $13 million in annual revenue. More information is available at www.businesssolutionsmag.com.

About Mimosa NearPoint
Mimosa NearPoint addresses critical customer requirements around email and file archiving, eDiscovery, regulatory compliance, business continuity, and storage optimization in a unified solution. Mimosa NearPoint provides legal search workflow, employee supervision, immediate mailbox and message recovery, disaster recovery, email, instant message and file archiving, and self-service search and access in one solution. By leveraging cost-effective storage and advanced classification rules, NearPoint also optimizes content storage and reduces overall infrastructure costs.

About Mimosa
Mimosa Systems, Inc. delivers next-generation email and file archiving solutions for information immediacy, discovery, and continuity. Mimosa NearPoint is the industry’s most comprehensive unstructured information management software solution for email, files, and instant messages, enabling archiving, eDiscovery, storage management, and recovery in a unified solution. Mimosa is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, recognized for its competencies in networking infrastructure solutions, ISV/software solutions, and advanced infrastructure solutions. Mimosa was founded in 2003 and is based in Santa Clara, California, with offices in Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan, China, Australia, and India. For more information, visit http://www.mimosasystems.com.


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