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Sun Partners With Blanco

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Blancco Ltd., the global leader in data erasure and end-of-lifecycle solutions, today announced that Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: SUNW) will license Blanccos data erasure software. Under terms of the agreement, Blancco and Sun will work together to develop a global standards-based solution designed to help customers manage their data center assets within their corporate policies and in adherence with regulatory guidelines.

“Sun Microsystems is a true pioneer in the field of servers and storage devices, and this partnership not only helps us meet our ongoing hardware support goals but also enables us to spread the positive impact of complete, certified data erasure to Sun ’s extensive global reach,” said Kim Väisänen, managing director for Blancco. “By working with Sun we can pass on all the benefits and security merits that Blancco software solution offers.”

Blancco Ltd.