NTP Software, Decru Partner

NTP Software partners with Decru to deliver simplicity in the complex storage management puzzle

April 17, 2007

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NASHUA, N.H. -- NTP Software, first in the control and

management of unstructured data, today announced that the company has

partnered with Decru, a NetApp company (NASDAQ: NTAP), to offer joint

customers an integrated data management and security solution. Organizations

will have the ability to control and manage their data storage at the enterpriselevel while simultaneously enjoying the advanced protection of Decru®

encryption and key management. The companies are working together to enable

product interoperability and seamless product integration in customer


A myriad of drivers including data proliferation, regulatory compliance, and brand

protection, are driving organizations to erase the line between storage andsecurity. The ultimate customer goal is a storage management system which

allows only legitimate files to be stored and protected from unauthorized access.

Many organizations face the challenge of integrating complex, independent

systems to work together as one system. Together, Decru and NTP Software are

creating the solution that meets this challenge.

Decru DataFort® security appliances automate and simplify storage security forheterogeneous enterprise environments. The Decru platform combines

encryption, key management, authentication, access controls, auditing, and

policy management to provide enterprise-wide security for data at rest.

NTP Software delivers on the front end by guaranteeing that only legitimate

business files enter the environment. The advanced file-blocking technology inNTP Software QFS® allows organizations to extend the life of their existing

hardware and lower the total cost of their storage by controlling what types of

data end users are allowed to store, how long data files remain in the

environment, and, ultimately, how much storage end users can consume.

“We are extremely excited about our alliance with Decru,” stated Bruce Backa,CEO, NTP Software. “The synergy between NTP Software QFS and Decru

DataFort storage security appliances will greatly benefit our customers by

allowing them to implement an enterprise-class data security solution while

maintaining complete control over their storage environment. It’s becoming very

important for corporations not only to control excessive demand for storage andprotect the quality of their resources, but also have the right applications in place

to secure their vital data assets.”

NTP Software Inc.

Decru Inc.

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