SALT LAKE CITY, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshare 2008 -- The Blackbird Group today announced it has joined Novell's identity and security management partner ecosystem. Under the terms of the agreement, Novell's global sales channel will market and recommend Blackbird's DeTroubler for their customers' directory backup and recovery needs as part of Novell's identity and security management framework. DeTroubler minimizes the productivity and revenue losses that result from a corrupted or failed directory service by bringing it back online in a matter of minutes. The software provides immediate, granular online restoration of both Novell eDirectory and Microsoft Active Directory -- to address the threat of full-scale disasters and accidental deletions alike and help ensure the foundation of today's identity management solutions. "This announcement formalizes our strong relationship with Novell. By promoting DeTroubler, Novell is able to give their customers the added value and peace of mind of rapid, yet granular recovery, whether there's a full scale disaster or a day-to-day problem caused by human error," said Christian Ehrenthal, CEO at Blackbird Group. "As more organizations rely on Novell identity and security management solutions, a robust disaster recovery solution is critical," said Nick Nikols, vice president of Product Management, Identity and Security at Novell. "DeTroubler is a complete, powerful, and reliable solution for eDirectory backup and recovery, and helps secure the underlying identity management infrastructure." The Blackbird Group will be demonstrating DeTroubler at the Blackbird Booth in the Exhibitor Showcase (booth 503) at Brainshare 2008, from March 16-19 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. About Blackbird Group, Inc. The Blackbird Group is a global leader for directory focused solutions that help organizations better manage, protect and leverage their directory services to ensure the integrity and continuous availability of the applications tied into the directory. Since it was founded in 2002, the company has delivered innovative solutions to help businesses address their needs in the areas of disaster recovery and access management. Headquartered in Manhattan, New York, Blackbird Group is a privately-held company with offices located in the United States and Europe. For more information, visit www.blackbird-group.com. DeTroubler is a registered trademark of Blackbird Development, Inc. All other trade, product, or service names referenced in this release may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
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