Mimecast® and Iron Mountain Digital forge technology alliance
Mimecast partners with Iron Mountain Digital to bring new Storage-as-a-Service solution for email archiving to market
Boston, Massachusetts – Mimecast®, a holistic email management company offering SaaS-based email archiving, continuity, security and policy control, today announced it has formed a technology partnership with Iron Mountain Digital, the leading provider of Storage-as-a Service solutions for backup, recovery and archiving. The partnership is a key step in the growth of the Mimecast Partner Program and allows the company to further broaden its presence and coverage in North America. Under this agreement, Iron Mountain will leverage Mimecast technology to power its hosted Total Email Management suite. See Iron Mountain press release.
Mary Kay Roberto, SVP and General Manager at Mimecast North America said, “Our partner ecosystem is expanding according to our plans. The technology partnership with Iron Mountain Digital demonstrates Mimecast’s fulfilment of its strategic objective to expand the Mimecast Partner Program in North America. This technology partnership will enable enterprises to control unmanageable email storage and mailbox growth, manage unpredictable costs, and give IT departments peace of mind with sophisticated security controls and end user continuity and search tools.” Mimecast was included in Gartner report, “Cool Vendors in Email Archiving 2009”, published March 3, 2009. *
Mimecast has experienced increased demand for its SaaS email management services from the partner community – demonstrated by 318% revenue growth in the first nine months of fiscal 2009.
“Iron Mountain Digital’s Storage-as-a-Service model offers secure, cost-effective storage and access to digital information, including email,” said John Clancy, president of Iron Mountain Digital, the company’s technology business unit. “The Total Email Management Suite, powered by Mimecast® technology, helps companies further manage their digital information and securely retain, recover, discover and delete email at the end of its lifecycle, while also providing continuity and hosted in Iron Mountain’s data centers. With the new email management solution, businesses benefit from storage within Iron Mountain’s secure data centers, representing a tighter chain of custody and protection of business data.”
Mimecast delivers SaaS-based enterprise email management for archiving, discovery, continuity, security and policy. By unifying disparate and fragmented email environments into one holistic solution that is always available from the cloud, Mimecast minimizes risk and reduces cost and complexity, while providing total end-to-end control of email. Founded in the United Kingdom in 2002, Mimecast serves more than 2,000 customers worldwide and has offices in Europe, North America, South Africa, Scandinavia, the Middle East and the Channel Islands. www.mimecast.com
* Mimecast was included in Gartner report, “Cool Vendors in Email Archiving 2009”, published March 3, 2009. The report was authored by: Carolyn DiCenzo, Kenneth Chin, Adam W. Couture.
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