Mimosa Systems Rolls Out Industry’s Most Flexible Disaster Recovery Solution for Microsoft Exchange Environments


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One Click Exchange Recovery Breaks Barriers to Fast and Comprehensive Restoration of Mission Critical Email

Mimosa Systems(tm), a leader in live content archiving solutions, today announced the Mimosa NearPoint(tm) Disaster Recovery Option, providing automated disaster recovery for Microsoft Exchange environments to maintain application consistency, integrity and uptime. Using the Disaster Recovery module, enterprise users have the option of recovering Exchange services to a local or remote Exchange Server for rapid recovery in minutes, enabling immediate user access to Exchange mailboxes and archive message data in the event of a disaster.

Email has quickly become the mission-critical application for today’s businesses. The cost of email downtime can be catastrophic to an enterprise. A recent survey by Osterman Research found that corporate email systems were down between 69 and 300 minutes per month. The cost of email downtime is difficult to quantify for most organizations, but 40 percent of users surveyed estimated that outages would cost up to $50 million, 27 percent said up to $100 million and 20 percent said up to $500 million annually.

Dot Foods, based in Mt. Sterling, Ill., is one of the United States’ first food redistributors, linking industry manufacturers, distributors, brokers and buying groups. Dot Foods offers 57,000 dry, frozen and refrigerated products, plus equipment and supplies, to local distributors in all 50 states. “With eight divisions across the U.S. our email storage requirements are doubling year over year, and this places a large burden on our Exchange environment,” said Eric Ellerman, network manager, Dot Foods. “To keep pace with this demand, it was important for us to have an information management solution to unify Exchange recovery, archiving and storage optimization into a single easy to use solution. Mimosa has met all our requirements with a “one click” solution to archive, manage and recover critical Exchange information for business continuity.”

Mimosa Systems Disaster Recovery solution is addressing the core issue of ensuring email availability and business continuity. Mimosa Systems, an innovator of email archiving and information management, has again expanded its product portfolio with the newest disaster recovery functionality available for use with its NearPoint email archiving platform.

Flexible Disaster Protection for Exchange and NearPoint

Flexible configurations; supports local/remote, warm/cold.
Leverages existing NearPoint archive infrastructure.
Reduces total disaster provisioning costs.
Ease of Operation

Simple automated failover; No scripts or limited manual steps.
Automatic Exchange Server restoration.
Failover begins with a simple “one-click” operation.
Automated monitoring ensures operational integrity.
Non-invasive to Exchange

No kernel agent software on Exchange.
Does not compete for Exchange resources (CPU, memory, storage).
No specialized hardware or expensive bandwidth requirements.
Key advantages of the Mimosa NearPoint Disaster Recovery Option are:

Application intelligent recovery preserving consistency and integrity of Exchange data.
– Prevents replication of corrupted Exchange database.
Fully automated email service restoration including email access to end users.
– Restore all Exchange data with “one-click” operation.
Completely non-invasive to Exchange; no kernel driver or Agents required on Exchange.
Flexible configuration and cost-effective.
– Avoids expensive bandwidth and specialized hardware.
Continuous data protection at the transaction log level.
– Recovery at database, mailbox and message level.
“Businesses can’t afford a catastrophic failure of their Exchange environment- the cost is just too high,” said T.M. Ravi, CEO, Mimosa Systems. “The introduction of our advanced DR capabilities for email extends our position as the leader in Exchange-based recovery, delivering sophisticated protection of this business critical communication platform.”

About Mimosa NearPoint
Mimosa TM NearPoint(tm) for Microsoft (r) Exchange Server addresses critical customer requirements around email information archiving, eDiscovery, regulatory compliance, business continuity, and storage optimization. Mimosa NearPoint provides legal search workflow, 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 email 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 management. With options for eDiscovery and disaster recovery, NearPoint ensures litigation readiness and email continuity 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 advanced infrastructure solutions. Mimosa is a privately held company whose investors include August Capital, Clearstone Venture Partners, Dot Edu Ventures, JAFCO Ventures, and Mayfield Fund. Mimosa was founded in 2003 and is based in Santa Clara , California, with offices in Munich, Germany and Pune, India. For more information, see www.MimosaSystems.com.

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