ZANTAZ and OTG Software Partner to Deliver Expanded Email Monitoring And Compliance Solutions to Financial Services Industry

OTG's EmailXaminer(TM) Software Combined With ZANTAZ Digital Safe(TM)

Archiving Services to Enable Automated Email Monitoring

Dec 12, 2001, 00:00 ET from ZANTAZ from ,OTG Software

    PLEASANTON, Calif., and ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- ZANTAZ, a
 leader in regulatory and legal compliance technology solutions, and
 OTG Software (Nasdaq:   OTGS), a leading provider of storage virtualization,
 access and email management software, today announced a strategic partnership.
 ZANTAZ will serve as a national reseller of OTG email management products to
 the financial services industry.  The focus of the partnership is to deliver
 enhanced and expanded solutions to meet the regulatory compliance and
 information archiving and management needs of financial services companies.
     As part of the alliance, ZANTAZ is now offering EmailXaminer(TM), a new
 addition to the EmailXtender(TM) family of email management and storage
 solutions from OTG.  Combined with the ZANTAZ Digital Safe(TM) archive
 services offering, EmailXaminer provides automated sampling and monitoring of
 email communications, which helps improve email review processes and reduce
 potential regulatory compliance liability.
     The combined ZANTAZ/OTG solutions are designed to help financial services
 firms -- and other organizations facing urgent regulatory or legal compliance
 requirements -- to capture, archive and monitor business-critical information.
 ZANTAZ electronic archiving and information management solutions are already
 deployed by some of the world's largest brokerage firms and diversified
 financial services companies.
     "We are very pleased to be partnering with OTG Software, whose new
 EmailXaminer monitoring product is a perfect complement to our regulatory and
 legal compliance solutions," said Steve King, president and CEO of ZANTAZ,
 Inc. "By combining OTG's software with our archiving infrastructure, indexing
 technology and domain expertise, we are further enabling customers to meet
 their compliance obligations, and stay focused on their core business
     "ZANTAZ has strong experience in regulatory compliance and the financial
 services industry, which is a strategic market for OTG," said Richard Kay,
 president and CEO of OTG Software. "We are excited that ZANTAZ has chosen
 EmailXaminer as a core solution to expand their email archiving and compliance
 offerings for broker-dealers and other financial services companies."
     Under SEC (17a-4) and NASD (3010 and 3110) regulations, brokerage firms
 and other financial services companies are required to maintain systems and
 procedures for archiving, supervising and auditing electronic communications.
 The combined technology and services from ZANTAZ and OTG satisfy these
 regulatory requirements.
     About ZANTAZ
     ZANTAZ is a leading provider of electronic archiving and information
 management solutions designed to meet the regulatory and legal compliance
 needs of financial services companies and other organizations.  Based upon the
 ZANTAZ Digital Safe(TM) archiving infrastructure, proprietary technology and
 Professional Services expertise, the company solves urgent audit, regulatory
 and litigation problems that involve the capture, restoration, retrieval and
 long-term preservation of vast amounts of data.  Launched in 1998 and located
 in the San Francisco Bay Area, ZANTAZ is a privately held company that is
 backed by leading corporations and venture capital investors.  For further
 information, visit the Website at, or call +1-800-636-0095.
     About OTG Software
     OTG Software provides next-generation data management and collaboration
 solutions that virtualize storage for any type of data, including email
 messages, files and databases, while providing easy and transparent access.
 OTG's application-oriented approach supports all platforms with open
 architecture solutions that scale from the department to the enterprise, and
 integrate seamlessly to store, track and retrieve information.  Headquartered
 in Rockville, Maryland, the company has a customer base of over
 15,000 organizations and a global network of VARs, distributors, and OEMs.
 Infinite Storage. Immediate Access.(TM)
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