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WysDM Releases DPM Product

DALLAS -- WysDM Software,
Inc., the leading provider of advanced data protection management (DPM)
solutions, today announced WysDM 4, the latest release of its DPM software
suite which includes major enhancements to its WysDM for Backups(TM) and
WysDM for Fileservers(TM) products. The company also added a new product to
its solution suite, WysDM for Disks, which brings WysDM's market-leading DPM
functionality to disk arrays. Throughout the new WysDM 4 platform, the
company has added significant advances in compliance and risk mitigation,
security, and capacity planning to provide businesses with a full picture of
their data protection risk while reducing the time to provision storage and
enhancing overall storage utilization.

Large enterprise customers across 26 countries in financial services,
pharmaceutical and telecommunications are seeing significant benefits with
WysDM's DPM offering. BT (formerly British Telecom) is one of the world's
leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170

"Using WysDM we've obtained record levels of backup success over thousands
of servers and hundreds of terabytes of data every day," said Mike Jones,
storage and business continuity business manager, BT. "The new features in
WysDM 4 will enable us to move to an even higher level of operational

WysDM 4 includes a comprehensive set of new features to deliver reports that
meet the requirements for compliance regulations as well as best practices
to ensure that audits against such regulations are successful. WysDM for
Backups also provides a number of reports and analyses that give data
protection administrators visibility into the effectiveness of their data
protection environment, including alerts whenever a system has not been
successfully backed up and end-of-month reports that expose key compliance
metrics to managers and auditors.

"The DPRM (data protection and recovery management) market is expanding as
companies recognize the growing strategic importance of ensuring business
continuity and disaster recovery," said Laura DuBois, research director for
IDC's Storage Software group. "Couple that with the need for increased
operational efficiency, reduced costs, and improved reliability and
performance, and you've got an environment ripe with potential for solution
providers such as WysDM."

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